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Restaurant review – Petit Pont Brussels

Restaurant review – Petit Pont Brussels

| February 19, 2020

It is always great to report on a booming business. At a time of continued problems facing the horeca sector there are, thankfully, some success stories, writes Martin Banks. One such example comes in the shape of Jean-Luc Colin who took over what, at the time, was a struggling restaurant business and, in the space […]

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Hi-tech cooperation between #China and #EU has huge potential

Hi-tech cooperation between #China and #EU has huge potential

| February 9, 2020

China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), sometimes referred to as the New Silk Road, is one of the most ambitious infrastructure projects ever conceived. Launched in 2013 by President Xi Jinping, the vast collection of development and investment initiatives would stretch from East Asia to Europe, significantly expanding China’s economic and political influence – writes […]

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#EuropeanCinemaNight2019 – Free screenings showcase best of European film

#EuropeanCinemaNight2019 – Free screenings showcase best of European film

| December 2, 2019

The second edition of theEuropean Cinema Night, an event celebrating the best of European film by offering free screenings, is going to take place from 2 to 6 December in cinemas across the EU. Organized by the Commission, under the Creative Europe MEDIA programme, and Europa Cinemas, the first network of cinemas focusing on European films, […]

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#Labour promises millions of women pension compensation

#Labour promises millions of women pension compensation

| November 25, 2019

Britain’s main opposition Labour Party has promised to hand more than three million women compensation for the loss of years of state pension payments when their retirement age was raised if it wins power at the 12 December election, writes Elizabeth Piper. Labour’s finance policy chief John McDonnell (pictured) said pay-outs of up to 31,000 […]

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Brussels sees launch of new #Monopoly

Brussels sees launch of new #Monopoly

| September 27, 2019

Here’s an offer you might find hard to resist – buying the European Parliament and NATO’s new state-of-the-art HQ in Brussels, writes Martin Banks. Both are up for grabs – at least on the new Monopoly board which has just been launched. A brand new Brussels version of the kids’ favourite  features some of the city’s […]

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Tsinandali Festival a wonderful shop window for Georgia

Tsinandali Festival a wonderful shop window for Georgia

| September 10, 2019

Former soviet bloc country Georgia has a unique heritage which is now being used to enrich its modern appeal. Georgian wine is known for its excellence the world over, and it is believed that viniculture originated in what is now Georgia in pre-Roman times. Tsinandali is a fine wine producing estate which dates back to […]

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Four #MEDIA films will compete for #GoldenLion at #VeniceFilmFestival

Four #MEDIA films will compete for #GoldenLion at #VeniceFilmFestival

| August 29, 2019

The 76th Venice Film Festival started on 28 August, featuring 12 films supported by the MEDIA programme – the EU’s programme for supporting the European film and audiovisual industries. Four of the MEDIA-supported films have additionally been shortlisted to compete for the Golden Lion: The Truth by Hirokazu Kore-eda (France, Japan), About Endlessness by Roy Andersson (Sweden, […]

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