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17-year-old becomes first minor to die by euthanasia in Belgium

It is the first time rules adopted in Belgium in 2014 have been applied. They allow for the doctor-assisted deaths of minors with incurable conditions.

It is the first time rules adopted in Belgium in 2014 have been applied. They allow for the doctor-assisted deaths of minors with incurable conditions.

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Belgium's Marieke Vervoort: I don't want to die ... yet

Marieke Vervoort told reporters after winning silver in the 400m wheelchair race that she's not ready yet for euthanasia.

Marieke Vervoort told reporters after winning silver in the 400m wheelchair race that she's not ready yet for euthanasia.

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2,000 jobs under threat at Caterpillar in Belgium

World's largest maker of heavy machinery begins consultation process that could lead to closure of plant in Charleroi.

World's largest maker of heavy machinery begins consultation process that could lead to closure of plant in Charleroi.

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Silva scores brace to hand Spain boss Lopetgui winning start to new reign

Roberto Martienz and Julen Lopetegui began their reigns as coaches of Belgium and Spain respectively on Thursday evening when their teams squared off in a friendly in…

Roberto Martienz and Julen Lopetegui began their reigns as coaches of Belgium and Spain respectively on Thursday evening when their teams squared off in a friendly in…

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Attack on Brussels forensic lab 'probably arson'

A fire at a top forensic crime lab in Brussels was probably arson aimed at destroying evidence rather than terrorism, investigators have said.

A fire at a top forensic crime lab in Brussels was probably arson aimed at destroying evidence rather than terrorism, investigators have said.

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Thierry Henry named as new Belgium assistant manager

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry will be an assistant to new Belgium coach Roberto Martinez as they start their bid to qualify for the next World Cup

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry will be an assistant to new Belgium coach Roberto Martinez as they start their bid to qualify for the next World Cup

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Belgian jazz legend Toots Thielemans dies at 94

At the age of 94, Belgian jazz musician and harmonica player Toots Thielemans has died in his sleep. He will be remembered as the Jazz Master.

At the age of 94, Belgian jazz musician and harmonica player Toots Thielemans has died in his sleep. He will be remembered as the Jazz Master.

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Japan-inspired "Flower Carpet"

Six hundred thousand giant begonia flowers were laid out on the historical Grand Place in the centre of Brussels.

Six hundred thousand giant begonia flowers were laid out on the historical Grand Place in the centre of Brussels.

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Turning Japanese: Brussels goes bonkers for begonias

Hundreds of begonias and dahlias will perfume the Grand Place in Brussels this weekend for the 20th "Flower Carpet" display, a biennial event which this year has a Japanese theme.

Hundreds of begonias and dahlias will perfume the Grand Place in Brussels this weekend for the 20th "Flower Carpet" display, a biennial event which this year has a Japanese theme.

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Belgium's King Philippe and Queen Mathilde visit Charleroi attack site

The king and queen of Belgium have visited the scene of the attack in Charleroi where two female police officers were injured by a machete-wielding Algerian man.

The king and queen of Belgium have visited the scene of the attack in Charleroi where two female police officers were injured by a machete-wielding Algerian man.

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ISIL claims machete attack against Belgian policewomen

The group calling itself Islamic State, or ISIL, claims responsibility for Saturday's machete attack in the Belgian city of Charleroi.

The group calling itself Islamic State, or ISIL, claims responsibility for Saturday's machete attack in the Belgian city of Charleroi.

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Video: Rowe Racing BMW win second straight 24 Hours of Spa

Rowe Racing BMW M6 GT3 celebrated its second consecutive win at the 24 Hours of Spa, which is held at iconic Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium.

Rowe Racing BMW M6 GT3 celebrated its second consecutive win at the 24 Hours of Spa, which is held at iconic Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium.

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Anheuser-Busch InBev increases megamerger bid for SABMiller

The world’s largest brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev has sweetened its takeover offer for British rival SABMiller because of the sliding value of the pound following the Brexit vote.

The world’s largest brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev has sweetened its takeover offer for British rival SABMiller because of the sliding value of the pound following the Brexit vote.

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Radicalisation the key ISIL strategy

Politicians in the West along with security services, the business community and the general public feel ever more under threat.

Politicians in the West along with security services, the business community and the general public feel ever more under threat.

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Belgium sack Marc Wilmots

Belgium sacked national team coach Marc Wilmots on Friday after their highly fancied team of talents failed to advance beyond the quarter-finals at Euro 2016.

Belgium sacked national team coach Marc Wilmots on Friday after their highly fancied team of talents failed to advance beyond the quarter-finals at Euro 2016.

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Belgian Deputy Prime Minister: EU must stop being just a crisis solving mechanism

Efi Koutsokosta/ Euronews: To discuss about Brexit and the big challenges in Europe I am joined by the Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium in charge of Digital Economy and Telecommunications mr Alexander

Efi Koutsokosta/ Euronews: To discuss about Brexit and the big challenges in Europe I am joined by the Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium in charge of Digital Economy and Telecommunications mr Alexander

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Belgian court gives heavy sentences to Verviers ISIL cell members

A Belgian judge on Tuesday sentenced 15 members of an ISIL militant cell, nine of them in absentia, to up to 16 years in prison after convicting them of plotting attacks on targets including Brussels…

A Belgian judge on Tuesday sentenced 15 members of an ISIL militant cell, nine of them in absentia, to up to 16 years in prison after convicting them of plotting attacks on targets including Brussels…

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'Bring on Portugal!' Wales fans ecstatic at historic win over Belgium

Cardiff erupted in joyous celebration as Wales defied the odds to reach the semi-finals of Euro 2016 after overcoming one of the favourites Belgium 3-1.

Cardiff erupted in joyous celebration as Wales defied the odds to reach the semi-finals of Euro 2016 after overcoming one of the favourites Belgium 3-1.

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Euro 2016: Wales stun Belgium to reach semi-finals in their first European Championship

Wales 3-1 Belgium Nainggolan scores opener for Belgium Williams levels for Wales Robson-Kanu and Vokes seal win Wales have reached the semi-finals in their first appearance at the European Champion

Wales 3-1 Belgium Nainggolan scores opener for Belgium Williams levels for Wales Robson-Kanu and Vokes seal win Wales have reached the semi-finals in their first appearance at the European Champion

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Belgium deploys F16s in fight against ISIL

For the first time, six Belgian F16s are to be used in strikes against ISIL positions over Syrian Territory.

For the first time, six Belgian F16s are to be used in strikes against ISIL positions over Syrian Territory.

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Belgium arrests two on terrorism charges

Belgian security forces have arrested two people and charged them with "participating in the activities of a terrorist group."

Belgian security forces have arrested two people and charged them with "participating in the activities of a terrorist group."

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Brussels returns to normal after earlier lockdown

A fake suicide belt was reportedly found, full of "salt and biscuits". Two men are currently being questioned by police.

A fake suicide belt was reportedly found, full of "salt and biscuits". Two men are currently being questioned by police.