• Brussels Minister asks drivers to not exceed 30 km/hour
    Brussels’ Minister in charge of Road Safety, Elke Van den Brandt, asks motorists driving in Brussels not to exceed 30 km/hour. The rule ...
    Brussels Minister asks drivers to not exceed 30 km/hour
    Brussels’ Minister in charge of Road Safety, Elke Van den Brandt, asks motorists driving in Brussels not to exceed 30 km/hour. The rule already ...
    Police dismantle Flanders drug ring led by prison inmate
    The federal judicial police in East Flanders have dismantled a network suspected of producing and selling illegal drugs. Five searches were ...
    Greg Van Avermaet wins virtual Tour of Flanders from his living room
    Greg Van Avermaet won the virtual Tour of Flanders on Sunday, leading a field of 13 professional riders connected from their homes. The cyclist ...
    22.4 degrees in Brussels, new daily record for 5 April
    The new daily record recorded in Brussels for 5 April is now 22.4 degrees, meteorologist David Dehenauw confirms. The previous warmest 5 April was ...
    Coronavirus: ICUs nearing maximum admission capacity in Limburg province
    Intensive care units (ICUs) at Limburg’s two largest hospitals are nearing maximum intake capacity. At Jessa Hospital in Hasselt, 40 of the 41 ...
    Coronavirus: Testing capacity tops 10,000 per day in Belgium
    The rate at which Belgium is able to conduct novel Coronavirus tests each day has more than doubled in one week and now tops 10,000, the Office of ...
    Coronavirus: Greece extends lockdown to 27 April
    The Greek Government has extended confinement measures aimed at limiting the spread of the novel Coronavirus by three weeks, to 27 April. ...
    Opinion
    As the Covid-19 virus continues to sweep the globe, one cannot help but think of its seemingly equalizing ...
    It is with great concern that we are following the situation in Hungary and their latest Covid-19 measures. ...
    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 ...
    Magazine
    Five Questions to philosopher Philippe Van Parijs on basic income and the coronavirus
    The American Congress decided in March that most US citizens will be paid an unconditional income of 1200 dollars. Dozens of members of ...
    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 ...