• Coronavirus: 125 new infections, 29 hospital admissions in Belgium
    125 additional people have tested positive for the new coronavirus (Covid-19) in Belgium, confirmed the Federal Public Health Service ...
    Coronavirus: 125 new infections, 29 hospital admissions in Belgium
    125 additional people have tested positive for the new coronavirus (Covid-19) in Belgium, confirmed the Federal Public Health Service during a press ...
    Coronavirus: Emmanuel André critical of government approaches
    Emmanuel André who became a familiar face by front the daily briefing on the situation in Belgium of the coronavirus pandemic, has criticised the ...
  • Approve €9 billion aid for Lufthansa without conditions, say unions
    Ten trade unions representing employees of the Lufthansa Group have urged the European Commission to approve, immediately and without conditions, a ...
  • Violating Brussels’ LEZ will be fined again from July
    Drivers with a vehicle that does not comply with the Brussels' Low Emission Zone (LEZ) will be fined again from 1 July, Brussels Environment ...
  • Over 40,000 Thomas Cook travellers reimbursed
    More than 40,000 people affected by the collapse of Thomas Cook in September 2019 have been reimbursed, the Travel Guarantee Fund indicated on ...
    Coronavirus: Austria to ease face mask measures
    Face masks will no longer be compulsory in schools, businesses and tourist areas in Austria from 15 June, the country’s government indicated on ...
    Coronavirus: antibody tests for everyone ‘soon’ available via GPs
    There is no concrete timing yet, but everyone will "soon" be able to get tested for antibodies against the new coronavirus (Covid-19) with their GP, ...
    US will leave World Health Organisation, Trump announces
    Donald Trump, the President of the United States, announced that the U.S. will leave the World Health Organisation (WHO) during a press conference on ...
    Cross-border family visits allowed from today
    People in Belgium will be allowed to make visits to family members living in neighbouring countries from today, federal home affairs minister Pieter ...
  • Opinion
    In the runup to World No Tobacco Day (May 31st), the World Health Organization published three groundbreaking ...
    For me who worked for years in the Turkish parliament, as well as journalist, blogger and as a university ...
    The restrictions on movements in the wake of COVID-19 have crippled social life across the world. People have ...
    Over the past two months, a few select categories of “essential” professionals have kept a confined Europe ...
    As the EU negotiates a plan for economic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, our economies cannot afford ...
    For months, the coronavirus pandemic has held Europe in its cold grip, but with the EU and the UK beginning ...
    No-one in UNRWA, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East, appears ...
    When I started an introduction theater course three years ago, I was not expecting the impact it would have ...
    During this current “corona-chapter” in European history, we often come across the term ‘Silver bullet.’ It ...
    Absolute poverty occurs not because we do not have enough wealth or generate sufficient income, but because ...
    Magazine
    Belgium on track for sunniest spring in recorded history
    Belgium is on track to wrap up its warmest spring season in recorded history, with the country's typically unstable weather this year ...
    How all pupils will return to school in Belgium
    The different ministers responsible for education in Belgium, in consultation with the Group of Experts for the Exit Strategy (GEES), ...
    Belgium could allow travel in Europe again from mid-June
    Belgian residents could be given the green-light for travel inside Europe from mid-June, Foreign Affairs Minister Philippe Goffin said on ...
    EU dilemma: How to open up to tourism without spreading the coronavirus
    The European Commission presented last week a package of guidelines and recommendations to help member states gradually lift travel ...
    Top economist: ‘Let older people pay a corona tax’ to support the young
    A Belgian economist has proposed a special tax on older people to help the young overcome the economic problems caused by the coronavirus ...
    ‘Know the risks’ as lockdowns lift, expert warns
    Hosting a few friends at home could be riskier than going grocery shopping or having a jogger whisk past you when it comes to catching the ...
    After the crisis: Proposals for a European Health Union
    The coronavirus pandemic hit the EU and its member states unprepared without a common policy to contain the spread of the virus. Now there ...
    Moral dilemma: Saving lives when resources are scarce
    The infection and mortality curves in most countries have not yet been flattened. With the limited number of intensive-care units and ...