Monthly Archives: December 2013

Two demonstrations a day in Brussels

“With an average of two demonstrations a day and a corresponding annual growth rate, Brussels could well be considered the world capital of demonstrations.”

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European privacy reform is stuck

The highly criticized plan has little chance of succeeding before the European elections. The Belgian Commission on Privacy is once again sounding the alarm.

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Belgium may support a French intervention in Bangui

On Thursday, the United Nations may authorize a French-African intervention. Belgium will probably support France militarily.

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“Electronic cigarettes should not be sold on the open market”

Exclusive: the Supreme Health Council refuses to allow nicotine e-cigarettes to be sold anywhere except in pharmacies despite support to the opposite. They are certainly less dangerous than “real” cigarettes, but don’t help smokers to quit.

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