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Anyone renting out a spare room or other property via the online booking site Airbnb will have to pay the equivalent of the tax applied to hotels starting on 1 February, Brussels minister-president Rudi Vervoort has announced.

Jan 19, 2017

Member of the Brussels’ parliament, Arnaud Verstraete of opposition party Groen, has filed a case with a justice of the peace calling on the Capital-Region to make public all agreements and contracts relating to the construction of the new national football stadium at Heysel.

Jan 19, 2017

One in three of all salaried employees in Belgium is suffering from symptoms of chronic stress, according to a study carried out by the University of Leuven for the social research institute Hiva.

Jan 19, 2017

Wallonia's parliament is set to vote on a ban on the slaughter of animals without pre-stunning.

Jan 19, 2017

Jazz, geek and pop culture, diversity and Europe are among the key themes being pursued this year by Visit Brussels, which has presented its action plan to attract more tourists to the city after a very difficult 2016.

Jan 18, 2017

The country’s top judge, Jean de Codt, has called for the removal of five tonnes of munitions stored beneath the Justice Palace in Brussels. De Codt, who is president of the Cassation Court, says the weapons are not being stocked according to regulations.

Jan 18, 2017


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