Brussels Airport, Brussels Airlines and Tui go to court against Skeyes

Brussels Airport, Brussels Airlines and Tui go to court against Skeyes

Three Belgian air traffic companies will go to court against air traffic controller Skeyes, after two others already did in April. Airport operator Brussels Airport and the airlines Brussels Airlines and TUI fly have demanded “an uninterrupted service of Skeyes, on pain of periodic penalty payments” in summary proceedings, Brussels Airport announced on Tuesday. In April, Liege Cargo Handling Services and Cargo Airlines already took Skeyes to court for the way the air controller strikes disrupted their services. The three denounce that in recent months the airspace has been partially…

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Internet scams on the rise in Belgium

Internet scams on the rise in Belgium

Over 7,000 reports of internet fraud were made last year in Belgium, a slight rise from 2017 figures which signals to an increasing number fraudsters choosing to operate behind the screen. The Belgian economic inspection received 7,082 reports from both private consumers and businesses, but the majority of cases concern citizens who report falling victim to fraudulent sales transactions online. Out of the total number of online frauds reported last year, 6,604 were from citizens and 478 were businesses. “The economic inspection notices an evident change, as fraudsters are increasingly…

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Bundesbank: German economy remains weak

Bundesbank: German economy remains weak

The underlying trend for the German economy remains weak, despite an economic recovery in the first quarter. The German central bank writes this in its monthly report. In the first three months of this year, Germany’s economy grew by 0.4 percent on a quarterly basis, following a stagnation in the previous period. According to the Bundesbank, this revival was largely due to one-off factors such as measures to boost private consumption and the mild winter weather that gave the construction sector a boost. The Bundesbank therefore thinks that in the…

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With Zelenskiy Rumored To Call Snap Elections, Parliamentary Issues Come To The Forefront Of Ukrainian Policy

With Zelenskiy Rumored To Call Snap Elections, Parliamentary Issues Come To The Forefront Of Ukrainian Policy

The survey conducted on May 13-17th showed that the new Ukrainian parliament would consist of the following political parties: “Sluga Narodu” Party led by the newly elected President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskiy (34.7%), “Opposition Platform – Za Zhittya” led by Yuriy Boyko, Vadim Rabinovich, and Viktor Medvedchuk (15.1%), the Batkivschyna Party of Yulia Tymoshenko (9.5%), and the Solidarnist Party of the former President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko (8.9%). The other parties so far do not have enough public support to enter the next parliament: the Radical Party of Oleg Lyashko…

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