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February 19, 2013
nationalpost:

‘A gigantic sum’: Masked gunmen posing as police pull off multimillion-dollar diamond heist at Brussels airport
Eight masked gunmen made a hole in a security fence at Brussels’ international airport, drove onto the tarmac and snatched some $50-million worth of diamonds from the hold of a Swiss-bound plane without firing a shot, authorities said Tuesday.The gang used two black cars in their daring raid late Monday, grabbed the cache of stones and sped off into the darkness, said Anja Bijnens, spokeswoman for the Brussels prosecutor’s office.“They tried to pass themselves off as police officers,” Bijnens said. They reportedly wore outfits which resembled dark police clothing and both cars had blue lights on top, she said. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)

Ben Affleck, this has “your next movie” written all over it. It’s a combination of “The Town” and “Argo.”

nationalpost:

‘A gigantic sum’: Masked gunmen posing as police pull off multimillion-dollar diamond heist at Brussels airport

Eight masked gunmen made a hole in a security fence at Brussels’ international airport, drove onto the tarmac and snatched some $50-million worth of diamonds from the hold of a Swiss-bound plane without firing a shot, authorities said Tuesday.

The gang used two black cars in their daring raid late Monday, grabbed the cache of stones and sped off into the darkness, said Anja Bijnens, spokeswoman for the Brussels prosecutor’s office.

“They tried to pass themselves off as police officers,” Bijnens said. They reportedly wore outfits which resembled dark police clothing and both cars had blue lights on top, she said. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)

Ben Affleck, this has “your next movie” written all over it. It’s a combination of “The Town” and “Argo.”

10:15 // 1 year ago
March 3, 2012
I don’t think I have the qualities to be a good European Commission or European Council President.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy • Responding to a reporter’s question about his political future at an EU summit in Brussels, Belgium. The French president’s future came into question because, with elections next month and polls showing him in second, it’s possible this could be his last appearance at an EU summit. Sarkozy also voiced his support for recently re-elected European Council president Herman Van Rompuy, saying “I am sure I would do it less well than him.” source (viafollow)
13:30 // 2 years ago