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Belgian court pushes back extradition hearing for 5 Catalans

2017-11-17 18:11

A court in Belgium has pushed back the extradition arguments of ex-Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and four allies until December.

Belgium minister: No politics in Puigdemont arrest warrant

2017-11-04 14:36

Belgium's justice minister says his government will have no influence over the future of ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont after Spain issued a European warrant for his arrest.

Belgium sets up English-language court to cash in on Brexit

2017-10-28 17:57

Belgium is setting up an English-language court to settle international business disputes in the latest move to try to lure companies away from London after Brexit.

Belgian court bans deportation of Sudanese migrants

2017-10-10 06:00

A Belgian court has ordered a halt to the deportation of around two-dozen Sudanese migrants following an uproar over Belgium's invitation to officials from Khartoum to identify them.

WATCH: Max Verstappen's rise in F1

2017-09-06 13:33

Max Verstappen's meteoric rise in Formula 1 has taken many by surprise. We look at the Belgian's rookies record in the sport since he made his debut at 17 years of age in 2015.

Mick Schumacher eyes F1 career after Belgian GP drive

2017-08-29 13:09

Michael Schumacher's teenage son wants to follow in his father's footsteps into F1 following his demonstration laps before the 2017 Belgian GP.

#BelgianGP: 5 memorable F1 race moments

2017-08-28 10:39

From Max Verstappen's heart-breaking engine failure to Daniel Riccardo ditching his trademark 'Shoey', take a look at some of the best moments from the Belgian GP.

#BelgianGP: 'Risking our lives for nothing' - Ocon tells Perez

2017-08-28 07:25

Esteban Ocon accused his Force India team mate Sergio Perez of endangering both of their lives in a furious outburst after the pair collided twice during 2017 Belgian Grand Prix.

Hamilton marks 200th race with Spa success at Belgian GP

2017-08-27 17:10

Lewis Hamilton completed his 200th Grand Prix in victorious style on Sunday when he claimed a much-needed win for Mercedes to trim Sebastian Vettel's championship lead to seven points.

Hamilton equals Michael Schumacher's record with 68th pole

2017-08-26 16:22

Lewis Hamilton roared to a record-equalling 68th career pole position on Saturday, matching Michael Schumacher's record in qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix.

 

NATO looks to seize momentum in Afghanistan conflict

2017-11-09 22:09

Defence ministers from across the NATO alliance have met in Brussels to review next steps in the Afghanistan conflict and brainstorm ways to deal with the 16-year-old security crisis.

Belgium could offer Catalan leader asylum

2017-10-29 21:47

Belgium could offer asylum to Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont, the country's immigration minister has suggested, as the Spanish political crisis rages.

EU backs redesign of public spaces to curb terror attacks

2017-10-18 19:30

The EU has unveiled plans to help redesign European public spaces to make it harder to carry out low-tech terror attacks like those in Barcelona and Nice.

Ocean meeting raises over $7bn for marine protection

2017-10-07 22:41

Countries, industry and other organisations have committed over $7bn to better protect marine life, which includes combating plastic pollution.

#Declassified: Apartheid profits - André Vlerick: banker and bigot

2017-08-30 07:23

Open Secrets profiles Belgian banker André Vlerick, who was central to Pretoria’s relationship with one of its staunchest arms sanctions busting allies: Kredietbank.

WATCH: Schumacher's son drives father's old F1 race car

2017-08-28 13:06

Marking the 25th anniversary of Michael Schumacher's first Formula 1 win, his teenage son Mick drove demonstration laps in an old F1 car ahead of the 2017 Belgian GP.

Fernando Alonso considering rival team offers

2017-08-28 08:18

A frustrated Fernando Alonso claimed on Sunday that he is considering offers from rival teams after another Honda power failure saw him retire his McLaren at the Belgian Grand Prix.

Verstappen patience wearing thin at Red Bull

2017-08-27 18:43

Max Verstappen dropped a heavy hint that he is running out of patience with Red Bull after another enforced retirement in Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix.

IS claims Brussels knife attacker is one of their own

2017-08-27 15:15

Belgian prosecutors have opened an "attempted terrorist murder" probe after a knife-wielding man assaulted three soldiers and was shot dead by troops in Brussels.

Massa handed five-place penalty for Belgian GP

2017-08-26 16:01

Felipe Massa's wretched weekend at the Belgian Grand Prix continued on Saturday when he was handed a five-place grid penalty for a yellow-flag offence in final practice.

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