The government in Belgium has announced three days of national mourning following the attacks against the airport and underground in Brussels that killed at least 34 people (source AFP).
Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the two bomb attacks in Brussels on Tuesday, a news agency affiliated with the group said - source Reuters.
In a joint statement, EU leaders have said the Brussels attacks strengthen the resolve to defend European values. The 28 denounce "an attack against our open and democratic society". AFP
In statement ISIL has confirmed responsibility for the day’s attacks in Brussels and warned of "black days" in return for aggression against it.
The governor of the Flemish Brabant province Lodewijk De Witte has confirmed that a third bomb was discovered unexploded at the airport. Earlier Flemish TV had reported that the police had found an explosive belt intact.
Dutch police say they have fired warning shots during an incident at Amsterdam's central railway station.
Dutch police say they fired warning shots during the arrest of three suspects at the Amsterdam central station. One of the suspects was seen running before being overcome by officers. They gave no further details.