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23/07/2014 MH17 black boxes handed to Dutch investigators: official

Malaysian officials have handed over the black boxes from flight MH17 to Dutch lead investigators of the crash in rebel-held Ukraine, the...

22/07/2014 Centre-right to govern Flanders and likely Belgium too

The leaders of the Flemish nationalists, Christian democrats and liberals have announced that they had reached full agreement to form a new Flemish...

21/07/2014 Di Rupo: "Locating victims' bodies an absolute priority"

Belgium's outgoing prime minister Elio Di Rupo said he condemned 'in the strongest terms this crime' of shooting down the MH17 flight.

21/07/2014 Understanding Belgium's National Day

Belgium gained independence in 1830. But why exactly is 21 July our National Holiday? The reason is not linked to 1830, as many think, but to 1831.

17/07/2014 Steep rise in cyclists hurt on our roads

The number of accidents in which a cyclist was hurt soared by twenty percent during the first four months of the year. In all nearly 1,600...

16/07/2014 BMW says to recall 1.6 million cars worldwide

German top-of-the-range car maker BMW said Wednesday it will recall around 1.6 million cars worldwide due to a potential airbag problem. The recall...

22/07/2014 Belgian king asks centre-right leaders to form government

Belgium's King Philippe on Tuesday appointed two leading centre-right politicians to lead negotiations on forming a national government, a...

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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.

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