A suspect lies on the platform of a tramway station in an image taken from amateur video after he was shot and wounded by police in the Brussels borough of Schaerbeek. Photograph: Sudpresse via Reuters

They came one by one to collect the possessions that were abandoned and lost during the chaos of Tuesday morning. Up to 6,000 suitcases, most of whi(...)

Prime minister Charles Michel in Belgium’s parliament announcing security measures after the recent deadly Paris attacks. Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters

in Brussels Belgian prime minister Charles Michel defended his country’s intelligence services and vowed to introduce a string of new security measu(...)

A screen showing the votes of the Belgian Chamber (parliament) members on the euthanasia law for terminally-ill children, in Brussels. Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA

Belgium today voted to extend the country’s euthanasia laws to terminally-ill children, becoming the first country in the world to remove an ag(...)