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On 22 and 23 October, several European Groupings of Territorial Cooperation (EGTC) convened in Saint-Louis in the tri-border area of Alsace (at a crossroads between France, Germany and Switzerland) to exchange ideas on the...

The 75th Eurometropolis Tour came to an end on Sunday 4 October with a victory of the French rider Alexis Gougeard (AG2R-La Mondiale)in Tournai.  Having led the race since the very first stage, he finally won this...

Do you live in the Eurometropolis?  Are you a musician?  Are you looking for advice, support, a stage to perform on?  In that case, Tour de Chauffe is just what you need!  Each year, this support programme...

On 17 October at 9.30 am, the public library of Mouscron will open its doors for the Book Day of the Eurometropolis.   Several activities are planned.  Throughout the day, some fifteen authors from the region will be...

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...