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Over 30 Belgians ennobled and decorated

16 November 2017 | 0 comments

It's been a busy day for King Filip on Tuesday as he ennobled and decorated no fewer than thirty Belgians.

Fireworks display to quit "Times Square of Brussels"

16 November 2017 | 0 comments

The City of Brussels has decided to organise the annual fireworks display on New Year's Eve at the foot of the Atomium landmark instead of in downtown Brussels.

Have you tried Flemish yacons yet?

16 November 2017 | 0 comments

A new root vegetable has just hit the Flemish market, the yacon.

Belgium top of the class when it comes to recycling

16 November 2017 | 0 comments

According to figures released by the European Statistics Agency Eurostat, Belgium is doing particularly well when it comes to recycling.

Bruges Police on the alert ahead of football friendly

16 November 2017 | 0 comments

Police in the West Flemish city of Bruges are taking every precaution to prevent any violence erupting in or around the city’s Jan Breydel Stadium before, during and after this evening’s international friendly match between Belgium and Japan.

Brussels company searched in IS funding investigation

16 November 2017 | 0 comments

Detectives have search the premises of a Brussels company as part of the investigation into the French concrete firm Lafarge.

Rapper video shoot sparks fresh riots in Brussels

15 November 2017 | 0 comments

Rioters clashed with police in Brussels Wednesday after a rapper tried to illegally shoot a video, officials said, days after football fans went on the rampage in the Belgian capital.Hundreds of youths...

Single IS plot behind string of French, Belgian attacks: prosecutor

13 November 2017 | 0 comments

The Paris and Brussels attacks, a botched shooting on a high-speed train and a foiled plot in Belgium may have all been part of one big Islamic State group operation, Belgium's federal prosecutor said...

Tourists taking pictures trampled by elephant in Zambia

12 November 2017 | 0 comments

A Dutch and a Belgian tourist were trampled to death by an elephant in Zambia as they got too close to the animal when trying to take pictures, police said on Sunday.The holidaymakers, whose identities...

Moroccan World Cup celebrations injure 22 police in Brussels

12 November 2017 | 0 comments

The violence that broke out late Saturday in central Brussels after the qualification of the Moroccan national football team for the next World Cup injured 22 police officers, police told Belga news agency.Riot...

Moroccan World Cup celebrations turn violent in Brussels

11 November 2017 | 0 comments

Celebrations turned violent in central Brussels on Saturday, minutes after the qualification of the Moroccan national football team for the next World Cup in Russia, police told Belga news agency.Riot...

Flemish Parliament backs resolution on Iranian academic condemned to death

10 November 2017 | 0 comments

The Flemish Parliament on Wednesday approved an urgent resolution on Ahmadreza Djalali,

Scheutbos, where the countryside meets the city

10 November 2017 | 0 comments

In the first of a new series on lesser known, but nevertheless interesting parks, monuments and buildings in Flanders and Brussels we visit Scheutbos, a park and nature reserve on the western edge of Brussels.

Half of all under 18's in 'Vlaamse Rand' of foreign descent

10 November 2017 | 0 comments

There has been a marked increase in the number of Brusselers leaving the Capital Region to go and live in one of nineteen Flemish municipalities around the Belgian and Flemish capital commonly known as the 'Vlaamse Rand' or Flemish periphery around Brussels.

"Mr Juncker, do you continue to support this putsch?"

9 November 2017 | 0 comments

8/11/17 - Speaking at a gathering of Catalan mayors at the Bozar cultural centre in Brussels the ousted leader of Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont, explicitly thanked Belgium’s governing Flemish nationalist party, the N-VA, for its support in recent weeks.



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