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Prince Amedeo loses place in line of succession

Prince Amedeo loses place in line of succession

31 July 2015 | 0 comments

Prince Amedeo has lost his place in the line of succession to the throne of the Belgians.

Work to rule at Brussels Airport on Monday

Work to rule at Brussels Airport on Monday

31 July 2015 | 0 comments

Security staff at Brussels Airport are planning to work to rule on Monday in protest against a raft of grievances.

Schaarbeek hosts Belgium's first Islamic secondary school

Schaarbeek hosts Belgium's first Islamic secondary school

31 July 2015 | 0 comments

Belgium's first Islamic secondary school is to open in Schaarbeek (Brussels) in September. That's according to a report in the Francophone daily La Libre Belgique.

Brewer AB InBev reports sharp drop in profits

Brewer AB InBev reports sharp drop in profits

30 July 2015 | 0 comments

The world's biggest brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev reported a sharp fall in second quarter profits Thursday due to weak economic conditions in several markets and poor weather hitting demand.The Belgian-Brazilian...

Belgium jails Syria jihad recruiters for up to 20 years

Belgium jails Syria jihad recruiters for up to 20 years

29 July 2015 | 0 comments

A court handed down jail terms of up to 20 years Wednesday after a trial of 32 people charged with running one of Belgium's largest jihadist recruitment networks sending fighters to Syria, reports said.Many...

Belgium's Solvay pays $5.5 bn for US composite materials firm

29 July 2015 | 0 comments

Belgian chemicals giant Solvay said Wednesday it will pay $5.5 billion for US firm Cytec, aiming to be a key player in the fast-moving air and space composite materials market."The proposed acquisition...

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

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"

"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.

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