More than 1 in 4 Belgians use mobile phones whilst driving
A recent European study into the use of mobile phones whilst driving highlights some alarming results: 26% of Belgians read or send ...
More than 1 in 4 Belgians use mobile phones whilst driving
A recent European study into the use of mobile phones whilst driving highlights some alarming results: 26% of Belgians read or send messages on their ...
New Belgian video game aims to help children who stutter
A new video game by Belgian-American start-up Say It Labs aims to teach children with a stutter various techniques to improve their speech.  ...
Museum Nights Fever returns to Brussels on Saturday night
After a break last year, Museum Nights Fever 2021 is back again with free visits to 32 museums hosting performances, music and other events. The ...
More than €1.5 billion injected into SNCB
More than €1.5 billion in additional funding has been injected into the Belgian railways, Federal Mobility Minister Georges Gilkinet told the House ...
Non-vaccinated applicants no longer welcome at ZNA hospitals in Antwerp
The Antwerp hospital group ZNA is only taking on new employees who have been vaccinated against the coronavirus, according to reporting from VRT. ...
  • Belgium in Brief: Memories Of Masks
    Belgium's experts are concerned with the rising coronavirus figures. One possible solution could be that, once again, masks are used more widely. At ...
    Belgium in Brief: Memories Of Masks
    Belgium's experts are concerned with the rising coronavirus figures. One possible solution could be that, once again, masks are used more widely. ...
    Pharmacies prepare to administer more rapid antigen tests
    From November, anyone presenting coronavirus symptoms for less than six days will be able to take a rapid antigen test in a pharmacy, announced the ...
    Chocolate, Christmas, and cocaine
    Do you consider yourself a news buff? Someone constantly on top of what's going on? Then maybe you have what it takes to ace The Brussels Times ...
    Introduction of Covid Safe Ticket leads more in Brussels to get vaccinated
    The introduction of the Covid Safe Ticket (CST) in the Brussels-Capital Region on 15 October seems to have led to a higher number of residents ...
    More and more testimonies, and a second rally against sexual violence in Brussels
    A second rally against sexual violence was held in the Brussels neighbourhood of Ixelles on Thursday evening, and a sister-rally was held ...
    Opinion
    Less than 5km from the Schuman roundabout, a Red Cross centre provides several hundred migrants and asylum ...
    The recent EU-WB summit hosted by the Slovenian EU presidency did not result in the expected breakthrough in ...
    It is well known that dating apps are more and more common in our society, especially amongst younger people. ...
    Last Sunday, the weather was quite pleasant and I decided to go for a walk in Parc du Cinquantenaire in ...
    Spare all passing glances the need to really get to know us, for the mark we have been given is sufficient ...
    In Latin America, the region where I am from, religion is pervasive. A large percentage of the population ...
    The technological revolution we are currently undergoing has completely destabilized society via censorship ...
    Many of the things that Latin-Americans admire about Spain lose their luster when right-wing Spanish ...
    Policymakers, experts, activists and organizations concerned with persistent antigypsyism in Europe ...
    Do you remember the precautionary principle? You might recall it. After all it is recognized in EU law and ...
    Magazine
    Why the fight for transgender rights is polarising Europe 
    Year after year, Samuel De Schepper would ask Santa Claus to bring him a penis for Christmas. Born female and attending an all girl’s ...
    Why Belgium is regulating sex work
    After decades of confusing rules and hypocritical policy, Belgium is finally regulating sex work by removing prostitution from the criminal ...
    Will Brussels bounce back?
    The lockdowns have tested the city and forced it to confront key questions about its future. Derek Blyth looks back at an extraordinary ...
    Five questions to philosopher Philippe Van Parijs on Leopold II and embarrassment in Brussels’ public space
    The worldwide explosion of the Black Lives Matter movement in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd, combined with the 60th ...
    How I learned to stop worrying and love my bike
    It shouldn’t have taken me more than 20 years in Brussels to discover the joys of getting around town almost exclusively by bike, or of ...
    Can the Red Devils return in Qatar?
    Euro 2020 seemed like Belgium’s best-ever chance to win a major tournament, but after their deflating defeat in the quarter-finals, they ...
    Still no reform: A summer of broken promises for Uber drivers
    After the Belgian capital banned Uber drivers from using their smartphones back in March, turning a cold war between the city’s leadership ...
    Citizens speak out at Conference on the Future of Europe
    The first citizen-led panel on the future of Europe took place last weekend at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. 200 ordinary citizens ...