• Belgium’s government aims at 40,000 – 50,000 tests a day, then gradual relaxation of lockdown
    Belgium’s authorities will soon ramp up Covid-19 testing to 40,000 to 50,000 persons per day, then follow up with “targeted”, “gradual” ...
    Belgium’s government aims at 40,000 – 50,000 tests a day, then gradual relaxation of lockdown
    Belgium’s authorities will soon ramp up Covid-19 testing to 40,000 to 50,000 persons per day, then follow up with “targeted”, “gradual” ...
    Coronavirus: maximum 15 persons allowed per funeral
    The number of persons allowed to attend a funeral in Belgium is now limited to 15, attendees need to be separated by at least 1.5 metres, and there ...
    Coronavirus: 1,661 new cases confirmed, 140 deaths in last 24 hours in Belgium
    In the last 24 hours, 1,661 new cases of infection by the coronavirus (Covid-19) have been confirmed in Belgium, according to the government crisis ...
    The comeback of the electric microcar
    The microcar disappeared from the streets about 50 years ago, but now the ‘dwarf car’ is back in a modern version. From adventurous start-ups to the ...
    It will take a year to guarantee Tokyo Olympics possible in 2021, virologist says
    While the IOC and Japan have decided to postpone the Tokyo Olympics to 23 July – 8 August 2021, it will take about a year to guarantee that the games ...
    Man suspected of raping minor arrested in Hainault province
    A 54-year-old computer salesman suspected of raping a minor has been arrested in the town of Pecq, Hainault Province, the Public Prosecutor’s Office ...
    Supermarket prices jump by up to 6.6%
    Supermarket prices have increased by about 6.6% during the novel Coronavirus crisis, consumer protection organisation, Test-Achats said on Friday. ...
    Opinion
    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 ...
    In an opinion piece on March 19th, Danish MEP Pernille Weiss called for the European Parliament to reconvene ...
    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 ...