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Nutella maker Ferrero spreads into biscuits

5 December 2016 | 0 comments

Nutella maker Ferrero said Monday it had bought Belgium's Delacre for an undisclosed sum as it seeks to spread from chocolates to biscuits.The Italian confectioner is also well known for its round, gold...

Sint-Martens-Latem is Belgium's richest place, and what about your municipa...

5 December 2016 | 0 comments

Local residents in Sint-Martens-Latem, near Ghent, boast the highest average income of all Belgian municipalities.

Speeding fines: will Belgians ever learn?

5 December 2016 | 0 comments

Some 1.7 million speeding tickets were issued in the first half of 2016.

Belgium lags behind in take-home pay survey

5 December 2016 | 0 comments

A Europe-wide income survey carried out by the consultancy firm Deloitte has revealed that particularly those in the higher income bracket in Belgium have lower take-home pay than high-earners elsewhere in Europe.

Sister of killed jihadist released in Belgium

2 December 2016 | 0 comments

The sister of a jihadist killed in a terror raid in Belgium last year and charged with terrorist activity has been released under conditions, the federal prosecutor's office said Friday.A prosecution...

IS tactics evolving, may include car bombs: Europol

2 December 2016 | 0 comments

Terror networks such as the Islamic State group are evolving their tactics to attack soft targets in Europe, which could see the use of deadly car bombs, Europol warned on Friday.Jihadist attacks on EU...

The BBC comes to Leuven for Utopia

2 December 2016 | 0 comments

A team from the BBC will be travelling to the city of Leuven for a special radio broadcast next Monday.

Town and country planning: the "concrete stop" deal

2 December 2016 | 0 comments

The Flemish government has reached an agreement on a general town and country planning frame in Flanders.

"This could be an enormous bonus for society"

2 December 2016 | 0 comments

The Flemish government is encouraging citizens to live closer together, in urban areas, and to live closer to work.

IS tactics evolving, may include car bombs: Europol

2 December 2016 | 0 comments

Terror networks such as the Islamic State group are evolving their tactics to attack soft targets in Europe, which could see the use of deadly car bombs, Europol warned on Friday.Jihadist attacks on EU...

Belgian denies UK charge of funding Brussels, Paris attacks suspect

1 December 2016 | 0 comments

A Belgian man accused of giving money to a key suspect in the Brussels and Paris terror attacks took the stand in his British trial Thursday to protest his innocence and condemn Islamic State militants...

Two charged with terrorism over Belgian attack

1 December 2016 | 0 comments

Belgian authorities charged a woman and a man on Thursday with terrorism offences over an August machete attack on two policewomen that was claimed by the Islamic State group.The prosecutor's office said...

People hospitalised due to pole crashing through tram floor.

1 December 2016 | 0 comments

Two people were injured when a metal post bored through the floor of a tram in Brussels on Tuesday night.

‘The Art of Law’ in Bruges, a major exhibition

1 December 2016 | 0 comments

The Groeninge Museum in Bruges is currently hosting a major exhibition on art and the court system.

Belgian beer culture is intangible cultural heritage: it's official!

1 December 2016 | 0 comments

Nobody in his or her right mind would ever have doubted it: Belgian beer culture is cultural heritage.

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