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Private security on Brussels metro

Private security guards have been introduced on the Brussels metro, to allay public and staff unease following a spate of violent attacks. Minister-president of the Brussels region, Charles Picqu
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Under-35s to get state help for housing loans in Brussels

New loans have been launched by the state to help under 35s in Brussels get onto the property ladder. Residents of the Brussels region who want to buy their own home and are under 35 will be able to a...
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No penalties for speeding in 30kph zone in Brussels

No penalties for speeding have been issued in Brussels
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New sewer system for Brussels

The renovation of Brussels
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Brussels Grand-Place most beautiful square in Europe

Brussels Grand-Place has been voted the most beautiful square in Europe. A survey by Dutch website stedentripper.com asked users to rate different squares across Europe. Moscow
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Brussels failing its elderly citizens

Brussels authorities have been accused of letting down the city
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Firefighters to get new 3-D technology in Brussels

Brussels firefighters are to use state-of-the-art 3-D technology from 2011 to improve emergency response times. Using computer modelling and aerial photographs of the city, a database has been bui...
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Brussels population continues to soar

Estimates of the number of Brussels residents have been grossly underestimated. Latest figures released by the national registry, whose figures are updated every two months, show that there are curren...
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Brussels tightens security on public transport

Brussels public transport operator STIB has announced increased security measures and surveillance on its bus and metro network following a spate of personal attacks and vandalism on its vehicles....
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Brussels authorities to remove one car in five from city’s roads

Brussels authorities want to put one car in every five off the road. The proposals have been outlined as part of a plan to increase mobility in the city and include a reduction in car traffic of 20 pe...
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New green space for Brussels

Adhering to a pledge to be one of the greenest cities in Europe, Brussels has agreed plans for a new park in the city at Saint-Josse and Schaerbeek. The site on rue Potag
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Summer beach in Brussels

Tourists and residents alike can enjoy a day at the beach in Brussels, with the opening of Bruxelles les Bains from 2 July. The man-made beach, complete with sun loungers and palm trees, will run...
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Brussels residents feel safe

A study by the interior ministry has found that theft, car crime and the threat of violence are the crimes experienced most frequently by Brussels residents. The security monitor, conducted by the Fed...
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Free sun beds in Brussels’ parks

Sun worshipers are being encouraged to flock to Brussels
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Domestic violence on the rise in Brussels

There was a seven per cent drop in overall crime in 2009 in the northern Brussels zone, according to recent figures released by police authorities. However incidences of neighbourhood disputes, do...
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STIB refuses air pollution tests on Brussels metro

Brussels public transport operator Stib has refused to conduct an analysis of air quality in the city
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UNESCO World Heritage buildings to have buffer zone

Brussels authorities are to create protective development buffer zones around the city
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Brussels STIB reaches agreement over staff cuts

Brussels public transport operator STIB has reached an agreement with unions over proposed budget cuts of
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Brussels ranks top in Europe for traffic jams

Brussels is the traffic jam hotspot of Europe. A study by satellite navigator company TomTom analysed driver mobility in 59 European cities and found Brussels to be the most congested. Drivers enc...

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