Brussels
Brussels (French: Bruxelles, [bʁysɛl]; Dutch: Brussel, [ˈbrʏsəl]), officially the Brussels-Capital Region (French: Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Dutch: Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest),...
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President Trump & Melania Arrive in Brussels Ahead of NATO Summit 5/24/17
President Donald Trump & First Lady Melania Trump arrive at Brussels International Airport and are greeted by Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel ahead of ...
Brussels attacks: New video of airport bombing suspect
Belgian prosecutors release new footage of the key surviving Brussels airport attack suspect, showing the route he took after leaving the area.
Brussels attacks: Man arrested in Schaerbeek police raid
Belgian police arrest a man in a raid in the capital Brussels in connection with recent terror attacks in the city.
Brussels attacks: At least 31 dead at Zaventem and Maelbeek
At least 31 people are killed and dozens injured in attacks at Brussels international airport and a metro station in the Belgian capital.
Belgians Are Supporting The #BrusselsLockdown By Tweeting Cute Cat Pics
“This, dear outsiders, is how we fight terrorism here. They haven’t got a chance! We haz kittens!”
Brussels Becomes a Ghost Town as Terror Keeps People Inside
Steven Devisscher’s bar in downtown Brussels normally teems with more than 200 customers quaffing specialty Belgian beers on a Saturday night. Not last night. After a government warning of an “imminen...
Brussels Is Put On High Alert As Europe Moves To Tighten Borders
The government abruptly shut down the metro system in Brussels, canceled sporting events and warned shoppers to stay away from malls as Belgium placed the capital on maximum alert early Saturday, citi...
The Belgian neighborhood indelibly linked to jihad
Just across the canal from the chic cafes, businesses and elegant buildings that define the heart of Belgium’s capital is the neighborhood of Molenbeek, a largely Muslim area that has become one of th...
Fortifications of Brussels
There were two stages of fortifications of Brussels, the first walls, built in the early 13th century, and the second walls, built in the late 14th century and later upgraded. Today, only a few sectio...
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Bombardment of Brussels
The bombardment of Brussels by French troops of Louis XIV on August 13, 14 and 15, 1695 and the resulting fire were together the most destructive event in the entire history of Brussels. The Grand Pla...
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Siege of Brussels
The Siege of Brussels took place between January and February 1746 during the War of the Austrian Succession. A French army under the overall command of Maurice de Saxe, in a bold and innovative winte...
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Duchess of Richmond's ball
The Duchess of Richmond's ball was held in Brussels on 15 June 1815, the night before the Battle of Quatre Bras, by Charlotte, Duchess of Richmond. Her husband, Charles Lennox, 4th Duke of Richmond, w...
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City of Brussels
The City of Brussels (French: Ville de Bruxelles [vil də bʁysɛl] or alternatively Bruxelles-Ville [bʁysɛl vil], Dutch: Stad Brussel [stɑd ˈbrʏsəl] or Brussel-Stad) is the largest municipality of the B...
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Museums in Brussels
This is a list of museums in Brussels, Belgium.It includes museums situated in any of the municipalities of the Brussels Capital Region.
Grand Place
The Grand Place (French, [ɡʁɑ̃ plas]; also used in English) or Grote Markt (Dutch, [ˌɣroːtə ˈmɑrkt]) is the central square of Brussels. It is surrounded by opulent guildhalls and two larger edifices, ...
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Trams in Brussels
The Brussels tram (or streetcar) system is a transport system in Brussels, Belgium. It is one of the ten largest tram systems in the world, carrying some 123.5 million passengers in 2012. In 2013, th...
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Brussels Metro
The Brussels Metro (French: Métro de Bruxelles, Dutch: Brusselse metro) is a rapid transit system serving a large part of the Brussels-Capital Region of Belgium. It consists of four convention...
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Brussels and the European Union
Brussels in Belgium is considered the de facto capital of the European Union, having a long history of hosting the institutions of the European Union within its European Quarter. The EU has no officia...
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