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Midis-Minimes Festival

Two-month-long classical music festival with lunchtime concerts

Brussels Beach

Festive beach spot along the city's canal

Let's Dance: De Gulden Ontsporing

Flemish Community official holiday commemorating 1302 battle: concerts, dance and entertainment


Collection of satirical cartoons

Bruxelles fait son cinéma

Free outdoor screenings

Not going out! Our top 5 indoor summer activities

When it comes to good weather, summer in Brussels can be a bit of a hit-and-miss affair. But fear not: there is at least as much to do indoors in this city as there is out. "Staying in for the summer"? You read it here first! For music lovers who feel like broadening their horizons Summer is...

King Albert to announce abdication tonight

King Albert II will tonight announce his forthcoming abdication in an address broadcast at 18.00 on the country’s main television and radio channels, it is understood. Although the subject of the sovereign’s address has not been officially announced, the general expectation is that King Albert will...

Eating a packed lunch at school? That will be €0.50

Children who wish to eat their own packed lunch will now have to pay €0.5 a day in schools in Mechelen, Het Laatste Nieuws and De Morgen report. The new regulation applies to all primary schools in Mechelen and was suggested by the city’s consultative platform for education, OOM. The budget for out...

Belgian house prices unaffected by Dutch slide

A report by German landesbank Helaba predicts that, while Belgian house prices risen over the past years and may see only minor corrections this year, those in The Netherlands will continue to slide, reports Property Investor Europe . Weak economies are projected for both markets but The...

€700,000 campaign for new Wallonia logo

Walloon economy minister Jean-Claude Marcourt will today recommend that the government award a grant of €700,000 to a campaign to promote the new visual identity of Wallonia abroad, L’Echo reports today. The campaign will be launched in October and will include adverts on television, in newspapers...