The Met Office has issued an amber severe weather warning for Northern Ireland as the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia hit the UK. It warns of potential for injuries and danger to life and predicted gusts of up to 80mph this afternoon and evening.
In July, Ambassador Rudolf Huygelen took up his post at the Embassy of Belgium in the UK after 3 years at Belgium’s Foreign Ministry in Brussels. He has been active in the Belgian diplomatic service since 1989. On 12th October, he presented his Letter of Credentials to H.M. Queen Elizabeth.
All flights, provided by Monarch Group, were canceled on 02/10/2017 with immediate effect. The Civil Aviation Authority was asked by the British government to coordinate return flights for Monarch passengers who are currently outside the UK and who are due to return with Monarch in the coming fortnight. This arrangement applies to both British and other nationals.
Sabine Vandenbroucke is currently COO/CFO operating at board level of the graphic design and branding agency Winkreative Ltd and the global news and lifestyle media brand Monocle. She is based in London.
Ambassador Trouveroy and his wife Nathalie arrived in London in January 2014 after diplomatic duties in Moscow. Now, after three and a half years in the UK and a diplomatic career spanning 40 years, they are returning to Brussels…to retire...? Not quite, as Ambassador Trouveroy explains.
The UK’s first ever Belgian Beer Festival on 21-22 July at the renowned Oval Space on Hackney Road provides a great opportunity to sample Belgian-made craft beers and amazing Belgian-inspired food in the heart of London.
“Belgium is uniquely phenomenal”. This campaign highlights 99 reasons for visiting and investing in Belgium (because 100 would be a bit over the top). It includes a dedicated website and a Facebookpage. Visit and discover!
After completing his PhD research at the Laboratory of Molecular Biology at Ghent University, Bart Vanhaesebroeck crossed the Channel for postdoctoral studies at the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research in London. He became professor in London, initially at UCL, then moved to Barts Cancer Institute (Queen Mary University of London) and later joined the Cancer Institute at UCL. Professor Vanhaesebroeck is an elected member of EMBO (EU Excellence in Life Sciences) and the UK Academy of Medical Sciences. He was instrumental in the discovery of a new drug for the treatment of cancer.
Professor Sophie Marnette was born in Liège and raised in Brussels. She studied ‘Philologie Romane’ at the Université Libre de Bruxelles and went on to do a PhD in French Linguistics at the University of California (Berkeley). Recently, Professor Marnette became Head of the French Department at the University of Oxford (officially entitled “Chair of the Sub-Faculty of French” in Oxford Speech) a position no other Belgian has ever held before.