• On average six Belgian teenagers admitted to hospital daily suffering from effects of alcohol
    An average of six young people aged between 12 and 17 years are admitted to hospital every day in Belgium, suffering from the effects of ...
    On average six Belgian teenagers admitted to hospital daily suffering from effects of alcohol
    An average of six young people aged between 12 and 17 years are admitted to hospital every day in Belgium, suffering from the effects of drinking ...
    European court brings VAT relief to osteopaths and chiropractors
    Belgium’s osteopaths and chiropractors should be exempt from charging clients VAT, placing them on equal terms with medical and other paramedical ...
    Six Brussels communes hit by another rubbish collection strike
    Residents of six of the 19 Brussels communes have been asked to keep their rubbish bags indoors for the time being, and to bring them back in if they ...
    Flemish Christian Democrat party elects its new leader
    As the political parties struggle to come to some sort of agreement over the form of the next national government, one party will now take up the ...
    EU Member States agree to ban controversial insecticide
    The controversial insecticide Chlorpyrifos will be banned in the EU from 2020 after Member States voted on Friday against renewing its authorisation, ...
    Eden Hazard’s injury is “very bad news”, says coach Zidane
    For Real Madrid’s French coach Zinedine Zidane, Eden Hazard’s injury, which will keep him off the field for weeks, is “very bad news”. “It’s very ...
    Brussels-Flanders will cooperate to fix mobility between the regions
    Brussels and Flanders have announced that they will work together on a joint study of major mobility issues that concern the neighbouring regions. ...
    Opinion
    Faced with crippling international sanctions, revenue shortfalls and budget deficits, the Islamic regime in ...
    On 23 February 1942, Stefan Zweig sat down at his desk in Petrópolis, Brazil to write a goodbye letter, ...
    The International Association of Public Transport advocates for public transport at every turn, and as ...
    Since last month, a new wave of protests have started in the Middle East. Firstly, Iraqis were fed up with ...
    When the documentary ‘The Great Hack’ premiered at the Sundance film festival in January of 2019, the news ...
    The far-right Alternative for Germany party celebrated another strong showing in the former Communist East in ...
    On 14 October, the Supreme Court of Spain ruled the sentence that has been orbiting the Spanish and Catalan ...
    When I started working in Brussels just over a year ago, I was surprised that my contract included a company ...
    Belgium again finds itself amidst a scandal that threatens to become “Kazakhgate-II”. With the Le Soir ...
    On the eve of the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the European Economic and Social Committee ...
    Magazine
    Historical painting in the City Hall of Leuven: A reminder of collective trauma
    Despite its famed university and openness to the freedom of thought and research, Leuven was not spared the inquisition during the Spanish ...
    Rediscovering the Forgotten and Unknown Belgium
    Best-selling author Derek Blyth takes you to some places you might never have heard about, in a country almost no one knows. The world’s ...
    Powerplays, superheroes and changing rulesets: why Europe must learn to stand up for itself
    American supervillains come in all shapes and sizes. Superman’s nemesis Lex Luthor cuts a superficially respectable figure. The Green ...
    Mystical research, seeking perfection and helping the poor: How a modern-day Beguines community was formed in the heart of Brussels
    The heavy wooden door at rue Potagère 79, in the multicultural neighbourhood of Saint-Josse-Ten-Noode in Brussels, opens on a world of ...
    The individual side of Brexit in Belgium
    As of 23 July, Brexit was thrust back into the mindset of the world when the UK’s newly appointed Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged that ...
    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 ...
    Raised in limbo: The unmoored lives of Belgium’s Islamic State children
    In a derelict camp in northern Syria, Belgian children are growing up in a lawless land. Their short lives have been defined by the ...
    Benefits, risks and human nature: managing the Artificial Intelligence revolution
    It was a medical scoop for the Benelux countries. Anaesthetists at the UZ Brussels hospital made use of new artificial intelligence (AI) ...