Belgian union rejects Ryanair offer ahead of planned strike

By Daphne Psaledakis BRUSSELS, Sept 19 : The union representing Ryanair cabin crew in Belgium has rejected an offer from the Irish airline ahead of a planned one-day strike across five countries on Sept. 28, the union said on Wednesday. Separately, European pilots threatened new strikes against Ryanair if talks with unions did not progress […]

Belgian union rejects Ryanair offer ahead of planned strike

By Daphne Psaledakis BRUSSELS, Sept 19 : The union representing Ryanair cabin crew in Belgium has rejected an offer from the Irish airline ahead of a planned one-day strike across five countries on Sept. 28, the union said on Wednesday. Separately, European pilots threatened new strikes against Ryanair if talks with unions did not progress […]

F1 engine rules not the priority, says Renault boss

By Alan Baldwin SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium, Aug 25 : – Formula One risks biting off more than it can chew in trying to shake up the sport after 2020, according to Renault F1 managing director Cyril Abiteboul. The Frenchman suggested closing the gulf between top teams and the rest was more of a priority than introducing […]

Motor racing-Hamilton leads F1 back from a busy August break

By Alan Baldwin SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Aug 22 : Lewis Hamilton has reasons to be cheerful as Formula One regroups in Belgium with plenty of developments to digest after an August break punctuated by headline-grabbing moves and announcements. Spa has been good to the Mercedes man in recent years and last season the Briton took a record […]

Belgian, French yields near 2018 lows as safety bid expands

By Abhinav Ramnarayan LONDON, July 13 : Belgian and French borrowing costs are close to their lowest levels this year and the spread over Germany is tightening as investors battle to find safe assets in the face of economic and global trade concerns. Although the prospect of a trade war between the United States and […]

Belgium will be back for tilt at Euro glory in 2020

By Mark Gleeson ST PETERSBURG, July 11 : Bitter defeat for Belgium in the World Cup semi-final is tempered by the fact that influential squad members will likely still be around in two years’ time for the European Championship where they will have another realistic chance at a major title. The country’s ‘golden generation’ had […]