Mushrooms grow from beer waste in the cellars of Brussels

BRUSSELS (AP) — In Belgium, a country where beer is the culinary king, its brewing also creates magic for mushrooms. In ...
7:42 25 February 2022

UK, France urge citizens out of China; Belgium sees 1st case

LONDON — Britain on Tuesday urged all of its citizens in China to leave the country because of the outbreak of a respiratory illness from a new virus,...
22:34 4 February 2022

Belgian court acquits 3 doctors in landmark euthanasia case

BRUSSELS — Belgium's euthanasia law survived a key test on Friday when a high court acquitted three doctors of charges of manslaughter by poisoning in...
15:02 31 January 2022

Anne Cox Chambers, wealthy newspaper heiress, dies at 100

ATLANTA — Anne Cox Chambers, a newspaper heiress, diplomat and philanthropist who was one of the country's richest women, has died at the age of 100.
12:54 31 January 2022

EU legal opinion: mass data retention at odds with EU law

BRUSSELS — A legal adviser at the European Union’s highest court said Wednesday that the bloc's data protection rules should prevent member states fro...
13:23 15 January 2022

WWII allies, Germany mark 75 yrs since Battle of the Bulge

BASTOGNE, Belgium — Side by side, the Allies and former enemy Germany together marked the 75th anniversary of one of the most important battles in Wor...
14:12 16 December 2021

75 years on, Battle of the Bulge memories bond people

THIMISTER-CLERMONT, Belgium — As a schoolboy three quarters of a century ago, Marcel Schmetz would regularly see open trucks rumble past to a makeshif...
16:12 15 December 2021

Vatican charity knew in 2017 of Africa sex abuse concerns

TOKYO — The Vatican’s Caritas Internationalis charity says it learned in 2017 of pedophilia concerns involving its Central African Republic director, ...
20:44 23 November 2021

Old traditions persevere as new Davis Cup begins in Madrid

MADRID — Costume-wearing fans, boisterous crowds, exciting matches.
21:21 18 November 2021

The Latest: UK police get 24 hours to question truck driver

LONDON — The Latest on the death of 39 people found in a truck container in southeastern England (all times local):
14:16 24 October 2021

The Latest: Truck with 39 dead came to England from Belgium

LONDON — The Latest on the death of 39 people in a truck container in southeastern England (all times local):
15:28 23 October 2021

Paralympian Marieke Vervoort fulfills wish to take own life

Paralympian Marieke Vervoort said when the day arrived, she had signed the euthanasia papers and was prepared to end her life.
9:49 23 October 2021