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Great white shark photobombs surfing boys

A chilling photograph is doing the rounds of the web. At first glance it appears to be a snapshot of two boys enjoying the...

Brussels Electronic Music: New Year’s Eve

If your idea of New Year’s Eve is to be curled in bed with a glass of eggnog or vin chaud watching reruns of...

Bah humbug: Not all Belgians like Christmas

Almost half of Belgians celebrate Christmas Eve at home and 34% with family. Today, a ‘life at home’ survey (ILIV) announced its results from...

Belgium is the champion of taxation

Anglo Saxons call it ‘tax freedom day’ - theoretically, it’s the day you stop paying for the state’s expenditure and earn money for yourself....

Mystery of the royal ‘Bat shield’

Blistering bat shield! Apart from Ray-Ban sunglasses and squirly communications wires, the security detail walking alongside King Philippe's limousine on the royal procession seemed...

Brussels airport closed for royal fly-past

No flights will be allowed to land at Brussels Airport between 5pm and 6pm on Sunday. The closure of airspace at the airport to...

Campaign to slow down cyclists

A number of rumble strips to slow down cyclists riding along the River Scheldt are being received with mixed emotions. The rumble strips were...

Survey show Brussels expats are well-integrated

A large-scale poll that involved some 9,000 expats, most of them working in the European institutions, revealed that many have a lot of Belgian...

Less power for the monarchy?

Following the announcement from the Palace, the politicians were quick to launch into the debate. The Flemish nationalists (N-VA) immediately told parliament that King...

New King of the Belgians

King Albert has been on the throne since the death of Baudouin in 1993. Citing ill health and failing powers he announced that he...
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