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Coming up: #LongTermBudget and #ClimateLaw and #COVID-19

Coming up: #LongTermBudget and #ClimateLaw and #COVID-19

| March 9, 2020

MEPs will discuss the Coronavirus outbreak, the EU’s long-term budget and the situation at the Greek-Turkish border during the plenary session on 9-12 March. Following the rapid spread of the Coronavirus, MEPs will assess EU efforts to come up with a coherent EU-wide response on Tuesday (10 March). They will vote on a resolution on Thursday. […]

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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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Chinese New Year celebration in Brussels – #Huawei ‘more committed to Europe than ever’

Chinese New Year celebration in Brussels – #Huawei ‘more committed to Europe than ever’

| February 5, 2020

More than 450 policymakers and representatives of business and industry gathered at the Concert Noble in Brussels on 4 February to celebrate the Chinese New Year and to join in Huawei’s #20in2020 celebrations. This is the 20th year that Huawei has been operating in Europe and the festivities at its Chinese New Year Celebration fully embraced the #20in2020 anniversary, featuring the […]

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Annual travel fair arrives in #Brussels

Annual travel fair arrives in #Brussels

| February 5, 2020

Are the never-ending grey skies getting you down? If so, that would be understandable but the good news is that the (near) perfect antidote to the winter gloom is available this weekend in Brussels, writes Martin Banks. It comes in the shape of the city’s annual travel fair which runs from Thursday 6 to Sunday […]

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#Kazakhstan ‘should not be source of competition’ with East and West Europe

#Kazakhstan ‘should not be source of competition’ with East and West Europe

| October 11, 2019

Kazakhstan and central Asia should not be the source of a “competition” between East and West Europe, a conference in Brussels was told. The comments, by a senior EU official, come amid concerns that oil-rich countries such as Kazakhstan may be tempted to move towards the east, namely Russia, or Europe and the west in […]

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Huawei has made a “peace offering” to the United States in a bid to defuse the potentially highly damaging dispute between the two sides.

Huawei has made a “peace offering” to the United States in a bid to defuse the potentially highly damaging dispute between the two sides.

| September 28, 2019

  Huawei has made a “peace offering” to the United States in a bid to defuse the potentially highly damaging dispute between the two sides. The boss of the Chinese telecom giant, facing a ban in the US, has said that he was open to a dialogue with Washington and was willing to “license the entire […]

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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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