4 detained in raids linked to Belgian rail station attack

BRUSSELS — Belgian authorities say police have detained four people in a series of raids in Brussels linked to the failed bombing at a rail station this week. The federal prosecutor’s office said Thursday that the four were picked up during searches in the Molenbeek neighbourhood, where many extremists have lived or transited, as well…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/news-pmn/4-detained-in-raids-linked-to-belgian-rail-station-attack/wcm/9b75d206-88d9-44e8-8717-80900ff61349

Flanders launches new support program for innovation procurements

The Flanders region in Belgium launched the first call under its renewed support program for innovation procurement. The scheme offers co-financing of certain costs related to the preparation and implementation of pre-commercial procurements and public procurements of innovative solutions. Call deadline is 15 June 2017. http://ift.tt/2pXtEuZ #3Novices #News #OnlineMedia 3Novices Europe

https://3noviceseurope.wordpress.com/2017/04/24/3novicesflanders-launches-new-support-program-for-innovation-procurements/

Lloyd’s of London to choose Brussels or Luxembourg as EU hub – sources

By Carolyn Cohn LONDON (Reuters) – Lloyd’s of London, the world’s largest speciality insurance market, will this week pick Brussels or Luxembourg for its planned European Union subsidiary, after Dublin had been an early favourite, sources say. Lloyd’s has been one of London’s most vocal financial services firms about the need for an EU subsidiary […]

https://3noviceseurope.wordpress.com/2017/03/27/3noviceslloyds-of-london-to-choose-brussels-or-luxembourg-as-eu-hub-sources-2/

2017 Eurovision Review – Belgium

Blanche was one of the first Eurovision 2017 acts to be announced, and there were months between her selection and the song release. All of a sudden, Belgium went from zero to hero as soon as the song was released, with fans going absolutely insane over her song City Lights. With Belgium finally finding their […]

https://eurovisionunion.wordpress.com/2017/03/23/2017-eurovision-review-belgium/

Xavier Delory imagines Gerrit Rietveld’s Schröder House covered in primary-coloured paintwork

These fictional images created by Belgian photographer Xavier Delory imagine Gerrit Rietveld‘s Schröder House covered in De Stijl-style blocks of yellow, red and blue paintwork. Brussels-based Delory created four exterior views of Rietveld’s iconic 20th-century house, covering its grey and white volumes with a primary-coloured pattern of lines and blocks in the style of artist Theo van Doesburg. The image series named Rietveld […]

https://3noviceseurope.wordpress.com/2017/03/21/3novicesxavier-delory-imagines-gerrit-rietvelds-schroder-house-covered-in-primary-coloured-paintwork/

Greece Minister stays in Brussels

Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos said on Monday he planned to stay in Brussels for further consultations with the country’s creditors towards finalizing a bailout review. Greece and its international lenders are still at odds over pension, labor and energy market reforms, necessary before new loans can be disbursed to Athens. Tsakalotos said ‘most issues’ […]

http://brusselsdiplomatic.com/2017/03/21/greece-minister-stays-in-brussels/

Belgium train crash: Several hurt in Leuven derailment

Emergency services are at the scene – it is not yet clear how many people were injured. http://ift.tt/2ltSaRG #3Novices #News #OnlineMedia 3Novices Europe

https://3noviceseurope.wordpress.com/2017/02/18/3novicesbelgium-train-crash-several-hurt-in-leuven-derailment/