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Most Belgian firefighters are overweight, study finds

Firefighters in Belgium are getting too fat, new medical data has revealed. Two thirds (64%) are overweight - with a body mass index between 25 and 30 - according to an annual study of 3,702 firemen and 181 firewomen by the workplace health prevention service Idewe. Another one in five (19%) have a...

12 Hours For Greece

12 Hours for Greece: a unique way to discover Greece, its culture, its food and its people!

Practice your Dutch

The organisation Bru-taal encourages foreign speakers to practice their Dutch through conversations with native speakers of this language.

20km Brussels for Retrak

Take part in the 20km of Brussels and help transform the lives of street children


The R&B singer with DJ Calvin Harris.

Imelda May

Rocking & rousing sultry live sensation with support act The Boppin' Benvis Brothers

Ecole Broadway presents 9 The Musical

Inspired by Fellini's masterpiece 8 1/2, Ecole Broadway brings you 9 The Musical. Only a few days left to buy your tickets!

The Bulletin on Bruzz: 19 May

Buitendenker Buitendenker - “outside thinker” in Dutch - puts on walks around Belgium in English, French and Dutch. One of the group's founders, Kathryn Sheridan, says most people already know that walking in nature is beneficial. Buitendenker is more than just walking, though. The outing provides...

40,000 runners join 40th edition of Brussels 20km

Some 40,000 athletes and joggers took part in Sunday's 40th edition of the Brussels 20km run - with participants making up 137 different nationalities. Valentin Poncelet, 27, won the men's race with a two-minute lead, crossing the finish line at 1 hour 34 seconds. Alexandra Tondeur, 32, was the...

Local pride: How Brussels has become a major gay-friendly destination

Brussels' two-week-long Pride party is drawing to a close, after countless parties and a colourful parade winding through the city centre at the weekend.

But aside from the busy Pride celebrations, Brussels is making progress in strengthening the city's reputation as a cosmopolitan and tolerant gay-friendly destination all year round, to rival the likes of Barcelona and Berlin.