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Introducing... The Bulletin radio. Your new English-speaking service, 24 hours a day
The Bulletin is delighted to announce the launch of a pop-up online radio station for Belgium's international community.
With many social and leisure activities cancelled and remote working still the norm, it’s never been more important to feel like part of a community. Many of us are facing an unprecedented winter, unable to travel or visit friends and family during the holiday season.
We've been broadcasting in English on Bruzz every Sunday since 2016. Now we feel it's time to provide a 24-hour service, at least until Belgium's coronavirus measures are eased in the spring.
As well as the latest news and practical information from The Bulletin editorial team, you'll hear in-depth reports and interviews, and information about clubs, associations and charitable initiatives that can provide support and assistance. Scroll down to see the full programme schedule.
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:00 - World news
Give us three minutes and we'll give you the world. The latest international headlines, with Lucy Hough in Brussels and the rest of Feature Story News's team of correspondents reporting from bureaux worldwide.
:05 and :55 - The Bulletin community
Coronavirus has had a profound impact on the way we live and work. Here, we share a positive outlook on the pandemic, including practical tips, solidarity initiatives and news from clubs and associations. We'd love to hear from you - let us know where you're listening, and how you're coping with an unusual winter in Belgium.
:10 and :45 - The Bulletin reports
We meet the people and visit the places that make Belgium special. Richard Harris delves into The Bulletin's five-year archive of audio reports and interviews, from museum exhibitions and restaurants to individual expat tales and much more.
:20 and :50 - What's on this week
Our pick of Belgium’s best activities, online and off, with Lisa Bradshaw. Plus a look forward to some of the best cultural events scheduled for 2021.
:25 and :40 - The Best of Belgium
This isn't the definitive guide to Belgian pop/rock - just a handful of tracks selected by The Bulletin's editorial team, showcasing some of our favourite Belgian contemporary musicians, from chart-toppers such as Stromae and Angèle to lesser-known acts. We'll be adding more to the list in the coming weeks and we'd love to hear your Belgian music tips. Get in touch here.
:30 - The Brussels Minute
A bitesize roundup of Belgium's news, in English, in about a minute, with Nick Amies and Paul McNally.
:35 - The Bulletin magazine
An extract from one of the articles you'll find in The Bulletin's first fully online magazine, read by our freelance contributors.
Every night from 22.00-6.00 - #Stayhome
Just relaxing music to accompany you overnight, plus international news on the hour.
Sunday 12.00-13.00 - The Bulletin on Bruzz
A live relay of our weekly magazine show in English on 98.8FM in Brussels.