Gambling ads will be banned in the middle of live sports broadcasts and more than 10% of Belgian betting shops will be shut down under new measures designed to protect people from gambling addiction.
Activists turned the bedding department at Ikea in Anderlecht into a makeshift hospital on Saturday in a symbolic protest about corporate tax avoidance.
Brussels Airport enjoyed a record quarter this summer - with 7.5 million passengers - but suffered a steep fall in cargo traffic because of toughened noise regulations.
The SNCB is putting on extra trains to the seaside, with coastal businesses hoping for a late-season boost in trade as temperatures are forecast in the low- to mid-20s this weekend.
Lawyers representing Facebook will give evidence in a Brussels court on Friday in a closely watched legal case brought by Belgium's Privacy Commission.
The Brussels parliament will be asked to debate in the coming weeks whether public transport operator Stib should be required to offer a guaranteed level of service in the event of a strike.