No flip-flops, please: Flemish beach town issues dress code for holidaymakers

No flip-flops, please: Flemish beach town issues dress code for holidaymakers

Authorities in the Flemish-resort town of Knokke-Heist have resorted to painting dress code suggestions onto the pavement in an attempt to encourage beach dwellers to don a more suitable attire as they leave the waves behind and stroll into town. Markings with pictograms suggesting appropriate attires and accompanied with the word “dress code” (in English) have been painted onto the pavement of one of Belgium’s most affluent seaside resorts, located along the border with the Netherlands. The illustrations suggest holidaymakers swap out their bikinis and swimming trunks for light shirts…

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European Court stops Belgian business school issuing master’s degrees

European Court stops Belgian business school issuing master’s degrees

The European Court of Justice in Luxembourg has ruled that a business school operating in Brussels and Antwerp may not grant master’s degrees. The United International Business School is based in Switzerland, with operations in Italy, Spain and Japan as well as Belgium. In this country they have campuses in Brussels in St-Gilles and in Antwerp by the Meir shopping street. The school offers bachelor’s, master’s and postgraduate degrees in a variety of business-related disciplines, but is not officially recognised by the Flemish government. Technically, then, the degrees are not…

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