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02/09/2014 'Legroom war' rages as planes grow more cramped

To recline or not to recline? Airplane 'legroom wars' are prompting growing rage in international skies, with two recent seat battles...

27/08/2014 Westhoek welcomes record number of tourists

The Westhoek area, in the west of West Flanders, is enjoying record numbers of visitors from Belgium and abroad, coinciding with the first year of...

02/09/2014 Belgium faces 116 hour electricity shortfall

The daily De Tijd has published figures calculated by Elia, the company that runs the Belgian electricity grid.

01/09/2014 What's new from 1 September?

As always the start of a new month brings with it a number of new regulations or changes to existing rules.

27/08/2014 Antwerpen-Centraal is the world's most beautiful station

The news website 'Mashable' has chosen Antwerp's Central Station 'Antwerpen-Centraal' as the world's most attractive...

02/09/2014 Flemish lifeguards score a disappointing result

Two Flemish daily newspapers, Het Laatste Nieuws and De Morgen, reported that, according to research by Leuven University, dozens of lifeguards...

02/09/2014 Brussels: 2,000 extra places in Flemish schools

The Brussels Finance Minister Guy Vanhengel (Flemish Liberal) says an extra 2,000 places will be made available in Dutch-language primary schools...

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Looking for work in Belgium

This handy guide from Expertise in Labour Mobility includes how to write a CV, application procedure, interview dos and don'ts, Belgian management culture.

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

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.

Finding a rental home in Belgium

Finding a rental home in Belgium

Moving to Belgium presents a host of challenges to expats, not least of all finding the right home.

Learning to cope with life abroad

Learning to cope with life abroad

The psychological effects of global mobility can be physically painful.