• Belgium lags behind in the fight against corruption
    Belgium is close to the bottom of the class in terms of preventing corruption among legislators, judges and prosecutors, according to the ...
    Belgium lags behind in the fight against corruption
    Belgium is close to the bottom of the class in terms of preventing corruption among legislators, judges and prosecutors, according to the 2018 report ...
    Heat wave: Police in Leuven free baby locked in car
    Police in Leuven were called in on Wednesday to free a baby locked in a car in the middle of the day. The 11-month-old baby was rushed into ...
    Over 1.2 billion euros in fines, confiscations owed to the State
    The money owed to the State of Belgium in unpaid fines and confiscations amounts to 1.221 billion euros, up from 1.05 billion in 2018, La Libre ...
    The number of bakeries in Belgium keeps dwindling
    Bakeries have been closing down in the past 10 years at the rate of two per month in Wallonia and closer to five per month in Flanders, Le Soir ...
    Four Belgian institutions selected for Alliances of European universities
    The Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KUL) and the University of Antwerp are the ...
    Some 500 scientists discuss new particle accelerator
    Some 500 scientists, innovators and decision-makers are discussing a possible successor to the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) particle accelerator ...
    People who don’t learn Dutch should not receive benefits, says Flemish minister
    Non-Dutch speakers living in the Flemish municipalities around Brussels should not be given unemployment or social benefits, Ben Weyts, Flemish ...
    Opinion
    Last month, the Brussels Intercommunal Transport Company STIB and Plan International launched a campaign to ...
    Stored away in a European Parliament office cabinet is a small, flower-patterned notebook. The pages contain ...
    With the next few months set to be dominated by unseemly haggling over top EU jobs, starting with the ...
    One could say the campaigns in the European Parliament elections, which are taking place this week on 23 – 26 ...
    With the EU elections this week, we are witnessing a plethora of references to animals in speeches and ...
    As in 1950, Europe today is again facing the choice of being bold and forward-looking on its future, writes ...
    It’s become a truism to accuse Russia for the spread of fake news around the world; the Kremlin has been ...
    A picture of a horribly renovated house in Brussels recently went viral on social media. Nothing spectacular, ...
    Greta Thunberg is an unlikely instigator of a global social movement. The then-15-year-old schoolgirl who ...
    ‘A blow of the hammer.’ That is how Dutch writer and essayist Bas Heijne captured the sentiment prevailing ...
    Magazine
    Belgium’s lost town of Baarle-Hertog
    Inside a sleepy town in the southern Netherlands you can find...Belgium Inspecting a map of Baarle-Nassau and Baarle-Hertog, you ...
    Experiences over exhibitions: the changing face of art in Brussels
    An explosion of digital and immersive art in Europe is making itself known in Brussels, as immersive experiences crop up across the ...
    Certificate of virginity: Cultural pressure and ethical dilemmas facing Belgium’s medical practitioners
    Do you remember the first time you had sex? And the time just before that, when your doctor examined your genitalia to determine whether ...
    Holding the institutions to account: Brussels press corps still as relevant as ever
    Both Brussels’ and Belgium's federal government have long boasted of the country's capital city being a global press centre, second only to ...
    Chic, hipster and down to earth: How the Flemish quarter grew a unique Brussels community
    Rue Antoine Dansaert, set in the middle of the fashionable Dansaert district, is often proclaimed as the heart of Brussels design, of ...
    Meet the women on a mission to save craft beer in Belgium
    As any bartender the length of the country will assure you, Belgium is the home of great beer. The drink pumps so strongly through the ...
    The sustainable food revolution in Brussels: Changing eating habits and local demand
    Brussels citizens eat more sustainable food year after year. A few pioneers initiated the trend some time ago and now the market is ...
    Three years after the Brussels attacks: The continued threat to Belgium of returning terrorists
    Hundreds of Belgians left to fight for jihadist groups in Syria and Iraq. But what happens when they return? And how big a threat do these ...