• Belgian travellers urged to be cautious as coronavirus death toll mounts in Italy
    Belgians travelling to Italy were advised to heed recommendations from local authorities as officials grapple with a surge in confirmed ...
    Belgian travellers urged to be cautious as coronavirus death toll mounts in Italy
    Belgians travelling to Italy were advised to heed recommendations from local authorities as officials grapple with a surge in confirmed cases of the ...
    King Philippe invites Belgians born on same day as him to royal birthday bash
    King Philippe is looking to celebrate his 60th birthday with a hundred Belgian citizens who share the same birthday as him, the Belgian Monarchy ...
    First-ever consecration of Flemish Trappist monk draws thousands to Ghent
    The Flemish head of a well-known beer and cheese-making abbey has become the first-ever Trappist monk to be ordained as a bishop by the Catholic ...
    Further delays expected at Brussels Airport following police strike
    Travellers departing from Brussels Airport were paying the price for the police strike Monday morning. At the peak of morning departures, hour ...
    Antwerp exhibits new 16th century archaeological findings
    The exhibition "Onder de Leien, een gracht vol schatten" (Below the Leien, a canal full of treasures) has opened in Antwerp, presenting 150 ...
    ‘No antisemism’: Aalst botches live translation at Carnival press conference
    The international press came to the Belgian city of Aalst over the weekend to report on the Carnival parade, which again featured Jewish caricatures ...
    Voluntary resignations from Flemish government double in five years
    The number of voluntary resignations of people working for the Flemish government has doubled over the past five years. In 2019, 393 Flemish civil ...
    Opinion
    At a recent event in the European Parliament, Compassion in World Farming EU joined other organisations in ...
    There’s something rotten about the state of our educational system. Over the past year, several surveys and ...
    Global trade growth has been in a slowdown for a decade. Contributing to the trend is a recent rise in ...
    I would like to convey to the European Union the following message: There are responsible and foresighted ...
    On February 21, 2020, the so-called parliamentary elections will be held in Iran for the 290 seats of the ...
    "We live in a time where boundaries between opinions and facts disappear and where the findings of science no ...
    The human rights situation in Indian controlled Jammu and Kashmir is self-evidently intolerable for much of ...
    In February, Belgium chairs the United Nations Security Council. As such, it can support the demand for the ...
    Patrice Émery Lumumba, the first democratically elected Prime Minister of the present-day Democratic Republic ...
    As per a universally un-read 541 page withdrawal agreement ratified earlier this week by the EU, the UK will ...
    Magazine
    Derek Blyth’s hidden secrets of Brussels
    Derek Blyth is the author of the bestselling The 500 Hidden Secrets of Brussels. He picks out ten of his favourite hidden secrets in every ...
    How Artificial Intelligence could transform the European economic and political landscape
    Are superhuman computers set to steal our jobs, take over the world and perhaps even kill off humanity? Such fears are commonplace in ...
    Five questions to philosopher Philippe Van Parijs on the best electoral system
    Belgium’s federal elections were held on 26 May 2019. They have been followed by months of laborious negotiations with ten parties ...
    One life at a time: An immigration policy void spurs network of citizen solidarity in Brussels
    At their request, the names of the asylum seekers and of the hosts have been changed to protect their identities. Since he started ...
    Traces of Resistance: An avenue’s small but significant part of Brussels’ story
    The pavements of Avenue Louise buzz with life. High-end stores, busy restaurants and prominent business offices stand together in a mosaic ...
    Rediscovering the Forgotten and Unknown Belgium
    Best-selling author Derek Blyth takes you to some places you might never have heard about, in a country almost no one knows. The world’s ...
    Slàinte mhath, proost and à votre santé to the Belgian single malt whisky
    The single malt whisky, a well-established high bar in the spirits industry the world over, has long had a strong connection with Scotland. ...
    Derek Blyth’s hidden secrets of Brussels
    Derek Blyth is the author of the bestselling The 500 Hidden Secrets of Brussels. He picks out ten of his favourite hidden secrets in every ...