Belgium has again fared exceptionally well at the annual World Beer Awards. The 2012 honours list crowned Het Anker Gouden Carolus Classic World’s Best Dark Beer, praising its “strong toffee flavour and raisins on the palate”.
Brussels mayor Freddy Thielemans has argued that limiting the number of births per family is an issue that must be open to discussion.
Automobile association VAB is exhorting car users to give train commuters a lift on Wednesday as the rail strike takes effect. Recent studies, furthermore, show a growing interest in carpooling.
A consumer law comes into effect today preventing mobile phone operators from fining customers who switch to a rival network after six months, regardless of the length of their contract.
The scrapping of federal government cash incentives to encourage drivers to buy energy-efficient cars at the end of last year has led to a dramatic fall in sales of eco-friendly vehicles, writes Flanders News.
The Belgian Army’s mission in Afghanistan is officially over: as of today, the defence of Kabul International Airport is the responsibility of Hungarian forces. Not one life has been lost in the defence of the airport, where Belgian forces have been deployed since February 2003.