The death of an 18-year-old attributed to the use of the electronic cigarette in Belgium

Belgium: The Death of an 18-year-old Attributed to the Use of the Electronic Cigarette

TOXIC: A Mixture of Cannabidiol with vitamin E acetate (oil), used in electronic cigarettes which has already caused deaths in the United States, is believed to have caused his death It’s a first in the country. InBelgium, an 18-year-old man died of respiratory failure. The authorities attributed the death to the vaping and a mixture of harmful products contained in […]

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Belgian cycling legend Eddy Merckx was admitted to the emergency department on Sunday 13 October 2019 after a head injury due to a bicycle crash.

Cycling: Eddy Merckx Hospitalized after a Fall on a Bike

Belgian cycling legend Eddy Merckx was admitted to the emergency department on Sunday 13th October 2019 after a head injury due to a bicycle crash. Eddy Merckx, Belgian cycling legend, was admitted Sunday 13th October 2019 to the emergency department of the Dendermonde, wounded in the head following a fall by bike, reported Monday morning the newspaper Het Nieuwsblad. The […]

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In Brittany, a Belgian jet fighter crashes in Morbihan

Brittany: Belgian Jet Fighter crashes in Morbihan

Thursday 19th September 2019 around 10.30am, a Belgian fighter jet crashed in Pluvigner (Morbihan). It is still unknown if there are victims. A Belgian jet fighter crashed around Pluvigner (Morbihan) at a place called Le Poteau, we learned from our colleagues in Ouest-France. The accident took place around 10.30am this Thursday 19th September 2019 . Crash whilst on an exercise The crash […]

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HSBC Bank pays 300 million euros to close a money laundering investigation

HSBC Bank Pays 300 Million Euros to Close a Money Laundering Investigation

In Belgium, the Swiss branch of the HSBC bank, suspected of helping hundreds of customers to deceive the state, has agreed to pay a record fine in the country. The Swiss subsidiary of HSBC Bank has accepted in Belgium a financial penalty of nearly 300 million euros to close a criminal investigation opened in 2014 for “serious tax […]

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the Belgian Philippe Gilbert (Deceuninck) during the 117th edition of Paris-Roubaix, April 14, 2019 in Roubaix.

Paris-Roubaix: Belgian Philippe Gilbert wins the “Hell of the North”

Philippe Gilbert won the 117th edition of Paris-Roubaix, Sunday 14th April, 2019. A victory won in the sprint against the German Nils Politt. At 36, the Belgian Philippe Gilbert (Deceuninck) won Sunday Paris-Roubaix, he disputed only for the third time, after 257 kilometres of a very trying race. Gilbert beat in sprint his last companion, the German […]

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French Army mobilised to kill boars on Belgian Border affected with swine fever

Swine Fever: The French Army Mobilised to Kill 500 Wild Boars at the Belgian Border

The French army will help kill some 500 wild boars at risk of being infected by African swine fever, said Friday the Minister of Agriculture Didier Guillaume on the move in the Belgian Ardennes, where 200 to 300 wild boars were infected. The outbreak of African swine fever (ASF), detected on January 9 on two wild boars […]

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Bernard Cazeneuve announces stronger security measures for France after the attacks in Brussels

Bombings in Brussels: France takes new Measures to Strengthen Security

A few hours after the explosions in Brussels, the French government has taken on Tuesday new security measures … “The threat level is extremely high.” The Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve, who had already strengthened Saturday night the security arrangements put in place in France, has just firmed it up again. He presented this Tuesday, new […]

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