15 arrests in massive anti-drug operation in Anderlecht

15 arrests in massive anti-drug operation in Anderlecht

Fifteen people have been detained following a massive police operation in the Peterbos district of Anderlecht in Brussels. During the two-day operation police raided twenty-four premises as part of an investigation into drugs trafficking. Fifteen people were arrested and 55,000 euros in cash seized. A kilo of drugs was also impounded. An examining magistrate decided that seven of those detained will remain in custody. One suspect has been charged, but later released. Two other suspects await questioning. Five suspects were released following questioning.

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700 European entrepreneurs demand a “business-friendly’’ EU

700 European entrepreneurs demand a “business-friendly’’ EU

“The business world is open to Europe, but Europe must also be open to the business world,’’ warned 700 European entrepreneurs gathered in Brussels on Wednesday. These business leaders — including thirty Belgians — sat, debated and voted in the European Parliament on Wednesday, taking the place of MEPs for a day in the Chamber. During the fifth edition of the “European Parliament of Enterprises” (EPE), 700 EU entrepreneurs were asked to position themselves on trade, the single market at the time of Brexit, and on the future of Europe….

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