The Coup de Pouce (A Little Boost) loan programme, launched in late 2016, had raised a total of 6.4 million euros in loans for 343 young companies in Wallonia by the end of June, L’Echo reported on Thursday.
Thursday, 02 August 2018 17:29

Basic-Fit in peak form in first half of 2018

The Dutch chain of fitness clubs, Basic-Fit, achieved good results in the first half of this year and followed up its growth by opening 44 new clubs.
The renovation of the Law Courts of Brussels, covered with scaffolding for decades, will not be completed before 2040, La Libre Belgique daily on Thursday reported Justice Minister Koen Geens as saying.
European Union (EU) farmers will now be able to receive advances on farm aid for which they are eligible, the European Commission announced on Thursday.
An Antwerp woman who suffered an acid attack which left her with burns on 40% of her body is being maintained in a coma while she fights for her life, hospital authorities said.
Antwerp university hospital has announced the development of a new, faster antidote to wasp stings for those who are allergic to wasp venom.
The EU Commission has spoken out against a new rule brought in by the Belgian government which would charge journalists a fee of €50 for the right to attend EU summits.
Wednesday, 01 August 2018 18:47

July was abnormally hot and sunny, says IRM

The month of July was «”very abnormally” hot in Uccle, according to the latest monthly climate report by the Royal Institute of Meteorology, IRM, released on Wednesday.
The National Bank of Paris, BNP Paribas, achieved good results in the second quarter of 2018 in Belgium in its retail services, grossing 345 million euros, an increase of 6%, the French bank said in its latest quarterly report.
Ryanair pilots based in Belgium have been called out to strike on the 10th of August, the Christian trade union, CNE, and the Belgian Cockpit Association, BeCA, announced on Wednesday.
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