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25/07/2014 New Flemish ministers take oath

The new Flemish ministers take oath in Flemish Parliament for a five year term.

25/07/2014 Netflix arrives in Belgium, France, Germany and Switzerland

Netflix has announced it is to launch its video service in Belgium and five other European countries in September.

25/07/2014 Belgians on ill-fated Air Algérie flight

One Belgian national was among those on board the Air Algeria flight that crashed in Mali on Thursday morning.

24/07/2014 Expats will have to show they’ve learnt Dutch

International people who settle in Flanders and are obliged to follow Dutch language courses will at the end of their course have to show that they...

24/07/2014 Compulsory French lessons for newcomers

The new Walloon government is going to oblige newcomers to learn French. The French language lessons will also become obligatory for foreign...

23/07/2014 The new Flemish government hopes to operate a balanced budget

Details of the Flemish Government accord agreed between the Flemish nationalists, Christian democrats and liberals have started to emerge.

23/07/2014 The new Flemish government

The outgoing Flemish nationalist Interior Minister Geert Bourgeois is widely tipped to take over from outgoing Flemish Prime Minister Kris Peeters...

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