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Chaussée d'Alsemberg partially closed until next summer

Part of the Chaussée d'Alsemberg in Uccle will become a one-way street from this week until next summer, due to water repair works. Vivaqua is renovating the sewers on the busy street and had tried, in vain, to access the sewers via underground car parks, without disrupting traffic. Instead, a...

Prenatal Weekend-Course by BCT

Tailor-made for very busy expecting parents (bring your partner, friend or come alone, whatever suits you best) with little time at hand - but still open and fun in a small, welcoming group setting:

A 2-session weekend-course covering all important topics, leaving time for your questions and preparing you for your journey towards labour, birth and early parenthood. All our prenatal courses are led by our experienced and qualified Prenatal Teachers and EVERYONE is welcome!

Chinese language lessons offered by experienced teacher

Are you interested to learn Chinese and speak Mandarin fluently ?

Maybe you would like to re-start Chinese that you have learnt many years ago ?

Or perhaps you would like your children to learn an useful foreign language like Chinese ?

I am an experienced Chinese language teacher based in Brussels who enjoys teaching my native language to both adults and children. I work with your learning objectives and teach according to your learning pace.

Dog rescued from Saint-Gilles balcony in storm

A dog left out on a small second-floor balcony during this weekend's storms in Brussels has been taken into care and his owner questioned by police. Neighbours on Rue de Monténégro in Saint-Gilles called police after hearing the dog howling overnight on Friday. A mobile phone video filmed from the...

50 Brussels creches in 'legal vacuum' must seek approval

More than 50 creches in Brussels that have no official accreditation have been told to get their affairs in order immediately or face closure. The region has two bodies regulating daycare facilities - the French-speaking ONE and the Flemish Kind & Gezin. But 51 creches in Brussels are regulated...

Belgian taxman to keep close eye on foreign account holders

Taxpayers in Belgium who have a bank account in another country stand a higher chance of a tax inspection this year, the finance ministry has announced. The Belgian tax office has published details of which groups of people are most likely to have their tax affairs checked - to encourage people to...

The Ghost Sheep and Friends Improv Show

For their final show this season, The Ghost Sheep will be joined by students from Artju, Rome and ATC improvisers to bring you a fast-paced, entertaining show that you as audience will help to create!

Revamped Gruuthuse museum tells a new story about Bruges

Five years after it closed for architectural renovations, the Gruuthuse Museum in Bruges has reopened with a completely new museum installation that includes more exhibition space, extensive accommodations for people with visual and hearing impairments, and an emphasis on the city’s rich history of...

Story to Song helps refugees share their experiences, through music

An American in Brussels is helping the city's refugees tell their unique stories through songwriting - in the hope of building empathy and understanding. Marieke Slovin Lewis moved to Brussels to accompany her husband, who is studying the philosophy of technology at the VUB for his PhD. She has a...

A local view of life in Molenbeek, from those who live and work there

With its industrial heritage, edgy arts scene, buzzing gig culture and a diversity of multicultural food in its markets, the growing vibe in Molenbeek could be compared to the rise of Hackney in London and Prenzlauer Berg in Berlin. It’s a relatively poor working-class area of the capital...