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Illustration picture shows the engine of a hydrogen bus. (BELGA PHOTO NICOLAS MAETERLINCK)

Stib to test new hydrogen bus in Brussels

Brussels public transport operator Stib has announced that it will test a hydrogen bus over the next two years to see what advantages the vehicle has over ordinary, hybrid and electric buses. The Stib will be renting the hydrogen bus from Belgian bus builder Van Hool. It will be tested on different...

‘Frontal attack on democracy’: Locals respond to attack on Capitol by Trump supporters

Headlines around the world are dominated today by the protest in Washington, DC, which saw Trump supporters storming the capitol building, home to the Senate and House of Representatives that make up Congress. Protestors were able to break through local police lines and gain access to first the...
Former Minister of Interior Affairs and Foreign Trade Pieter De Crem pictured with the new eID during the launch of the new eID, electronic identity card, Tuesday 14 January 2020, in Lokeren. (BELGA PHOTO NICOLAS MAETERLINCK)

New Belgian identity card now being issued by all municipalities

Any Belgian citizen applying for an identity card will now receive the new "eID", interior minister Annelies Verlinden announced on Wednesday. After a pilot project was launched in Lokeren in early 2020, other municipalities gradually followed suit, although the coronavirus crisis delayed the...
Illustration picture shows nursing staff taking a blood sample. Patients affected by the contamination have been asked to get a blood test within six months. (BELGA PHOTO DIRK WAEM)

Antwerp hospital recalls patients over hepatitis B, HIV contamination fears

Some 110 patients have been recalled by St Vincent's Hospital in Antwerp (GZA group) following an error in disinfecting endoscopy equipment, the newspaper Gazet Van Antwerpen revealed on Wednesday. The error was detected during a quality check last October. The hospital discovered that mistakes had...

EU bubble ‘shapes and absorbs you,’ says director of new documentary

After suffering a burnout working in the European institutions, Dutch filmmaker Nadine van Loon has now made a documentary about how three women are currently managing the same pressures. Van Loon launched a campaign today to help cover post-production costs. Notes from Brussels features a top...

Villa in Keerbergen

Villa to be renovated in Keerbergen, a very nice village 20 km from Brussels - known for its golf, lake and restaurants. The house was built in 1962. It offers a very healthy base, and is a great opportunity for someone looking to put it at his/hers own taste. It is situated in a traffic free street (only 7 houses). The habitable surface is 230M2 and 134m2 of caves and garages. It includes living and dining room in L shape, kitchen, 4 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 2 toilets. To buy directly from owner. No agencies please.

Villa in Keerbergen

Villa to be renovated in Keerbergen, a very nice village 20 km from Brussels - known for its golf, lake and restaurants. The house was built in 1962. It offers a very healthy base, and is a great opportunity for someone looking to put it at his/hers own taste. It is situated in a traffic free street (only 7 houses). The habitable surface is 230M2 and 134m2 of caves and garages. It includes living and dining room in L shape, kitche 4 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 2 toilets. To buy directly from owner. No agencies please.

Villa in Keerbergen

Villa to be renovated in Keerbergen, a very nice village 20 km from Brussels - known for its golf, lake and restaurants. The house was built in 1962. It offers a very healthy base, and is a great opportunity for someone looking to put it at is own taste. It is situated in a traffic free street (only 7 houses). The habitable surface is 230M2 and 134m2 of caves and garages. It includes living and dining room in L shape, kitche 4 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 2 toilets. To buy directly from owner. No agencies please.

Villa in Keerbergen

Villa to be renovated in Keerbergen, a very nice village 20 km from Brussels - known for its golf, lake and restaurants. The house was built in 1962. It offers a very healthy base, and is a great opportunity for someone looking to put it at is own taste. It is situated in a traffic free street (only 7 houses). The habitable surface is 230M2 and 134m2 of caves and garages. Mail to steven.luysterborg@resultact.be or call 0475315375 for information.

Christmas trees with roots accepted by Bûûmplanters this weekend

Bûûmplanters is once again asking residents of Brussels to donate their Christmas trees for replanting. The organisation is accepting trees at its location on Rue Navez in Schaerbeek on Saturday. Bûûmplanters is a non-profit that provides trees to residents to plant on their own properties and also...

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