Opposition to down-grading of E40 and A12 in Brussels

Opposition to down-grading of E40 and A12 in Brussels

Representatives of business and motorists have criticised a decision by the Brussels region to downgrade the A12 and E40 motorways within the regional boundary as “city boulevards”. The decision to reclassify the two roads means that at some time in the future, speed limits will be brought down from 120 km/h to 50 km/h. In addition, the roads will be reduced from three lanes for each carriageway to 2×2, creating space for other means of transport, such as buses and bicycles. At the level of the Reyers tunnel complex leading…

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Tense Bruges derby ends in a massive brawl

Tense Bruges derby ends in a massive brawl

In football, the derby between Cercle Brugge and Club Brugge has ended in a 2-all draw. This was especially frustrating for Club, who squandered a 1-2 lead, and who see title favourites KRC Genk widen the gap. Club Bruges dominated the first half, building a 1-2 lead. However, Cercle came back after the break, when Irvin Cardona equalised. Club had the chance to score another one, but failed and had a frustrating afternoon on their home ground. Things ran out of hand in the end, with Club skipper Ruud Vormer…

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