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How a curfew helped Belgium suppress second coronavirus wave
Belgium
In Depth

How a curfew helped Belgium suppress second coronavirus wave

UK government mulling similar restrictions following success of evening shutdowns in Antwerp
11 Sep 2020
Reaction: rising EU infections mean ‘all travel a risk’
Coronavirus airport
In Depth

Reaction: rising EU infections mean ‘all travel a risk’

Belgium mulling lockdown reintroduction as France and Germany see cases increase
28 Jul 2020
F1 Belgian GP: preview, predictions, TV and odds
Spa-Francorchamps, home of the Belgian GP, is one of the most popular circuits in Formula 1
In Review

F1 Belgian GP: preview, predictions, TV and odds

Will championship leader Lewis Hamilton continue his march to the title at Spa?
29 Aug 2019
Former Belgian king undergoes paternity test
King Albert II
In Brief

Former Belgian king undergoes paternity test

Speculation grows that long-standing rumours may have precipitated early abdication
30 May 2019
Countries where the burka is banned
Burqa, veil
In Depth

Countries where the burka is banned

Sri Lanka is latest nation to ban the Islamic face veils
30 Apr 2019
Belgian mayor defends ‘Nazi’ Jewish caricatures at carnival
Anti-Semitism
In Depth

Belgian mayor defends ‘Nazi’ Jewish caricatures at carnival

Anti-Semitic row over display in Aalst parade that showed smiling Jews, sacks of money and a rat
7 Mar 2019
Donald Trump’s wildest claims about foreign countries
Donald Trump
In Depth

Donald Trump’s wildest claims about foreign countries

Finns baffled by US president’s assertion that they spend their time raking and cleaning forests
19 Nov 2018

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How six-year-old boy became stranded in Belgium
Mohamed Bangoura, Brussels
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How six-year-old boy became stranded in Belgium

Sheffield schoolboy was visiting friends in Brussels when his UK passport was revoked by Foreign Office
11 Sep 2018
F1 Belgian GP: practice, qualifying, start time, odds, TV
Spa Fracorchamps Belgian Grand Prix
In Review

F1 Belgian GP: practice, qualifying, start time, odds, TV

Can Vettel make up ground on leader Hamilton as racing returns after a busy summer break?
23 Aug 2018
World Cup: Belgium beat England 2-0 to finish third
World Cup Belgium 2 England 0
In Brief

World Cup: Belgium beat England 2-0 to finish third

Three Lions end World Cup with defeat in St Petersburg - how the players reacted
14 Jul 2018
Over 100 First World War soldiers’ remains found in trench
Hill 80 trench
In Brief

Over 100 First World War soldiers’ remains found in trench

Experts will attempt to identify the soldiers, some as young as 15, in order to bury them ‘with full military honours’
13 Jul 2018
What is on TV tonight?
Amy Adams and Chris Messina in Sharp Objects
In Brief

What is on TV tonight?

The Week rounds up the best picks for this evening’s television
10 Jul 2018
Video: Michy Batshuayi faces up to World Cup mockery
World Cup group G England 0 Belgium 1 Michy Batshuayi
In Brief

Video: Michy Batshuayi faces up to World Cup mockery

The striker’s moment of misfortune was seized on by Twitter users
29 Jun 2018
World Cup group G: Belgium beat England to finish top
World Cup group G guide Belgium Panama Tunisia England
In Brief

World Cup group G: Belgium beat England to finish top

Group G results and final standings
28 Jun 2018
World Cup: Belgium impress but Eden Hazard limps off
Eden Hazard Belgium World Cup group G
In Brief

World Cup: Belgium impress but Eden Hazard limps off

Romelu Lukaku hits two as the group G favourites beat Costa Rica 4-1
12 Jun 2018
World Cup: Hazard optimistic for Belgium’s ‘golden’ squad
Eden Hazard Belgium 2018 World Cup
In Brief

World Cup: Hazard optimistic for Belgium’s ‘golden’ squad

Ibrahimovic blames Swedish media for World Cup omission and Argentina’s Lanzini is ruled out through injury
8 Jun 2018
World Cup: Paul Pogba wants to be France’s new Zidane
Paul Pogba France 2018 World Cup
In Brief

World Cup: Paul Pogba wants to be France’s new Zidane

Rio Ferdinand has his say on Pogba, Belgium confirm their squad and Jamie Vardy looks set for England start
4 Jun 2018
Was Belgium shooting a terror attack?
Three people have been killed in a shooting in the Belgian city of Liège
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Was Belgium shooting a terror attack?

Reports suggest the gunman had been radicalised in prison
30 May 2018
2018 World Cup: Nainggolan retires after Belgium omission
Belgium World Cup squad Radja Nainggolan Martinez
In Brief

2018 World Cup: Nainggolan retires after Belgium omission

Roma midfielder has been left out of the Belgium squad by Roberto Martinez
22 May 2018
Famous clown ‘killed ex-girlfriend in front of her children’
Belgium Clown
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Famous clown ‘killed ex-girlfriend in front of her children’

Former Belgium’s Got Talent contestant Kevin Lapeire arrested after live-streaming stand-off with armed police
16 May 2018
Belgium distributing millions of iodine pills
belgium_nuclear_plant.jpg
In Brief

Belgium distributing millions of iodine pills

Country's ageing nuclear plants have experienced a range of problems in recent years
7 Mar 2018
Belgian government on brink of collapse over Sudan
Charles Michel has been prime minister since 2014
In Brief

Belgian government on brink of collapse over Sudan

Coalition partner threatens to withdraw after minister accused of colluding to repatriate political opponents
9 Jan 2018
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