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15% of people not wearing facemasks where required

A survey carried out by journalists at Bruzz has shown that more than 15% of people in Brussels are not wearing a facemask or not wearing it correctly. Bruzz took to Rue Neuve, to streets around Central Station and to the pedestrian zone, all places where the wearing of a facemask is now required...

Apartment Cinquentenaire For Sale

Av. De la Renaissance 21 b22  - 1000 Brussels

Cinquentenaire : Residence DA VINCI 7th floor - 2 bedrooms – 125 m2 – FREE 01/09/2020 - extraordinary view - Located near the European institutions

Composed by : Entrance with secured door, hall, wc, living room, an equipped kitchen, night hall with cupboards, 2 bedrooms, one with cupboards, 2 bathrooms, one witch wc. 1 cellar(Nr8) and 2 parking spaces(Nr1 and 2) in the building.

EPC 186  valid until 07/05/2022 - CO2/m2 55

Detection dogs trained to sniff out coronavirus

Soon a sniffer dog will not only be able to detect the marijuana in your backpack but also if you are infected with Covid-19. Dogs are being trained now in a project spearheaded by the universities of Ghent and Liège. The universities are collecting samples of sweat from coronavirus patients to...

Coronavirus in Belgium: Your general questions answered

What are the trends? This is a "critical" moment in Belgium's fight against coronavirus, former interfederal spokesman Emmanuel André has warned in a lengthy interview with De Morgen newspaper. He said warnings about the situation in Antwerp took too long to be taken seriously: "We have had so many...

Brussels opens condolence book for Beirut explosion

Brussels-City has opened a memorial book in recognition of the disastrous chemical explosion that shook the city of Beirut yesterday and has taken at least 100 lives. People can write their thoughts and condolences in the book until next week. The book is located in the entryway of city hall in...

Weather warning as temperatures up to 37°C forecast

Belgium's Royal Meteorological Institute has issued a heat warning until at least Saturday evening, with temperatures forecast in the mid- to high-30s in most places. After recording 28°C in Brussels on Wednesday, temperatures will rise further on Thursday (up to 33°C). Forecasters are expecting 35...

Leuven's sewers could help slow spread of virus

Scientists in Leuven have begun a pilot project to monitor the presence of coronavirus in the city’s waste water. Their early detection system would allow researchers to map the presence of the virus even before people test positive, and allow the city to react quickly to potential local outbreaks...

Former mayor of Aalst killed, partner in custody

Aalst city councillor Ilse Uyttersprot (CD&V), who served a term as the city’s mayor, has been killed, the public prosecutor of East Flanders has announced. Police found her body at her boyfriend’s home after he had turned himself in. “This morning a man presented himself to police in Aalst,”...

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We needs ‘tens of millions’, says live music sector in open letter

Brussels concert halls Ancienne Belgique and Botanique have officially cancelled ongoing contracts with outside service providers, such as stage technicians, production managers, caterers and cleaners. According to the venues’ spokespeople, it is impossible to keep anyone on retainer or maintain...