The Taxi plan has yet to be approved by Brussels parliament. But how has the sector been doing in the meantime? Who are these taxi drivers in Brussels and who are their customers Maarten Verdoodt spent a few days and one night with 2 taxi drivers.
The residents of quartier de la Tulipe in Elsene are angry. Since the beginning of the works on Chaussée d'Ixelles, There has been a diversion on their street with all possible nuisances. They're afraid that the situation will not improve with the future one-way Chaussée d'Ixelles With this footage, one of the activists of the Quartier de la Tulipe wants to show how serious the situation is. During rush hour, up to 800 cars per hour. That's close to 4,000 motorists per day.
Doctors should regularly look at art, as it might perhaps make them even better doctors. But also for the ill, art can be an added value in the treatment of serious illnesses. This is why you can get a specialized tour in the Museum of Fine Arts. BRUZZ participated in such a tour, along with patients from the Topaz palliative day center.
Earlier this week, Brussels politics was shaken to its foundations. The French-speaking Christian Democrats of CDH pulled out of the coalition with PS. But today it turned out that they are continuing their work. Under the leadership of Minister-President Rudi Vervoort, of PS, and Minister Fremault, of CDH. And nobody sees anything wrong with it.
Schaarbeek residents complain about the area between Liedts Square and Lehon Square. Hard drugs are being sold and used in the streets, but the police does not intervene. People in the neighborhood are therefore taking control in their own hands. They try to wake up the politicians from the municipality and the region via neighbourhood committees and action groups.
Coldplay is in Belgium. The London band, with singer Chris Martin, will play on Wednesday and on Thursday. Due to the heat wave and the failed attack, additional measures will be taken. But the organizer of the concert wants to make it as pleasant as possible for the spectators.
Following the failed attack on Tuesday evening, a question resurfaced: How can the people cope with this kind of senseless violence? And what should we do when we witness such an attack? VUB professor in clinical psychology Elke Vanhoof and Marie Dimostheniadis, a manager of first aid programs, explain.
Jef Van Damme (SP.A), municipal councilor in Molenbeek, is not surprised that the perpetrator of the failed terrorist attack comes from Molenbeek. 'It's not the first time, and I'm not afraid of the last time', he says in a Facebook post. He calls for more police, more prevention and a radical change in policy.
The Central Station was spooked on Tuesday at 20:30 by an explosion that caused no injuries. The author of the failed attack, a man in his thirties from Molenbeek, was killed by a soldier. The investigation has revealed that we escaped something much worse.
Rik from Elsene wonders if it is true that there is a secret treasure room full of maturing gueuze under the KVS. Big City looked into it, and the story is true. Under the KVS, at the Arduinkaai, there used to be a water basin. Over the years, these water basins have been transformed into cellars, and later into bunkers. The most recent destination: a gueuze depot..