Inline skater rides on bridge arch at Sportpaleis: ‘Totally irresponsible’

Striking images from the Theunisbrug in Merksem: a man who is part of a group of ‘aggressive inline skaters’ from Ghent has used the new bridge arch at the Sportpaleis as a disaster to perform a stunt. During a visit to Antwerp, Dennis Van Stappen discovered the Theunis Bridge at the Sportpaleis. “We passed it […]

Home in Deurne slightly damaged in explosion

A house was slightly damaged in an explosion in the Van Dornestraat in Deurne on Thursday night. No one was injured. It is still unclear what exactly exploded. The incident took place just after 2 a.m. in Van Dornestraat, a street near the Sportpaleis. Fire Brigade Zone Antwerp and the Antwerp police quickly arrived on […]

Four tons of cocaine bound for Portugal seized in the Netherlands – World

More than four tons of cocaine hidden in soy bags, allegedly destined for Portugal, were discovered in the port of Rotterdam by Dutch customs, making it the biggest seizure of the year, the Public Ministry of the Netherlands said Sunday. The drug, with an estimated value of 313 million euros, was discovered overnight from Saturday […]

Jumping gear found during house search after violence in Antwerp, …

A Palestinian man has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism. During a search of his home in Roeselare, a homemade explosive device was found. He and his brother had previously beaten up their ‘too western’ sister and brother-in-law in Antwerp. The federal prosecutor confirms Tuesday morning that the two men were arrested. The first brother […]