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12 July 2022

Residents of Antwerp’s Diepestraat are complaining about the increasing drug crime. The nuisance comes largely from illegal North Africans, according to Antwerp’s mayor and N-VA chairman Bart De Wever. “Our police forces are doing a wonderful job, but we are fighting a losing battle. This is …

5 July 2022

The European Parliament is voting on the Digital Markets Act and the Digital Services Act, which, among other things, will curb the omnipotence of the tech giants. This is a positive step, although one of the proposals threatens to put pressure on freedom of expression. The N-VA voted in favour of …

5 July 2022

Last week, it became known that the federal government had quietly put a bill on the Foreign Affairs Committee’s agenda to make the exchange of prisoners with Iran possible. During the discussion, Minister of Justice Van Quickenborne (Open Vld party) could not guarantee that the convicted terrorist …

2 July 2022

The coronavirus put a stop to it twice, but there were no obstacles on Saturday evening: some 4,000 N-VA sympathisers descended on the Nekkerhal in Mechelen for the N-VA Summer Party. It was a sizzling evening with plenty of food and drink, dance and music. In his speech, chairman Bart De Wever …

30 June 2022

The De Croo government presents itself as strongly pro-European, and this is also reflected in the budgets that go to Europe. “Belgium will pay EUR 7,6 billion to the European Union this year. That means we pay more than we get back,” says MP Sander Loones. “Now it appears that we will be getting …

30 June 2022

Never before has compliance with language legislation by Brussels local authorities been so poor. That is the conclusion of the N-VA from the annual report of the Brussels Vice-Governor, who monitors compliance with language legislation by local authorities. In the meantime, the Brussels government …