NEWS IN BRIEF. ‘It is unjustified since everybody can express themselves in the national language’ [French]
Brussels-Halle-Vilvorde constituency remains at the heart of the conflict · Its final status must be determined by this Wednesday, in a key debate for the stability of Yves Leterme’s Government.
Runners will pass through five departments of the historical region of Brittany · The race will finish on 3 May to coincide with the anniversary of the first Diwan, or Breton school · It is the first edition of Ar Redadeg, which was inspired by similar events in the Basque Country and the Catalan Countries.
More and more people are celebrating St George’s Day, International Book Day since 1995, by giving books to one another · This year Catalan social and cultural centres have organized activities as far afield as Brussels, Washington, Berlin and Buenos Aires.
NEWS IN BRIEF. Reporters Without Borders claims that the closure of ‘Rouji Ha Lat’ is politically motivated.
The first meetings between Walloon parties will be held this week ahead of the second phase of state reforms · The French-speaking community is debating how to adapt the federal structure to linguistic communities.