• Quarantines must be ‘proportionate’ and respect people’s rights, UN urges
    The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, said on Thursday that quarantines set up to contain the coronavirus ...
    Quarantines must be ‘proportionate’ and respect people’s rights, UN urges
    The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, said on Thursday that quarantines set up to contain the coronavirus (Covid-19) epidemic ...
    Coronavirus: EU’s strategy for containing the virus
    The coronavirus is spreading to more EU member states. On Thursday it had reached about 15 countries. The EU agency for disease control (ECDC) warned ...
    72% of people ‘concerned about travelling’ because of coronavirus
    Travellers all over the world are showing increased concerns because of the coronavirus outbreak, changing the way they travel, an online survey of ...
    67% of cycling accidents with teenagers are on roads without bicycle lanes
    About 2 in 3 cycling accidents with young people in Flanders happen due to a lack of infrastructure, such as separate bicycle lanes, a study showed. ...
    Italy wants foreign tourists to come back
    Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio on Thursday called on foreign tourists to return to Italy, stressing that the Coronavirus was limited in ...
    Support centres for victims sexual violence needed across Belgium
    New Support Centres for victims of sexual violence should be created in Belgium so that each province is equipped, Federal Minister in charge of ...
    Flemish company bans handshakes amid coronavirus fears
    Duma, a company in the city of Kortrijk in the province of West Flanders, has banned handshakes among its staff out of fear for the coronavirus. ...
    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
    The untold stories of Belgium’s female resistance during World War I
    The statue commemorating Gabrielle Petit, the young Belgian woman who spied on the German military during World War I and was executed in ...
    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. ...