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22/07/2014 Centre-right to govern Flanders and likely Belgium too

The leaders of the Flemish nationalists, Christian democrats and liberals have announced that they had reached full agreement to form a new Flemish...

21/07/2014 Di Rupo: "Locating victims' bodies an absolute priority"

Belgium's outgoing prime minister Elio Di Rupo said he condemned 'in the strongest terms this crime' of shooting down the MH17 flight.

21/07/2014 Understanding Belgium's National Day

Belgium gained independence in 1830. But why exactly is 21 July our National Holiday? The reason is not linked to 1830, as many think, but to 1831.

17/07/2014 Steep rise in cyclists hurt on our roads

The number of accidents in which a cyclist was hurt soared by twenty percent during the first four months of the year. In all nearly 1,600...

21/07/2014 Roads closed and public transport diversions on 21 July

21 July is Belgium's national day and a number of roads will be closed and bus and tram routes altered during Monday's festivities.

18/07/2014 Five Belgians on MH17

At least five Belgian nationals are among the 298 victims who died in the Malaysia Airlines plane that was brought down in eastern Ukraine on...

16/07/2014 New EU executive likely to be stacked with 'men in grey suits'

The EU boasts several powerful women - indeed German Chancellor Angela Merkel may be the continent's most powerful person - but the top jobs...

 
 
 
 
 
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Looking for work in Belgium

This handy guide from Expertise in Labour Mobility includes how to write a CV, application procedure, interview dos and don'ts, Belgian management culture.

Practical, easy-to-use, free and... in English

Practical, easy-to-use, free and... in English

Belgium’s first alternative directory assistance services - available through the shortcode 14-14 - can now be accessed on the internet.

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Finding a rental home in Belgium

Moving to Belgium presents a host of challenges to expats, not least of all finding the right home.

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Learning to cope with life abroad

The psychological effects of global mobility can be physically painful.