Catering owners protest with pie and chips against food…

Those who passed the Groenplaats in Antwerp around 2 pm on Saturday were treated to free fries, pieces of cake and drinks by the catering operators. They wanted to playfully express their displeasure at the increasing itinerant trade on the square. A stall that sells ice creams just in front of the terraces of catering […]

Fans of the Orient Express wait for hours at Essen station…

The Orient Express caused a lot of commotion in the north of Antwerp yesterday. When it was heard on the radio, among other things, that the famous train in Essen would stop for a while, more than a hundred enthusiasts went to the station. In the end, they had to wait until 11:15 PM. Normally […]

WannaWork sentenced to pay half a million euros: another…

The Enterprise Court has ordered WannaWork, a company of Sihame El Kaouakibi, to pay the trustee of Point Urbain more than half a million euros. WannaWork is also threatened with bankruptcy. It seems that with WannaWork (WW) another company of Sihame El Kaouakibi will be in trouble. The Commercial Court in Antwerp ruled on Thursday […]

PFOS measurements in Antwerp: ‘Reassuring, but need for a…

Soil samples were taken at four locations on the Left Bank of Antwerp. One of them exceeds the remediation standard for PFOS. ‘The pollution decreases the further away from the source of the pollution the location is.’ Following the alarming measurement results from the municipality of Zwijndrecht, which showed high concentrations of PFOS at several […]

Uncertain future for discotheques on the Eilandje in Antwerp…

Operating company De Shop Evenementenhal on the Rijnkaai in Antwerp is bankrupt. Due to the corona crisis, the company was without income for more than a year. The Shop Evenementenhal (DSE) is an operating company that has been operating the event hall of the same name on the Rijnkaai in Antwerp since 2019. She also […]

‘Zwanst na nie’: Stefaan Degand and Peter Van Den Begin way …

Stefaan Degand and Peter Van Den Begin can now be admired in a fluorescent suit and a safety helmet. The two actors play the leading role in a series of films that are intended to point out the dangers at the port in Antwerp dockers. Screenwriter Emiel Van Wouwe and director Hans Buyse went to […]

Dramatic shopping Sunday in Antwerp: ‘I hardly saw two customers …

Sunday shopping in Antwerp’s city center was nothing short of dramatic. The Meir and the adjacent shopping streets looked eerily empty. Many large retail chains, such as Primark, even kept their doors completely closed. The self-employed people who did open the door hardly saw any customers. This mainly has to do with shopping by appointment. […]

Suspects of homosexual Belgians murder possibly more victims | NOW

The three suspects who are detained on suspicion of involvement in the death of a gay man in Beveren, Belgium, may have attacked two more gay men. Among the suspects are two underage boys, aged sixteen and seventeen. The victim was trapped via the dating app Grindr last weekend and then mortally beaten. His body […]

Largest hospital ship on its way to Antwerp (in pictures) – Companies

The world’s largest private hospital ship will soon leave China, where it is currently assembled, for the Port of Antwerp, where it will be fitted out and completed. Vessel “Global Mercy” of the humanitarian organization Mercy Ships will ultimately the largest hospital ship in the world. 174 meters long by 28 wide, it has 12 […]