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#Belgium

# belgium - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Brussels bombings: Here's what we know so far

Investigators are gradually piecing together the bloody events in Europe’s symbolic capital.

EU ministers meet to discuss security in wake of Brussels terror attacks

Belgian authorities are under immense pressure over the attacks and their apparent inability to stop domestic terrorist networks.

# belgium - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Third suspected Brussels attacker on the run after 'leaving biggest bomb' in airport

All three suicide bombers have now been identified.

Brussels airport to stay closed tomorrow, unclear when it will re-open

Aer Lingus has cancelled its flights, while Ryanair is flying to Charleroi instead.

Dublin photographer captures Belgian grief in one moving portrait

Cameraman Alex Sapienza took this shot after a long day of filming in Brussels.

From The42 Belgium-Portugal soccer friendly moved from Brussels after terror attacks Brussels

Belgium-Portugal soccer friendly moved from Brussels after terror attacks

The match takes place next Tuesday.

Teenager who survived Boston bombing injured in Brussels airport attack

Mason Well was standing within feet of a bomb that exploded at the airport.

Two brothers reportedly behind Brussels suicide bombings

They were known to police but in connection with organised crime – not for acts of terrorism.

# belgium - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

As it happened: At least 34 dead as Islamic State claims attack on Brussels

A manhunt is on for at least one suspect.

There's a manhunt in Brussels for this man

Police believe he accompanied two likely suicide bombers.

In photos: The devastation of today's attacks in Brussels Belgium This post contains images

In photos: The devastation of today's attacks in Brussels

At least 34 people were killed in two explosions.

Timeline: How the Brussels terror attacks unfolded

This morning’s attacks at Brussels airport and a metro station in the city have left at least 34 people dead and hundreds wounded.

Brussels terror attacks: What we know so far

At least 34 people have died in two separate attacks.

No reports of Irish injured in Brussels attacks

Irish people travelling to Belgium have been told to exercise caution.

The kindness of strangers: Shelter and lifts offered to those stranded in Brussels

Support is in no short supply for those affected by events in Belgium this morning.

From The42 Norwich City confirm that striker is unharmed after Brussels airport attack Belgium

Norwich City confirm that striker is unharmed after Brussels airport attack

Dieumerci Mbokani was unharmed after he was at Zaventem Airport during this morning’s explosions.

From The42 'Football is not important' - Belgium training cancelled following Brussels explosions Perspective

'Football is not important' - Belgium training cancelled following Brussels explosions

The country’s footballers have expressed their shock at this morning’s tragic events.

# belgium - Monday 21 March, 2016

The face of the newly identified Paris attacks suspect

Police in Belgium have named one of two men still wanted in connection with the terrorist attacks.

# belgium - Sunday 20 March, 2016

Paris attacker Salah Abdeslam spends first night in jail on charges of "terrorist murder"

Abdeslam is expected to be extradited back to France in “no more than three months”.

# belgium - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Paris attacker wanted to blow himself up at Stade de France but changed his mind

Salah Abdeslam was arrested yesterday following a shootout in Molenbeek, Belgium.

# belgium - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

One dead, four officers injured in shooting during hunt 'for Paris suspects'

Officers in the Belgian capital came under fire during the anti-terror operation.

# belgium - Monday 25 January, 2016

A mayor in Belgium is trying to ban male migrants from using his town's swimming pool

Mayor of Kokzijde Marc Vanden Bussche has proposed the move after complaints were received from female bathers regarding the behaviour of certain asylum seekers.

# belgium - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

On-the-run Paris attacker spotted on CCTV at petrol station the day after the attack

Last week, Belgian investigators said that they had found a flat they believe was used by Abdeslam after the attacks.

# belgium - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Six arrested in Belgium and armed officers' leave cancelled in London ahead of NYE

The city has been on high alert since the terror attacks in Paris on 13 November.

Headless body and illicit sex lead Netherlands and Belgium to swap piece of land

Luckily, there’s no blood being shed over the deal.

# belgium - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Two arrested in Belgium over New Year terror plot

Military-type training uniforms, propaganda materials from the Islamic State group and computer material were seized by police during searches.

# belgium - Friday 11 December, 2015

From The42 Euro 2016 draw: We rank the teams in Pot 1 Top Dogs

Euro 2016 draw: We rank the teams in Pot 1

It’s time to take a closer look at the top sides in tomorrow’s draw.

# belgium - Friday 4 December, 2015

Searches ongoing for two "armed and dangerous" Paris attack suspects

Belgium said it is searching for the suspects, who it is believed helped attack suspect Salah Abdeslam.

# belgium - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Paris attacks: Two new suspects charged in Belgium

It brings to eight the number of people authorities are holding.

# belgium - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Travel advice for Irish citizens in France and Belgium has been updated

It comes amid a heightened security state in the two countries in the wake of the 13 November terror attacks in Paris.

# belgium - Monday 23 November, 2015

Brussels latest: Five more people arrested as lockdown continues

Armed police carried out a series of raids in the city overnight.

Here's why Brussels residents on lockdown were tweeting pictures of their cats last night

It’s what happens when police ask for “radio silence”.

# belgium - Sunday 22 November, 2015

Brussels latest: PM confirms terror alert to stay at highest possible level

The city will stay on lockdown tomorrow, with schools and the metro system closed.

# belgium - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Belgium on highest possible alert level amid warning of 'Paris-style' attack

Heavily armed police and soldiers are patrolling Brussels this afternoon.

# belgium - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

From The42 Belgium-Spain friendly called off amid security concerns Cancelled

Belgium-Spain friendly called off amid security concerns

The pair had been due to meet in Brussels this evening.

# belgium - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Scientologists go on trial charged with fraud and extortion

Eleven members of the Belgian branch have been charged with fraud, extortion, running a criminal organisation and violating the right to privacy.

# belgium - Monday 12 October, 2015

Why are people talking about the execution of a nurse 100 years ago?

Edith Cavell’s death sparked outrage.

# belgium - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

From The42 Belgian defender responds to racist chants with monkey goal celebration Kick It Out This post contains videos

Belgian defender responds to racist chants with monkey goal celebration

‘I gave the best answer,’ says Genk’s Christian Kabasele.

# belgium - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

From The42 Ireland's men make history by booking place in Eurohockey Championship semis Last Four

Ireland's men make history by booking place in Eurohockey Championship semis

The Green Machine will play England or the Netherlands after today’s draw against Belgium.