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Campaigner: Flanders ‘will almost go to war’ over Brussels airport

Flights over Brussels should be more severely restricted in order to protect inhabitants from excess noise levels, says Véronique de Potter from local campaign group Bruxelles Air Libre. But she says the Flemish region, where the airport is situated, "will almost go to war" if flight routes are diverted from the Belgian capital to fly over Flemish territory.
Languages & Culture 10-06-2010

Analyst: Best Belgian politicians work for EU

Belgium could have avoided early elections to be held on Sunday (13 June) if its experienced politicians had stayed in national politics, Jean-Michel de Waele, professor of political science at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.