Prime Minister’s Office confirms energy pact for 2018

Prime Minister’s Office confirms energy pact for 2018

“There will be no postponing of arbitration in 2019,” the Office of Prime Minister Charles Michel said on Tuesday after the Standaard newspaper reported that the decision on phasing out Belgium’s nuclear plants could be postponed until after elections in 2019, as New Flemish Alliance (N-VA) leader Bart De Weever would like it to be. “The energy pact is, in fact, scheduled for 2018,” the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) said. “The discussions continue but we do not negotiate through the press. “A postponement would lead to legal insecurity…

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Between 200 and 250 taxis demonstrate in the streets of Brussels

Between 200 and 250 taxis demonstrate in the streets of Brussels

Between 200 to 250 taxis left from Place Poelaert in Brussels around 10.15 a.m. This was according to the General Secretary of the Federation of Belgian Taxis (“FEBET”), Sam Bouchal. They headed for the office of the Minister-President of the Brussels-Capital Region, Rudi Vervoort. The initiative, organised by the Front Commun (Mutual Front) of Brussels taxi drivers, had the symbolic appearance of a funeral procession. It started around 8.30 a.m. at Place Poelaert, where taxis were gathered at first. The procession carried a coffin to Mr Vervoort’s office (Rue Ducale)…

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Axel Witsel of Red Devils awarded best goal for 2017

Axel Witsel of Red Devils awarded best goal for 2017

Axel Witsel produced the best goal of 2017 for the Red Devils. This was announced yesterday by the Belgian Football Union. Witsel succeeded in a magnificent return in the match against Gibraltar (9-0), on August 31st, during the qualifications for the World Cup in 2018. Witsel’s goal was tremendously popular, voted for by 3,808 supporters. The second and third places go to two goals scored against Greece. On September 3rd, the strike from outside of the box produced by Jan Vertonghen in Athens (1-2) got 936 votes. On March 25th,…

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