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

Rihanna

The R&B singer with DJ Calvin Harris.

Imelda May

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

What’s on this week: 28 February to 5 March

The word ‘flamenco’ instantly conjures up images of flaring skirts, clapping hands and stamping heels. All that is true, but the diversity of this quintessential Spanish dance is also endless. See some of the best dancers and musicians in the genre at the Bruselas Flamenco Festival in Bozar. ¡Olé!...

Most young people not getting enough sleep

Young people get too little sleep and sleep poorly, according to a new study published by researchers at Ghent University (UGent). Researchers in the department of public health and primary care questioned 11,000 people in Flanders aged 11 to 18. Experts recommend that children of 11 and 12 sleep...

30kph around Ixelles ponds from Sunday

The speed limit in the streets around the Ixelles ponds is being reduced to 30kph. The new speed limit will take effect next Sunday, 1 March. The Ixelles city council made the decision not to wait for the capital-region’s speed limit changes expected to take place sometime next year. “The traffic...

2019 record year for protests in Brussels

More than a thousand protests took place in the capital last year – a historic first. According to officials, the increase in protests compared to previous years stems from both new developments and long-time location factors. “We allowed and supervised precisely 1,085 protests in 2019,” said Ilse...

Uber rolls out new safety feature in Brussels

The US ride-hailing company Uber is testing out a new feature that is meant to increase passengers’ safety. Passengers who book a Uber ride will from now on have the option of requesting a four-digit pin code, which they must subsequently give to their driver. The additional verification step is...

Advanced tutoring in Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics

Having vast experience in high-level scientific research and teaching (PhD University of Cambridge, National Physical Laboratory, Max-Plank institute, KUL, and UCL) I offer targeted tuition in mathematics, chemistry, and physics for final-year pupils preparing for university.

UK monuments to remain in Mini-Europe

You can stop holding your breath: Management at Mini-Europe in Brussels have decided to retain the attraction’s UK monuments. Mini-Europe – in case you didn’t know – is a miniature park, home to little scale models of monuments and famous sites from around Europe. The open-air attraction is...

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