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Cabinet of Belgium

Charles Michel Prime Minister Jan Jambon Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior Didier Reynders Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Kris Peeters Deputy Prime Minister and […]

François Bellot named as new Transport Minister

François Bellot has been named as Belgium’s new Federal Minister for Mobility and Transport after the resignation of Jacqueline Galant last week. François Bellot (62) is a member of Prime […]

Transport Minister walks

Belgium’s Federal Transport Minister Jacqueline Galant has resigned her portfolio. The move came after it emerged that there had been criticism of the security at Brussels Airport (Zaventem) at which […]

IMF completes Article IV consultation with Belgium

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has completed its Article IV consultation with Belgium. The full press release as published on the IMF website is as follows; “IMF Executive Board Concludes […]

Trade Unions start series of strikes and protests

Trade Unions have taken badly to the measures of cost cutting introduced by the new Belgian government. Around 100,000 people are reported to have marched through the Capital Brussels yesterday […]

Coalition government formed in 136 days

Just 136 days after the May general election the Belgians have a new government. A deal was reached over the weekend and sealed earlier this week which will create a […]

Flemish Nationalists win most seats in new Parliament

The centre-right opposition and Flemish nationalist New Flemish Alliance (N-VA) led by Bart De Wever has emerged as the largest party with 33 seats (+6) in Belgium’s 150 seat federal […]

Parliamentary 2014

An election to the Chamber of Representatives took place on 25 May 2014. New Flemish Alliance (N-VA) 33 Socialist Party (PS) 23 Reformist Movement (MR) 20 Christian Democratic and Flemish […]

Belgium goes to the polls in European, Federal and Regional elections

Belgian voters will be voting in a general (federal) election, regional elections as well as the European Parliament election today. In the federal election they will be voting for the […]