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International Week

Mardi, 30 avr., 20h

Army powerless against fundamentalist and extremist recruits

The Belgian army is unable to remove its 16 Salafist recruits, or even to prevent them from being promoted, La Libre reports today. The legal impasse was confirmed in a session of the Defence Committee, held behind closed doors in the houses of parliament. Two of the 16 Salafists have attained the...

012 to be Belgium’s largest concert arena

Brussels Expo is about to get even busier with the opening of the Brussels National Arena in June, writes Venues Today’s Linda Deckard . The renovation of the Palais 12 exhibition hall into a 15,000-seat arena is on budget (€20 million) and on time (with a four-month construction turnaround). Now...

Belgium and France in cross-border police cooperation

Criminals who take advantage of the border between France and Belgium to evade police pursuit have been targeted under an agreement between the two countries, reports the UPI agency . French Interior Minister Manuel Valls and Belgian Deputy Prime Minister Joelle Milquet, meeting Monday in the...

NZ cyclist knocked unconscious in Belgian crash

New Zealand cyclist Jack Bauer was left lying motionless on the road after a crash during a one-day race in Belgium, reports 3 News . The 27-year-old Garmin-Sharp rider fell 58km from the finish of the 199.7km Dwars door Vlaanderen race in Flanders. Television footage showed him lying face down...

Tomorrowland heads to US

One of Europe’s largest music festivals will be crossing over into the US, setting up a fairytale world with electronic dance beats for three days in Georgia, reports the Daytona Beach News-Journal . The Belgian electronic dance music festival will hold a similar three-day festival in Chattahoochee...

Culture beat - March 20

Irish cinema is centre stage at Bozar in a continuing focus during the country’s EU presidency. A series of films are running parallel to the art exhibition Changing States that features contemporary Irish art, plus works and objects from Francis Bacon’s studio. The films include Jim Sheridan’s...

Salon Bois & Habitat, Namur

Belgium's major event on wood construction

Brussels Jazz Orchestra 20th anniversary concert tour

Don't miss cream of Belgian jazz in this concert tour in Brussels, Flanders and abroad

Retirement Planning 101

Planning for Retirement 101 - Thursday May 23rd @ 18:30

Please join us for a presentation on Retirement Planning. Pre-presentation reception starts at 18:00.  Please use the signup link or you may call us at       02 639 39 25