• Reynders gets nomination as new EU Commissioner
    Outgoing foreign minister Didier Reynders (MR) has been nominated as Belgium’s choice for the new EU Commission, which takes office in ...
    Reynders gets nomination as new EU Commissioner
    Outgoing foreign minister Didier Reynders (MR) has been nominated as Belgium’s choice for the new EU Commission, which takes office in October, but ...
    Belgian designer Alice Baré finishes her Russian coat
    Alice Baré had to finish a Russian royalty themed asymmetric coat in just 12 and a half hours, a task she managed to complete on Sunday. Baré is ...
    Thousand tourists evacuated due to fires in Greece
    Dozens of fires sprang up in Greece over the weekend, causing issues with smoke at popular tourist attractions.  Local civil protection ...
    European Union will retaliate if US taxes French wine
    President of the European Union Donald Tusk warned Donald Trump the European Union will retaliate if the US introduces a customs tax on French wine.  ...
    Increase of illegal medication in Belgium
    5,702 packages containing illegal medication were seized in Belgium last year.  Inspectors at the Federal Medication Agency’s (AFMPS) Special ...
    Belgium’s federal justice looking to recruit judicial officers
    Belgium's Justice department is looking for 190 substitutes to replace judicial officers who are ill or otherwise unavailable.  Justices of the ...
    Majority of checks on undocumented immigrants in Belgium carried out in Flanders
    Statistics show that 77.6% of the checks on undocumented immigrants were performed in Flanders.  It varied from 11 to 15% in Brussels and three ...
    Opinion
    As 16-year old Bob Salat sweats through revision work in preparation for his Kenya Certificate of Secondary ...
    When you take tram number 7 south towards Vanderkinderen from Louis Bertrand, you will pass the houses of ...
    China has achieved tremendous economic success in the past few decades, but its extensive growth relied ...
    The two of us were sitting rather awkwardly on small, uncomfortable, metal, foldable chairs. The location ...
    The EU finds itself at a critical strategic juncture point about how to address the integration of Balkan ...
    In the past two months, social unrest caused by the now shelved extradition bill has become a fact of ...
    Last Friday, 17 Goldman Sachs bankers were hit with fresh criminal charges in the titanic 1MDB scandal, ...
    The consortium behind the contentious Nord Stream 2 pipeline has announced that the 510-kilometre long ...
    The U.S.-China trade war has recently become markedly complicated. Previous U.S.-China trade disputes were ...
    "The object of terrorism is terrorism. The object of oppression is oppression. The object of torture is ...
    Magazine
    Condemned and abandoned: The Belgian ghost town which refuses to disappear
    The village of Doel ‒ situated on the Scheldt River in Flanders ‒ was meant to be destroyed in favour of progress. That didn't happen. ...
    Freedom and captivity in Antarctica: interview with Belgian polar explorer Alain Hubert
    A polar explorer and climate change researcher, Alain Hubert divides his time between Antarctica and his native Belgium. In 2002, he ...
    Profit, Consumption and Value Chains: Following the trail of Brussels’ food waste
    It’s 7 p.m. at La Bascule. I park my bike behind a car in front of one of Brussels’ most prestigious bakeries. I introduce myself to one of ...
    How a street art start-up is helping to brighten up Brussels’ bare surfaces
    As a city, Brussels is often defined by the glass and steel of its office buildings.The European quarter, which appears in the ...
    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 ...
    How Belgium created and almost lost the world’s first stock exchange
    Soaring stone columns cracked and crumbling, ornate metal arches gnawed at by rust: for the past two decades, in the historic heart of ...
    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 ...
    One woman’s fight against homosexual prejudice in Brussels
    Marian Lens is waving her rainbow umbrella in the air. The Grand Place is already packed with tourists in early May, and she is leading a ...