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Rail disruption to continue for some time yet

20 February 2017 | 0 comments

The rail infrastructure company Infrabel has started preparatory work to clear to accident site.

Foreigners working in Belgium: who are they and are measures needed?

20 February 2017 | 0 comments

The number of foreigners moving to Belgium to work here on a temporary basis, has doubled in 5 years' time.

Mike Pence visiting Brussels

20 February 2017 | 0 comments

The American Vice-President Mike Pence will arrive in Brussels on Sunday evening. Mr Pence will meet with the Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michael on Sunday evening.

Pence faces anti-Trump protests, calls to oppose EU breakup

20 February 2017 | 0 comments

US Vice President Mike Pence began talks with EU officials on Monday in the face of anti-Trump protests and calls from his Belgian hosts to oppose any breakup of the European Union.Pence was in Brussels...

Train derails in Belgium, leaving casualties: officials

18 February 2017 | 0 comments

A train derailed Saturday near the Belgian city of Louvain, leaving several casualties, officials said.A spokesman for the SNCB rail authorities said it was too early to confirm news reports that one...

Queen Paola breaks hip in nasty fall

17 February 2017 | 0 comments

Queen Paola, King Filip's mother, has broken her hip in a nasty fall.

Terrorism commission threatens to seize evidence from Islamic Centre

17 February 2017 | 0 comments

The parliamentary commission of enquiry into the 22 March attacks has concluded its hearings.

Crowdfunding: a success story in Belgium!

17 February 2017 | 0 comments

There has been an amazing increase in the number of projects funded through crowdfunding in Belgium in recent months.

Digital revolution starts at BeCentral

16 February 2017 | 0 comments

Brusselers and commuters eager to increase their digital skills will soon have a new venue to head for: BeCentral, a digital learning and meeting place at Brussels Central Station.

Terrorism: more Brusselers on their bikes

16 February 2017 | 0 comments

Last year's terrorist attacks on the Brussels metro system and Brussels Airport have had an unexpected impact on bike use in the Belgian and Flemish capital.

New military hardware but nobody to operate it?

16 February 2017 | 0 comments

The Belgian government has ambitious plans to invest in defence: frigates, fighter-jets and armoured vehicles are all being snapped up.

Mechelen in the footsteps of Cape Town and Melbourne

15 February 2017 | 0 comments

Bart Somers, the Burgomaster of Mechelen, a middle-sized city between Brussels and Antwerp, has been awarded the World Mayor Prize 2016.

"Investment milestone" should get more people on bus and bicycle

15 February 2017 | 0 comments

The Flemish government is to invest 1.2 billion euros in public transport (816 million) and cycling infrastructure (300 million) before the end of its term in 2019.

Flanders wants employees to take up physical exercise at work

15 February 2017 | 0 comments

The Flemish government has launched a campaign to get more employees to do physical exercise - at work.

What gets a Fleming out of the car?

14 February 2017 | 0 comments

A survey undertaken by VRT Radio 1 confirms that the car remains the favourite way of getting to work for most Flemings.



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