Belgium

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Belgian minister urges public to ignore conspiracy theories over soldier’s death
Justice minister tells people to focus on facts after discovery of corporal’s body in woods near Dutch border

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

21, Jun, 2021 @1:55 PM

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Belgium’s climate failures violate human rights, court rules
Judges say state’s failure to meet climate targets breaches civil law and human rights convention

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

18, Jun, 2021 @11:11 AM

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Heavily armed awol Belgian soldier flagged as threat in February
Jürgen Conings has not been seen since vanishing with missile launchers and a submachine gun on 17 May

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

16, Jun, 2021 @4:10 PM

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Police find ammunition stash in hunt for far-right Belgian soldier
Cpl Jürgen Conings disappeared more than three weeks ago and threatened to kill a top scientist

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

11, Jun, 2021 @11:40 AM

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Trouble brews between Trappist monks and Belgian mineral empire
David and Goliath legal battle ensues as silent religious order seeks to protect the taste of its beer

Daniel Boffey in Rochefort, Belgium

20, May, 2021 @12:08 PM

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Belgian manhunt for armed soldier who threatened virologist
Police search forest in Limburg for soldier ‘Jurgen C’ who has links to extreme right and went missing from his barracks

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

19, May, 2021 @1:15 PM

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The chips are down: Belgium counts the cost of betting all on the potato
A row over a huge processing plant has exposed flaws in the country’s reliance on a single crop. In Frameries, campaigners call for farmers to diversify

Daniel Boffey in Frameries, Belgium

15, May, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Marcel Stellman obituary
Record producer and lyricist known for Tulips from Amsterdam who brought the TV show Countdown to the UK

Spencer Leigh

10, May, 2021 @5:06 PM

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Farmer moves border stone for tractor – and makes Belgium bigger
Belgian farmer could theoretically face criminal charges for moving 200-year-old marker

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

04, May, 2021 @2:05 PM

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Covid vaccine rollout rapidly gathering pace across Europe
EU now confident that supply – the biggest problem in early months of year – should not be an obstacle to further acceleration

Daniel Boffey in Sluis, the Netherlands

03, May, 2021 @2:55 PM

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How continental Europe is emerging from Covid lockdown
Countries across Europe are starting to relax coronavirus restrictions as case numbers fall

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

30, Apr, 2021 @1:10 PM

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Art lovers in Brussels divided over plans for museum about Le Chat
Thousands sign petition calling for rethink as work on €9.38m museum about comic strip is given go-ahead

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

30, Apr, 2021 @11:49 AM

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