The group of volunteers who have run the camp for refugees in the Maximilian Park in Brussels for the last couple of years has been awarded the Prize for Democracy by an independent jury sponsored by non-profit organisations.

King Philippe inspects the trooops

Sunday, 22 July 2018 02:28
King Philippe inspected the troops on Saturday afternoon, before the traditional military and civil parade that begins the 21st of July celebrations.
The royal couple and their four children attended the Te Deum ceremony on Saturday morning.

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.