Griezmann scores twice as France advances to quarterfinals

Jun 27, 2016

Griezmann scores twice as France advances to quarterfinals

France, Germany and Belgium secured places in the quarterfinals of the European Championship on Sunday as three of the pre-tournament favorites lived up to their promise. There was a scare for the host nation after Ireland scored a second minute penalty, but Antoine Griezmann ...

Jun 21, 2016

No explosives found after man detained in Brussels bomb scare

Belgian police detained a man who was believed to be carrying explosives near a central Brussels shopping center early on Tuesday, prompting a meeting of the prime minister and the national crisis response center. A security source later said no bombs were found on ...

Belgium holding six over links to foiled 2015 train attack

Jun 21, 2016

Belgium holding six over links to foiled 2015 train attack

Six people were detained in connection with an attack last year on a Thalys express train to France that was foiled by three Americans, Belgian authorities said Monday. The Federal Prosecutor’s Office said six houses in the greater Brussels area were searched in the ...

Ronaldo misses penalty in Portugal's draw with Austria

Jun 19, 2016

Ronaldo misses penalty in Portugal's draw with Austria

Cristiano Ronaldo missed a late penalty as Portugal stumbled to a 0-0 draw with Austria, while Belgium swept to a 3-0 win over Ireland on a day of contrasts at the European Championship on Saturday. There were mixed fortunes too for Iceland, which looked ...

Belgium charges three men with terrorism offenses over Euro 2016 games

Jun 19, 2016

Belgium charges three men with terrorism offenses over Euro 2016 games

Belgian prosecutors charged three men with terrorism offenses on Saturday following raids amid heightened security in Belgium and France due to the Euro 2016 soccer tournament. Three months after Islamist bombers killed 32 people in Brussels, police searched dozens of houses across the country ...

May 11, 2016

Thirsty patriots?: This 'America' is for you

There’s no trademark on America. Budweiser, now owned by Belgium’s AB Inbev, will rename its beer “America” this summer and alter its labels with images and phrases affiliated with the republic. The red, white and blue campaign is being launched into a very competitive ...

May 2, 2016

Brussels Airport departure hall reopens after deadly attacks

Under extra security, Brussels Airport reopened its departure hall Sunday for the first time since deadly Islamic extremist attacks in March. The airport had already resumed some flights, but passengers had been using a temporary check-in tent because of extensive damage to the departure ...