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    1. August 29, 2016

      Explosion hits Belgian forensics laboratory

      Police are interrogating five people after an explosion in the early hours of Monday at Belgium’s main police forensics...

    2. Fast FT

      August 29, 2016

      Belgian authorities investigate forensics lab bombing

      The authorities in Belgium are investigating a bomb explosion at the country’s main forensics laboratory in Brussels,...

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    1. Fast FT

      August 25, 2016

      Supermarket Ahold Delhaize posts rising profits after merger

      Ahold Delhaize, the Dutch-Belgian supermarket giant that completed a €25bn merger last month, posted a strong jump in...

    2. Fast FT

      August 18, 2016

      Eurozone inflation hits 0.2% in July.

      Inflation in the eurozone has been confirmed at 0.2 per cent for July, an eight-month high, on the back of rising...

    3. August 12, 2016

      Policing failures of the past return to haunt Belgium

      The house of 128 Route de Philippeville where, 20 years ago, paedophile Marc Dutroux held six girls captive for months,...

    4. August 8, 2016

      Belgium machete attacker was earmarked for deportation

      The man who injured two policewomen with a machete in a suspected terror attack in the Belgian city of Charleroi on...

    5. Fast FT

      August 5, 2016

      Deutsche Börse-LSE merger faces Dutch opposition

      The Netherlands has joined Belgium and Portugal in warning European antitrust authorities that the planned merger...

    6. Fast FT

      August 5, 2016

      Retail investors warn EU over LSE/DB 'super dominance'

      A trade body for European retail investors has warned Brussels of its concerns that the potential London Stock Exchange...

    7. August 4, 2016

      From gloomy to glad, Europeans respond to Brexit vote

      The French are blasé about Brexit while Swedes are more saddened than others in Europe by the UK’s vote to exit the EU,...

    8. Fast FT

      August 2, 2016

      Metro Group shares slip 6.8% after surprise Q3 loss

      Shares in Metro Group have slipped 6.8 per cent this morning, putting it on track for its biggest one-day drop since...

    9. July 30, 2016

      Belgian man arrested on terrorism charges

      Belgian police are investigating a 33 year old man on suspicion of plotting a terrorist attack in the country after a...

    10. Fast FT

      July 28, 2016

      Thomas Cook revenues fall as terror attacks hit demand

      Revenues at Thomas Cook fell 8 per cent in the third quarter of this year, as terrorist incidents and instability...

    11. FT Data

      July 26, 2016

      Datawatch: 'staycations'

      The majority of EU population plans to spend the 2016 holidays at home, the largest proportion being Greeks. Foreign...

    12. Fast FT

      July 25, 2016

      Hong Kong (re)introduces closing auction mechanism

      A big welcome to the Hong Kong closing auction, launching today. This would seem a very small step for other markets...

    13. Fast FT

      July 22, 2016

      Eurozone deficit falls to lowest since debt crisis

      The eurozone’s public finances have improved to their best level since the single currency’s debt crisis six years ago....

    14. Fast FT

      July 20, 2016

      Estonia to assume EU presidency after UK quits

      Estonia will take over Britain’s vacated turn at the helm of the EU’s rotating presidency after Theresa May announced...

    15. Fast FT

      July 20, 2016

      EC bows to French demands over temporary expat workers

      Brussels has bowed to French demands to push on with changes to the EU’s rules on temporary expat workers after Paris...

    16. Fast FT

      July 19, 2016

      Weaker pound pushes up SSP's sales

      SSP Group, travel food retailer behind brands such as Upper Crust and Millies Cookies, says it received 9 per cent...

    17. Fast FT

      July 18, 2016

      Four injured in German train axe attack

      German police shot dead an axe-wielding man who attacked and injured four people on a train, three seriously. The...

    18. Fast FT

      July 15, 2016

      Belgium to boost security for national celebrations

      Belgian authorities will ramp up security during its national celebrations next week in the wake of the Nice attacks,...

    19. Fast FT

      July 15, 2016

      Belgium leads eurozone inflation rankings

      Eurozone inflation has slotted in line with expectations, running at an annual pace of 0.1 per cent in June, up from...

    20. Brussels Blog

      July 11, 2016

      The Canadian Patient

      As Brexit Britain weighs the option of a free-trade agreement to access to the EU single market, it would do well to...

    21. July 8, 2016

      EU will not help UK out of ‘black hole’, Belgian premier warns

      Britain’s vote to leave the EU has opened a political “black hole” in Westminster and Europe’s leaders will not bend to...

    22. July 6, 2016

      Altice considers sale of SFR Belgium

      Altice, the pan-European and US telecoms group, is exploring a sale of its Belgian business in what would be rare...

    23. Fast FT

      July 6, 2016

      Telecoms group Altice explores sale of Belgium unit

      Altice, the pan-European and US telecoms group, is exploring a sale of its Belgian business in what would be a rare...

    24. FT Photo Diary

      July 6, 2016

      Van Avermaet takes yellow

      BMC Racing team rider Greg Van Avermaet of Belgium wins Stage five of the Tour De France from Limoges to Le Lioran,...

    25. July 2, 2016

      Euro 2016 Cheat Sheet: Wales in wonderland

      Round-up Wales 3-1 Belgium OK, who predicted that? After the so-called giant-slaying of England by Iceland, Wales took...

    26. June 30, 2016

      EU starts probe into AB InBev Belgian beer practices

      EU antitrust regulators have ordered an investigation into whether Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world’s largest brewer,...

    27. Fast FT

      June 30, 2016

      EU probes AB InBev's practices in home market

      Europe’s competition commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, has ordered an investigation into whether Anheuser-Busch InBev,...

    28. June 28, 2016

      Rating agencies have multiple concerns over UK’s outlook

      Britain is now less creditworthy than Belgium, a country that has government debt of more than 100 per cent of national...

    29. FT Photo Diary

      June 28, 2016

      Changing times at the EU

      The British flag is being replaced by the European Union flag following the visit of British Prime Minister David...

    30. Fast FT

      June 28, 2016

      Ireland, Malta, Belgium threatened by Brexit - Fitch

      A host of European economies are at risk of reduced growth as the EU could lurch towards “protectionism and economic...

    31. FT Photo Diary

      June 27, 2016

      An affectionate meeting

      European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker kisses European Economic and Financial Affairs Commissioner Pierre...

    32. June 27, 2016

      Euro 2016 cheat sheet: Belgium and Germany shine

      Round upFrance 2 — Republic of Ireland 1 How the Republic must hate the adjective “plucky”. It only ever shows up in...

    33. Fast FT

      June 24, 2016

      Ford could cut UK jobs after Brexit vote

      Ford has said it “will take whatever action is needed” to keep its UK operations competitive in a sign the car group...

    34. Fast FT

      June 24, 2016

      Tusk: 'we will keep our unity as a 27 member bloc'

      Donald Tusk, president of the European Council has warned EU leaders are “determined to keep our unity as a 27″ after...

    35. Fast FT

      June 23, 2016

      France and Germany set for show of unity next week

      The EU’s two most important founding member states will be putting on a show of unity in the aftermath of the UK’s...

    36. Fast FT

      June 23, 2016

      Fast Europe Open: Should I stay or should I go?

      So come on and let me know.   At last – at last – it is June 23, the day of the UK’s referendum on EU membership. For...

    37. Fast FT

      June 21, 2016

      Belgian police make arrest after Brussels bomb scare

      Belgian police said they have arrested a man after a bomb scare at a shopping centre in downtown Brussels early on...

    38. June 19, 2016

      Reports link Belgium terror arrest suspects to Brussels bombers

      Two of the three men arrested by Belgian police this weekend in a series of anti-terror raids have links to the suicide...

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