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Airbnb worth 300 million to Belgian economy

22 September 2017 | 0 comments

Airbnb, the organisation that helps holidaymakers to rent accommodation from private individuals, has spoken of its importance to the Belgian economy.

Belgian police officer WhatsApp’ed with terrorist suspect

22 September 2017 | 0 comments

A Brussels police officer suspected of leaking confidential information from a terrorism case is thought to have been in contact with Yassine Atar, a brother of Oussama Atar and nephew of the El Bakraoui Brothers held responsible for the suicide attacks at Brussels Airport and on the metro on 22 March...

Prison sentences of 8 and 9 years for Nigerian pimps

21 September 2017 | 0 comments

The two leaders of a Nigerian prostitution gang have been sentences of 8 and 9 years respectively by a court in the West Flemish city of Bruges.

Brussels Regional Government wins confidence vote

21 September 2017 | 0 comments

The Brussels Regional Government has won a vote of confidence.

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St Paul’s British Primary School becomes ISF Tervuren International School

21 September 2017 | 0 comments

Following successful completion of the merger in April 2017 with International School of Flanders, St Paul’s British Primary School in Vossem-Tervuren has changed its’ name to ISF Tervuren International School. [Contributed by ISF]

Human traffickers put victims up in holiday camps

20 September 2017 | 0 comments

A gang of human traffickers is suspected of having smuggled hundreds of Iranians via Belgium to the UK.

World War I submarine found in North Sea

20 September 2017 | 0 comments

A World War I submarine has been found in the Belgian sector of the North Sea, off the West Flemish coast.

Brussels Regional Government tables confidence vote

19 September 2017 | 0 comments

The First Minister in the Brussels Regional Government Rudi Vervoort (Francophone socialist) has announced that a vote of confidence will be held in the Brussels-Capital Region’s parliament on Wednesday.

Ryanair issued with notice of default

19 September 2017 | 0 comments

The consumers association Test-Aankoop has sent the Irish low cost airline Ryanair a notice of default.

Brussels Heritage Weekend puts nature in the spotlight

18 September 2017 | 0 comments

This weekend is Heritage Weekend in the Brussels-Capital Region. The theme of the 2017 Heritage weekend is “Nature in the city”.

Is Prince Laurent really ill?

18 September 2017 | 0 comments

According to his solicitor, Prince Laurent is ill.

Brussels: weather warning!

14 September 2017 | 0 comments

The Brussels environment department is taking action now that winds are predicted to reach speeds of 80km/h in the course of Wednesday.

Design gems at the ADAM in Brussels

14 September 2017 | 0 comments

"Panorama. A History of Modern Design in Belgium" is a must-see exhibition currently running at the ADAM, the Brussels Design Museum, at the Heizel exhibition site in Brussels.

Fewer transit migrants since police started checks

13 September 2017 | 0 comments

The number of migrants sleeping in Brussels North railway station and the near-by Maximiliaan Park has fallen sharply since the police have been carrying out regular checks to look for illegal immigrants.

Nationalist leader puts confederalism on the back-burner

12 September 2017 | 0 comments

The leader of the Flemish nationalist party Bart De Wever has said in a newspaper interview that that his party won’t campaign on confederalism in the run-up to the next federal and regional elections in 2019.



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