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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...

The rebuilding of Ypres after the First World War

Illustrated talk in English by Christopher Chanter - An entire town has been carefully and painstakingly rebuilt building by building.

Complimentary drinks from 19h15.  Talk begins at 20h00.  Free for members.  Guests welcome and can pay at the door.

Three-phase plan should coronavirus reach Belgium

As a seventh patient with the coronavirus has died in Italy, federal health minister Maggie De Block (Open VLD) took to Radio 1 this morning to discuss the situation and emergency plan in place in Belgium. “The chance is very real that the virus will make it to our country,” she said. “But we have...

How non-EU nationals face big challenges working in Belgium

Contrary to what many people think, Brussels is more cosmopolitan than big, hustle-and-bustle cities like New York and London. In fact, it’s the second most international city in the world. Other than Dubai, no other city in Europe, Africa or the Americas has as many residents who were born abroad...

Tapestry at Cinquantenaire arch for International Women's Day

A 120m² tapestry will be unfurled in the central arcade of the Cinquantenaire arch on Sunday 8 March to celebrate International Women's Day. Brazilian artist Elen Braga has hand-tufted the rug from 200kg of wool donated by Belgian businesses. Started in October 2018, and finished last month, the 24...

Win tickets: Travel back in time at Cinematek in March

As part of this year's Offscreen Festival , Brussels' Cinematek is showing a range of weird and wonderful films about time travel in March - and The Bulletin has free tickets for you to win . Time travel, a popular theme in science fiction and fantasy novels, took longer to catch on in the cinema...

Medieval manuscripts go on public view at Brussels' new KBR Museum

A new museum opening in Brussels this May will open up a hidden treasure to the public: an extraordinary 600-year-old collection of manuscripts. The Royal Library of Belgium is now called KBR - and the new name indicates a broadening of its mission. It will remain an essential place of research...

5 bedrooms house to renovate in Marnix area (Overijse)

Are you looking for a house to renovate located in the Marnix area? This house is located on a plot of +/-18ares and offers a living area of +/-220m²: entrance hall - living room with open fire giving access to the garden - office - kitchen also offering access to the garden - toilet - on the first floor: 5 bedrooms (+/-7m², +/-8m², +/-15m², +/-17m², +/-22m²), including 1 giving access to the bathroom and a small balcony and 2 with a sink - shower room - office space - Additional information: alarm - single en double glazing - garage for 2 cars - Energy score: 353kWh/m².

New bus connects north of city with Schuman

A new Stib bus route will connect Brussels' EU district with Schaerbeek and Neder-Over-Heembeek from next week. Line 56 begins on Monday 2 March, providing residents in the north of the city with a new link to Schuman metro and train stations. From Schuman, the bus will cross Schaerbeek via...

University spin-offs create economic value from cutting-edge research

Universities have three basic missions. They educate, they carry out research, and they turn knowledge into economic value. An important part of that third mission is the creation of new companies, known as spin-offs. Figures collected up to the end of 2016 show that 286 spin-offs had been created...

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