When the first runners crossed the start line of the inaugural 20km of Brussels in 1980, none of them knew they were writing a small chapter of the city’s history. And when the 40th edition takes place on 19 May this year, 49 of those pioneering athletes will be there once again, taking part in a run they have competed in every year since
The Ultimas – the Flemish Culture Awards – were handed out this week at a ceremony in Brussels to performers, creators and guardians of cultural heritage
The Belgian team performed admirably at the Bocuse d’Or competition in Lyon, where their spectacular dishes earned them eighth place and helped put Flanders’ food scene in the spotlight
From the edge of the EU quarter to the Flemish border, Woluwe-Saint-Lambert in the east of Brussels attracts an affluent, international crowd, drawn by its attractive houses, good public transport and road links, proximity to the EU institutions and the presence of one of the city’s European Schools. We asked Bulletin readers to share their experiences of living here.
With 82,000 people sharing 23km2, Uccle in the south is one of Brussels’ least densely populated municipalities. We asked Bulletin readers to tell us what they like about living here.
Improving accessibility for people with limited mobility is a challenge for a city like Brussels
Police are investigating several high-profile people involved in Belgian league football following a report that raised suspicion of financial irregularities and attempts to influence the outcome of games
Created by the union of Lower (Neder) and Upper (Over) Heembeek in the early 19th century, this district is part of the City of Brussels but a different world entirely
The Liesing industrial park in Vienna has been transformed from an unattractive, unstructured collection of factory buildings into a resource-efficient hub for business and innovation
Economics gets emotional in a new production premiering in Brussels this month – and unusually for professional theatre in the capital, it’s being performed in English
Haren is a world apart, with something to offer those looking for a home away from the expat crowd and the city centre
Vast and varied, Schaerbeek is a popular choice for those seeking multicultural communities and affordable property within easy reach of the EU institutions and the city centre. We asked Bulletin readers to tell us what it’s like to live there.
Mobility and citizen participation were the hot topics at The Bulletin’s Brussels Votes! event this week. The lively debate brought together politicians, candidates and first-time voters from the international community to discuss the big issues ahead of the local elections on 14 October