Laeken


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Laeken

(lä`kən), part of Brussels, central Belgium. The palace built there (early 19th cent.) by Napoleon I is used as a Belgian royal residence.
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what an effect they will make in the Allee Verte!" So while Monsieur Isidor with bodily fingers was holding on to his master's nose, and shaving the lower part of Jos's face, his imagination was rambling along the Green Avenue, dressed out in a frogged coat and lace, and in company with Mademoiselle Reine; he was loitering in spirit on the banks, and examining the barges sailing slowly under the cool shadows of the trees by the canal, or refreshing himself with a mug of Faro at the bench of a beer-house on the road to Laeken.
There's another, something like it, in the castle of Laeken, but mine's much superior in design."
Tenders are invited for Restoration of the Church of Our Lady of Laeken - lighting
Among the topics are the China trade and the classical tradition in Federal America, copying in reverse: China trade paintings on glass, Victor Hugo and the romantic dream of China, the Musee d'Ennery and the shifting reception of 19th-century French chinoiseries, and from Shanghai to Brussels: the Tushanwan Orphanage workshops and the carved ornaments of the Chinese Pavilion at Laeken Park.
La Casa Real lo informo en marzo y ahora ha querido compartir unas emotivas fotografias de Elisabeth, de 16 anos, junto a sus hermanos: Gabriel, Emmanuel y la pequena Eleonore, y de su mascota, Jeep, a las puertas del Castillo Real de Laeken cuando se disponia a partir rumbo a su nueva vida.
Le parquet federal de Bruxelles a annonce l'arrestation de onze personnes apres neuf perquisitions menees a Molenbeek-Saint-Jean, Koekelberg, Laeken, Jette, Bruxelles, Liedekerke et Schaerbeek a la demande d'un juge d'instruction specialise en matiere de terrorisme, rapporte L'avenir.
Amri and Attou, who later dropped off Abdeslam in the district of Laeken in Brussels, were arrested in Molenbeek the next day, while the 26-year-old suspect is still on the run.
Another search was carried out on Monday in the Laeken area of Brussels, in the north of the city, where two more people were detained.
Laeken, Feb 13 (ONA) The Belgian Monarch, King Philippe received at the Royal Palace at Laeken today Ambassador Nujaim bin Sulaiman al- Abri, who presented his credentials as Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Sultanate to the Kingdom of Belgium.
According to Office's calculation made based on the Laeken indicators of poverty, the poverty rate in 2011 was 27.1 percent, which was a decrease of 0.2 percentage points from 2010 when it stood at 27.3 percent.
Brussels-Nov17 (BNA) Bahrain's Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to Belgium Ahmed Mohammed Al-Dosary today submitted his credentials to King Albert II during a ceremony hosted at the Laeken Castle.
Prior to accepting the position at Laeken International, Hubert Webster worked as Chief Information Officer in one of the most renowned investment vehicles primarily owned by a subsidiary of the independent wealth fund of the State of Qatar.