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Emissions scandal: Is the EU ignoring diesel pollution?

2016-06-07 09:35

European governments are turning a blind eye to over-polluting cars, an NGO report said, months after a scandal exposed emission test cheating by Volkswagen.

Third Brussels airport suspect still on the run: prosecutor

2016-03-23 15:39

A third man filmed with two suicide bombers at Brussels airport who fled the scene without detonating his device, remains on the run, the federal prosecutor says.

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WATCH: Reporter in Brussels describes attack aftermath

Politico reporter Christopher Spillane describes scenes in Brussels following three fatal bomb blasts on Tuesday.

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WATCH: Mass evacuation after bombs explode at Brussels airport

Two explosions were heard at Brussels airport on Tuesday, Belgian media reported, suspecting a terrorist attack which has come on the heels of the recent arrest of a key suspect in the Paris attacks. Watch.

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Next step for top Paris attacks suspect: extradition effort

2016-03-19 10:09

Now that Belgian authorities have detained the top suspect in last year's deadly Paris attacks after four months on the run, he will face police questioning and a fast-track effort to extradite him to France

3 new Scoobys for '15 Geneva show

2015-02-09 14:03

Subaru will exhibit the new Outback equipped with driver assist technology as well as the Levorg sports tourer in Switzerland in March.

Ukraine mulls Russian sanctions

2014-08-12 18:35

Ukraine’s parliament has backed the first reading of a bill to impose sanctions on Russian companies and individuals.

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Brussels firemen drench cops in foam

Belgian firemen protesting national budget cuts drenched police officers in foam outside the Prime Minister's office. Watch.

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EU urges Tunisia legal reform

2013-06-25 12:33

The EU Commission has urged Tunisia to reform criminal laws from its previous authoritarian regime as three topless feminist activists staged a protest in Brussels by jumping on visiting Tunisian PM’s car.

EU to ditch 'brick-like' trucks

2013-04-17 08:16

Rolling out round-nosed trucks with aeroplane-style flaps at the back would cut fuel costs, reduce carbon emissions and save lives, reports the European Commission.

 

'SA not high security concern for the US'

2016-04-07 18:24

From a security perspective, the US is more concerned about other countries in Africa than about South Africa, US Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas tells Fin24.

Pedestrian strip becomes canvas of support in Brussels

2016-03-23 12:04

A pedestrian strip outside the stock exchange in Brussels became an unexpected canvas of support and defiance after the deadly bombings, as those wanting to show solidarity chalked messages in everything from local French to Asian script.

Army blows up suspect package at Brussels airport

2016-03-22 15:32

An army team has blown up a suspect package at Brussels airport, an AFP journalist said, amid reports police had found an unexploded suicide vest after two deadly bomb attacks.

BREAKING: 2 explosions heard at Brussels airport

2016-03-22 09:42

Two explosions have been heard at Brussels airport, the cause unclear and several people have been reported injured.

Belgian police feed virtual cats

2015-11-23 17:16

Belgian police have offered a virtual bowl of pet food to internet cats to thank social media users for agreeing to pause their posts during a major anti-terrorism operation in Brussels.

Europe feels sting of Russia sanctions

2014-11-26 14:27

European executives face challenges in doing business with Russia since the West imposed sanctions, this was evident at last month's technology fair in Moscow.

Watch Rossi test new Bridgestones!

2014-05-13 10:55

You want to ride like Valentino Rossi in MotoGP? Tyremaker Bridgestone has developed a motorcycle road tyre using racing technology - and The Doctor says you'll be, er, OK.

Thieves steal paintings from museum

2013-07-17 20:29

Thieves have stolen 10 paintings worth a total of €1.5m in a swift burglary at a Brussels museum, prosecutors say.

EU eyes creditors to rescue banks

2013-05-14 16:56

EU finance ministers are seeking rules to shift the burden for bank failures from taxpayers to creditors.

Niger ambassador found dead in Brussels

2013-01-19 07:23

Niger's ambassador to Belgium and his wife have been found dead at their residence, apparently the victims of carbon monoxide poisoning, the embassy says.

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