Councils open visitor centre in Brussels

Saturday, 21 July 2018 22:29
A new visitor centre was opened this week by the two EU institutions representing the member states. The centre will welcome group visitors and individual visitors to the Council of the European Union and the European Council.
Traffic in Brussels city centre will be disrupted in connection with the celebration of National Day on Saturday, the Brussels Capital-Ixelles police precinct warned on Thursday.
The ongoing drought is weakening trees and could cause branches to fall, Brussels Environment said on Thursday, warning the public to be “very careful in parks, under trees, but also in forests and along the sides of streets, especially in parking areas.”
The City of Brussels has greenlit a project aimed at examining the feasibility of using drones in medical emergencies.
The City of Brussels will honour the former South African president Nelson Mandela on Wednesday.
“All of the 40,000 supporters that came to Brussels to help celebrate our Red Devils are amazing”, the Brussels-Ixelles police wrote on their Twitter account at around 3.30pm on Sunday.
The city of Brussels has too many areas which are unsafe for women and for gays, according to Bianca Debaets, regional minister for equal opportunities.
Flemish Mayor for Brussels Affairs, Sven Gatz (Open Vld party) and Brussels Mayor Philippe Close were symbolically married on Wednesday with the City of Brussels in the wedding hall of the Brussels City Hall.
For the first time ever, the mayor of Brussels, Philippe Close, took it upon himself to make a speech on the traditional Flemish festival day of July 11. The event is normally celebrated in the City Hall of Brussels – considered by Flanders as the region’s capital – but the…
Travellers have been urged to take precautions on Wednesday and Thursday in going to the airport in Zaventem, the company managing the airport recalled, noting that many road-transport challenges are expected in connection with the NATO Summit.