Lack of space for special education is increasing: 1,000 children on waiting list in Antwerp

Lack of space for special education is increasing: 1,000 children on waiting list in Antwerp

Education In secondary education, around 300 children also end up on a waiting list for special education in Antwerp. The lack of space increases to 1,000 children. The situation in the B stream is equally serious. After the report that there is no room for 700 children in special primary education in Antwerp, it becomes … Read more

Breakthrough in cold case from 1999: man arrested for murder of seventeen-year-old woman in Antwerp

Breakthrough in cold case from 1999: man arrested for murder of seventeen-year-old woman in Antwerp

Justice In a murder investigation from 1999, the council chamber in Antwerp confirmed the arrest of a 51-year-old man on Monday. He is suspected of the murder of a seventeen-year-old Romanian in Antwerp. On the night of May 16, 1999, the body of a seventeen-year-old Romanian woman was found in Dries Street in Antwerp. She … Read more

Up to 88 liters of water per square meter in Limburg, Antwerp home uninhabitable after lightning strike

Up to 88 liters of water per square meter in Limburg, Antwerp home uninhabitable after lightning strike

Storm Thursday evening’s thunderstorm flooded streets and caused damage, especially in Limburg and Antwerp. A record amount of rain fell in Lanaken and in Meerle (Hoogstraten) a house was declared uninhabitable after a lightning strike. In Lanaken, Limburg, no less than 88 liters of water per square meter fell in one hour, between 7 p.m. … Read more

Fire bomb thrown against front door in the center of Antwerp

Fire bomb thrown against front door in the center of Antwerp

At around 7:30 this morning, the emergency services received a report of an explosion in Antwerp’s Gounodstraat, in the city center. “The initial findings show that a fire bomb was thrown at the front door of a house,” said Kim Bastiaens, spokesperson for the Antwerp police. “There is damage to the front door of an … Read more

100 kg of cocaine found in Antwerp apartment near Boekenbergpark, 16-year-old arrested

100 kg of cocaine found in Antwerp apartment near Boekenbergpark, 16-year-old arrested

Antwerp The Antwerp police have found one hundred kilograms of cocaine in an apartment near the Boekenbergpark in Deurne-Zuid. A 16-year-old who was guarding the cocaine has been arrested. The East neighborhood team of the Antwerp police zone conducted anonymous surveillance near the Boekenberg Park on Saturday evening because there was regular nuisance due to … Read more

Entering the LEZ with your German Tesla, but still a fine? Antwerp is considering solving this with AI

Entering the LEZ with your German Tesla, but still a fine?  Antwerp is considering solving this with AI

low emission zone The city of Antwerp is getting a boost from foreign drivers with an electric car. Many of them receive a fine if they enter the low-emission zone (LEZ), even if their vehicle does not emit any harmful substances. The city is looking to AI to solve that problem, recognizing vehicles instead of … Read more

Antwerp city poets hold benefit auction: “Good start, but not enough for two more years of city poetry”

Antwerp city poets hold benefit auction: “Good start, but not enough for two more years of city poetry”

reportage city ​​poets The benefit auction took place at the Bernaerts auction house. — © Sebastian Steveniers A benefiet­auction with special objects from twenty years of Antwerp’s city poetry raised 6,860 euros. “For full-fledged urban poetry, resources of a different order of magnitude are needed.” To financially support the city poetship, the Antwerp city poets, … Read more

Union convincingly puts Antwerp aside and gets involved in the title battle again

Union convincingly puts Antwerp aside and gets involved in the title battle again

champions’ play-offs Winning, Union can still do it. With their first win in the play-offs, 0-3 on the Antwerp field thanks to the Amoura-Puertas duo, the people of Brussels are once again fully participating in the title battle. “I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times I’ve … Read more