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Stories with place: Brussels
  • IS revamps recruitment, with savvy, professional broadcasts 
    Updated: Jun-01-15 9:13 am

    PARIS - After a selection of tunes, the presenter with an American accent offers "a glimpse at our main headlines." IS militants have just seized three Iraqi cities. A bomb blows up a factory, killing everyone inside. Militants destroy four enemy Hummers and an armored vehicle.

  • Football world marks 30 years of Heysel with solemn service story has photos
    Updated: May-29-15 8:44 am

    BRUSSELS - Survivors, relatives of victims and football authorities on Friday marked the 30th anniversary of the Heysel stadium tragedy where 39 people died during fan violence at the 1985 European Cup final between Liverpool and Juventus in Brussels.

  • Rocky road: Britain's troubled ties to European Union 
    Updated: May-29-15 5:47 am

    LONDON - The British people will get another chance to decide on their European future by the end of 2017 - marking one more milestone in a long-troubled relationship.

  • Sharp-tongued Democratic Rep. Winkler to resign, move abroad 
    Updated: May-21-15 1:24 pm

    ST. PAUL, Minnesota - A Minnesota Democratic legislator who fought to raise the minimum wage and is known for speeches that mocked Republican rivals as well as politicians in his own party said Thursday he will give up his seat in the state House as his family moves abroad.

  • AP Interview: US secrecy in trade, terror riles EU watchdog story has photos
    Updated: May-20-15 7:28 pm

    BRUSSELS - The U.S. government's restrictions on access to documents and its insistence on secrecy are undermining trust in trans-Atlantic trade talks and anti-terror data exchanges, the European Union's transparency watchdog said Wednesday.

  • Bolt to run at season-ending meeting in Brussels 
    Updated: May-14-15 5:42 am

    BRUSSELS - Usain Bolt will run at the season-ending Memorial Van Damme Diamond League meeting on Sept. 11.

  • Uber drivers beware! Car at risk in Brussels after ruling 
    Updated: May-04-15 12:26 pm

    BRUSSELS - A driver for the Uber mobile app taxi service had his car confiscated Monday after a Brussels court said the ride-sharing service does not respect taxi regulations in the Belgian capital.