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19/09/2014 Brussels among Euro 2020 host cities

The European football’s governing body UEFA has announced the 13 cities that will co-host the 2020 European Football Championships. Brussels is...

17/09/2014 Flemish nationalists tread cautiously on Scottish vote

Scotland's independence vote inspires Flemish nationalists with hope but, with negotiations underway on forming a new Belgian government, they...

19/09/2014 Brussels chocolate museum opens to sweeten senses

The 'country of chocolate' has a new treat for visitors: a museum dedicated to the confectionary featuring a Willy Wonka-style factory...

19/09/2014 Belgian claiming to be king's daughter passes DNA test hurdle

A Belgian sculptor got a boost Friday in efforts to prove she is the natural daughter of former king Albert II, after a paternity test ruled out...

22/09/2014 New Belgian rail timetables this December

Starting from Monday, travellers making frequent use of the Belgian railway company (NMBS), can consult the new timetables that come into effect...

22/09/2014 'Fat tax' could help balance the budget

According to a Ghent University study, a tax on fatty snacks, sweets and sugary soft drinks could save the Belgian exchequer EUR 2.2 million over a...

22/09/2014 EU boosts security after jihadist threat report

The European Union boosted security at its Brussels headquarters on Monday even as authorities downplayed reports that jihadists arrested after...

 
 
 
 
 
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Practical, easy-to-use, free and... in English

Belgium’s first alternative directory assistance services - available through the shortcode 14-14 - can now be accessed on the internet.

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