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WW1 submarine wreck discovered off the coast of Belgium with 23 bodies inside.

An intact German World War I submarine containing the bodies of 23 people has been found off the coast of Belgium.

- Stuff - NZ

WWI German submarine wreck found off Belgium.

Divers have found a well-preserved wreck of a German submarine sunk during World War I in the North Sea which may have the bodies of its crew still on board, Belgian officials said Tuesday.

- Zee News - IN

'Very unique' First World War U-boat found off Belgium with 23 bodies inside.

Around 18 U-boats were stationed with the Flanders Flotilla in Bruges between 1915 and 1918. Thirteen of them were destroyed

- National Post - CA

The EASA is celebrating its 25th anniversary in Brussels .

For 25 years, the European Advertising Standards Alliance has been successfully promoting better advertising through effective self-regulation.

- EurActive - UK

The Brief: Should climate really end up on EU's back burner?.

You'd be hard-pressed to find someone in Brussels, or in any part of Europe for that matter, who isn't worried about climate change. So why isn't the EU putting all its efforts into fighting this immense threat?

- EurActive - UK

Belgium awaiting UEFA decision on Brussels Euro 2020 matches.

GENEVA - Belgian football officials are waiting to find out whether Brussels will be able to stage matches at the pan-European Euro 2020 tournament.

- SBS.com.au - AU

German WWI submarine discovered off Belgian coast.

Authorities in Flanders called it the "best preserved" find from the era. The bodies of all 23 crew members were found aboard the vessel, in a watery grave on the floor of the North Sea.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Belgium builds Shs64 billion college.

The college will produce instructors for business, technical and vocational education.

- Daily Monitor - UG

German WW1 U-boat found off Belgium.

The UB-II type submarine is said to be in good condition and the crew's bodies may still be on board.

- BBC - UK

German WW1 submarine containing 23 bodies found off Belgian coast.

An intact German First World War submarine containing the bodies of 23 people has been found off the coast of Belgium, authorities said.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

'You don't bully Dodik - you get his friends in Belgrade'.

"If you want Milorad Dodik to do something, you will not get it done by bullying him from Brussels," says a former high representative for Bosnia. Instead, Paddy Ashdown recently told an inquiry organized by the British Parliament's Foreign Policy Committee, "you get it done by getting his friends in Belgrade."

- B92 - SK

Eden Hazard ready for first Chelsea start of the season with controversial Kenedy set to return

Belgian playmaker set to play 90 minutes of the Carabao Cup third-round tie against Nottingham Forest.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

German WWI U-boat found off Belgium with 23 bodies inside

An intact German World War I submarine containing the bodies of 23 people has been found off the coast of Belgium, authorities said Tuesday.

- Stars and Stripes - US

World War I submarine found with bodies inside

Belgian officials report "quite amazing" find: a century-old sunken sub on the floor of the North Sea

- CBS NEWS - US

Twitter reports progress on weeding out users advocating violence

BRUSSELS - Twitter Inc said that its internal controls were allowing it to weed out accounts being used for "promotion of terrorism" earlier rather than responding to government requests to close them down.

- Reuters - US

Wrecked WWI German U-boat found off Belgian coast

A submerged, well-preserved World War One submarine was found off the coast of Belgium on Tuesday.

- UPI - US

London's Landmark 8 Cinema changing hands

Canada's second-largest chain of movie theatres is being bought by a Belgian firm for about $123 million.

- Global News - CA

German WW1 U-boat found off Belgian coast

The UB-II type submarine is said to be in good condition and the crew's bodies may still be on board.

- BBC - UK

German WWI U-boat found off Belgium with 23 bodies inside

An intact German World War I submarine containing the bodies of 23 people has been found off the coast of Belgium, authorities said Tuesday. Western Flanders Governor Carl Decaluwe told The Associated Press that the find on the floor of the North Sea "is very unique." "It's quite amazing that we...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Forget gaining £350m a week, Brexit would cost the UK £300m a week

Figures from the government's own Office for Budget Responsibility reveal the negative economic impact Brexit would have.  Even now, there are some who persist in claiming that Boris Johnson's use of the £350m a week figure was accurate. The UK's gross, as opposed to net EU contribution, is precisely this large, they ...

- New Statesman - UK

France-Belgium Davis Cup final in Lille

France have chosen Lille as the host city for November's Davis Cup final against Belgium and have opted to play the decider on a hardcourt.

- SBS.com.au - AU

France to play Davis Cup final against Belgium in Lille

PARIS - The Davis Cup final between France and Belgium will be played at Lille's Stade Pierre-Mauroy on Nov. 24-26, the French tennis federation announced on Tuesday.

- SBS.com.au - AU

Indian hockey eves beat Belgium's junior men on Europe tour

Antwerp , Sep 19 The Indian women's hockey team ended their Europe Tour on a high as they beat the Belgium junior mens team 4-3 in a pulsating encounter here. Goals from Gurjit Kaur and captain Rani gave visitors their first win of the tour on Monday. A rampant Indian team started the match with some enthralling attacking ...

- Yahoo! News - US

The EASA is celebrating its 25th anniversary in Brussels on October 19th

For 25 years, the European Advertising Standards Alliance has been successfully promoting better advertising through effective self-regulation.

- EurActive - UK

UK fishermen see Brexit bonanza, but there's a catch

What Brexit gives with one hand, it can also take away. European fishermen want Brussels to use its trump card - continued access to the essential EU market - in negotiations on how to divvy up the seas.

- EurActive - UK

Govt officials to escort seized gems

Government officials will escort the seized diamonds to Antwerp, Belgium where they are also expected to witness the auction that will determine the market value of gemstones impounded last week for undervaluation.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Exclusive: Google offers to treat rivals equally via auction - sources

BRUSSELS - Google has offered to display rival comparison shopping sites via an auction, as it aims to stave off further EU antitrust fines, four people familiar with the matter said.

- Reuters - US

Belgian and US Research Reactors to Become International Centres for R&D under IAEA Label

The Belgian Nuclear Research Centre SCK•CEN and the US Department of Energy Idaho and Oak Ridge National Laboratories will make their research reactors, labs and education and training facilities available to scientists from other countries for training and research and development, representatives of the labs announced ...

- International Atomic Energy Agency - INT

Brussels approves RBS plan for boosting competition

- Financial Times - US

How animals vote to make group decisions

Seyms Brugger/ShutterstockToday we opt for ballot boxes but humans have used numerous ways of voting to have their say throughout history. However, we're not the only ones living in a democratic society: a new study has suggested that African wild dogs vote to make group decisions. A new study has found that these dogs ...

- The Conversation - UK

The Brief: Who's playing who, or how basketball mirrors Balkan complexities

Sunday night's thrilling European Basketball Championship finish, dubbed 'The Balkan finals', could probably tell Brussels just as much about the complexities of the Balkans as any commissioned study or research.

- EurActive - UK

Hungary calls for respect of Catalan people's will

"The will of the people is always what matters, that is the position," Hungary's government spokesman, Zoltan Kovacs, told reporters in Brussels on Monday, ahead of Catalonia's independence vote - planned for 1 October - which Spain's government has said is illegal. Kovacs said the question of legality was "an internal ...

- EU Observer - EU

Travelling aboard the Eurostar service from Brussels Midi to London St Pancras International

Andrew Potter boards the 7.56am Eurostar service from Brussels Midi to London St Pancras International. The train: GEC-Alsthom British Rail Class 373. A 16,000 horse power electric-powered beast, which drags 18 carriages along...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

PM poaches top DexEU civil servant ahead of big Brexit speech

A senior civil servant at the heart of Brexit negotiations is moving to a new role at Number 10, amid rumours that he had clashed with David Davis over the direction of talks.  Oliver Robbins is taking up a new role as EU adviser in the Cabinet office. Although he will continue to lead the "official-side UK team" in the ...

- City AM - UK

Brussels losing patience with US over data-sharing agreement

Privacy Shield review hindered by Trump delays in appointing key officials

- Financial Times - US

Lapo Pistelli

Executive Vice President of International Affairs, EniSummaryHaving graduated with honors in 1988 in International Law at the Political Science faculty Cesare Alfieri' at the University of Florence, he started working at a research center, while serving for two mandates in the local administration of Florence. He was member ...

- Chatham House - UK

Penny Naas

Vice-President and District Manager, International Public Affairs and Sustainability, UPSSummaryPenelope Naas has been Vice-President and District Manager for International Public Affairs and Sustainability at the logistics company UPS since 2015. Before joining UPS in 2012, she worked for Citigroup in the Global Government ...

- Chatham House - UK

Exclusive: Google offers to display rival sites via auction - sources

BRUSSELS - Alphabet unit Google has offered to display rival shopping comparison sites via an auction in order to comply with an EU antitrust order to stop favoring its own shopping service, four people familiar with the matter said on Monday.

- Reuters - US

Former US envoy to work in EU lobby-law firm

The former US envoy to the EU, Anthony Gardner, is to work in the London and Brussels offices of New York-based law firm Sidley Austin. "I am eager to continue my involvement in US-EU relations, particularly in trade, competition and regulatory issues, especially relating to the digital economy and data privacy," he said. ...

- EU Observer - EU

Brussels losing patience with US over data sharing agreement

Privacy Shield review hindered by Trump delays in appointing key officials

- Financial Times - US

It's time to switch gears on electric vehicle uptake across Europe

Next week's European Mobility Week in Brussels provides a good opportunity to take stock of what has been achieved to date, and what is still required to enable and accelerate the uptake of electric vehicles in Europe, write Hans De Keulenaer and Diego Garcia Carvajal.

- EurActive - UK

Kubo scores first goal of season

Japan striker Yuya Kubo netted his first goal of the season to help Gent win 2-0 at Oostende in the Belgian first division Sunday.Kubo opened ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Shipping movements

The following ships are expected in Malta: The CMA CGM Titan from Suez to Valencia, the APL California from Koper to Damietta, the Okee Ann Mari from Algiers to Mersin, the Durande from Tanger Med to Odessa , the Northern Guard from Port Said to Casablanca, the Cardiff from Antwerp to Piraeus, the Safmarine Nakuru from ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Brussels losing patience with US over data sharing

Privacy Shield review hindered by Trump delays in appointing key officials

- Financial Times - US

France Defeats Serbia To Reach Davis Cup Tennis Finals

France defeated Serbia to win a place in the Davis Cup tennis tournament finals and will face Belgium, which topped Australia to enter the championship match.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Drag-racing kills teenager, injures his 2 friends

Drag-racing turned tragic for three minors as one of them was killed on the spot, while the other two sustained serious injuries on Saturday night.The deceased is Arfan , while the injured are Srinivas and Anirudh . They are being treated at a private hospital.Arfans father Saleem is a businessman, while Srinivas father ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Tsonga sends France into Davis Cup final

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga clinched a Davis Cup semifinal victory for France against Serbia by defeating Dusan Lajovic 2-6, 6-2, 7-6 , 6-2 yesterday.France took an unassailable 3-1 lead and will face either Belgium or 28-time champion Australia in the final. The Australians led 2-1 in Brussels before yesterday's reverse singles, ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Dybala 'trick powers Juve

JUVENTUS forward Paulo Dybala scored his second league hat-trick of the season to lead the Serie A champion to a 3-1 win at Sassuolo yesterday, as it bounced back from its midweek mauling by Barcelona in the UEFA Champions League. The Argentine celebrated his 100th game for the Turin side in style with one stunning effort ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

The Brothers of Charity are clear: no euthanasia is possible in our hospitals

Brussels, Belgium, Sep 17, 2017 / 06:01 am .- Br. René Stockman says it clearly: the path to euthanasia is not viable for a Catholic hospital. After a board of trustees decision to allow euthanasia in Belgian hospitals sponsored by the Brothers of Charity, the community’s general superior spoke with CNA about ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

Shades of waste

A Belgium-based startup plans to produce the first 3D sunglasses made from recycled plastic. The company, w.r.yuma — pronounced “We are Yuma” and named after one of the sunniest places on Earth, in Arizona — began a month-long online crowd-sourcing campaign on Kickstarter last week. After two years ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

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