Since four o'clock this afternoon Rudi Vervoort and his Brussels government have been talking with employers and trade unions. During this social summit they are looking for a solution for the high youth unemployment rate in our region.
CD&V wants to change the Brussels policy. Brussels has to become a city on a human scale. Some of CD&V's elected members have compiled their ideas about the capital in a book: 'An orange take on Brussels'.
The metropolitan community will not create a better cooperation between Brussels and its hinterland. That conclusion was made by political scientist Caroline Van Wynsberghe. She compared the situation in Brussels to Washington DC.
Emir Kir can now officially call himself the Mayor of St Joost.He was sworn in this morning by Brussels Minister-President Charles Picqué. It brings and end to the soap around the position of Mayor in Sint-Joost-ten-Node.
National broadcasting corporation VRT has hardly covered the Brussels elections in its television show on October 14th, much to the dismay of several Flemish members of parliament. Flemish minister Lieten will conduct an investigation.
Will it be Barack Obama or Mitt Romney? In the course of the night we will find out who will become the next president of the United States. An exciting time, especially for the Americans in Brussels who gather at the Renaissance Hotel in Elsene.