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# belgium - Thursday 12 May, 2016

11 Premier League players in star-studded Belgium squad that'll face Ireland at Euro 2016
# Muscles From Brussels
From The42
# Muscles From Brussels

11 Premier League players in star-studded Belgium squad that'll face Ireland at Euro 2016

May 12th 2016, 12:06 PM 11,699 Views 22 Comments

They’ve got a bit of firepower, it’s fair to say.

# belgium - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Big blow for Ireland opponents Belgium as Kompany ruled out of Euros
# Big Loss
From The42
# Big Loss

Big blow for Ireland opponents Belgium as Kompany ruled out of Euros

May 7th 2016, 8:23 PM 8,578 Views 17 Comments

The Belgium captain’s groin injury has turned out to be worse than initially feared.

# belgium - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Salah Abdeslam to be placed in isolation after being charged over Paris attacks
# Carnage
# Carnage

Salah Abdeslam to be placed in isolation after being charged over Paris attacks

Apr 27th 2016, 9:33 PM 10,247 Views 0 Comments

The French national is believed to be the last surviving member of a terror squad that hit Paris in November.

# belgium - Friday 15 April, 2016

Belgian transport minister quits over airport security row
# Serious Deficiencies
# Serious Deficiencies

Belgian transport minister quits over airport security row

Apr 15th 2016, 2:23 PM 11,220 Views 19 Comments

Jacqueline Galant had been criticised after leaked EU reports pointed to flaws in security at the Brussels airport targeted by militants last month.

# belgium - Sunday 10 April, 2016

Islamic State attackers 'planned to hit France again' but switched to Brussels
# Last Minute Change
# Last Minute Change

Islamic State attackers 'planned to hit France again' but switched to Brussels

Apr 10th 2016, 3:59 PM 11,814 Views 0 Comments

Officials say the jihadists changed their plans as police closed in.

# belgium - Saturday 9 April, 2016

Belgian authorities finally have the 'man in the hat' in custody
# Identified
# Identified

Belgian authorities finally have the 'man in the hat' in custody

Apr 9th 2016, 7:58 PM 17,656 Views 0 Comments

Mohamed Abrini has confessed to being the man seen at Brussels airport.

# belgium - Saturday 2 April, 2016

Irishman dies while cycling Tour of Flanders route
# Belgium
# Belgium

Irishman dies while cycling Tour of Flanders route

Apr 2nd 2016, 7:46 PM 59,130 Views 20 Comments

It is believed the man suffered a heart attack.

# belgium - Friday 1 April, 2016

Brussels re-opening delayed as airport police strike over security
# Brussels Airport
# Brussels Airport

Brussels re-opening delayed as airport police strike over security

Apr 1st 2016, 4:39 PM 16,207 Views 17 Comments

The police union says safety concerns have not been addressed.

# belgium - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam to be extradited
# Belgium
# Belgium

Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam to be extradited

Mar 31st 2016, 8:30 PM 10,093 Views 7 Comments

He was captured on 18 March in a massive police raid in Brussels.

Poll: Should anti-Islam demonstrations be banned?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should anti-Islam demonstrations be banned?

Mar 31st 2016, 9:27 AM 32,506 Views 297 Comments

A rally in Brussels has been banned over concerns about violence – what do you think?

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Mar 31st 2016, 8:55 AM 15,587 Views 1 Comment

Here’s what you need to know as you start your day.

# belgium - Monday 28 March, 2016

Friends, siblings, students, a married couple: 35 confirmed dead after Brussels blasts
# Belgium
# Belgium

Friends, siblings, students, a married couple: 35 confirmed dead after Brussels blasts

Mar 28th 2016, 3:58 PM 19,621 Views 14 Comments

The latest information those who died in the tragedy.

Police release Brussels bombing suspect after "suspicions not substantiated"
# Manhunt
# Manhunt

Police release Brussels bombing suspect after "suspicions not substantiated"

Mar 28th 2016, 3:30 PM 23,011 Views 15 Comments

Meanwhile, a new video released today shows a man wanted by police walking next to two suspected suicide bombers.

'Fellaini is not being used in his best position by Manchester United'
# Box-to-box
From The42
# Box-to-box

'Fellaini is not being used in his best position by Manchester United'

Mar 28th 2016, 11:50 AM 8,335 Views 13 Comments

Marc Wilmots claims the 28-year-old is the best goalscorer he has with Belgium’s national team and views the player as a box-to-box midfielder.

# belgium - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Police use water cannon on right-wing protesters at Brussels victims' shrine
# Hooligans
# Hooligans

Police use water cannon on right-wing protesters at Brussels victims' shrine

Mar 27th 2016, 7:44 PM 28,417 Views 111 Comments

“This is our home” and “The state, Daesh accomplice,” the hooligans shouted.

# belgium - Friday 25 March, 2016

Man shot as Belgian police arrest three terror suspects
# Brussels
# Brussels

Man shot as Belgian police arrest three terror suspects

Mar 25th 2016, 8:43 PM 46,775 Views 58 Comments

Video footage from the scene appeared to show a child with the man as he was dragged away by police.

Briton who told his family he was safe among the Brussels dead
# Belgium
# Belgium

Briton who told his family he was safe among the Brussels dead

Mar 25th 2016, 3:31 PM 55,261 Views 36 Comments

Around 40 nationalities are thought to be among the dead and wounded.

Seven terror suspects detained in Belgium and France
# Brussels Bombings
# Brussels Bombings

Seven terror suspects detained in Belgium and France

Mar 25th 2016, 10:10 AM 31,792 Views 167 Comments

Families face an agonising wait after forensic experts warn it could take weeks to identify victims.

# belgium - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Brussels bombings: Here's what we know so far
# Manhunt
# Manhunt

Brussels bombings: Here's what we know so far

Mar 24th 2016, 7:55 PM 23,003 Views 18 Comments

Investigators are gradually piecing together the bloody events in Europe’s symbolic capital.

EU ministers meet to discuss security in wake of Brussels terror attacks
# Emergency
# Emergency

EU ministers meet to discuss security in wake of Brussels terror attacks

Mar 24th 2016, 7:15 AM 8,392 Views 69 Comments

Belgian authorities are under immense pressure over the attacks and their apparent inability to stop domestic terrorist networks.

# belgium - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Third suspected Brussels attacker on the run after 'leaving biggest bomb' in airport
# El Bakraoui Brothers
# El Bakraoui Brothers

Third suspected Brussels attacker on the run after 'leaving biggest bomb' in airport

Mar 23rd 2016, 9:55 PM 67,510 Views 96 Comments

All three suicide bombers have now been identified.

'We thought that was it': Cork woman gives eyewitness account of Brussels airport bombing
# Airport Attack
# Airport Attack

'We thought that was it': Cork woman gives eyewitness account of Brussels airport bombing

Mar 23rd 2016, 4:22 PM 28,322 Views 28 Comments

Niamh Jordan and her family were at the Ryanair check-in desk when the explosions went off.

Brussels airport to stay closed tomorrow, unclear when it will re-open
# Flights Cancelled
# Flights Cancelled

Brussels airport to stay closed tomorrow, unclear when it will re-open

Mar 23rd 2016, 4:00 PM 17,092 Views 17 Comments

Aer Lingus has cancelled its flights, while Ryanair is flying to Charleroi instead.

Dublin photographer captures Belgian grief in one moving portrait
# Drowning Sorrows
# Drowning Sorrows

Dublin photographer captures Belgian grief in one moving portrait

Mar 23rd 2016, 2:45 PM 44,897 Views 24 Comments

Cameraman Alex Sapienza took this shot after a long day of filming in Brussels.

Belgium-Portugal soccer friendly moved from Brussels after terror attacks
# Brussels
From The42
# Brussels

Belgium-Portugal soccer friendly moved from Brussels after terror attacks

Mar 23rd 2016, 1:20 PM 3,764 Views 6 Comments

The match takes place next Tuesday.

Teenager who survived Boston bombing injured in Brussels airport attack
# Mormon Missionary
# Mormon Missionary

Teenager who survived Boston bombing injured in Brussels airport attack

Mar 23rd 2016, 9:02 AM 35,277 Views 47 Comments

Mason Well was standing within feet of a bomb that exploded at the airport.

Two brothers reportedly behind Brussels suicide bombings
# Brussels
# Brussels

Two brothers reportedly behind Brussels suicide bombings

Mar 23rd 2016, 7:34 AM 36,169 Views 88 Comments

They were known to police but in connection with organised crime – not for acts of terrorism.

# belgium - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

As it happened: At least 34 dead as Islamic State claims attack on Brussels
# Belgium
# Belgium

As it happened: At least 34 dead as Islamic State claims attack on Brussels

Mar 22nd 2016, 11:10 PM 291,153 Views 399 Comments

A manhunt is on for at least one suspect.

There's a manhunt in Brussels for this man
# Terror Attacks
# Terror Attacks

There's a manhunt in Brussels for this man

Mar 22nd 2016, 9:45 PM 39,294 Views 55 Comments

Police believe he accompanied two likely suicide bombers.

In photos: The devastation of today's attacks in Brussels
# Belgium
# Belgium

In photos: The devastation of today's attacks in Brussels

Mar 22nd 2016, 8:00 PM 28,589 Views 55 Comments

At least 34 people were killed in two explosions.

Timeline: How the Brussels terror attacks unfolded
# How It Unfolded
# How It Unfolded

Timeline: How the Brussels terror attacks unfolded

Mar 22nd 2016, 6:20 PM 19,886 Views 23 Comments

This morning’s attacks at Brussels airport and a metro station in the city have left at least 34 people dead and hundreds wounded.

Brussels terror attacks: What we know so far
# Belgium
# Belgium

Brussels terror attacks: What we know so far

Mar 22nd 2016, 4:45 PM 39,032 Views 186 Comments

At least 34 people have died in two separate attacks.

No reports of Irish injured in Brussels attacks
# Alert
# Alert

No reports of Irish injured in Brussels attacks

Mar 22nd 2016, 1:50 PM 10,232 Views 22 Comments

Irish people travelling to Belgium have been told to exercise caution.

The kindness of strangers: Shelter and lifts offered to those stranded in Brussels
# OPen House
# OPen House

The kindness of strangers: Shelter and lifts offered to those stranded in Brussels

Mar 22nd 2016, 1:33 PM 16,314 Views 15 Comments

Support is in no short supply for those affected by events in Belgium this morning.

Norwich City confirm that striker is unharmed after Brussels airport attack
# Belgium
From The42
# Belgium

Norwich City confirm that striker is unharmed after Brussels airport attack

Mar 22nd 2016, 1:10 PM 5,026 Views 0 Comments

Dieumerci Mbokani was unharmed after he was at Zaventem Airport during this morning’s explosions.

'Football is not important' - Belgium training cancelled following Brussels explosions
# Perspective
From The42
# Perspective

'Football is not important' - Belgium training cancelled following Brussels explosions

Mar 22nd 2016, 10:46 AM 3,955 Views 0 Comments

The country’s footballers have expressed their shock at this morning’s tragic events.

# belgium - Monday 21 March, 2016

The face of the newly identified Paris attacks suspect
# On The Run
# On The Run

The face of the newly identified Paris attacks suspect

Mar 21st 2016, 2:31 PM 9,285 Views 8 Comments

Police in Belgium have named one of two men still wanted in connection with the terrorist attacks.

# belgium - Sunday 20 March, 2016

Paris attacker Salah Abdeslam spends first night in jail on charges of "terrorist murder"
# Behind Bars
# Behind Bars

Paris attacker Salah Abdeslam spends first night in jail on charges of "terrorist murder"

Mar 20th 2016, 8:33 AM 11,918 Views 0 Comments

Abdeslam is expected to be extradited back to France in “no more than three months”.

# belgium - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Paris attacker wanted to blow himself up at Stade de France but changed his mind
# Captive
# Captive

Paris attacker wanted to blow himself up at Stade de France but changed his mind

Mar 19th 2016, 7:00 PM 45,220 Views 58 Comments

Salah Abdeslam was arrested yesterday following a shootout in Molenbeek, Belgium.

# belgium - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

One dead, four officers injured in shooting during hunt 'for Paris suspects'
# Belgium
# Belgium

One dead, four officers injured in shooting during hunt 'for Paris suspects'

Mar 15th 2016, 6:45 PM 21,877 Views 146 Comments

Officers in the Belgian capital came under fire during the anti-terror operation.