TomTom says Brussels is the eighth most congested European city

TomTom says Brussels is the eighth most congested European city

Brussels is the eighth most congested city in Europe. This is per the rankings established by TomTom on the basis of 2016 figures.

Tax authorities to carry out systematic checks of landlords with Airbnb entries

Tax authorities to carry out systematic checks of landlords with Airbnb entries

L'Echo is reporting today (Tuesday) that the tax authorities will soon begin systematic checks on property owners on the Airbnb website.

Tobin tax - European negotiators analyse the effects of the Tobin tax

Tobin tax - European negotiators analyse the effects of the Tobin tax

The Finance Minister, Johan Van Overtveldt, (of the New Flemish Alliance) and his counterparts from nine EU member states, wish to implement a European tax on financial transactions.

Belgians waste an average of 21 hours in traffic jams throughout 2016

Belgians waste an average of 21 hours in traffic jams throughout 2016

Belgians spent an average of 21 hours in traffic jams last year. This emerges today (Monday) from the annual Traffic Scorecard report, Inrix, the leading supplier of real time traffic information.

Leuven train derailment: Infrabel says, “It is impossible that the points had moved”

Leuven train derailment: Infrabel says, “It is impossible that the points had moved”

The company responsible for managing Belgian railway infrastructure, Infrabel, “regrets the false information reported in respect of points operation”.

More than half of estate agents break the law

More than half of estate agents break the law

More than six out of ten estate agents in Belgium are breaking the law. They are too vague on prices and their role in the sale often lacks precision.

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