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Belgium gives everyone radiation protection pills

Belgium is to supply iodine pills to all its 11 million inhabitants to help protect against radioactivity in the event of a nuclear accident. Iodine

Belgium is to supply iodine pills to all its 11 million inhabitants to help protect against radioactivity in the event of a nuclear accident. Iodine

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Belgium says Europeans not welcome if they don't take on work

A European working in another EU country keeps their benefits, right? And if you fall ill in your country of work, EU law says you are entitled to stay and claim benefits, right? Think again. Some EU

A European working in another EU country keeps their benefits, right? And if you fall ill in your country of work, EU law says you are entitled to stay and claim benefits, right? Think again. Some EU

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Belgium promises security crackdown to fight Islamist militants

Belgian authorities have arrested nine people following a series of raids in connection with the Paris attacks. Police say seven of those being held

Belgian authorities have arrested nine people following a series of raids in connection with the Paris attacks. Police say seven of those being held

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Belgian dairy farmers block roads in more price protests

Belgian milk and producers have again protested against low prices by blocking roads. They say an EU decision to free up production and ending quotas

Belgian milk and producers have again protested against low prices by blocking roads. They say an EU decision to free up production and ending quotas

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Belgium's Reynders on terrorism, Ukraine and Greece

Belgium is providing Europe’s highest proportion of jihadist volunteers to join the fighting in Syria and Iraq , official figures tell us — in

Belgium is providing Europe’s highest proportion of jihadist volunteers to join the fighting in Syria and Iraq , official figures tell us — in

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Protesters pelt Belgium's PM with chips and mayonnaise

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel was addressing an audience in the town of Namur on Monday, December 22, when a group of protesters pelted him

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel was addressing an audience in the town of Namur on Monday, December 22, when a group of protesters pelted him

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Belgian protest against austerity turns violent

Tens of thousands of trade unionists have staged a general strike across Belgium on Thursday. The protest, which turned violent in Brussels, formed

Tens of thousands of trade unionists have staged a general strike across Belgium on Thursday. The protest, which turned violent in Brussels, formed

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New Belgian government sworn in after months of talks

After five months of talks, a new centre-right Belgian government has been sworn in. At the age of 38 francophone Charles Michel is the country’s

After five months of talks, a new centre-right Belgian government has been sworn in. At the age of 38 francophone Charles Michel is the country’s

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Belgium gets a new government after nearly five months without one

Belgium is at last about to have a government ending nearly five months without one since the May 25 elections. Four centre-right parties agreed on

Belgium is at last about to have a government ending nearly five months without one since the May 25 elections. Four centre-right parties agreed on

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Belgian PM hands in resignation after defeat in elections

Belgium’s Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo has handed his government’s resignation to the King. It comes after this weekend’s general election which saw

Belgium’s Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo has handed his government’s resignation to the King. It comes after this weekend’s general election which saw