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News Belgium » West Flanders: Belgium Trip Advice

News channel or source: https://www.beeradvocate.com/community/threads/belgium-trip-advice.569494/
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

This won't be my first trip to Belgium so I plan on revisiting some favorites and visiting some new places. I was thinking about using Antwerp, Brussels and somewhere in West Flanders as bases. I was thinking about Bastogne and some other places ...

News Belgium » West Flanders: World War I Kiwi soldier's remains re-buried in Belgium after archaeologists' discovery

News channel or source: https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12037874
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

have been reburied in a service at a war cemetery in Belgium. Descendants of Captain Henry John Innes Walker, of Auckland, attended the service at a Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery in the town of Ypres in the province of West Flanders.

News Belgium » West Flanders: VLM launches new flights from the UK to Ostend, the 'Belgian Riviera'

News channel or source: https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/ostend-flights-manchester-uk-vlm-belgium-flanders-belgian-riviera-a8319666.html
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

Ostend airport on the Belgian coast is to be reconnected to the UK from 1 ... “In the lead up to 11 November there will be numerous centennial events in West-Flanders commemorating the end of the Great War.” Julian Carr, aviation director for ...

News Belgium » West Flanders: VP rescues stranded family

News channel or source: https://www.thestandard.co.zw/2018/04/22/vp-rescues-stranded-family/
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

Abel Muchenje, who was 33 and left the country for Belgium in 2004, was found dead in his flat at West Flanders, Vlaanderen, where he was living alone. His Bulawayo-based family appealed for assistance to repatriate his body back home and the VP ...

News Belgium » West Flanders: Quick-Step ends classics run with exclamation point

News channel or source: http://www.velonews.com/2018/04/news/quick-step-ends-classics-run-with-exclamation-point_464281
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

The Belgian outfit enjoyed perhaps its best spring run across the classics dating back two decades. Not only did the team dominate the Flanders classics ... Remi Cavagna, 22, won Dwars door West Vlaanderen in early March to become the first of a handful ...

News Belgium » West Flanders: In Flanders fields: SW Ontario paid heavy price

News channel or source: http://www.chathamdailynews.ca/2018/04/13/in-flanders-fields-southwestern-ontario-paid-heavy-price
Publication date: Friday 13 April 2018

It’s the same in Belgium, for those who never came back: A 40-year-old labourer-turned-soldier, from Ingersoll; A Chatham-born and St. Thomas-raised clerk; A 33-year-old farmer from Nilestown, east of London and west of Dorchester. All are buried near ...

News Belgium » West Flanders: VLM launches new routes from Manchester to Belgium

News channel or source: https://www.ttgmedia.com/news/vlm-launches-new-routes-from-manchester-to-belgium-13988
Publication date: hursday 26 April 2018

"Bruges-Ostend Airport is also the perfect gateway for a visit to Flanders Fields, where so many young people sacrificed their lives during World War One. "In the lead up to November 11 there will be numerous centennial events in West-Flanders ...

News Belgium » West Flanders: The Hunt for the Notorious U-Boat UB-29

News channel or source: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/hunt-notorious-uboat-ub29-180968733/
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Since 2013, the governor of West Flanders, which includes Belgium’s short seacoast, has been Carl Decaluwé. In addition to his other duties, Decaluwé is Belgium’s Receiver of Wrecks, which means he has authority over anything found in Belgian ...

News Belgium » West Flanders: Niki Terpstra escapes to victory at Tour of Flanders as Quick-Step Floors' domination of the classics continues

News channel or source: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/cycling/2018/04/01/niki-terpstra-escapes-victory-tour-flanders-quick-step-floors/
Publication date: Saturday 14 April 2018

Niki Terpstra claimed an impressive victory at the Tour of Flanders on Sunday as the Quick ... the classics campaign on home turf for the Belgian squad who also took top spots at Le Samyn, Dwars door West-Vlaanderen, Nokere Koerse, Handzame Classic ...

News Belgium » West Flanders: Blankenberge's tribute to George Nicholson Bradford VC

News channel or source: http://www.centenarynews.com/article?id=4350
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

On behalf of George Bradford’s descendants, his great nephew, Andrew Cremer, expressed gratitude to Mr Van der Marliere and the Governor of West Flanders, Carl Decaluwé ... Germany's Ambassador to Belgium, Rüdiger Lüdeking, took part in the wreath ...