ULB professor languishing in Iranian prison

Thursday, 26 April 2018 08:45
Iranian researcher Ahmadreza Djalali, visiting professor at ULB in Brussels, was imprisoned on 26 April, 2016 in Teheran where he was convicted of espionage and sentenced to death on fabricated charges.
The draft law on tourist accommodation poses a problem to the European Commission, writes L'Echo on Thursday.
With the new rules for the driver’s license theory test set to take effect on Monday, long queues can be seen outside the two exam centres in Brussels (Anderlecht and Schaerbeek) but the Group of Certified Vehicle Inspection and Driver’s Licence Companies, Goca, is warning against rushing to beat the…
The “Brussels Short Film Festival” (“BSFF”) is starting on Wednesday, with more than 300 Belgian and foreign films shown over around ten days in various parts of Brussels.

Gaming Committee tackles video games

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 08:42
The Belgian gaming regulator threatens fines of up to € 1.6 million for a series of video games if they are not adapted, writes De Standaard on Wednesday.

Royal Circus reopens in September

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 16:33
The Royal Circus, currently under renovation, will reopen in September, the alderman in charge of housing management in the Brussels City Council, Mohamed Ouriaghli, said on Monday evening.
Being 23% comprised of green spaces, Brussels scoops 27th place amongst the rankings of the greenest cities, drawn up by the Dutch holiday booking site TravelBird.
The City of Brussels inaugurated Monday temporary parking spots which are free of cost for thirty minutes in three shopping streets of the center of the capital and of Laeken.

Digitalisation positive for employment

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 08:38
One fourth of Belgian employers think that new digital technologies will have a positive impact on employment according to the study "Revolution of Competences 2.0" published Tuesday by ManpowerGroup.

Brussels Airport for sale

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 08:18
The Australian financial group Macquarie wants to sell its 36% stake in Brussels Airport, wrote De Tijd and L'Echo on Tuesday. The main obstacle to its disinvestment has been a conflict with the other shareholder OTPP.