Flanders will not increase Coronavirus restrictions
The Flemish region will not be increasing coronavirus restrictions for the time being, despite moves by Brussels and Wallonia to strengthen ...
Flanders will not increase Coronavirus restrictions
The Flemish region will not be increasing coronavirus restrictions for the time being, despite moves by Brussels and Wallonia to strengthen measures ...
Coronavirus: Flanders criticised for failing to get tough
Yesterday Flemish minister-president Jan Jambon announced his government’s decision not to take any measures additional to those decided by the ...
Almost 2,000 people have started a new business in Belgium despite pandemic
Over 1,750 persons have launched new businesses in recent months, De Zondag newspaper quotes the Union of Independent Entrepreneurs, UNIZO, as ...
Treaty banning nuclear weapons to take effect in January
A treaty banning nuclear weapons is scheduled to enter into force in 90 days following its ratification on Saturday by Honduras, the 50th nation to ...
Belgians urged to keep using Coronalert app
Belgium’s Interfederal Covid-19 Tracing and Testing Committee on Sunday called on the population to download the Coronalert application or keep using ...
Brexit: Johnson is ‘biding his time’ to await Trump result
Boris Johnson is biding his time while he awaits the result of the US presidential election, in the hope that a Trump victory will allow him to leave ...
Police block Brussels protest against coronavirus measures
Brussels police quickly put an end to a demonstration on Sunday at the Parc du Cinquantenaire against restrictions imposed to curb the spread of the ...
Coronavirus: Hospital admissions heading for 600 a day
An average of almost 12,000 people tested positive for the new coronavirus (Covid-19) per day over the past week in Belgium, as the hospitalisation ...
Iran deploys troops along border with Armenia, Azerbaijan
Iran has deployed troops along its border with Armenia and Azerbaijan after shots were fired on its territory from Nagorno-Karabakh, the ideological ...
Opinion
Few have dared to question the effectiveness, integrity, and necessity of colleges and universities. The ...
President Donald Trump’s chances of reelection do not look good, even after his miraculous bout of corona. ...
For nearly a quarter of a century Patokh Chodiev, a billionaire businessman, has been under scrutiny in ...
For some time, the debate about product denominations has been the subject of a certain amount of ridicule ...
With the big farming lobbies in the midst of a ferocious battle to ban ‘meaty’ and ‘dairy-type’ names on the ...
As coronavirus cases are skyrocketing across the EU, with France imposing a strict curfew for several ...
Contemporary journalism seems at times plagued by a tendency to call events as historic, to the extent one ...
Poverty and inequality are rising again One in five people in Europe are at risk of poverty and social ...
In the last four years the world’s top three major record companies with the largest global market share have ...
Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s selection of a Vice-Presidential candidate was considered his “first ...
Magazine
No man’s land: Belgium’s Red Light District
Just like everything else in Belgium, prostitution is a complicated topic. With different rules in different parts of the country, and no ...
The cryptocurrency revolution: How Europe could take the lead in the ‘money of the future’
Cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin and Facebook’s digital currency Libra, may herald the future of payment systems, or even how we will ...
How Covid changed Brussels
Remember those sunny days in spring when the roar of cars, the rev of motorbikes and the rumble of planes suddenly stopped; when we opened ...
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 ...
An urban safari in the ugliest city in the world
Standing on the edge of a canal, surrounded by an oppressive wasteland of industrial decline, it’s not particularly hard to see why ...
The drama of Belgian politics: too many principles, too little responsibility
Our society might be better off with politicians who have fewer convictions, less principles and less beliefs. This might seem a bold, ...
The greatest Belgian of all time: How a Belgian missionary in Hawaii became a national hero and saint
He was born as Jozef de Veuster in 1840 in Tremelo, a small village in Flemish Brabant. Better known as Father Damien, he worked as a ...
Adapting to new realities: how governments best can handle the economic disruption of the pandemic
It has been a miserable year so far. Not only has the coronavirus killed hundreds of thousands Europeans, it has also confined the rest of ...