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City of Brussels: Capital of Belgium
The City of Brussels is the largest municipality and historical centre of the Brussels-Capital Region, and the capital of Belgium. Besides the strict centre, it also covers the immediate northern outskirts where it borders municipalities in Flanders. It is the administrative centre of the European Union, thus often dubbed, along with the region, the EU's capital city.

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Poland accuses Brussels of double standards in judiciary row

Poland accused the European Union on Saturday of double standards for questioning the country's Constitutional Tribunal, intensifying a spat between Warsaw and Brussels ahead of a visit by the bloc's..
Reuters - Published

Brexit bill clears final UK parliamentary hurdle ahead of January 31 exit

Britain moved a step closer to its Jan. 31 exit from the European Union when the legislation required to ratify its deal with Brussels passed its final stage in parliament on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

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Juan Guaidó: Venezuela's opposition leader in Brussels to revive support for tougher sanctions [Video]Juan Guaidó: Venezuela's opposition leader in Brussels to revive support for tougher sanctions

Juan Guaidó: Venezuela's opposition leader in Brussels to revive support for tougher sanctions

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Chancellor Sajid Javid in Brussels [Video]Chancellor Sajid Javid in Brussels

Chancellor Sajid Javid has arrived in Brussels for the ECOFIN meeting of European finance ministers – saying he is looking forward to ‘constructive discussions’ with EU counterparts. Report by..

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Libya conflict: EU pushes to shore up ceasefire [Video]Libya conflict: EU pushes to shore up ceasefire

European Union officials are meeting in Brussels to discuss options for supporting the ceasefire in Libya.

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Venezuela's opposition leader Guaido to meet EU's Borrell in Brussels [Video]Venezuela's opposition leader Guaido to meet EU's Borrell in Brussels

Venezuela's opposition leader Guaido to meet EU's Borrell in Brussels

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Extinction Rebellion climate activists disrupt Brussels motor show [Video]Extinction Rebellion climate activists disrupt Brussels motor show

Extinction Rebellion protested at the Brussels motor show to highlight how engines and the autmobile industry are damaging the environment.View on euronews

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EU steps in with fund to ease the cost of going green [Video]EU steps in with fund to ease the cost of going green

The EU Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms, Elisa Ferreira, explains how Brussels is helping coal-dependent countries to move away from fossil fuels.

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Brussels pauses 5G rollout due to lack of proof mobile phones don't cause cancer [Video]Brussels pauses 5G rollout due to lack of proof mobile phones don't cause cancer

Brussels pauses 5G rollout due to lack of proof mobile phones don't cause cancer

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5G mobile technology: campaigners in Brussels unconvinced it's safe [Video]5G mobile technology: campaigners in Brussels unconvinced it's safe

5G mobile technology: campaigners in Brussels unconvinced it's safe

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The Brief: Silicon valley lobbying in Brussels [Video]The Brief: Silicon valley lobbying in Brussels

The Brief: Silicon valley lobbying in Brussels

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Tech giants are serious about lobbying in Brussels [Video]Tech giants are serious about lobbying in Brussels

Tech giants are serious about lobbying in Brussels

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Outrage over reports EU-funding linked to forced labour in Eritrea [Video]Outrage over reports EU-funding linked to forced labour in Eritrea

The EU Commission said that it was aware that conscripts were used for the road project - but that Brussels funded only material and equipment, not labour.View on euronews

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Raab: UK concerned Iran crisis could lead to 'damaging' war [Video]Raab: UK concerned Iran crisis could lead to 'damaging' war

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab says the government has concerns that a "full blown war" as a result of the Iran crisis would be "very damaging". He adds he will travel to Brussels to speak to..

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The Brief From Brussels: the European parliament ruffles China's feathers [Video]The Brief From Brussels: the European parliament ruffles China's feathers

The Brief From Brussels: the European parliament ruffles China's feathers

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EU will 'drive a hard bargain' with the UK on fishing [Video]EU will 'drive a hard bargain' with the UK on fishing

Michael Creed, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine in the Government of Ireland, talked to Euronews’ Shona Murray this morning in Brussels after the Agriculture and Fisheries..

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EU leaders congratulate Johnson, urge quick vote on withdrawal deal [Video]EU leaders congratulate Johnson, urge quick vote on withdrawal deal

EU leaders welcomed Prime Minister Boris Johnson's election triumph on Friday (December 13) as a chance to put three years of Brexit frustration behind them.

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Health innovations - the young Europeans dreaming up creative solutions for healthcare [Video]Health innovations - the young Europeans dreaming up creative solutions for healthcare

The European Health Parliament meets in Brussels to come up with innovative policies for future healthcareView on euronews

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Brexit top of mind at EU leaders summit in Brussels [Video]Brexit top of mind at EU leaders summit in Brussels

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EU Council summit to focus on climate change and EU budget [Video]EU Council summit to focus on climate change and EU budget

European leaders are meeting in Brussels today (December 12) and tomorrow (December 13) at a Council summit where talk will focus on the bloc's budget and climate change.View on euronews

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EU to become 'world's first climate-neutral continent', says European Commission chief Von der Leyen [Video]EU to become 'world's first climate-neutral continent', says European Commission chief Von der Leyen

Among the flagship measures she will outline during a special plenary of the EU parliament in Brussels is a €100bn transition fund to boost green investment.View on euronews

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Climate protests across Europe as COP25 summit enters second week [Video]Climate protests across Europe as COP25 summit enters second week

Madrid, Paris, Brussels and London are among the European capitals to host climate change protests View on euronews

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Climate activists form human chain in Brussels [Video]Climate activists form human chain in Brussels

Thousands of people formed a human chain in central Brussels on Sunday to draw attention to the need for urgent, joint action against climate change.

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Anti-Brexit protesters gather outside British embassy in Brussels [Video]Anti-Brexit protesters gather outside British embassy in Brussels

A small group of demonstrators gathered in front of the British embassy in Brussels on Thursday to protest against Brexit.View on euronews

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Massive transport strike takes toll on Parisians' morning commutes [Video]Massive transport strike takes toll on Parisians' morning commutes

France's public transport networks ground to a near halt on Thursday as unions dug in for a nationwide strike aimed at forcing President Emmanuel Macron to abandon plans to overhaul the country's..

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Brexit: UK will lose market market access if it ditches Brussels regulations, says EU president Von der Leyen

Ursula von der Leyen confirmed trade talks will start in February
Independent - Published

UK government plan to ditch EU regulations means British firms could be locked out, Brussels warns

Tariff and quota free access sought by UK dependent on signing up to 'level playingfield'
Independent - Published

Venezuela's Guaido to meet top EU diplomat in Brussels

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido will come to Brussels on Wednesday to hold talks with the European Union's foreign policy chief Josep Borrell, Borrell told a news conference.
Reuters - Published

Police detain 185 climate protesters at Brussels car show

Police detained 185 protesters in central Brussels on Saturday after the environmental protest group Extinction Rebellion staged demonstrations at a car show in protest at the auto industry's role in..
Reuters - Published

Boris Johnson news – live: UK will rejoin EU claims Brussels chief, as Tory squabble erupts over Big Ben bong for Brexit plans

Follow all the latest developments
Independent - Published

Germany raids offices, homes of suspected China spies

Police have raided homes and offices in Brussels and across Germany in a case involving three people suspected of spying for China, prosecutors said on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

EU lays out $1.1-trillion plan to support Green Deal

eu lays out $1.1-trillion plan to support green deal
BRUSSELS — The European Union plans to dedicate a quarter of its budget to tackling climate change and to help shift $1.1 trillion in investment toward making the economy more environmentally..
WorldNews - Published

EU rebukes Iran over nuclear violations, sanctions possible

eu rebukes iran over nuclear violations, sanctions possible
BRUSSELS (AP) — Britain, France and Germany ratcheted up pressure on Iran Tuesday to cease its violations of a landmark nuclear deal, stressing that they want to resolve differences through talks..
WorldNews - Published

Brussels warns against 'veiled discrimination' of EU citizens after Brexit

European Union chief negotiator Michel Barnier warned Britain on Tuesday not to discriminate against EU citizens seeking permanent residency after Brexit, urging London to set up an independent..
Reuters - Published

Boris Johnson's Brexit trade deal will end frictionless trade, EU says

Brussels rules out 'mutual recognition' of regulations between EU and UK ahead of talks
Independent - Published

Belgian police cars deemed too dirty to enter cities

Belgium's federal police have fallen foul of tighter emissions controls that entered force at the start of the year, with a number of its cars and vans now too dirty to enter the cities of Brussels,..
Reuters - Published

Iran could have nuclear weapons in one or two years, says France

Iran could have nuclear weapons in one to two years if the country carries on violating the 2015 nuclear accord, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Friday. The warning came as EU foreign..
France 24 - Published

Brussels chief warns of ‘consequences’ if Britain abandons EU rules

brussels chief warns of ‘consequences’ if britain abandons eu rules
Britain cannot expect the “highest quality access” to EU markets if it abandons Brussels rules after Brexit, the president of the European Commission has warned. Ursula von der Leyen said talks on..
WorldNews - Published

Brexit: Boris Johnson under fire from Brussels over fresh threat to EU citizens in UK

Brussels has protested at a fresh threat to EU citizens in the UK after Brexit, as the Commission's president arrives in London for talks with Boris Johnson.
Independent - Published

Dominic Raab flies to emergency Brussels talks on Iran crisis

Foreign minister meets with Germany and French counterparts
Independent - Published

Germany, NATO withdraw 'some personnel' from Iraq

germany, nato withdraw 'some personnel' from iraq
BRUSSELS - Germany moved 35 soldiers serving in Iraq to neighboring Jordan and Kuwait on Tuesday, while NATO said it was also shifting some of its troops out of the country amid tensions over the US..
WorldNews - Published

Poland's Senate speaker to seek EU advice on judicial reforms

Poland's Senate speaker will go to Brussels on Wednesday to consult European Union officials over how to limit the damage from Warsaw's latest clash with its EU partners over reforms of the judiciary.
Reuters - Published

European powers to weigh Libya crisis in Brussels after calling off visit

The European Union's top diplomat and the foreign ministers of Britain, France, Germany and Italy planned to meet on Tuesday in Brussels to discuss Libya's crisis after postponing a trip to the..
Reuters - Published

EU, Italy, Britain, France, Germany to discuss Libya in Brussels on Tuesday

The European Union's top diplomat and the foreign ministers of Britain, France, Germany and Italy will meet on Tuesday afternoon in Brussels to discuss Libya, an EU spokesman said.
Reuters - Published

Britain, France, Germany meet in Brussels for crisis Iran talks

The British, French and German foreign ministers meet in Brussels on Tuesday to hold urgent talks over Iran as they prepare their reaction after Tehran's decision to scrap the nuclear enrichment limits..
Reuters - Published

Britain to discuss Iran crisis with France and Germany

British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab travels to Brussels on Tuesday to discuss with France and Germany the crisis sparked by the killing of Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani, the British..
Reuters - Published

EU foreign ministers to meet on Iran on Friday: diplomats

European Union foreign ministers will hold an emergency meeting on Friday in Brussels to discuss ways to try to save the Iran nuclear deal, two diplomats said.
Reuters - Published

NATO to hold urgent meeting on Monday over Iraq-Iran crisis

NATO ambassadors will gather on Monday in Brussels for an urgent meeting convened by the head of the military alliance to discuss the situation in the Middle East after a U.S. drone strike in Baghdad..
Reuters - Published

EU's Borrell invites Iran's foreign affairs minister to Brussels

European Union's foreign policy chief Josep Borrell urged a de-escalation of tensions in the Middle East in a talk with Iran's Foreign Affairs Minister Javad Zarif over the weekend, an EU statement..
Reuters - Published

EU's von der Leyen to meet UK's Johnson in London

eu's von der leyen to meet uk's johnson in london
Brussels top official Ursula von der Leyen will meet Prime Minister Boris Johnson in London Wednesday, just three weeks before Britain leaves the European Union. ......
WorldNews - Published

Belgian court suspends extradition of former Catalan leader Puigdemont

A Brussels court has suspended the extradition of former Catalan pro-independence leader Carles Puigdemont, his lawyer said on Thursday.
France 24 - Published Also reported by •Reuters

EU chief warns new Brexit delay might be necessary

eu chief warns new brexit delay might be necessary
BRUSSELS: The European Union and Britain will struggle to seal an agreement on trade and other aspects of their future ties after Brexit next year and should consider extending the negotiations beyond..
WorldNews - Published

'That's why people voted Brexit': Morrisons mocked after renaming Brussels sprouts after British regions

Shoppers wonder if change was designed 'to appeal to people who don't like Brussels'
Independent - Published

From cashier to world's youngest PM. Finland's new leader breaks the mold

from cashier to world's youngest pm. finland's new leader breaks the mold
(CNN)When leaders from the European Council gathered for a group photo in Brussels last week, it was hard to miss the class newbie. Standing front and center among the neat rows of middle-aged men was..
WorldNews - Published

Catalan separatist politicians win new EU legal victory

catalan separatist politicians win new eu legal victory
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s top court on Friday overturned a decision preventing fugitive former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont from taking a seat in the European Parliament, in a fresh..
WorldNews - Published

Britain's new parliament votes on Johnson's Brexit deal

britain's new parliament votes on johnson's brexit deal
London (AFP) - Britain's freshly-elected parliament prepared on Friday to move past years of partisan wrangling and initially approve Prime Minister Boris Johnson's divorce deal with the European..
WorldNews - Published

Belgium convicts Rwandan officer over role in 1994 genocide

A Brussels court found a former Rwandan official guilty of genocide Thursday after hearing of his role in the 1994 massacres in his country.   
France 24 - Published

Poland's ruling nationalists signal they could weaken court reforms

Poland's ruling nationalists signaled on Thursday they plan to water down legislation allowing for judges to be disciplined for questioning judicial reforms, in an apparent attempt to ease a dispute..
Reuters - Published

Catalan separatist leader jailed by Spain had immunity as an MEP: EU court

A Catalan separatist leader jailed by Spain was entitled to immunity as a member of the European Parliament, the EU's highest court ruled on Thursday in a decision that could put Brussels on a..
Reuters - Published

Czechs call for billionaire prime minister to resign

Thousands of Czechs protested against Prime Minister Andrej Babis for a second week in a row on Tuesday after prosecutors reopened a case into alleged subsidy fraud and Brussels declared a conflict of..
Reuters - Published

Czechs keep up protests against PM Babis after EU report

Thousands of Czechs protested against Prime Minister Andrej Babis for a second week in a row on Tuesday after prosecutors reopened a case into alleged subsidy fraud and Brussels declared a conflict of..
Reuters - Published

Factbox: Key milestones on Britain's road to Brexit, and beyond

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has set a course to take Britain out of the European Union, and negotiate new free trade deals with Brussels and the United States.
Reuters - Published

Britain threatens Brexit cliff-edge to force EU trade deal by December 2020

Britain set a hard deadline of December 2020 on Tuesday to reach a new trade deal with the European Union, betting that the prospect of another Brexit cliff-edge would force Brussels to move more..
Reuters - Published

EU to check whether Polish bill on judges undermines court independence

The European Commission said on Monday it would closely examine whether a new Polish draft law undermines the independence of the judiciary, amid tensions between Brussels and Warsaw over democratic..
Reuters - Published

EU leaders include nuclear energy in green transition

eu leaders include nuclear energy in green transition
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders agreed Friday that nuclear energy will be part of the bloc's solution to making its economy carbon neutral by 2050, allowing them to win the support of two..
WorldNews - Published

EU says talks on future UK relationship will be complex and tough,

eu says talks on future uk relationship will be complex and tough,
BRUSSELS — EU leaders welcomed Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s election triumph on Friday as a chance to put three years of Brexit frustration behind them, but cautioned that talks on a new EU-UK..
WorldNews - Published

Brexit relief for UK economy might not last long

Britain's economy will cast off some of the Brexit uncertainty that has held it back since 2016 after Prime Minister Boris Johnson's election triumph, but the risk remains of another "cliff-edge"..
Reuters - Published

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