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A busy morning at the airport

A busy morning at the airport

24 October 2014   0 comments
Schools breaking up for half term today was always going to be a busy one at Belgium’s biggest airport at Zaventem, near Brussels.

Minister didn’t appreciate neighbour’s 'gifts' 24 October 2014

A 70-year neighbour of the Secretary of State for Foreign Trade Pieter De Crem (Flemish Christian democrat has been given a three-month suspended gaol sentence.

Airport union threatens industrial action 24 October 2014

The Christian trades union ACV Transcom has threatened to take industrial action at Belgium’s biggest airport.
Celebrate with us:’s new look

Celebrate with us:’s new look 24 October 2014

As Expatica enters its 15th year in 2015, we want to celebrate the launch of our newly designed website with our international readers.

Belgium extends Iraq air mission 23 October 2014

Belgium said Thursday six F-16 fighter jets would continue operations until the end of the year as part of the US-led coalition trying to force back Islamic State militants in...

2011 census figures published

23 October 2014
According to new census figures published on Wednesday, there were 11,000,638 people living in Belgium in 2011.

East Flanders to get Cycle Super Highways

23 October 2014
The Province of East Flanders has ambitious plans to turn cycle paths between Ghent and Antwerp, Ghent, Deinze and Zulte and Ghent and Wetteren into cycle super highways.

Gonzalo strips national pride from the Atomium 23 October 2014

Hurricane Gonzalo nearly caused a political storm in this oft divided nation too.

Three suspected jihadists arrested in Belgium probe 22 October 2014

Belgian police arrested three men Wednesday on suspicion of membership of a terrorist organisation as part of a probe into jihadist fighters travelling to Syria, prosecutors...

New record for Flemish master 22 October 2014

A magnificent painting by the Flemish master Frans Verbeeck has just fetched over EUR 3 million at auction in Austria.
New flights to Berlin, Milan and Barcelona

New flights to Berlin, Milan and Barcelona 22 October 2014

The Belgian airline Jetairfly has announced three new destinations for its flights from Antwerp and Ostend. Berlin, Milan and Barcelona have all just come a little closer.

Remnants of hurricane Gonzalo spare Belgium 22 October 2014

The remnants of hurricane Gonzalo left a trail of devastation across many parts of Belgium on Tuesday, though damage was much less than feared.

ECB hasn't seriously discussed stimulus 'Plan B': council me... 22 October 2014

The European Central Bank has not "seriously" discussed a purchase of corporate bonds as another way of pumping cash into the stalling eurozone economy, a member of the bank's...

Belgium braced for 'Great Storm' 21 October 2014

Stormy conditions are reported at the coast as Belgium prepares for a great storm as the remnants of hurricane Gonzalo arrive in our climes.

Belgian feet need bigger shoes 21 October 2014

The Belgian shoe chain Torfs is to expand its product range to take account of growing feet.


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