Belgium is the European country which recycles the highest percentage of batteries.
The New York Times, the famous American newspaper with three million subscribers, traditionally starts the year by drawing up a list of unmissable Places to Go.
Henley & Partners, which offers consultancy services in global residence and citizenship planning, publishes an annual scoreboard called the "Henley Passport Index".
The School for Butlers & Hospitality in Oostkamp will be going international as from 2018. A new school will open in Luxembourg in January and another in Tuscany in September.
UNESCO has declared Bokrijk an expert in folk culture.
Karen Van Godtsenhoven is to start work at the Metropolitan Museum in New York. She will become the new curator of the fashion department.