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Ahold sees Q2 net profit up 7.2 pc

25 August 2016 | 0 comments

Dutch retailer Ahold on Thursday posted a 7.2 percent rise in second quarter net profits to 209 million euros as it unveiled its first returns since its July merger with Belgian group Delhaize.Sales were...

Flemish chefs want more than 3 euros for the aged

25 August 2016 | 0 comments

Flemish chefs are complaining about the fact that they have to cope with an average budget of only 3 euros per day per person to prepare 3 meals in old people's homes.

Telework on the up, but jams not getting shorter

25 August 2016 | 0 comments

Telecommuting is on the up.

Emotional return for Olympic athletes

24 August 2016 | 0 comments

A large part of the Belgian delegation returned from the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro yesterday.

'Air Belgium' to become a challenger for Brussels Airlines?

24 August 2016 | 0 comments

A number of Belgian entrepreneurs are working on plans to create a new airline.

Belgian post wants to engage refugees

24 August 2016 | 0 comments

Bpost, the Belgian post company, is working on a plan to hire officially recognised refugees, De Standaard reports.

"Absolutely Fabulous" premieres in Ostend

23 August 2016 | 0 comments

"Absolutely Fabulous: the Movie" is one of 60 movies that will premiere at the Ostend film festival in September.

Youngster who called for "Murder of Christians" detained

23 August 2016 | 0 comments

Liège public prosecutors have confirmed that the 17-year-old who was seen on a video on social media calling for the killing of Christians has been placed in a closed young offenders' centre for a period of three months.

Three stabbed in Ukkel

23 August 2016 | 0 comments

Three people have been stabbed on a bus and a fastfood outlet in the Brussels borough of Ukkel.

Laken shooting leaves one man heavily injured

22 August 2016 | 1 comment

The Brussels municipality of Laken was the scene of a shooting incident last night. One man suffered life-threatening injuries when he was shot at in his car.

6,000 grassed for fraud

22 August 2016 | 0 comments

A line set up by Belgium's federal government that allows you to denounce instances of social fraud has received over 6,000 calls.

Toots Thielemans dies in his sleep at 94

22 August 2016 | 0 comments

The celebrated Belgian jazz musician and composer Toots Thielemans has died at the age of 94.

Belgian jazz legend 'Toots' Thielemans dies at 94

22 August 2016 | 0 comments

Belgian legend "Toots" Thielemans has died after a 70-year career as the world's most famous harmonica player during which he made music with some of the biggest names in jazz.Jean-Baptiste Frederic Isidore...

Press release: New Principal appointed at BSB

22 August 2016 | 0 comments

Melanie Warnes has been appointed principal at the British School of Brussels (BSB).

Belgian jailed for 5 years for killing son in Singapore

22 August 2016 | 0 comments

A Belgian expatriate was sentenced to five years' jail in Singapore on Monday for killing his five-year-old son last year while suffering from severe depression during a child custody battle.Philippe...

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