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From TheJournal.ie 'I am not afraid of you', sole surviving Paris attack suspect tells Belgian court Salah Abdeslam

'I am not afraid of you', sole surviving Paris attack suspect tells Belgian court

Salah Abdeslam refused to cooperate with authorities today, and wouldn’t allow photos to be taken of him.

From The42 Belgian midfielder the latest player to join Waterford for their top flight return New Recruit

Belgian midfielder the latest player to join Waterford for their top flight return

22-year-old midfielder Faysel Kasmi has signed for the Blues ahead of the 2018 campaign.

From TheJournal.ie At least two dead and over a dozen injured in Belgium 'gas explosion' Antwerp

At least two dead and over a dozen injured in Belgium 'gas explosion'

The incident happened last night.

From The42 Louis van Gaal says he turned down Belgium role to spite Manchester United Red Devil

Louis van Gaal says he turned down Belgium role to spite Manchester United

Louis van Gaal turned down Roberto Martinez’s current role in order to receive a payment package from his former employers.

From TheJournal.ie Spain withdraws European arrest warrant for Carles Puigdemont Catalonia

Spain withdraws European arrest warrant for Carles Puigdemont

The judge has maintained the Spanish arrest warrant meaning Puigdemont will be detained upon arrival in the country.

From The42 World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off Eastern Promise

World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off

The Iberian derby between Spain and Portugal is the pick of the World Cup 2018 group stage draw, with Germany starting against Mexico.

From The42 Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia Road To Russia

Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia

Vladimir Putin addressed the audience before Gary Lineker hosted the draw in Moscow.

From The42 Kevin De Bruyne and City are the best in the Premier League, says Hazard Belgian Brilliance

Kevin De Bruyne and City are the best in the Premier League, says Hazard

Eden Hazard has also insisted that he remains happy at Chelsea.

From TheJournal.ie Catalan ex-leader freed by judge but told not to leave Belgium Rebellion

Catalan ex-leader freed by judge but told not to leave Belgium

Puigdemont and four former ministers had turned themselves into authorities to face a Spanish warrant for their arrest.

From TheJournal.ie Judge has 24 hours to decide fate of former Catalan leader and ministers Independence Bid

Judge has 24 hours to decide fate of former Catalan leader and ministers

The five men handed themselves in to police in Belgium this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Catalan leader could stay in Belgium for three months despite Spain demanding arrest Buying Time

Catalan leader could stay in Belgium for three months despite Spain demanding arrest

Belgian authorities have confirmed the receipt of a European arrest warrant for ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont.

From TheJournal.ie Catalonia crisis: Spanish judge jails eight ex-members of Catalan government In Exile

Catalonia crisis: Spanish judge jails eight ex-members of Catalan government

A European arrest warrant has also been issued for deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont.

From TheJournal.ie Belgian hopes rise for breakthrough in 1980s killings Confession

Belgian hopes rise for breakthrough in 1980s killings

A confession by a former policeman might hold answers to the murders.

From The42 Fellaini to miss Liverpool clash after Belgium confirm MCL injury Casualty

Fellaini to miss Liverpool clash after Belgium confirm MCL injury

The midfielder limped out of the Red Devils’ win over Bosnia-Herzegovina and is set for two weeks on the sidelines.

From TheJournal.ie Belgium takes Ryanair to court for 'illegally punishing' customers with cancelled flights Thousands Of Flights

Belgium takes Ryanair to court for 'illegally punishing' customers with cancelled flights

The country’s deputy prime minister accused the airline of a “lack of professionalism”.

From TheJournal.ie WWI German submarine wreck found off Belgium The Great War

WWI German submarine wreck found off Belgium

The bodies of 22 sailors are understood to still be inside the wreckage.

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair fell foul of Europe's top court today - here's what you need to know Trade Unions

Ryanair fell foul of Europe's top court today - here's what you need to know

The decision may have a big impact on future labour disputes at the airline.

From TheJournal.ie Families of Irish students killed in Belgium college fire satisfied with court verdict Leuven Institute

Families of Irish students killed in Belgium college fire satisfied with court verdict

Sara Gibadlo, aged 19, and Dace Zarin, aged 22 were students of Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT).

From The42 'It's true, I smoke. Sometimes it's because I drink or I'm late, but I'm not the only one' Old Habits

'It's true, I smoke. Sometimes it's because I drink or I'm late, but I'm not the only one'

Radja Nainggolan has changed his mind after explosively retiring from Belgium duty last week.

From TheJournal.ie Man who attacked soldiers with knife in Brussels shot dead Belgium

Man who attacked soldiers with knife in Brussels shot dead

Local media report that the man attacked two soldiers with a knife on the boulevard Emile Jacqmain.

From TheJournal.ie Paris suspect Salah Abdeslam to face terror trial over police shootout Brussels Shootout

Paris suspect Salah Abdeslam to face terror trial over police shootout

Abdeslam was arrested in March last year, three days after the shootout in Brussels.

From TheJournal.ie Human rights court backs Belgium's ban on wearing a full-face veil in public Niqab

Human rights court backs Belgium's ban on wearing a full-face veil in public

The court ruled that the ban sought to guarantee social cohesion.

From TheJournal.ie 'It could have been much worse': Authorities identify Brussels train station attacker Gare Centrale

'It could have been much worse': Authorities identify Brussels train station attacker

Prime Minister Charles Michel said a “terrorist attack has been prevented”.

From TheJournal.ie Suspect shot by soldiers after explosion at Brussels train station Under Control

Suspect shot by soldiers after explosion at Brussels train station

An eyewitness told reporters that the attacker exploded a trolley in the station.

From TheJournal.ie Irish chaplain patrolled 1917 frontlines with a shovel, gave last rites and then buried the dead Father Courage

Irish chaplain patrolled 1917 frontlines with a shovel, gave last rites and then buried the dead

The extraordinary bravery of Fr William Doyle is told in new exhibition at National Museum.

From TheJournal.ie Belgian King vs Burger King: Country's royal family outraged at fast food chain ad Choose Your Side

Belgian King vs Burger King: Country's royal family outraged at fast food chain ad

An online ad asks users to choose between King Philippe or Burger King.

From TheJournal.ie This Belgian man beat 50 people to become one of Europe's last hermits Stan Vanuytrecht

This Belgian man beat 50 people to become one of Europe's last hermits

The 58-year-old will live in a 350-year-old hermitage built into a cliff above a rural town by himself for a few months.

From TheJournal.ie Belgian police arrest man who tried to drive into crowds of shoppers at high speed Antwerp

Belgian police arrest man who tried to drive into crowds of shoppers at high speed

A rifle and bladed weapons were found in a subsequent search of the car.

From TheJournal.ie Part of Brussels sealed off after car filled with gas canisters driven by known radical stopped Belgium

Part of Brussels sealed off after car filled with gas canisters driven by known radical stopped

The driver had been listed as ‘being radicalised’.

From TheJournal.ie A peek into the wardrobe of Brussels' Manneken Pis Dress To Impress

A peek into the wardrobe of Brussels' Manneken Pis

A new museum showcases the outfits, some of which are hundreds of years old.

From TheJournal.ie Two new suspects charged with aiding Paris attack getaway Belgium

Two new suspects charged with aiding Paris attack getaway

They’ve been charged with the falsification of documents according to prosecutors.

From TheJournal.ie Boy in Belgian hospital after being left on freezing balcony for 15 hours as 'punishment' Neglect

Boy in Belgian hospital after being left on freezing balcony for 15 hours as 'punishment'

The six-year-old was dressed in just his pyjamas.

From TheJournal.ie Woman suspended after posing for pornographic images in Belgian government building Interior Ministry

Woman suspended after posing for pornographic images in Belgian government building

She was caught after her colleagues recognised her on a website devoted to people who top up their salaries by performing in pornography in their spare time.

From TheJournal.ie 'Hullabaloo over EU's best trade deal in history makes no sense', says Irish MEP CETA

'Hullabaloo over EU's best trade deal in history makes no sense', says Irish MEP

A French-speaking region of Belgium called Wallonia has voted against the trade agreement CETA – and because of this, the deal will most likely not go ahead.

From TheJournal.ie Masked gang armed with Kalashnikovs rob Belgian jewellery store Chatelineau

Masked gang armed with Kalashnikovs rob Belgian jewellery store

Witnesses said two explosions were heard during the hold-up.

From TheJournal.ie Canadian trade minister says it's up to Europe to save trade agreement Europe's Job

Canadian trade minister says it's up to Europe to save trade agreement

The Canadian trade deal CETA, which was meant to be signed by EU members next Thursday, is in jeopardy after Belgian region refused to agree.

From TheJournal.ie Two Brussels police officers stabbed in "terrorist attack" Schaerbeek

Two Brussels police officers stabbed in "terrorist attack"

The suspect is in police custody.

From TheJournal.ie Belgian police officers questioned after being found with vanload of migrants in France Nieppe

Belgian police officers questioned after being found with vanload of migrants in France

The men said that they didn’t want to leave the migrants on the side of the road.

From TheJournal.ie Terminally ill child becomes first minor to be granted euthanasia in Belgium Mercy Killing

Terminally ill child becomes first minor to be granted euthanasia in Belgium

Belgium is the only country to allow a child of any age to choose to end their own life.

From The42 Henry named assistant coach to new Belgium boss Martinez Unlikely Duo

Henry named assistant coach to new Belgium boss Martinez

The former Arsenal striker will work as part of the Spaniard’s backroom staff in his new role.