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Less than two-thirds of Brussels households pay taxes, according to figures from the Brussels Institute of Statistics and Analysis (Bisa).

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Last year in Belgium, 111,523 full-time self-employed persons earned less than €12,500 per year, while the European poverty standard for a single independent is €13,020 per year, writes Het Nie

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More than one-quarter of children in Brussels (25.7%) and nearly one in five children in Wallonia (18.5%) are growing up in a household where no one works, the highest figures in Europe, writes

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Italian marathon runner Ivana Di Martina yesterday arrived in Brussels after running 900km in 13 days.

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A Roma slum has emerged along the railway between the Brussels communes of Jette and Laeken.

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The net income of Brussels residents has dropped significantly in recent years, falling for the first time below that of the Walloons, which means they are now Belgium's poorest inhabitants,

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More than one-third of the single-parent families in Belgium are living below the poverty line, according to a study by the non-profit Institute for Sustainable Development (IDD).

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In 2012 in Belgium, 16.7% of people under the age of 18 were living in families with an income level below the poverty line.

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The Belgian government has donated €100,000 to Music for Life, the annual solidarity and fundraising event launched by radio station Studio Brussel. Half of the donation will go to S.O.S.

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