• Coronavirus: Belgium reaches 12,775 confirmed cases
    876 new people have tested positive for the new coronavirus (Covid-19), confirmed the FPS Public Health during a press conference on ...
    Coronavirus: Belgium reaches 12,775 confirmed cases
    876 new people have tested positive for the new coronavirus (Covid-19), confirmed the FPS Public Health during a press conference on Tuesday. 467 ...
    5G: Brussels left behind in Belgian rollout
    After extended discussions, 5G is coming to Belgium on Wednesday, with an initial coverage of 30 municipalities, as Proximus announced on Tuesday. ...
    Coronavirus: Belgium makes spitting punishable by fines and jail time
    Belgium has made spitting on police an offence punishable by a hefty fine and jail time following an increase in incidents of people using spit ...
    Coronavirus: Forest Park allows people on the grass again
    The Brussels municipality of Forest, which last week banned people from the grass in its park to contain the further spread of the new coronavirus ...
    STIB will not rename metro station ‘Greta Tomberg’
    The Brussels public transport company STIB cleared up that it will not rename one of its metro stations in honour of Greta Thunberg, after a false ...
    Coronavirus prompts calls to free inmates from overcrowded Belgian prisons
    Belgian prisons must urgently address overpopulation problems in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, including by releasing "all prisoners who can ...
    Charleroi Airport could partially resume flights on 4 May
    Charleroi airport, which temporarily shut down on March 24, due to the new coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, could partially resume its commercial ...
    Opinion
    In times like these, football is totally unimportant. Though, for some of us, as Italian manager Arrigo ...
    Africa urgently needs a globally coordinated Ubuntu Plan in response to COVID-19, a fiscal stimulus that ...
    In many of the Eastern Members States of the European Union, Roma are made the scapegoat for the spread of ...
    This spring is never going to be the same again. The explosive spread of COVID-19 caught the world by ...
    Denial, playing down the facts, playing the blame game - the familiar pattern of populist politics keeps ...
    French President Emmanuel Macron has spoken of the country being "at war" against the invisible enemy ...
    The rule of law in every democracy is based on the separation of powers and the independence of the court ...
    On Friday, the number of infected persons in the Czech Republic increased to 833 cases, with no fatalities ...
    In an opinion piece on March 19th, Danish MEP Pernille Weiss called for the European Parliament to reconvene ...
    The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that has got people extremely worried and frightened all around the ...
    Magazine
    Insects as food: Belgium takes a bite
    The first EU permits for insects as a “novel food” should be issued in mid-2020. This will end the legal uncertainty about breeding insects ...
    A ‘corona bond’ would demonstrate that European solidarity exists
    Borders closed. Shops shuttered. Citizens locked down. In Brussels and across Europe the new coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis has disrupted ...
    Rediscovering the Forgotten and Unknown Belgium
    The lost cemeteries of 1917 FLANDERS FIELDS Sam Mendes’ 1917 is the latest attempt to capture the horror of the First World War on ...
    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 ...