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Heineken cautious on outlook after June pick-up

Aug 03 2020

BRUSSELS Heineken saw a gradual recovery in its business after global COVID-19 lockdowns in April, but uncertainty over the future impact of the pandemic left it unable to give a forecast for the rest of the year.

UPDATE 1-Heineken cautious on outlook after June pick-up

Aug 03 2020

* H1 op profit down 52.5%, in line with figures given in July

AB InBev encouraged by June recovery after Africa charge

Jul 30 2020

BRUSSELS Anheuser-Busch InBev said it was encouraged by a global beer sales recovery in June after suffering a sharp slide in second-quarter earnings and swallowing a $2.5 billion (1.93 billion pounds) impairment charge in Africa.

UPDATE 2-AB InBev encouraged by June recovery after Africa charge

Jul 30 2020

* Shares up 7%, top among European blue chips (Adds analyst comment, shares)

Belgium curbs social contact after COVID-19 cases surge

Jul 27 2020

BRUSSELS Belgium announced sharp curbs on social contact on Monday after a surge of coronavirus infections in the past three weeks.

Belgium curbs social contact after COVID-19 cases surge

Jul 27 2020

BRUSSELS Belgium announced sharp curbs on social contact on Monday after a surge of coronavirus infections in the past three weeks.

Belgium tightens coronavirus restrictions after surge of cases

Jul 27 2020

BRUSSELS Belgium announced measures on Monday including a sharp reduction in permitted social contact designed to prevent a return to a nationwide lockdown after a surge of coronavirus infections in the past three weeks.

Belgium tightens coronavirus restrictions after surge of cases

Jul 27 2020

BRUSSELS, July 27 Belgium announced measures on Monday including a sharp reduction in permitted social contact designed to prevent a return to a nationwide lockdown after a surge of coronavirus infections in the past three weeks.

EU travel unity unravels into confusion of border controls

Jul 10 2020

BRUSSELS European Union countries and their open border neighbours were supposed to ease restrictions in unison in mid-June and then start allowing non-EU visitors in this month.

Belgium sees summer dangers, but is better prepared, health minister says

Jul 10 2020

BRUSSELS Belgium faces a potentially risky summer as its citizens take vacations abroad, but it is vastly more prepared than at the start of the year when skiing holidaymakers brought the new coronavirus back, its health minister said.

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