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Police to display arsenal seized after shooting

Belgian police are today expected to display guns, ammunition and explosives seized after a motorway chase ended in a fatal shootout with a man suspected of terrorist links. Police shot dead the man, of Algerian origin, after he opened fire on them yesterday afternoon on the A8 linking Brussels and...

Three in 10 Belgians don’t save

Belgians may have a reputation for being compulsive savers, but 28% of them claim to have no savings, L’Echo reports today. The figure is the result of a study conducted by ING using a sample of 14,013 people in 14 countries, including 1,000 Belgians. The debt crisis has severely affected the...

20 Candidats Européens @Brussels pour un atelier de funambulisme!

La vie ne s'arrête pas quand on a passé 2x20 ans!  

26 candidats de plus de 40 ans se lancent, à Bruxelles, dans l'aventure du Funambulisme.  Venus des quatre coins d'Europe: Italie, Slovénie, Bulgarie, Allemagne, France, Pays-Bas, Belgique, Luxembourg, Roumanie, Croatie, Tchéquie, ils ont décidé de réussir l'impossible et de consacrer une semaine à découvrir cet art du cirque tout à fait singulier.

Quand?  Lundi 8 avril au dimanche 14 avril 2013

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Temporary recruitment market still shrinking

Temping agencies in Belgium struggled with falling client demand last year and research shows that the slowdown in the temporary recruitment market continued into this year, reports Staffing Industry . Demand for workers is still not as strong as a year ago, according to data from the Belgian...

Belgian chocolatiers seek praline protection

Belgian chocolate makers believe their pralines should have similar protection to that enjoyed by French champagne or Parma ham, writes Reuters’ Philip Blenkinsop . They want the term ‘Belgian chocolate’ to be their exclusive preserve and also want to crack down on foreign rivals dressing up their...

Belgian Chesterfield fans in charity hospice ride

Belgium-based supporters of Chesterfield Football Club are planning to travel to the Spireites’ last home match of the season with a sponsored bike ride to support the Derbyshire Times’ Ashgate Hospice £25,000 Appeal, the paper reports . The five Belgian Spireites are determined to use pedal power...

Back to the wall: set the right tone in your home

Having collaborated for seven years with US lifestyle expert Martha Stewart, Melañio Gomez knows a thing or two about interior design. The internationally renowned stylist/art director/set designer gets busy with your walls. In terms of colour, what’s in and what’s out for painting? Antique rose,...

Maria Marshall: I Love You Mummy. I Hate You

First show in Belgium by London-based video artist

Perry Rose/Wonderful Tour

Belgian-Irish singer presents ninth album

Running for Retrak: Week 7

This month I discovered the joys of the 5km Parkrun , something I touched on in an earlier post . A couple of weeks ago while in England, I joined the run in Braunstone – and was overwhelmed by the camaraderie and athleticism on show. From my prime position at the back of the field, I could admire...