[VIDEO] - "We glued together"22/05/13 - Germany's André Greipel won the opening stage in the cycling tour of Belgium. Just after the finish, he gave an interview (in English) to our VRT sports colleagues. "It was a perfect...
Greipel beats Boonen in "textbook sprint"In cycling, André Greipel won the opening stage of the Tour of Belgium. The German won a bunch sprint in Knokke-Heist, beating the Belgian champion Tom Boonen. The win allows Greipel to take the red...
[VIDEO] - Many suitcases still stuck at Zaventem22/05/13 - Six days after workers of bagage handler Swissport put an end to their strike, hundreds of suitcases are still stuck at Brussels Airport. A lot of bagage has been handled, but it will take...
American ambassador in Exmar transferHoward Gutman, the American ambassador to Belgium, is to join the Board of Directors of Exmar. This was announced by De Tijd, which cited Exmar CEO Nicolas Saverys. The ambassador will take up the...
"I repeat: we will not move the club to Antwerp"The vice-champions in Belgian football, Zulte Waregem, were negotiating a transfer to Antwerp, some 80 kilometres away from their present location. Or not? The club's fans, who were celebrating an...
Social economy employees to receive wage backpackSubsidies to social economy companies will come to an end by the middle of next year when the decree on customized work will be introduced and funds diverted directly to employees. Works minister...
Flanders manages to withstand crisisEach year the Flemish government runs a check on its progress towards positioning itself among the top five regions in Europe by 2020 when their research unit compares the government’s...
Road delays “limited” during summer
Traffic delays caused by roadworks in
Brussels will be “limited” this summer,
mobility and public works minister Brigitte
Grouwels has promised, announcing the...
Museum Prize nominees announced
The nominees for this year’s
Museum Prize are the Museum
aan de Stroom (MAS) and the
Fashion Museum (MoMu) in
Antwerp; the Museum of Industrial
The week in figures (22/05/2013)
paid by Antwerp city
council to six residents who
filed a lawsuit against the
annual Sinksenfoor fair, to
compensate them for their
legal costs. The fair opened
last weekend as planned...
Handicap allowance proposed
Flemish health minister Jo
Vandeurzen has proposed
that every person with
a recognised handicap
should receive an stipend
to allow them to pay for
their own care, in an effort
to reduce the demand...