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World Cup qualification the goal as Ireland's Liverpool star 'still not over' Euros shortcoming
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# Friendly Fires

World Cup qualification the goal as Ireland's Liverpool star 'still not over' Euros shortcoming

Apr 10th 2021, 7:15 AM 1,907 Views 0 Comments

‘It was a bit sickening to be honest, still a really hard pill to swallow,’ says Niamh Fahey.

US-born striker Carusa 'humbled' as she pushes for first Ireland start
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# California Dreams

US-born striker Carusa 'humbled' as she pushes for first Ireland start

Apr 6th 2021, 4:32 PM 17,098 Views 5 Comments

The San Diego native is set to get a chance to impress in the friendlies against Denmark and Belgium.

Belgian police clash with large crowd at 'April Fool's' party in Brussels park
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Belgian police clash with large crowd at 'April Fool's' party in Brussels park

Apr 1st 2021, 10:50 PM 27,063 Views 49 Comments

The festival, dubbed ‘La Boum’ or ‘the party’, had been advertised on social media and police warned that it was a fake event on April Fool’s Day.

7 goals for Netherlands, 8 for Belgium and 14 for Japan in big World Cup qualifier wins
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# Goal Crazy

7 goals for Netherlands, 8 for Belgium and 14 for Japan in big World Cup qualifier wins

Mar 30th 2021, 10:16 PM 9,496 Views 6 Comments

There was some one-sided victories in tonight’s qualifiers.

60,000 Belgians take government to court over alleged climate inaction
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60,000 Belgians take government to court over alleged climate inaction

Mar 16th 2021, 2:11 PM 6,404 Views 0 Comments

The pleadings, which began today, are due to last until 26 March.

Germany and France to give AstraZeneca vaccine to over 65s, Belgium approves it for over 55s
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# Vaccination

Germany and France to give AstraZeneca vaccine to over 65s, Belgium approves it for over 55s

Mar 4th 2021, 11:17 AM 10,136 Views 11 Comments

Ireland is currently only using this vaccine for people aged 18-69.

Germany and Belgium seize 23 tonnes of cocaine in record European haul
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# Drugs Bust

Germany and Belgium seize 23 tonnes of cocaine in record European haul

Feb 24th 2021, 2:29 PM 33,945 Views 37 Comments

Dutch police said the drugs were bound for a destination in the Netherlands.

Belgian racing pigeon sells for more than €1.6 million in auction
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# Catch The Pigeon

Belgian racing pigeon sells for more than €1.6 million in auction

Nov 15th 2020, 7:25 PM 37,349 Views 26 Comments

Three-year-old New Kim was the focus of a two-week bidding war.

Belgium announces measures for avian flu outbreak
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# Brussels Birds

Belgium announces measures for avian flu outbreak

Nov 14th 2020, 3:21 PM 86,644 Views 29 Comments

The risk to humans from the subtype of the flu is considered very low.

Covid-19: New restrictions begin in Italy, Belgium and France as European death toll hits 250,000
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# Coronavirus

Covid-19: New restrictions begin in Italy, Belgium and France as European death toll hits 250,000

Oct 19th 2020, 12:29 PM 29,777 Views 55 Comments

Many governments are seeking to avoid a repeat of full-scale lockdowns seen in spring.

Sam Bennett sprints to third stage victory in Belgium
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# Cycling

Sam Bennett sprints to third stage victory in Belgium

Aug 18th 2020, 4:55 PM 4,804 Views 5 Comments

The Irish cyclist, riding for Deceuninck-QuickStep, claimed a brilliant win in the Tour de Wallonie today.

Belgian city of Antwerp implements nighttime curfew as Covid-19 cases surge
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# Belgium

Belgian city of Antwerp implements nighttime curfew as Covid-19 cases surge

Jul 28th 2020, 7:33 AM 22,242 Views 7 Comments

There have been 1,952 new infections over the past week in Belgium.

Bust of Belgian king who pillaged DR Congo removed from public display in Ghent
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# Gone Bust

Bust of Belgian king who pillaged DR Congo removed from public display in Ghent

Updated Jun 30th 2020, 7:03 PM 30,408 Views 50 Comments

King Philippe earlier expressed his “deepest regrets” for the harm done during Belgian colonial rule in DR Congo, in a first for his country.

Belgian police release new photo in bid to solve 1980s 'Brabant Killers' case
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# Brabant Killers

Belgian police release new photo in bid to solve 1980s 'Brabant Killers' case

Jun 16th 2020, 10:37 PM 32,850 Views 18 Comments

The assailants killed 28 shoppers and wounded hundreds more in attacks on supermarket car parks.

Belgium reopens cold case over possible link to Madeleine McCann suspect
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Belgium reopens cold case over possible link to Madeleine McCann suspect

Jun 11th 2020, 1:16 PM 21,173 Views 11 Comments

Carola Titze (16) was found dead in July 1996 in the resort town of De Haan on the Belgian coast.

‘The time for plaques is over’: Leopold II statue removed in Belgium
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# Leopold II

‘The time for plaques is over’: Leopold II statue removed in Belgium

Jun 9th 2020, 7:30 PM 30,403 Views 109 Comments

The Belgian king’s colonial rule is estimated to have cost the lives of millions of Congolese.

Fellaini lends €3 million to struggling former club - report
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# Setting A New Standard

Fellaini lends €3 million to struggling former club - report

Apr 30th 2020, 5:00 PM 13,415 Views 9 Comments

The Belgian international is reported to be following the example set by Axel Witsel in helping Standard Liege keep afloat.

'Racist and anti-Semitic' Belgian festival removed from UNESCO's heritage list
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# Carnival Of Aalst

'Racist and anti-Semitic' Belgian festival removed from UNESCO's heritage list

Dec 13th 2019, 10:00 PM 29,542 Views 35 Comments

A float caricaturing Orthodox Jews with hooked noses and sitting on gold bags outraged Belgium’s 40,000-strong Jewish community.

Twelve men found alive and 'in good health' in refrigerated truck in Belgium
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# Migrant Crisis

Twelve men found alive and 'in good health' in refrigerated truck in Belgium

Oct 30th 2019, 4:33 PM 25,179 Views 0 Comments

The driver called police when he suspected that there were people in his container.

‘I’ll give you £50 for every decent first touch you make': Zlatan reveals Lukaku snubbed bet
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# Ibrahimovic

‘I’ll give you £50 for every decent first touch you make': Zlatan reveals Lukaku snubbed bet

Oct 19th 2019, 3:45 PM 8,873 Views 4 Comments

The Swede jokingly slated his former Man United team-mate for having a heavy first touch.

Fugitive ex-Catalan leader hands himself in to authorities after new warrant issued
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Fugitive ex-Catalan leader hands himself in to authorities after new warrant issued

Oct 18th 2019, 11:59 AM 12,882 Views 18 Comments

Carles Puigdemont’s office said he rejects the warrant and opposes any attempt to send him back to Spain.

Concerns about Eden Hazard being overweight dismissed by Belgium boss Martinez
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# No Problem

Concerns about Eden Hazard being overweight dismissed by Belgium boss Martinez

Oct 9th 2019, 8:16 PM 7,848 Views 0 Comments

Roberto Martinez says the Real Madrid star’s weight is not an issue.

'He suffers with De Gea syndrome' - Belgium coach on Courtois
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# Issue

'He suffers with De Gea syndrome' - Belgium coach on Courtois

Oct 3rd 2019, 1:47 PM 11,523 Views 1 Comment

The Blancos ‘keeper was taken off at half-time in a 2-2 draw with Club Brugge on Tuesday, but Erwin Lemmens expects him to bounce back.

Special win for Irish champion Bennett as he lands ninth of the season in Belgium
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# Sam The Man

Special win for Irish champion Bennett as he lands ninth of the season in Belgium

Aug 12th 2019, 8:04 PM 5,419 Views 6 Comments

The Carrick-On-Suir rider is enjoying a brilliant run.

Cancelled Belgium music festival drawing comparisons to disastrous Fyre Festival
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# Vestiville

Cancelled Belgium music festival drawing comparisons to disastrous Fyre Festival

Jun 30th 2019, 4:29 PM 59,379 Views 21 Comments

A fraud investigation has been launched into the festival.

Craig Bellamy follows Kompany to Anderlecht with three-year coaching deal
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# New Arrival

Craig Bellamy follows Kompany to Anderlecht with three-year coaching deal

Jun 20th 2019, 3:29 PM 5,606 Views 3 Comments

The former Wales striker has been announced as Anderlecht’s new U21 manager.

Belgium boss Martinez urges Lukaku to leave Man United
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# Struggles

Belgium boss Martinez urges Lukaku to leave Man United

Jun 18th 2019, 7:47 AM 6,282 Views 8 Comments

The Belgium boss feels the striker needs to find a move club in order to re-discover his best form.

'I know what I'll do but won't say' - Lukaku expecting 'busy summer' as he casts doubt over United future
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# Up In The Air

'I know what I'll do but won't say' - Lukaku expecting 'busy summer' as he casts doubt over United future

Jun 12th 2019, 8:58 AM 5,328 Views 24 Comments

The Red Devils striker did little to dismiss rumours of a potential Old Trafford exit after Belgium’s latest Euro 2020 qualifier.

Hazard will make the difference at Real Madrid - Courtois
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# Reunited

Hazard will make the difference at Real Madrid - Courtois

Jun 9th 2019, 11:38 AM 3,469 Views 4 Comments

The Real Madrid goalkeeper is expecting big things from his former Chelsea team-mate in Spain.

'I wouldn’t want to be like her': Persoon to appeal narrow loss to Taylor
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# Not Having It

'I wouldn’t want to be like her': Persoon to appeal narrow loss to Taylor

Jun 3rd 2019, 2:55 PM 102,915 Views 105 Comments

The Belgian policewoman was defeated by Taylor in a tight contest at Madison Square Garden.

Highest turnout in 20 years across EU as populist right and Greens make gains on establishment parties
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# Ep2019

Highest turnout in 20 years across EU as populist right and Greens make gains on establishment parties

Updated May 27th 2019, 7:24 AM 21,314 Views 48 Comments

Turnout was up to around 51% across the continent.

Kompany included in Belgium squad despite taking up player-manager role with Anderlecht
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# Red DEvils

Kompany included in Belgium squad despite taking up player-manager role with Anderlecht

May 21st 2019, 3:28 PM 5,361 Views 3 Comments

The departing Manchester City captain features in the international squad for the first time since November 2018.

Belgium's former king ordered to pay €5,000-a-day for failing to take paternity test
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# DNA Test

Belgium's former king ordered to pay €5,000-a-day for failing to take paternity test

May 16th 2019, 10:30 PM 39,420 Views 17 Comments

Albert II has always refused to acknowledge he may be the father of artist Delphine Boel.

'Why should a young player suffer because of an opponent cheating and an official being misled?'
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# Outspoken

'Why should a young player suffer because of an opponent cheating and an official being misled?'

May 8th 2019, 5:41 PM 13,629 Views 1 Comment

Colin O’Brien is standing firm on his comments following Monday’s controversial red card against the Czech Republic.

Netherlands hit five past England to reach quarter-finals while Belgium see off Greece
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# Roundup

Netherlands hit five past England to reach quarter-finals while Belgium see off Greece

May 6th 2019, 10:30 PM 11,120 Views 2 Comments

It was a busy day of action in the Uefa U17 European Championships across the country.

Ireland to play two of their three U17 European Championships group stage games in Dublin
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# On Home Turf

Ireland to play two of their three U17 European Championships group stage games in Dublin

Apr 11th 2019, 6:21 PM 3,789 Views 4 Comments

Colin O’Brien’s charges face Greece, Czech Republic and Belgium in next month’s tournament.

'£100m is too cheap in this market' - Sarri wants value for Hazard as Madrid move looms
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# Peanuts

'£100m is too cheap in this market' - Sarri wants value for Hazard as Madrid move looms

Apr 9th 2019, 11:30 AM 4,745 Views 17 Comments

The Belgian lit up Stamford Bridge last night scoring both goals in Chelsea’s win over West Ham.

Thibaut Courtois gifts goal to Russia with howler of an error for Belgium
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# Blooper

Thibaut Courtois gifts goal to Russia with howler of an error for Belgium

Mar 22nd 2019, 11:39 AM 7,808 Views 2 Comments

Thankfully for the Belgians, the Real Madrid goalkeeper’s mistake didn’t prove costly in the end.

Bird known as 'the Messi of pigeons' sells for record €1.25m
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# Armando

Bird known as 'the Messi of pigeons' sells for record €1.25m

Mar 19th 2019, 3:35 PM 21,329 Views 28 Comments

Armando had been expected to break the previous record of €376,000, but not by such a margin.

Fellaini calls time on international career to 'allow next generation continue success'
# End Of The Road
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# End Of The Road

Fellaini calls time on international career to 'allow next generation continue success'

Mar 8th 2019, 9:18 AM 3,330 Views 1 Comment

After 87 caps and 18 goals, the former Man United midfielder has called time on his Belgium career.

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