The Brussels parliament lifts the parliamentary immunity of Nicole Bomele

The Brussels parliament lifts the parliamentary immunity of Nicole Bomele — — -Brussels (Brussels Morning) Ms Bomele herself requested that her parliamentary immunity be lifted in order to be heard in the context of a traffic accident.

The Brussels parliament on Friday gave the green light to the lifting of the parliamentary immunity of Member of the Parliament of the Brussels-Capital Region Nicole Bomele, whom the Justice wishes to prosecute for her involvement in a traffic accident that occurred before the exercise of her parliamentary mandate, which began in May 2019.

The Union falls back to earth after a 1-3 loss against OHL

The Union falls back to earth after a 1–3 loss against OHL — — -Brussels (Brussels Morning) In the standings, the Union is 7 points ahead of Antwerp, which hosts Ostend on Sunday evening, and FC Bruges, which goes to Genk on Sunday afternoon.

The Union Saint-Gilloise, leader of the championship, conceded its 4th defeat of the season in D1A, the first since the end of September, by losing 1–3 against Oud-Heverlee Louvain on Friday at Parc Duden at the opening of the 16th Jupiler Pro League day.

Daughters for Life creates its European branch in Brussels

Daughters for Life creates its European branch in Brussels — — -Brussels (Brussels Morning) In the aftermath of the International Day of Violence Against Women, Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish announced the creation of the European branch of Daughters for Life in Brussels.

Convinced that education, and especially the education of women, is a powerful tool in combating all forms of violence and the key to lasting peace, Dr.

Opening of the 20th edition of Winter Wonders in Brussels: wristband required to consume and enjoy the attractions

Opening of the 20th edition of Winter Wonders in Brussels: wristband required to consume and enjoy the attractions — — -Brussels (Brussels Morning) The 20th edition of Winter Wonders opened on Friday noon in Brussels without much noise and an inaugural party, to avoid crowds due to health restrictions. The Christmas tree in the Grand-Place will light up at nightfall and a sound and light will punctuate the evening.

The show will be repeated every evening until the close of the Winter Pleasures on January 2.

Reinforced health rules

Reinforced health rules were decided by the City in mid-November.

Zelensky claims Ukraine uncovered Russian coup plot

Zelensky claims Ukraine uncovered Russian coup plot — — -Brussels (Brussels Morning) Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky said today that Ukrainian intelligence agencies had uncovered evidence of a plot to overthrow his government, based on recordings of Russian individuals.

The recordings of Russian nationals reportedly reveals them discussing involving Ukrainian business magnate Rinat Akhmetov in their coup, which was supposed to take place next week. Zelensky provided no further details about the plot.

Macron signs cooperation agreement with Italy's Draghi

Macron signs cooperation agreement with Italy’s Draghi — — -Brussels (Brussels Morning) France’s President Emmanuel Macron visited Italy on Friday, where he signed a treaty with Prime Minister Mario Draghi aimed at strengthening bilateral ties between the two countries.

“The treaty marks an historic moment in relations between our two countries” Draghi told reporters after the meeting. “France and Italy are further consolidating our diplomatic, commercial, political and cultural ties.”

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When it comes to migration, Belgium will always do its fair share

When it comes to migration, Belgium will always do its fair share — — -Brussels (Brussels Morning) Belgium, considered by many migrants to be a destination offering prospects of permanent immigration and settlement, faces multiple new challenges given its size and potentially new flows of migrants from Syria, Afghanistan and other regions.

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Forty-Three Years Ago Today

Forty-Three Years Ago Today — — -New York (Brussels Morning) Forty-three years ago today San Francisco was shaken by events that changed the city forever when our mayor and one of our city supervisors were assassinated.

Much of the world remembers Harvey Milk, who is now recognised as one of the most important of the LGBTQ civil rights movement.

French fishermen’s blockade to disrupt UK supply chains

French fishermen’s blockade to disrupt UK supply chains — — -Brussels (Brussels Morning) French trawler crews have announced blockades of cargo terminals and ports for today with the aim of disrupting UK supply chains.

The move is part of their push for fishing rights in British waters, with the fishermen hoping to empty supermarket shelves in the UK, according to RFI reporting.

The fishermen announced plans to target the Channel Tunnel freight terminal and ports in Calais, Ouistreham and Saint-Malo.

CAP approved: Another five years of environmental disaster

CAP approved: Another five years of environmental disaster — — -Brussels (Brussels Morning) This week, the European Parliament voted in favour of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) that will be applicable from 2023 to 2027, and is set to continue promoting the social and environmental calamity we have been witnessing with the previous versions of this funding policy. At just under 387 billion euro, CAP accounts for almost one third of the European Union’s budget, and MEPs from the Greens/EFA group are not the only ones criticising it.

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