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article 22 August 2015 World, France
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French train shooting: hero passengers overpower gunman

Three American soldiers and a British businessman are being hailed as heroes after restraining a heavily armed attacker on a train in France.

article 28 June 2015 UK, Belgium
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Belgium bus crash: British school children on coach

A coach driver has been killed and his assistant seriously injured after a vehicle carrying pupils and staff from Brentwood School in Essex crashed in Belgium

article 15 June 2015 World, Belgium
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Women's cycle race apology over 'bikini-clad models'

Organisers of a women's cycling race have apologised after athletes were greeted on the podium by bikini-clad models.

video 11 February 2015 World, Belgium

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The trial of the absent jihadis - video

Brian De Mulder, a "sporty and outgoing" 21-year-old, is among 46 Islamist extremists sentenced in Belgium today. Like many of his co-defendants he was not there - presumed to be in Syria, or dead.

article 17 January 2015 World, Belgium
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Belgium deploys hundreds of anti-terror troops

Belgian defence minister announces the deployment of hundreds of troops to guard potential high-risk locations, including Jewish sites and diplomatic missions.

video 17 January 2015 World, Greece

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Belgians arrested in Greece 'linked to terror plot'

Several Belgian citizens arrested in Greece may be linked to terror plot as hundreds of troops are deployed to protect high-risk sites across Belgium.

video 16 January 2015 World, Belgium

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Is socio-economic deprivation the root of radicalisation?

Belgian youth worker, Bleri Lleshi, tells Channel 4 News that many young radicals come from low socio-economic backgrounds. Professor Peter Neumann says that extremists do not feel socially accepted.

article 16 January 2015 Belgium
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Families seek answers after Belgium terror raid

As a Belgian prosecutor charges five people, there are reports that the families of two men linked to the raid have been unable to reach their children amid fears they were killed.

article 16 January 2015 World, France
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Five charged over Belgium 'terror plot to kill police'

Five people have been charged after major counter-terrorism raids in Belgium that started on Thursday evening and left two suspects dead.