De Morgen lists a few examples, like a school in Antwerp where only the mothers are allowed to cut fruit during lunch breaks and a school in Ghent where only mothers are allowed to assist during gym classes.
Europe destroys Syria’s future by facilitating a Brain Drain. Europeans rebuilt Europe, Syrians should rebuild Syria
The people of Syria have a huge task ahead, and they may need our help in achieving it. However, it is a task that has been completed before, and can be completed again. The worst thing for Europe to do is take away the young and energetic, the bright and vibrant, the intellectuals and determined; for it is those people that Syria requires in this hour of need.
Work ethic, loyalty and devotion to family. Makes us proud to be Irish, even though we’re not Irish. What an icon.
Germany: Ghanian migrant raped girl while threatening her with a saw, next to partner who couldn’t risk intervening
Subsequently, he pulled the 23-year-old woman from the tent and dragged her a couple of meters, before proceeding to rape her. He kept threatening her with the saw in such a way, that her boyfriend couldn’t risk coming to her aid.
Dutch artist’s Dog Shagging Robot definitely “spiritual art and not obscene”, says Paris’ Centre Pompidou director
The Director of the Pompidou Centre, where the masterpiece now takes sanctuary like a relic fleeing the reformation, described it as a “funny” work of art that is “an obvious nod to the relationship of abstraction and figurative painting that co-exist in Dutch art in the 20th century. Spiritual yes, obscene no.”
This morning, Catalonian president Carles Puigdemont again threatened to formally declare independence if Madrid did not heed his ― rather diffuse ― demands for “dialogue and the cessation of repression”. Madrid now seems to have called his bluff by acting the way they said they would act from the start.
Noel Gallagher: “Govt can’t protect people due to hippy idealism about religion”. Implicitly, MI5 kind of agrees
“Twenty attacks had been foiled in the last four years, including seven in the last seven months, he said – all related to what he called Islamist extremism.”
Dutch student (21) paralysed for life. “Lightly tanned youths speaking street-language” shot him “for no reason”
The three men surrounded him, he was attacked and suddenly he heard a bang. That turned out to be a gunshot. The student was hit, managed to run away, but was shot at a couple more times while attempting to flee. Medical examination has shown that one of the bullets has paralysed him from the waist down for the rest of his life.
Cool. ESA’s Sentinel-3A satellite maps Ireland-bound Hurricane Ophelia’s speed, temperature, water and ice content
One of the forces of nature capable of being tracked, satellites provide up-to-date information on a storm’s extent, wind speed and path, as well as key features such as cloud thickness, temperature, and water and ice content. This allows precautionary measures to be taken.