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Brussels government delays plans for greener road tax system

Brussels lawmakers have postposed their plans to rewrite the city’s road tax rules with the aim of encouraging locals to buy and drive less polluting cars. Competent minister Guy Vanhengel (Open VLD) said during a parliamentary Finance committee meeting on Monday evening that too many obstacles...

Brussels shopping centres attracting more visitors

Brussels’ shopping centres are on track to attract more visitors than in 2017. According to new figures released by AG Real Estate, the country’s largest property group, its City2, The Mint and Galeries Anspach shopping centres have attracted more visitors in the first quarter of 2018 than similar...
Brussels Airport Zaventem

Brussels Airport: Work-to-rule on Wednesday could cause baggage delays

Customs officers are working-to-rule at Brussels Airport at Zaventem on Wednesday, announced the Christian CSC trade union on Tuesday. Officers will be checking luggage more thoroughly after aircraft land at the national airport, which could lead to baggage delays. The action aims to highlight...

Who picks the music on the Brussels metro?

As far as defining moments in musical history go, 2005 was a landmark for Brussels commuters. It was the year that, for the first time, Stib stopped playing soul-less elevator music in its metro stations and began playing tracks with a bit more pizzazz. "People were sometimes grooving on the...

European project "APProach" - first information meeting

Get involved in a new European project "APProach" together with the municipality of Etterbeek! 

Led by the Mayor, in charge of Participation and European Affairs, this initiative aims to facilitate the reception and involvement of expats, including access to vote (mainly the European elections of 2019), access to services (housing, school, leisure) and involvement in local life. 

Individual and Couples Counseling

Life presents challenges and sometimes an objective perspective is needed to help meet them.

Counseling can help you change what you can and accept what you cannot.

Counseling sessions are available in Waterloo.

For more information or to schedule a session, please call 0486.99.97.99.

Tui Belgium aircraft

After difficult 25-hour wait for aircraft at Charleroi, 189 passengers take off for Algiers

The 189 passengers blocked at Brussels South Charleroi airport finally took off for Algiers at 17.00 on Monday, reports RTBF. Following a technical problem the aircraft was unable to leave on Sunday at 16.00 as scheduled. As the delay became longer, tension mounted among the passengers, who...

English Comedy Night w/ Tom Deacon & Edo Berger

Here's our summer show, we couldn't be awayfrom our lovely audience for too long.  And it will be a great one again with two returning comedians that are among your favorites, Tom Deacon and Edo Berger.

 Tom Deacon

Tom is one of the hottest young comedians and presenters on the circuit.

Lovely house for rent

Lovely house for rent in Sterrebeek. Close to European school, Deutsche Schule, American school, International Baptist Church, Ring, E40, 15 min. Nato, Zaventem airport,...

Nice garden and terraces oriented south. 3/4 bedrooms. Semi-equipped kitchen,bathroom shower and bath. 2 toilets, garage, laundry, double glazing. Contact 0483/528182

 

 

Expats demand right to vote during Brussels city council meeting

A group of expat campaigners demanded extended voting rights during a Brussels municipal council meeting on Monday evening. The activists, all part of the 1Bru1vote non-partisan group, asked local lawmakers to expand the right of non-Belgians to vote in the communal elections to the regional level...

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