The city council of Ghent in Belgium has declared every Thursday to be a "veggie day." Starting today, every restaurant in the Belgian city has to offer customers at least one vegetarian dish on Thursdays. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Koen Lefever, the chef at one of Ghent's top restaurants.
One country that didn't qualify for this year's World Cup is Belgium. But just because the Belgians aren't on the field doesn't mean they aren't in the field. Our technology correspondent Clark Boyd sent in this report.
"Blistering Blue Barnacles!" For the Geo-Quiz, we're looking for the hometown of Georges Remi. You might know him by his pen name, Hergé. His depiction of life in the Congo has struck some these days as racist.
Two of the suicide bombers who carried out attacks in Brussels on Tuesday are brothers. Khalid and Brahim el-Bakraoui, both Belgian nationals, had criminal records, according to Belgian officials Wednesday. At least 31 people were killed and 270 injured in the attacks at the city’s main airport and at a subway station in central Brussels. A manhunt is underway for a suspect who was recorded by a security camera alongside Ibrahim el-Bakraoui at the airport. Tuesday's violence was the deadliest terror attack in Europe since the Paris attacks in November.
The push to improve intelligence agencies has generally followed three lines of thought: 1) Better centralize intelligence gathering 2)Increasing the sharing of information and 2) Upgrading the state’s ability to conduct surveillance and wiretapping.
Belgium goes to the polls on Sunday amid fears that could split the country permanently. The World's Clark Boyd is in Brussels, where an online group is trying to cool passions by encouraging rivals to ?adopt' someone from the other side.
Reporter Clark Boyd tells us that businesses in Britain, Holland and Belgium are using synthetic DNA to spray thieves and shoplifters. When the police catch a suspect, all they need is an ultraviolet light and a cotton swab to begin their investigation.