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29/08/2014 The Guardian: Ghent’s newspaper hostel

The British newspaper The Guardian has devoted an article to a rather special new hostel that has just opened in the fair city of Ghent.

29/08/2014 Brussels Airlines only European airline flying to Ebola countries

Brussels Airlines has confirmed it plans to continue to fly to Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea, countries that are battling against the Ebola...

29/08/2014 Spectre of deflation edges closer

The Belgian inflation figure hovered just above zero in August.

28/08/2014 Belgian uses spray plane to complete Ice Bucket Challenge

A 51-year-old Belgian is in hospital in Catalonia after an ice bucket challenge went terribly wrong.

28/08/2014 Some 7 million motorised vehicles on our roads

The number of motorised vehicles on Belgian roads has surged above the seven million mark for a first time.

28/08/2014 Continuous rainfall creates problems

The continuous rainfall in Belgium is starting to cause problems.

28/08/2014 Ebola response 'dangerously inadequate,' says MSF official

The international response to West Africa's Ebola outbreak is "dangerously inadequate," said the emergency coordinator for Doctors Without...

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