Brussels dentist gets 5 years in prison for rape and sexual abuse

Brussels dentist gets 5 years in prison for rape and sexual abuse

The dentist had initially worked in Namur but moved his clinic to the Ganshoren commune in Brussels in 2012. The first complaints of his conducts were already made in 2007 but no follow ups were ever made. Since moving his clinic to Brussels in 2012, more and more testimonies of his sexual harassment dropped in. The authorities finally took action when a patient reported that he raped her. One victim explained that the dentist deliberately increased the dose of anaesthetics, so that she would be powerless. Up until now at…

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Flemish exports reach record high in 2017

Flemish exports reach record high in 2017

Flemish businesses exported goods for a total worth of 317 billion euros last year, a new record and 5% more than their 2016 tally of 302 billion, Flanders’ Prime Minister Geert Bourgeois said on Monday. This was the eighth consecutive annual increase in exports from the north of the country, which accounted for 83.2% of Belgium’s total exports. Wallonia and Brussels Capital Region represented 14.2% and 2.5% of the total respectively. Most (70.1%) of the Flemish exports went to other European Union (EU) member countries, with Germany, the Netherlands, France,…

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