BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission is investigating tax schemes that Belgium has set up with 39 multinational companies.
The commission said Monday the investigations aim to assess...
Former Anderlecht executive charged in money-laundering case
BRUSSELS (AP) — Former Anderlecht executive Herman Van Holsbeeck was handed preliminary charges of money-laundering, forgery and criminal conspiracy on Friday for his alleged role in a corruption...
Former Anderlecht executive arrested in fraud case
BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian police have arrested former Anderlecht executive Herman Van Holsbeeck as part of a money laundering and corruption investigation in soccer.
Player’s agent arrested in money laundering soccer probe
BRUSSELS (AP) — Police have arrested two people, including a player's agent, as part of an international money laundering and corruption investigation in soccer.
Germany, Netherlands win as Croatia drops points
Germany flirted with defeat for a second straight European Championship qualifier before Marcel Halstenberg's first international goal lifted the team to a 2-0 win over Northern Ireland on...
Correa in induced coma after Hubert fatal crash
MONZA, Italy (AP) — Juan Manuel Correa, the American driver injured in a Formula Two crash which claimed the life of Anthoine Hubert at the Belgian GP last weekend, has been placed in an induced...
Whirlwind comeback gives Netherlands 4-2 win over Germany
The Netherlands scored four goals in just 32 minutes for a memorable 4-2 comeback win over Germany in European Championship qualifying Friday.
Italy hit by injuries as Germans and Dutch renew rivalry
If Germany's players are tired of facing the Netherlands, they're not showing it.
Two of European soccer's biggest rivals will meet for the fourth time in 11 months on Friday in European...
Hazard brothers both out of Belgium’s European qualifiers
BRUSSELS (AP) — Real Madrid's Eden Hazard and his brother Thorgan have both withdrawn from Belgium's squad for upcoming European Championship qualifiers because of injuries.
8 countries stay in FIFA race to host 2023 Women’s World Cup
ZURICH (AP) — Eight countries have stayed in the bidding contest to host the 2023 Women's World Cup, with Belgium and Bolivia dropping out.
Leclerc emerging as Ferrari No. 1 driver as Vettel struggles
SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — While four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel continues to struggle, his young teammate Charles Leclerc is emerging as Ferrari's No. 1 driver.
Minute’s silence twice held in memory of F2 driver Hubert
SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — On a solemn weekend for motorsport, drivers twice observed a minute's silence on Sunday in memory of French driver Anthoine Hubert, who died Saturday after a...
Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc wins Formula One’s Belgian Grand Prix
SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc wins Formula One's Belgian Grand Prix.
Motorsport in mourning after F2 driver Anthoine Hubert dies
SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — An idyllic day for motor racing, under clear blue skies and late-summer sunshine on a picturesque track in Belgium, ended with the death of a 22-year-old French...
Leclerc hopes to convert 3rd pole position into 1st GP win
SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — Charles Leclerc hopes to make it third time lucky from pole position and finally give Ferrari its first win of a difficult Formula One season in the Belgian Grand...
Ferrari’s hopes of 1st season win boosted by strong practice
SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — Seeking its first win of an increasingly frustrating Formula One season, Ferrari got a welcome boost Friday with Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc posting the...
Bottas birthday celebrations even sweeter with new contract
SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — Valtteri Bottas' 30th birthday celebrations were made even better by Mercedes giving him a new contract for next year.
Verstappen doubtful he can catch Hamilton in F1 title race
SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — Even the devoted legions of orange-clad fans forming a wall of noise may not be enough to convince Max Verstappen he can catch Lewis Hamilton and win the Formula...
French driver Esteban Ocon to drive for Renault next season
SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — French driver Esteban Ocon will return to Formula One next season with the Renault team.
Renault said Thursday that the 22-year-old Ocon has been given a...
Vietnam and Netherlands races put on 2020 F1 schedule
SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — Next season's Formula One season will feature 22 races, with the Vietnam Grand Prix making its first appearance and the Netherlands GP returning after a long...
Belgium interested in hosting 2023 Women’s World Cup
ZURICH (AP) — Belgium has become the 10th country — and first from Europe — to express an interest in bidding for the 2023 Women's World Cup.
Belgium seeks extradition of arms trafficker from Portugal
BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian authorities are seeking the extradition of a convicted arms trafficker who was arrested in Portugal this week after a year-long run from justice.
Elia Viviani wins European championships road race
ALKMAAR, Netherlands (AP) — Elia Viviani of Italy capped an already successful summer with victory in the road race at the European championships on Sunday.
Belgian park trumpets arrival of twin baby pandas
BRUGELETTE, Belgium (AP) — A Belgian wildlife park is proudly announcing the birth of twin baby giant pandas.
Pairi Daiza said in a tweet Friday that Hao Hao, a panda loaned to the park by...
6 Western countries urge Russia to withdraw from Georgia
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States and five European countries on Thursday marked the 11th anniversary of the conflict between Russia and Georgia with an appeal to Moscow to implement...
Belgium forward Lukaku joins Inter Milan from Man United
MILAN (AP) — Inter Milan completed the signing of Belgium forward Romelu Lukaku from Manchester United on Thursday.
Lukaku put pen to paper on a five-year deal with Inter, joining his...
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Serena Williams advances in Rogers Cup
TORONTO (AP) — Serena Williams won her first match since losing the Wimbledon final, beating Elise Mertens of Belgium 6-3, 6-3 on Wednesday night in the second round of the Rogers Cup.
Materialise: 2Q Earnings Snapshot
LEVUEN, Belgium (AP) _ Materialise NV (MTLS) on Tuesday reported a second-quarter loss of $338,000, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
Belgian woman survives heat wave ordeal trapped in a car
BRUSSELS (AP) — A Belgian woman who spent six days trapped in her overturned car without food during one of the country's hottest periods on record says thoughts of her children helped her to...
BERLIN (AP) — German customs authorities say they have seized 4.5 tons (nearly 5 U.S. tons) of cocaine in a container shipped from Uruguay, a haul with an estimated street value of nearly 1...
Sheriff: DNA may show if exhumed body is Belgium woman
SALINA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities in Kansas say a body exhumed this week could be that of a woman missing from Belgium.
Saline County Sheriff Roger Soldan said Tuesday DNA will determine the...
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say they have extradited a Bosnian man to Belgium, where he was sought in connection with the November 2015 terror attacks in Paris.
PARIS (AP) — Even ice cream, Italian gelato or Popsicles couldn't help this time.
Temperature records that had stood for decades or even just hours fell minute by minute Thursday afternoon...
Anheuser-Busch Inbev: 2Q Earnings Snapshot
LEUVEN, Belgium (AP) _ Anheuser Busch Inbev SA (BUD) on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $2.48 billion.
The Leuven, Belgium-based company said it had profit of $1.25 per...
BERLIN (AP) — Europeans cooled off in public fountains Wednesday as a new heat wave spread across parts of the continent and was already breaking records.
BRUSSELS (AP) — AB Inbev, the world's biggest brewer with brands like Budweiser and Corona, said Friday it is selling its unit in Australia to reduce debt after it decided against listing shares...
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has removed Mechelen from the Europa League group stage after reviewing its investigation of alleged match-fixing in Belgium last year.
Facebook may be close to putting a Federal Trade Commission investigation behind it. But it faces a variety of other probes in Europe and the U.S., some of which could present it with even bigger...
CHAMPAGNEY, France (AP) — Two Tour de France rookies stole the show on the first mountain stage, with Dylan Teuns of Belgium winning Stage 6 and Giulio Ciccone of Italy taking the overall race...
LONDON (AP) — Belgium midfielder Youri Tielemans moved to Leicester on a permanent deal following a successful loan spell last season, while West Ham announced the sale of Marko Arnautovic to...
PRAGUE (AP) — Slovakia midfielder Patrik Hrosovsky is moving to Belgium champion Genk from Czech club Viktoria Plzen.
BRUSSELS (AP) — On meeting someone who makes bars of chocolate for a living, the question that immediately springs to mind is: "After a while, do you get sick of eating the stuff?"
BRUSSELS (AP) — Apart from the celebrations of Eddy Merckx's first victory at the Tour de France half a century ago, nothing went according to plans on the race opening day.
BRUSSELS (AP) — For die-hard fans in cycling-mad Belgium, only one thing beats watching the Tour de France: Watching cycling's greatest race while also munching on fries slathered in...
LYON, France (AP) — Netherlands midfielder Jackie Groenen's route to the World Cup final has been unusual by any standards, one which saw her starring at judo before attempting to represent a...
PARIS (AP) — Egan Bernal is just 22 years old. Two years younger than Eddy Merckx was when the Belgian great won his first Tour de France half a century ago.
BRUSSELS (AP) — A music festival in Belgium featuring major stars like rapper Cardi B came to a chaotic end before it had even started.
Security concerns were ostensibly the reason behind...