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Euro Stadium in Brussels: all or nothing?

17 August 2017 | 0 comments

Will there be a new stadium in Brussels for Euro 2020 or not? That's the question.

High-skilled foreign workers in high demand

17 August 2017 | 0 comments

According to estimations, Belgium needs over a million high-skilled staff in the coming years.

Orange alert for thunderstorms; emergency number 1722 activated

16 August 2017 | 0 comments

The Belgian Met Office issued an orange alert for heavy thunderstorms this morning.

Belgian IS suspect arrested in Istanbul

16 August 2017 | 0 comments

A man with a Belgian passport has been apprehended in Turkey.

At least 10,000 claiming compensation for delayed flight

15 August 2017 | 0 comments

At least 10,000 Belgians have already filed for a financial compensation this year, after their flight had been delayed or even scrapped.

Huge container ship runs aground: "Almost went straight into a village"

15 August 2017 | 0 comments

A huge cargo ship has got stuck in the Western Scheldt.

Belgian woman at the helm of UN Counter-Terrorism Directorate

14 August 2017 | 0 comments

The Belgian lawyer Michèle Coninsx has been appointed Executive Director of the United Nation's Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate.

Railway trespassing on the up, despite various campaigns

14 August 2017 | 0 comments

More people are wandering onto the tracks in Belgium, figures by the rail infrastructure company Infrabel reveal.

Belgium's giant omelette festival defies tainted egg scandal

11 August 2017 | 0 comments

You cannot make a giant omelette without breaking thousands of eggs, health scare or not, and the small Belgian town of Malmedy is determined its annual festival is going ahead come what may.Ten thousand...

Manneken Pis gets flowery hairdo

11 August 2017 | 0 comments

Brussels’ most famous son Manneken Pis has got a new hairdo.

Two detained and properties searched in fipronil scandal

11 August 2017 | 0 comments

The Federal Police Service has carried out searches at premises at 11 locations across Belgium as part of the investigation into the fipronil scandal.

Life expectancy up in 2016

11 August 2017 | 0 comments

After a slight fall in 2015 life expectancy rose again in Belgium in 2016.

Belgian bosses doing more to keep staff motivated

10 August 2017 | 0 comments

Belgian bosses say that they are doing more and more to keep their staff motivated and to keep them feeling good at work.

Agriculture Minister angry with Dutch

10 August 2017 | 0 comments

The Federal Agriculture Minister Denis Ducarme (Francophone liberal) has attacked the poor communication between The Netherlands and Belgium with relation to the current issues relating to fipronil contamination in eggs.

Rainbow-coloured zebra crossings for Antwerp Pride

9 August 2017 | 0 comments

As Antwerp gets ready for a 5-day long festival of LGBT culture the port city has painted two zebra crossings on the Suikerrui in the colours of the rainbow,

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