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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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Balkan analyst Đorđe Bojović says the Washington talks were more about Trump securing a foreign policy win ahead of November's presidential election than securing a settlement between Kosovo and..

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Protesters in Brussels demand more government help for COVID-hit entertainment sector [Video]

Protesters in Brussels demand more government help for COVID-hit entertainment sector

Protesters gathered in the Belgian capital Brussels to demand more government support for the entertainment sectorView on euronews

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Europe's week: Vaccine nationalism, poison politics & Charlie Hebdo [Video]

Europe's week: Vaccine nationalism, poison politics & Charlie Hebdo

Our bureau in Brussels takes a look at some of the key stories in Europe this week.

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European School in Brussels returns for first time since lockdown [Video]

European School in Brussels returns for first time since lockdown

The European School in Brussels reopens for first time since the Belgian government imposed lockdown measures back in March, but concerns remain over health issues related to overcrowding.

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Bulgaria unrest: voices from protests demand to be heard in Brussels [Video]

Bulgaria unrest: voices from protests demand to be heard in Brussels

As the unrest in Bulgaria closes in on nearly two months, we talk to some of the protesters on the ground who have been involved in the struggle.View on euronews

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Europe's week: Brussels politics gears up for busy Autumn [Video]

Europe's week: Brussels politics gears up for busy Autumn

It was a less than relaxing summer with tensions simmering in the Eastern Mediterranean, and protests in Belarus, now EU politics must face tough talks over the EU's recovery budget, Brexit and spikes..

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Brussels makes face masks mandatory to stop virus spread [Video]

Brussels makes face masks mandatory to stop virus spread

Authorities in Brussels have made face masks mandatory across the city in an effort to curb the spread of coronavirus.View on euronews

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Algerians no longer allowed into EU after COVID-19 case spike [Video]

Algerians no longer allowed into EU after COVID-19 case spike

Brussels has excluded people from Algeria from travelling into the EU amid a rise in coronavirus cases in the North African country.View on euronews

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