Daily Archives: 27 July 2013

Your bank accounts will be just a little less private

The Treasury was already able to investigate within the banks. There was, however, no file compiling Belgians’ accounts. This gap is now closed: This “contact point” will be up and running as of May 2014.

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Godinne rail accident: investigation findings made public

Coinciding with the terrible accident in Spain, the report on the crash that took place in Godinne on May 11, 2012 has just been published by the Organization for the investigation of rail accidents and incidents, the Belgian body responsible … Continue reading

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Codeine without a prescription?

“Will I finally be able to buy these codeine cough syrups without asking for a prescription?” Charles, a pharmacist in Liège is complaining: “For two days now, patients have been asking me for products they are used to purchasing but … Continue reading

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Record number of porpoises washed up on Belgian shore

“There are more and more porpoises swimming in Belgian waters,” explains Sigried Maebe, biologist and communications manager at the MUMM, Management Unit of the North Sea Mathematical Models. “We don’t yet know the exact reasons behind this phenomenon. We think … Continue reading

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