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What’s on this week: 6-12 September

The annual Belgian Beer Weekend is awesome for all kinds of reasons, though the public is unaware of a great many of them. A pomp and circumstance ceremony like no other – limited to invited guests – leads into the public beer festival on Friday. Fully costumed guards form a procession to take a...

Looking for full-time domestic help

We are looking for a female help, speaking french or English (speaking Dutch is a plus), in our house in a village near Ghent (Belgium).Purpose is to do housekeeping (cleaning & ironing) on full-time base and do some babysitting for my 2 children (7&11 years)The person can live in a house next to our house.We need someone to start end of October at the latest.Thanks  

french teacher for children and teenagers

As a graduate teacher, I used to teach French to teenagers. Currently I give french lessons to students of the European School. Therefore I can help your children with their homework. I can give reinforcement with grammar, writing and vocabulary. I can also prepare them for exams. Could you please tell me which days are convenient for you. The rate is 30€/h (25€ and 5€ for the fare).

Looking forwards to hear from you

Please receive my best regards.

Uber withdraws Jump electric bikes from four Brussels communes

Uber's electric bike-sharing scheme has pulled out of four Brussels municipalities, after just three months, because of excessive vandalism and violence. Jump, which launched in April, had added Anderlecht, Molenbeek, Koekelberg and Laeken to its coverage area in June. In a letter to the four...

One dead as explosion causes houses to collapse in Antwerp

Three houses in Wilrijk, a district of Antwerp, collapsed yesterday afternoon following an apparent gas explosion. An elderly woman died in the explosion. Rescue workers pulled three people out of the debris on Ridderveld yesterday afternoon. All three were taken to hospital. One has been released...

Do you love your friends as much as cake? Safe driving campaign hits home

Do you care as much about your friends as you do about a fancy cake? That’s the question posed by Responsible Young Drivers Vlaanderen, which, together with Renault, has launched The Safety Cake campaign. An intriguing study carried out by the Leuven-based iVOX market research firm shows that 87%...

appartement te huur

Mooi en licht twee slaapkamer appartement met een groot terras te huur te Brussel, Akenkaai, complex Upsite. Zicht op Tour en Taxis. Gordijnen en verlichting aanwezig.  Oppervlakte 89M2 en terras 15M2

Brussels one of best cities in the world for Generation Z

Brussels is one of the 20 best cities in the world when it comes to offering opportunities to Generation Z. Gen Z is typified by having grown up with digital technology and social media. Brussels ranks 19 in 110 cities surveyed by online housing platform Nestpick.com. Following a similar study on...

KBC to cut 10% of workforce with loss of 1,400 jobs

Belgian bank and insurer KBC has announced plans to shed 10% of its workforce, with the loss of 1,400 jobs over the next three years. The job cuts will be felt at the bank's head office in Brusssels, in back-office support functions and at individual branches. In a statement, KBC said "no mandatory...

Why September is all about design in Brussels

Brussels Design September, a month long celebration of everything design, is back and jam-packed with events.

Over the past few years, Brussels has definitely established itself as a city of design. The Brussels design industry has won its spurs and as furniture and interior product design flourished, the industry has become an important economic sector in the city, with more than 25,000 people employed directly and indirectly.

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