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Belgian manufactures blue beer in Quebec

Belgian manufactures blue beer in Quebec

28 July 2015 | 0 comments

Belgh Brasse, a small brewer based in the town of Amos in Quebec, Canada, has created and commercialised a new type of blue beer.

"This was my worst possible nightmare!"

"This was my worst possible nightmare!"

28 July 2015 | 0 comments

The Flemish singer Helena Fontyn had her worst possible nightmare last weekend.

App to avoid unpleasant surprises at Belgian customs

App to avoid unpleasant surprises at Belgian customs

28 July 2015 | 0 comments

Belgian customs are launching a digital application aimed at travellers. Many tourists coming from abroad don't know which products they can take into the country.

3 exchange rate moving developments to watch out for this week – UK GDP, Eurozone CPI and FOMC rate decision

3 exchange rate moving developments to watch out for this week – UK GDP, Eu...

27 July 2015 | 0 comments

In yet another week of fairly notable currency market movement, the pound has experienced both highs and lows. [Contributed by TorFX]

Eight additional EU countries open labour market for Croatians

Eight additional EU countries open labour market for Croatians

27 July 2015 | 0 comments

From 1 July 2015 until 30 June 2018, eight EU countries will lift their work restrictions for Croatians. [Contributed by Pro-Link GLOBAL]

Two ex-Guantanamo inmates charged with 'terrorism' in Belgium

24 July 2015 | 0 comments

Two former inmates at the US prison in Guantanamo Bay have been arrested in Belgium on charges of belonging to a group suspected of recruiting jihadists for Syria, prosecutors said Friday.The pair were...

"Tax shift is tax hike for most people"

24 July 2015 | 0 comments

The federal opposition parties SP.A (Flemish socialists) and Groen (Flemish greens) are not impressed by the deal the government has worked out. SP.A leader John Crombez claims the tax shift will in fact become a tax hike for most people. Groen MP Kristof Calvo is talking about "a missed opportunity"....

Tax shift deal reached: how will this impact on you?

Tax shift deal reached: how will this impact on you?

24 July 2015 | 0 comments

The Belgian government has reached a deal on a budget review for this year, next year's budget and also a tax shift.

Migrants fanning out to Belgium as Calais checks bite

Migrants fanning out to Belgium as Calais checks bite

23 July 2015 | 0 comments

An increasing number of refugees are being seen in and around the town of Veurne and along coastal roads near the border with France.

New Zealander who doesn't speak French wins Francophone Scrabble world championship

New Zealander who doesn't speak French wins Francophone Scrabble world cham...

23 July 2015 | 0 comments

New Zealand's Nigel Richards is the new Scrabble world champion in the French language.

"Don't pay this invoice!"

"Don't pay this invoice!"

23 July 2015 | 0 comments

The Flemish ombudsman Bart Weekers has taken the unprecedented step of warning the general public against fake invoices bearing the old logo of Belgium's Flemish authorities.

Rail drivers abandon Saturday strikes

Rail drivers abandon Saturday strikes

22 July 2015 | 0 comments

Rail drivers’ union ASTB has ditched its plan to strike each and every Saturday until the end of August. The decision comes after a first strike failed to make much impact.

Health inspectors need restyling to catch youngsters

Health inspectors need restyling to catch youngsters

22 July 2015 | 0 comments

Inspectors sent by the federal Health Department to check whether alcohol and tobacco rules are being respected at youth clubs, don't succeed in doing their job properly.

German police finger Algerian pickpocket at Ghent Festival

German police finger Algerian pickpocket at Ghent Festival

22 July 2015 | 0 comments

A 36-year-old Algerian pickpocket has been detained at the Ghent Festival after he was recognised by German police officers in Ghent as part of a Europol exchange project.

Violence as Burundi votes with president seeking re-election

Violence as Burundi votes with president seeking re-election

21 July 2015 | 0 comments

Burundians voted Tuesday amid gunfire and grenade blasts, with President Pierre Nkurunziza widely expected to win a third term despite international condemnation and thousands of people fleeing feared...

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