Football

Belgium defeats Brazil to reach World Cup 2018 semi-finals

Belgium's semi-finals tie against France will be held on Tuesday in St. Petersburg.

Belgium defeats Brazil to reach World Cup 2018 semi-finals

World Cup 2018

Belgium's 94th-minute winner breaks Japanese hearts

Belgium hit late winner to overcome two-goal deficit and move into the quarter-finals of World Cup 2018.

Last-gasp Belgium beat Japan to set up Brazil quarter-final

ICC

ICC orders release of ex-DRC vice president Bemba

Former DRC vice president, who was acquitted last week of war crimes, expected to be reunited with family in Belgium.

ICC judges order Jean-Pierre Bemba's interim release

Belgium

Liege shooting: Gunman kills at least three in Belgian city

Shooter kills two police officers and a passer-by before being shot dead in eastern city.

Belgium

Belgian prosecutors admit Kurdish refugee child killed by police

Prosecutors initially denied two-year-old girl was shot while chasing a van carrying refugees.

Belgium

Paris attacks suspect sentenced to 20 years

Salah Abdeslam convicted for his role in a 2016 gunfight in Brussels, four months after the Paris attacks.

Salah Abdeslam gets 20-year sentence in Brussels trial

Islam

Brussels ends Saudi concession for its Great Mosque

Belgium leased its biggest mosque to Riyadh in return for cheaper oil.

Brussels ends Saudi concession for its Great Mosque

Business & Economy

Google, Samsung, EU invest in Belgium's MolenGeek

In the Brussels suburb of Molenbeek, an idea to offer digital skills to deprived youth is attracting hi-tech attention.

Google, Samsung, EU invest in Belgium's MolenGeek

Weather

Winter warmth record for Denmark

Repeated bouts of mild, wet, Atlantic weather have broken more temperature records and brought a flood risk to Europe.

Winter warmth record for Denmark

Weather

Three killed as severe storm lashes Netherlands

Air traffic, trains and buses halted nationwide after Code Red weather alert is issued for large parts of the country.

Three killed as severe storm lashes Netherlands

Belgium

Belgium gives $23m to Palestinian refugees after US cut

Brussels steps up with multi-year funding of Palestinian aid agency after US cuts UNRWA funding by half.

Belgium pledges $23m to UNRWA after US aid cut

Science & Technology

Did telegram impact the world more than the internet?

Final electric telegram to be sent and received in Belgium, one of the last countries to use the messaging service.

Catalonia

Spain withdraws European arrest warrant for Puigdemont

Sacked Catalan leader and four former ministers no longer face arrest in Belgium, but could be held in Spain on return.

Spain withdraws European arrest warrant for Puigdemont

Catalonia

Belgium frees deposed Catalan leader pending trial

Puigdemont, wanted in Spain through a EU-wide arrest warrant, is released on bail and expected to appear in court soon.

Belgium frees deposed Catalan leader pending trial

Politics

Former Catalan leader turns self in to Belgian police

Carles Puigdemont and four cabinet members turned themselves in after an EU-wide arrest warrant was issued.

Former Catalan leader turns self in to Belgian police