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Maria Haase Coelho

'Go directly to a homeless shelter': game gives taste of life on the street

08 Sep 2016

BRUSSELS If being sent to jail without passing 'Go' or winning second prize in a beauty contest make "Monopoly" feel oddly detached from real life, a new board game - about homelessness - gives a more realistic taste of the cruel twists of fate.

'Jihadist hub' Molenbeek lures tourists across Brussels canal

26 Aug 2016

BRUSSELS Molenbeek, the Brussels borough that gained unwanted notoriety last year when Islamic State militants from the area attacked Paris, has become an unlikely tourist draw - and not just for those with ghoulish tastes. | Video

Belgians are hunting books, instead of Pokemon

26 Aug 2016

BRUSSELS Inspired by the success of Pokemon Go, a Belgian primary school headmaster has developed an online game for people to search for books instead of cartoon monsters, attracting tens of thousands of players in weeks.

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