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19/09/2014 VRT to join forces with Netflix

The Flemish public broadcaster VRT is to work together with the American video-on-demand provider Netflix.

18/09/2014 Disruptions as angry policemen take to the streets

Members of the Belgian police force are staging a big demonstration in Brussels, after the Constitutional Court ruled that every employee will have...

18/09/2014 Taxi service Uber offering free rides in Brussels until Sunday

The controversial taxi service Uber has launched a stunt campaign by offering free taxi rides through Brussels for several days, until Sunday.

17/09/2014 Europe fears Scottish independence contagion

The prospect of Scottish independence is raising fears in Europe that it could inflame other separatist movements at a time when the...

17/09/2014 Flemish nationalists tread cautiously on Scottish independence vote

Scotland's independence vote inspires Flemish nationalists with hope but, with negotiations underway on forming a new Belgian government, they...

17/09/2014 Lady Gaga in concert on Brussels Market Square

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett are to perform together on Brussels historic market square next Monday night.

10/09/2014 OECD: Flemish education is elitist

The Flemish educational system appears to be elitist according to research undertaken by OECD.

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Looking for work in Belgium

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.

Finding a rental home in Belgium

Finding a rental home in Belgium

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

Learning to cope with life abroad

Learning to cope with life abroad

The psychological effects of global mobility can be physically painful.