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Extension work begins on Tram 9 from Jette to Heysel

Brussels' new tram line 9 has been open for less than six months - and work is already getting under way this week to extend its reach. Inaugurated by King Philippe last September, the link from Simonis to Upper Jette has been hailed a success by the Stib, with 300,000 users per month. "Before then...

Brussels local currency preparing for late-March launch

Brussels' new local currency, the Zinne, is ready to launch at the end of March - with 26 stores so far signed up to accept the alternative form of payment. A collective of citizens' groups around the city have been working together on the project . They believe a community currency will encourage...

The Bulletin on Bruzz: 17 February

Refugees for Refugees Refugees for Refugees is made up of 10 experienced musicians from six different countries - Syria, Tibet, Pakistan, Iraq, Afghanistan and Belgium. The majority of them are refugees who have been displaced by disasters or conflicts in their home countries. They’ve just released...

Big street party to inaugurate Tivoli: Brussels' newest neighbourhood

Belgium's King Philippe will inaugurate a new Brussels neighbourhood on Wednesday with a big street party. Tivoli (named after a local street) is just north of Tour & Taxis in Laeken - a 12-acre project that has replaced an aging neighborhood of defunct industries. Developed by Citydev which,...

100,000 sign campaign for permanent European citizenship

With Brexit looming, many have sprung into action to prepare for the separation of the United Kingdom from the European Union. One campaign is fighting for the EU to introduce the concept of permanent European citizenship. Tony Venables, the founder of the European Citizens’ Rights, Involvement and...

Choco Story: Brussels' new-look chocolate museum reopens on Monday

One of the most heartening moments visiting Choco Story, the new iteration of Brussels' oldest chocolate museum, is when we find out how good chocolate is for our health. It diminishes the risk of a stroke, stimulates vigilance, slows fatigue and works as an anti-depressant, decreases the risk of...

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FOR RENT Furnished 2 bedroom Apartment Antwerp - Eilandje

Beautiful apartment (105 m²), situated in the centre of Antwerp-City, in the middle of the fashionable district « het Eilandje », only a few steps away from the MAS Museum (Museum Aan de Stroom). This apartment is fully furnished (kitchen utensils, towels, bed linen …). Price : 1075€ /month.

The apartment is in a perfect state and has a beautiful wooden floor throughout (except for the bathroom which has ceramic floor tiles).

A separate storage room is included in the renting price, located on the level -2 of the building.

Fine doubled for drivers who hog middle lane

The fine for drivers who stay in the middle lane of a motorway will be doubled from April - after several polls found it was one of the most annoying habits among motorists in Belgium. The increase from €58 to €116 means hogging the middle lane will be treated the same as overtaking on the right,...

Experts release findings on racism and discrimination in Belgium

Racism is still very prevalent in Belgian society, according to a new report from t he UN's Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent, published this week. The group has released its findings after a week-long visit to Belgium to study human rights. The group was here to gather...

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