The local chapter of international environmental organisation Greenpeace took to Brussels’ Rond-point Schuman in the wee hours of Monday morning, completely covering it and surrounding streets in yellow paint.
The SNCB is providing free car-parking and extra trains to encourage drivers to avoid the E411 entry into Brussels, which has been closed at the Herrmann-Debroux viaduct.
Brussels' public transport network will be "heavily disrupted" on Tuesday as a strike by the CGSP trade union affects public services from schools to mail delivery.
Following the discovery of a weakness in its concrete structure, Brussels mobility decided to close part of the viaduct on Saturday morning. The busy access route into the city will remain closed to traffic until Wednesday, awaiting a more detailed study of its safety.
A Brussels start-up has developed an app that allows users to warn each other when parking enforcement officers are in the neighbourhood.
A collection of 3,245 photographs of Belgium’s royal family that dates back to 1934 are being auctioned next week by Henri Godts auctioneers in Brussels. The collection will be sold as a whole and is estimated to be worth between €1,500 and €1,800.