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'Huge potential' for flexible working in Belgium

Flexible working is enjoying a massive boom. It's forecast that co-working facilities will account for a third of all the office space in Belgium by 2035.

Freelancers, entrepreneurs, startups and consultants are busy people on the move - but they all need a place to settle and get work done, whether it's for a few hours or a permanent office presence.

Didier Reynders at UN Security Council vote in New York

Belgium elected to UN Security Council with 181 votes

Belgium secured one of five non-permanent seats at the United Nations Security Council in New York on Friday. The two year mandate will start on 1 January 2019. After considerable lobbying by Belgian politicians and a visit to New York by the King and Queen of Belgium, in the end it was not a...

Eight protesters arrested at Kleine Brogel military base

Eight protesters were arrested after illegally entering the Kleine Brogel military base in Limburg on Sunday morning. All the protesters were part of Agir pour la paix, an activist group that wants to rid Belgium of all stored nuclear weapons. In a press release, the group said that the activists “...

Room with a view on Gardens

Spacious and charming room with a view on gardens in Ixelles, between place Flagey and avenue Louise. Kitchen cornder with coddee- theeset, microoven micro frigo and basic crockercy.Bathoom at mezzanine level with sink,washing- and drying marchine, iron, hairdryer etc. Short rent for stagiair 1 person (young maiden or woman). Available 1/7. Monthly 425 € + 75 € costs. Landlay speaks French, English, Italian, Duth

SNCB train doors to close 30 seconds before departure

SNCB train doors will close 30 seconds before the official departure time from now on. The Belgian state-owned rail authority has adopted a new departure procedure to improve security for travellers and SNCB personnel. Under the previous departure procedure, one set of doors remained open until the...
Urban shepherd David D'Hondt

Sheep in the city: How one man dreams of walking his herd around Brussels

While sheep may be typically found in the countryside, one local shepherd plans on walking his flock around the perimeter streets of Brussels. David D’Hondt is a secondary teacher from Molenbeek who looks, and acts, like a farmer. He has a long beard, wears practical clothes and decided to take...
Golden coins - Gettyimages

Belgian treasure discovered by demolition workers in France

A treasure trove of 600 Belgian golden coins has been found by demolition workers at an empty house in the Finistère region of Brittany, France, reports Belga. The workers in the town of Pont-Aven discovered a lead container that looked like a shell on Wednesday. “They shaked it and heard the...

Maths, Phys, Chem & Econ

Tutoring given in three languages (FR, EN, SP) by Professor/Engineer in: Math, Physics, Chemistry & Economics. All levels including university students & in particular the International (IB), European & French Baccalaureates, A Level, AP etc. Used to International schools curriculums (BSB, ISB & St Johns) and Engineering students. Extensive experience, former substitute teacher of the European Schools, efficient teaching method, comes home. Tel : 0475 91 67 67

BBCA Midsummer Garden Party

Join the BBCA at its first-ever Midsummer garden party at the Royal Brussels Cricket Club in Ohain. Fun for all the family with games, activities and refreshments - including high tea, and gin & tonic and pimms stands.

Free entrance. No need to register.

Note for football fans: a TV will be screening the England vs Panama match (kick-off 2pm).