This overview will help you quickly catch up on today’s most important events.
1. The farmers are paralyzing Brussels, actions are also planned in Ghent. What can you expect on Thursday?
The disgruntled farmers are not done protesting yet. Ghent and Brussels in particular may be targeted today. Where can you expect disruption? read more
2. Lighting on electric bicycles is often too powerful: experts call for better standards
Flemish Minister of Mobility Lydia Peeters (Open VLD) is looking at clearer standards for bicycle lighting, now that there are complaints about electric bicycles and speed pedelecs that dazzle other cyclists and pedestrians with their very powerful front lights. read more
3. Chef Nick Bril wants to view camera footage of an accident involving an assistant chef
Star chef Nick Bril was extensively questioned on Wednesday about the accident in January in which he hit his intern Joe Claridge. According to sources from the newspapaer Bril had a blood alcohol content of 1.67 per mille at the time of the tragedy. read more
4. Flu season has already started, peak is still expected
The number of flu infections has been on the rise for a few weeks now. “We have been in a flu epidemic since the end of last year,” says virologist Steven Van Gucht. The number of corona infections has fallen again in recent weeks. read more