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Last week the European Commission launched a public consultation, the subject matter of which is the European needs as to speed and quality of the Internet after 2020.  Everyone is allowed to give his/her opinion:...

On 3 September the city of Brussels officially opened a new wing of the Maison du Néerlandais/Huis van het Nederlands.  These new premises, with a surface area of almost 1000 m², will provide more room to welcome students,...

Until 12 September the Métropole Européenne de Lille offers everyone the opportunity to express their opinion on the Economic Development Plan for Employment.   A platform will be made available on the website of the MEL,...

After one month’s leave works started on Monday, August 10h for the renovation of the access road to the motorway and the emergency lane between Froyennes and Marquain.  These works will slightly disrupt traffic, as the...

At the end of July, the Mission Opérationnelle Transfrontalière (MOT) launched a documentation portal containing over 3600 documents on “cross-border cooperation, border and cross-border regions, territorial cooperation and...

Cross-border flows do exist.  An increasing number of French nationals move to the Belgian province of Hainaut: more than 50,000 are currently living in the “flat country”.  Most of them have settled in communes that...

Tourisme

It's finally here!  After the map of the EASTERN part, which was launched earlier this year, the map of the WESTERN part of Wallonie picarde is now available for sale.  This map enables you to discover the other half of...

Europe

In mid-2017, telephone operators will have no choice but to abolish the roaming costs between European countries.  This decision was accompanied by the very first European rules dictating the conduct of operators with...

It’s a first:  starting in September, multiculturalism and bilingualism will take centre stage at the Vives university college in Kortrijk.  The college has entered into a cooperation with teaching institutions of...

On Thursday 2 July at 9 a.m.,  the Lille 3 university library  will present its new Dutch-language literary holdings at the Espace Vie Etudiante in Villeneuve d’Ascq. Following the closure of the Institut néerlandais de...