The unemployment rate in Brussels has dropped for the last three years in a row

The unemployment rate in Brussels has dropped for the last three years in a row

The unemployment rate in the Brussels-Capitale region has dropped for the last three years in a row, the regional employment body Actiris revealed in a press release on Sunday. At the end of October, the Brussels region had 93,888 job seekers and an unemployment rate of 16.9%. This 36th successive drop in unemployment corresponds to 4,126 less unemployed people than in 2016 (-4.2%), The Brussels Times reports. Youth unemployment has dropped for the 53th consecutive month, to a rate of 26.6% for October. Brussels has 10,541 young unemployed people, 945…

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Belgian Royal Couple Arrive On Their 7-Day Maiden Visit To India

Belgian Royal Couple Arrive On Their 7-Day Maiden Visit To India

This is King Philippe’s first state visit to India after his ascension to the throne in 2013. King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium arrived in New Delhi tonight on a seven-day visit to India with an aim at boosting overall cooperation between the two countries with a focus on further ramping up trade and investment ties, NDTV reports. This is King Philippe’s first state visit to India after his ascension to the throne in 2013. He is accompanied by a business delegation of nearly 90 people comprising CEOs of…

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Top UK North Ireland official in Brussels for Brexit talks

Top UK North Ireland official in Brussels for Brexit talks

Britain’s top Northern Ireland official is in Brussels for talks with the European Union’s Brexit negotiator and other EU representatives on the future of the Northern Ireland-Ireland border. James Brokenshire said in a statement Monday that “there must be no physical infrastructure at the border” between Northern Ireland, which is part of the U.K., and EU member state Ireland, The Daily Mail reminds. His visit comes as the official Brexit negotiations on Britain’s divorce from the EU are to resume Thursday. Time is running short for Britain to secure an…

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Adidas release World Cup kits for Belgium

Adidas release World Cup kits for Belgium

With over 200 days left to go until the World Cup gets underway, Adidas have released an entire gamut of new kits for many of the participating nations, many of which are inspired by past glories. We have been afforded a glimpse of the nifty strips that Spain, Germany, Belgium, Colombia and Japan will be sporting in Russia next summer. With Argentina, as they did in qualifying, leaving it until the last minute, ESPNFC reports. Belgium have traipsed even further back in time, with their new jersey featuring hallmarks of…

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Emirates to début new first class cabin on Belgium and Switzerland routes

Emirates to début new first class cabin on Belgium and Switzerland routes

Emirates will launch next month its redesigned first class cabin for two new European destinations, Brussels and Geneva. The company said in a statement on Monday that it had outfitted its first two Boeing 777-300ER aircrafts to start operations on its twice daily flights from Dubai to the Belgian and Swiss destinations, The National reports. The first class cabin will have six private suites laid out in a 1-1-1 format, different from its existing 777 fleet which has eight suites in a 1-2-1 layout. Emirates’ new @BoeingAirplanes 777 First Class…

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