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“Nuit Blanche” goes Europe

30 September 2016 | 0 comments

This coming Saturday Brussels annual “Nuit Blanche” arts’ festival will take place in the city’s European District for the first time.

OHL Football Chairman named in Daily Telegraph investigation

30 September 2016 | 0 comments

The British newspaper ‘The Daily Telegraph’s’ on-going series of revelations that have rocked the world of English football have now claimed their first Belgian scalp.

“Oosterweel link must be included in Flemish budget”

30 September 2016 | 0 comments

The European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, the Fleming Marianne Thyssen (Christian democrat) has said that Europe will not allow the Flemish Government to not include the cost of the Oosterweel road link in Antwerp in the budget it present for scrutiny by the European Union....

Belgium moves up competitiveness ranking

29 September 2016 | 0 comments

For the first time in five years Belgium has succeeded in improving its ranking in the World Economic Forum’s annual country competitiveness list.

57 people in Molenbeek are “a danger to the state”

29 September 2016 | 0 comments

According to the initial findings of the so-called “Canal Plan” 57 people living in the Brussels municipality of Sint-Jans-Molenbeek (population 95,000) can be considered to be a “danger to the state”.

Brussels to get Pompidou Centre art museum

29 September 2016 | 0 comments

The European "capital" of Brussels is going to get its own version of the Pompidou Centre, the contemporary art gallery in Paris that has become one of world's biggest cultural attractions.The new Pompidou...

Tens of thousands protest in Brussels

29 September 2016 | 0 comments

For the fourth time in less than two years trades unionists and others have taken to the streets in Brussels.

'Blood diamond' suspect dies in Belgian prison

29 September 2016 | 0 comments

A US-Belgian businessman accused of enslavement and diamond trafficking during Sierra Leone's civil war has died in a Brussels prison, officials said on Thursday.Michel Desaedeleer, 65, "died on Tuesday...

Lufthansa to buy remaining 55% of Brussels Airlines

28 September 2016 | 0 comments

German carrier Lufthansa on Wednesday said it would buy the 55 percent of Brussels Airlines it does not already own, completing a long-mooted takeover and stepping up its battle against low-cost rivals.Shareholders...

Five arrested in Europe on suspicion of forming IS cell

28 September 2016 | 0 comments

Police have arrested five suspected members of an Islamic State cell in Spain, Belgium and Germany that spread propaganda for the group online, the Spanish interior ministry said Wednesday.The suspects,...

World's top five mergers

28 September 2016 | 0 comments

Shareholders of brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev on Wednesday approved the takeover of rival SABMiller, a blend that would create the biggest beer company in the world.The deal is worth $103 billion,...

Lufthansa to buy remaining 55% of Brussels Airlines

28 September 2016 | 0 comments

German carrier Lufthansa on Wednesday said it would buy the 55 percent of Brussels Airlines it does not already own, completing a long-mooted takeover and stepping up its battle against low-cost rivals.Shareholders...

AB InBev shareholders approve SABMiller megamerger

28 September 2016 | 0 comments

Shareholders of brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev on Wednesday approved the blockbuster takeover of rival SABMiller, clearing a hurdle towards creating the biggest beer company in the world. AB InBev,...

UK brewer SABMiller says shareholders back AB InBev takeover

28 September 2016 | 0 comments

British brewer SABMiller's shareholders on Wednesday approved a mega-takeover by rival Anheuser-Busch InBev, clearing the way for the creation of the world's biggest beer company.The news came hours after...

AB InBev cheers SABMiller takeover in 'Megabrew' deal

28 September 2016 | 0 comments

Belgian-Brazilian brewer AB InBev savoured its status as the global leader in the beer industry after investors approved Wednesday its buyout of British rival SABMiller. Shareholders in SABMiller -- currently...

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