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Christmas tree collection day

Anyone in Brussels wanting to recycle a Christmas tree may put in out on the pavement from 18.00 on 7 January to be collected on 8 January. The trees (no artificial ones are accepted) must not be...
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Winter sales in Brussels

Winter sales in Brussels are scheduled in Brussels between 3-31 January. Sales goods must be part of the shops
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Chinese choose Brussels

A number of big Chinese companies have opted to make Brussels their European base. Although they have not yet been named the regional minister for employment has confirmed that 14 companies, all of...
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Christmas Market in Grand-Place

The annual Brussels Christmas market takes place around the Bourse, Place Sainte-Catherine and the March
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Cost of public transport in Brussels to increase

Public transport in Brussels will be more expensive as from 1 February 2012. Transport company MIVB has announced an average price rise of 4.5 per cent. The fare increases will bring in an estimated a...
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Motorists driving under the influence of drugs are being targeted by Brussels police using saliva tests that give instant results. In a recent campaign against drink drivers police used the saliva tes...
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Brussels residents can claim grants for electric bicycles from 1 October, according to the city councillor for mobility. The amount of the grant will depend on an applicant
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Brussels outdoor cinema cancelled

The annual summer outdoor cinema in Brussels Cinquantenaire park has been cancelled after organizers failed to secure sponsorship. The Drive-in cinema event, where the public were able to watch fi...
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Brussels 30kph speed limit to be enforced

The new 30kph speed limit on 72 kilometers of road in Brussels
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More speed traps for Brussels motorists

Brussels authorities have announced plans to install eight new speed enforcement devices by June this year at accident black spots in Jette, Anderlecht, Forest, Auderghem and Uccle. Authorities mainta...
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Brussels rail stations face axe

Two Brussels rail stations could be closed to improve train punctuality, says Belgian national rail operator SNCB, according to newspaper La Capital. Bruxelles-Congr
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Emergency air pollution measures in Brussels are failing

Levels of damaging fine particulate matter, caused mainly by vehicle emissions, have exceeded EU limits on 41 days already this year in Brussels. The official EU quota for days on which limits can be...
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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 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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