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King Albert's Christmas card makes headlines

17 January 2017 | 0 comments

The Christmas card sent to friends and relatives by Old King Albert and Queen Paola has attracted considerable interest.

A quarter of Belgians can't afford a holiday!

17 January 2017 | 0 comments

A quarter of all Belgians are unable to afford a week's holiday because they don't have the cash.

"Same requirements for Belgian and foreign workers"

17 January 2017 | 0 comments

The Flemish economy minister Philippe Muyters has said that foreign workers too will have to comply with diploma and other conditions set on Belgians involved in certain protected professions.

Asylum secretary defends expulsion of children on military flights

16 January 2017 | 0 comments

Belgium's asylum and migration secretary has taken to the airwaves to defend his policy of using Belgian military aircraft to expel families of failed asylum seekers with children.

Rush hour descends in chaos

16 January 2017 | 0 comments

This morning's rush hour was busier than on a usual Monday here in Brussels.

10pc of Belgians own half the country's wealth

16 January 2017 | 0 comments

Oxfam's latest report shows the gap between rich and poor has never been so great, for example, Belgium's richest 10 percent reportedly own half the country's wealth.

Police release 3 after Brussels anti-terror raids

15 January 2017 | 0 comments

Belgian police have released three people held overnight following anti-terror raids late Saturday in Brussels, local prosecutors said.Police mounted four raids in the Molenbeek district, which was home...

Police hold 3 after Brussels anti-terror raids: reports

15 January 2017 | 0 comments

Belgian police were holding three people for questioning after anti-terror raids late Saturday in central Brussels, reports said.Four raids took place in the Molenbeek district but no arms or explosives...

Police hold 3 after Brussels anti-terror raids: reports

14 January 2017 | 0 comments

Belgian police were holding three people for questioning after anti-terror raids late Saturday in central Brussels, reports said.Four raids took place in the Molenbeek district but no arms or explosives...

Belgians agree new wage deal

13 January 2017 | 0 comments

Trades unions and employers have reached agreement on the new wage norm, which is important because it sets out how much scope for wage increases there is in Belgium.

Flemish A&E's "full to overflowing"

13 January 2017 | 0 comments

Waiting times at several hospital A&E departments are said to have ballooned to such an extent that the quality of treatment is now under fire.

Post-Brexit German leader launches recipe for change

13 January 2017 | 0 comments

The German leader, Angela Merkel, has appealed for a strengthening of the European Union.

Belgium charges two new suspects over Paris attacks

12 January 2017 | 0 comments

Belgium has charged two suspects with providing false documents to a man linked to the November 2015 Paris attacks, who later blew himself up on a crowded Brussels metro, federal prosecutors said Thursday.The...

"Brussels city official supplied false passports"

12 January 2017 | 0 comments

11/1/17 - A Brussels civil servant has been arrested on charges of issuing false passports.

Get your ticket for the Passchendaele centenary events!

12 January 2017 | 0 comments

The last weekend of July will be a red letter day for the people of Belgium and Britain as they mark the centenary of the start of the Battle of Passchendaele.



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