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TUI Belgium cancels summer flights for 100,000 passengers

About 100,000 TUI Belgium customers have had their summer holiday plans thrown into doubt, after the tour operator cancelled hundreds of flights. The firm announced it had revised its summer schedule because too many flights were under-capacity and no longer profitable. "Demand is much lower and we...

Speed limit on most of Brussels ring road to come down to 100

The maximum speed on the section of the ring road around Brussels (R0) that is situated in Flanders will be 100 km/hr starting on 1 September. That speed will replace all sections of the R0 where the speed limit is currently 120. The measure, planned in discussion with Brussels authorities, was...

Bright Furnished Room in Renovated Flatshare - EU Quarters

Renovated this year - Bright 3 bedroooms appartement looking brand new

Looking for 3 tenants - working full-time - male or female - between 23 and 35

 

Located in the heart of the European Area in Brussels (Schuman, Cinquantenaire, Leopold Park, Place Jourdan, Place Luxembourg)

Bills included (gas, electricity, wifi, water)

ROOM 1: 600€

ROOM 2: 600€

King Baudouin Foundation distributed more than €15m during coronavirus crisis

The global Covid-19 pandemic sparked an outpouring of charitable donations as individuals, groups and companies sought to show solidarity with the most vulnerable in society. In Belgium, much of the fundraising was facilitated and distributed by King Baudouin Foundation (KBF) , the country’s...

No Br_ _ sels without us: tourism campaign unveiled

Visit Brussels tourist agency has unveiled its new campaign to draw people back to the capital later this summer as coronavirus restrictions further relax. The campaign plays with the letters ‘us’ in Brussels to spread the message that “There’s no Br_ _sels without us”. The concept came from...

Additional financial support for businesses and families

The federal and Flemish governments have approved several new economic measures to help families and businesses affected by the coronavirus crisis. Restaurants, bars and fitness centres around the country were allowed to open on Monday, while some other businesses – such as amusements parks,...

76 reports of excessive violence by Brussels police during lockdown

There were 76 reports made of the Brussels police using excessive force during the coronavirus lockdown. Some of them were reported to the interfederal anti-discrimination agency Unia, but most of them were filed with the Ligue des droits humains (LDH), which investigates allegations of...

Airport handler Swissport files for bankruptcy in Belgium

Airport baggage handler Swissport has announced it will file for bankruptcy in Belgium, with almost 1,500 jobs under threat. The firm provides ground handling services - including check-in, baggage and cleaning - for 60% of the flights operating out of Brussels Airport in Zaventem. Swissport said...

Crowd of 10,000 at Black Lives Matter protest in Brussels

A 10,000-strong crowd of all ages and all skin colours joined the Black Lives Matter protest around Brussels' Justice Palace on Sunday - the only mass gathering of its kind since the coronavirus restrictions were imposed in mid-March. Organised by the Belgian Youth Against Racism group, the...

The Bulletin on Bruzz: 7 June

Atomium reopening: Philippe Close Prime minister Sophie Wilmès, Princess Astrid, Prince Lorenz and Brussels mayor Philippe Close officially reopened the Atomium on Monday, in a ceremony filled with symbolism and hope. Mayor Close tells us why it's important for those living in Belgium to visit the...

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