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  • Mystery euros end up in people's letterboxes Local residents in the Spaarstraat in Kessel-Lo (near Leuven) found a 10 euro note in their mailbox on two occasions lately. A search has been started to find the benefactor, but he or she hasn't...
  • Domain names .vlaanderen and .brussels possibly by end of year 24 Apr '14 Domain names .vlaanderen and .brussels possibly by end of year ah Icann approves .vlaanderen, .brussels and .gent as new extensions that can be used for website addresses...
  • Companies support Tomorrowland in court action 24 Apr '14 Companies support Tomorrowland in court action ah A group of businesses in support of dance festival Tomorrowland’s expansion to two weekends this summer is providing...
  • Companies support Tomorrowland in court 24 Apr '14 Companies support Tomorrowland in court ah A group of businesses in support of dance festival Tomorrowland’s expansion to two weekends this summer is providing evidence in...
  • "Rapporteurs" give Di Rupo administration a score of 60% The first federal government led by Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo (Francophone socialist) implemented 60 percent of the measures that had been outlined in its policy statement. This was calculated by...
  • Flemish greens put forward 4 priorities Flandersnews is gearing up for the regional, national and European elections of 25 May. We are offering you a resume of the priorities the 8 Flemish parties taking part in the elections. Today, we...
  • "Promote Flanders and Brussels actively in Brazil" Toerisme Vlaanderen, the organisation concerned with promoting the Flemish and Brussels tourist hotspots, will start a promotion campaign in Brazil. The decision does not come as a surprise. In 2012...
  • [VIDEO] - Leuven gynaecologist fetches prestigious prize 23/04/14 - Professor Dirk Timmerman of the Leuven University Hospital (UZ) has been awarded one of the most prestigious prizes for medical research in Belgium. He received the InBev-Baillet Latour...
  • [VIDEO] - Stomach patients need better advice 23/04/14 - Those undergoing stomach surgery to lose weight should be given a better follow-up in future. That's according to the socialist health care fund. It turns out that many patients need more...
  • [VIDEO] - Unique space items auctioned 23/04/14 - The auction house Lempertz is organising an auction focusing on items used in space. If you would be interested, beware that most items will cost a pretty penny. One of the top pieces is a...
  • English-speaking comedians descend on Brussels 23 Apr '14 English-speaking comedians descend on Brussels khendri2 English Comedy Brussels is hosting its first International Comedy Week, which is mixed in with the Juste Pour Rire...
  • Win tickets to International Comedy Week! 23 Apr '14 Win tickets to International Comedy Week! khendri2 English Comedy Brussels is hosting its first International Comedy Week, which is mixed in with the Juste Pour Rire...
  • English-speaking comedians descend on Brussels ... ticket giveaway! 23 Apr '14 English-speaking comedians descend on Brussels ... ticket giveaway! khendri2 English Comedy Brussels is hosting its first International Comedy Week, which is mixed in with...
  • 6 European candidates, 6 expats, 60 questions With the EU elections coming up, Fans of Flanders asked 6 European candidates for an interview. 6 people will be quizzed by expats. After Bart Staes of the Flemish greens, it's Marc Demesmaeker of...
  • Gas customers can get "between 100 and 150 euros" back Due to the exceptionally warm winter, those heating their houses using natural gas can look forward to a refund from their gas supplier. On average, this refund can be situated between 100 and 150...

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