100 days have passed since the ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont established what he called a "government in exile" in Brussels. Puigdemont fled over the Pyrenees on October the 29th, a day after the government in Madrid dissolved self-rule in Catalonia and removed him from office.
As Belgian citizens sign up to host migrants and refugees, some politicians are pushing for tougher deportation laws. A draft bill says police should be allowed to search for and arrest unauthorised migrants in privacy homes. And public opinion is split.
Sunday evening saw protests in Brussels over government plans to arrest migrants and refugees sleeping in a local park. Belgian lawmakers are now debating measures that would allow police to search private homes suspected of sheltering unauthorised migrants.