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Government pays €2 million annually for near-empty building - Europe News
Government pays €2 million annually for near-empty building2 hours ago
The federal government is paying nearly €2.2 million a year in rent for a 10,000 square-metre building in Schaerbeek where only 40 civil servants work. That staff is now being transferred to another location, so the government is considering what to do wi

	Brexit divorce could be hammered out in just three weeks
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Brexit divorce could be hammered out in just three weeks 4 hours ago
Talks are aimed at breaking an impasse on Britain's exit bill, citizens' rights and the Irish border by December 4 ahead of a major EU summit 10 days later.
EU: states must focus on making economic growth benefit all - Europe News
EU: states must focus on making economic growth benefit all 5 hours ago
BRUSSELS— The European Union's executive says the bloc should in 2018 focus on ensuring that strong economic growth benefits all parts of society through policies targeting jobs growth, investment and reforms. In its look-ahead to the coming year
Sterling treads water ahead of UK budget - Europe News
Sterling treads water ahead of UK budget 6 hours ago
LONDON, Nov 22- Britain's pound trod water on Wednesday, with traders wary of taking on any large new positions on the currency ahead of a budget statement from the country's finance minister Philip Hammond. Hammond, who is fighting for his poli
UPDATE 1-Boxed in by slow growth, UK's Hammond readies budget - Europe News
UPDATE 1-Boxed in by slow growth, UK's Hammond readies budget 6 hours ago
LONDON, Nov 22- British finance minister Philip Hammond will say on Wednesday how much he can afford to help unhappy voters as he faces a potentially sharp deterioration in the economy's growth prospects. Hammond, fighting for his political future as
DIARY-Top Economic Events to Jan 17 - Europe News
DIARY-Top Economic Events to Jan 17 16 hours ago
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 22 LONDON- Bank of England Director for Banknotes and Chief Cashier Victoria Cleland will participate in the Active City Network event- 1530 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank to publish Financial Stability Report 2017 followed by a
Boxed in by slow growth, UK's Hammond readies budget - Europe News
Boxed in by slow growth, UK's Hammond readies budget 16 hours ago
Hammond, who is fighting for his political future as well as the fortunes of Britain's economy as it prepares to leave the European Union in March 2019, is due to deliver his budget plan to parliament just after 1230 GMT. At the same time, Hammond ha
Festive theatre: Four English-language plays to enjoy in Brussels this winter - Europe News
Festive theatre: Four English-language plays to enjoy in Brussels this winter 17 hours ago
BLOC : Crazy for You (23-26 November) First up is Gershwin's musical Crazy for You, from the Brussels Light Opera Company (BLOC). Directed by Rachel Bateman, this is a story set in the 1930s, about a young banker from New York called Bobby Child, who is s
Festive fun: Four English plays to enjoy in Brussels this winter - Europe News
Festive fun: Four English plays to enjoy in Brussels this winter 18 hours ago
BLOC : Crazy for You (23-26 November) First up is Gershwin's musical Crazy for You, from the Brussels Light Opera Company (BLOC). Directed by Rachel Bateman, this is a story set in the 1930s, about a young banker from New York called Bobby Child, who is s
Wallonia set to ban smoking in cars with children - Europe News
Wallonia set to ban smoking in cars with children 19 hours ago
Wallonia will this week vote on a law banning drivers from smoking in their car when children are onboard. The ban already exists in France and the UK and is expected to be passed by the Walloon parliament on Thursday. The region's environment minister Ca
Brussels police make plans to anticipate football violence - Europe News
Brussels police make plans to anticipate football violence 19 hours ago
Police in central Brussels have appointed a specialist in football-related violence whose job will be to anticipate matches where there is a risk of conflict between the city's foreign communities. The announcement comes after violent clashes broke out ar
More homeless shelters needed for families, says organisation - Europe News
More homeless shelters needed for families, says organisation 21 hours ago
Brussels is in urgent need of winter shelter for homeless families, according to Plate-forme mineurs en exil (Platform for Children in Exile), an umbrella organisation representing 50 Belgian groups that work with refugee minors. “There are dozens of fami
A police van believed to be carrying ousted Catalan president Carles Puigdemont leaves the Palace of Justice in Brussels, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. The Belgian government has steadfastly said it can’t ... - Europe News
A police van believed to be carrying ousted Catalan president Carles Puigdemont leaves the Palace of Justice in Brussels, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. The Belgian government has steadfastly said it can’t ... 22 hours ago
A police van believed to be carrying ousted Catalan president Carles Puigdemont leaves the Palace of Justice in Brussels, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. The Belgian government has steadfastly said it can’t intervene in Spain’s extradition request since it’s
ANALYSIS-German political limbo threatens European reform push - Europe News
ANALYSIS-German political limbo threatens European reform push 23 hours ago
Emmanuel Macron had won the French presidency on a promise to relaunch Europe. And Angela Merkel, on track to win a fourth term as German chancellor, looked ready to embrace his bold vision, telling an audience in Bavaria that it was time for Europe to ta
Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria lifts the trophy after defeating David Goffin of Belgium in their ATP World Tour Finals singles final tennis match at the O2 Arena in London, Sunday Nov. 19, 2017. (AP ... - Europe News
Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria lifts the trophy after defeating David Goffin of Belgium in their ATP World Tour Finals singles final tennis match at the O2 Arena in London, Sunday Nov. 19, 2017. (AP ... 1 day ago
Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria lifts the trophy after defeating David Goffin of Belgium in their ATP World Tour Finals singles final tennis match at the O2 Arena in London, Sunday Nov. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
‘Racism doesn’t belong in this city’: Brussels launches new campaign - Europe News
‘Racism doesn’t belong in this city’: Brussels launches new campaign 1 day ago
“All Jews love… All Arabs are… and all blacks smell like… You’ve thought it, and it’s against that automatic thought mechanism that we need to fight.” Brussels comedian Kody smiles after his opening lines at the kick-off of a new campaign, but his words a
Get a grip on inheritance laws at free ING event on 30 November - Europe News
Get a grip on inheritance laws at free ING event on 30 November 1 day ago
Many expats living in Belgium don’t think about inheritance laws, although they affect nearly all of us at one point. From recognised inheritors to taxes to whether or not you need a will, the laws governing inheritance can be perplexing, making it hard t
ANALYSIS-Brexit gets real for drugmakers as regulator moves to Amsterdam - Europe News
ANALYSIS-Brexit gets real for drugmakers as regulator moves to Amsterdam 1 day ago
LONDON, Nov 21- Drugmakers are racing to implement Brexit contingency plans to prepare for a jolt to their regulatory system as the European Medicines Agency is uprooted from London to Amsterdam. Amsterdam maybe the least-worst option for staff retention,
Officials: Quotas for fishing prized Bluefin tuna in Atlantic and Mediterranean to rise substantially over next 3 years - Europe News
Officials: Quotas for fishing prized Bluefin tuna in Atlantic and Mediterranean to rise substantially over next 3 years 1 day ago
BRUSSELS— Officials: Quotas for fishing prized Bluefin tuna in Atlantic and Mediterranean to rise substantially over next 3 years.
Nations decide to increase quota for Atlantic Bluefin tuna - Europe News
Nations decide to increase quota for Atlantic Bluefin tuna 1 day ago
BRUSSELS— Officials say nations fishing the eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean have decided on a major expansion in the annual quota for prized Bluefin tuna, to reflect an improvement in their stocks. Two people at the meeting of the 50- nation Intern

	David Davis is left red-faced after he falls off the stage
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David Davis is left red-faced after he falls off the stage 1 day ago
David Davis fell off his own Brexit cliff edge today after stumbling off a podium following a crucial speech in London on divorce talks with Brussels.