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Average speed camera catches 9,000 drivers in two weeks

Brussels' first average speed cameras, on the main road from Nato into the city centre, have caught 9,000 speeding drivers in their first two weeks in operation. The cameras have been busy measuring vehicles' speed over an 800-metre-long stretch of Boulevard Leopold III between Evere shopping...

Belgium commits to 100% sustainable chocolate by 2025

Belgian chocolate producers and supermarkets have signed a charter, committing to make the industry 100% sustainable by 2025. The new deal, called Beyond Chocolate, aims to guarantee a living income for all cocoa farmers, eliminate child labour and prevent deforestation in Ghana and Ivory Coast,...

Brussels woos London-based business a week before Brexit vote

The Brexit vote in London isn’t quite in the bag yet, but Brussels isn’t waiting to launch its campaign to get multi-national businesses and organisations to set up shop in the capital of Europe. The campaign ‘The future is close. Brussels is yours’ includes a website and three seminars in London...

Majority approves migration pact, but N-VA says it's not valid

A majority of the federal parliament voted to approve a resolution on the UN’s Global Compact on Migration on Wednesday, following days of tense negotiations and fear that the government would collapse over the issue. The vote saw approval from a majority of the parties, including Flemish parties...

Luminous 2 terraces 1 bedroom penthouse Brussels Uccle Bascule

4th floor, lift, videophone, armored door, open fire, 2 terraces (one of them south oriented with electric remote pergola), equipped kitchen (washing machine, dishwasher, gaz stove, electric oven, fridge), 2 cellars, 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, separated toilet, electricity conformity, double glazing 2016, roof redone in 2014. Public transport nearby as well as commercial area and nature with bois de la Cambre.

70 m² + 30m² of terrace

NO AGENCIES - OPTION, GARAGE  + 45.000 euros

BBCA 2018 Chritsmas Cocktail

The Brussels British Community Association (BBCA) is holding its annual Christmas Cocktail event In the company of Her Majesty's British Ambassador, Alison Rose.
Cost: 20 euros per person, which includes all drinks and the famous Rouge Tomate range of delicious canapes, as well as :

European Schools failing to support pupils with disabilities, report finds

European Schools in Brussels are failing to accommodate the needs of children with disabilities, according to a new report - with one mother describing the school's approach as "sink or swim". The study, by Human Rights Watch and the European Disability Forum, found that children with special needs...

15 convicted for illegal Paris taxi service from Brussels Midi

A court has convicted 15 men for running an unlicensed taxi operation between Brussels and Paris, which touted for customers outside Midi station. The suspects were arrested in April 2014 during a joint operation by police and labour inspectors outside the Ibis hotel on Rue d'Angleterre. The group...

A Ghost Sheep Christmas

The Ghost Sheep's annual Christmas show has entered the annals of improvisation in Brussels! So don't miss this opportunity to watch the last improvisation show of the year. The Christmas-themed extravaganza promises a fun evening of laughter and fun and I have it on good authority that mince pies and mulled wine will be on offer!

A Ghost Sheep Christmas will be held on Saturday 15th December at 8pm at The Warehouse Studio Theatre. Information and ticket details can be found here: