• Heatwave: code red declared for most of Belgium
    Due to the extreme heat, Belgium’s Royal Meteorological Institute (RMI) is declaring code red for most of Belgium as of Saturday. Code ...
    Heatwave: code red declared for most of Belgium
    Due to the extreme heat, Belgium’s Royal Meteorological Institute (RMI) is declaring code red for most of Belgium as of Saturday. Code red ...
    New European hour record set by Norwegian Sondre Moen
    Norwegian athelete Sondre Moen set a new European hourly record on Friday, running 21.132 kilometers on the Kristiansand track in Norway. The ...
  • Old colds can have given protection against Covid-19
    A person's immune system's memories of old colds caused by less harmful coronavirus relatives could be an explanation for why covid-19 affects ...
    Coronavirus: Four Brussels communes exceed alarm level
    Four of the 19 Brussels communes have passed the alarm level at which a general obligation to wear a face mask comes into operation, according to ...
  • Antwerp mayor holds intruder in garden at gunpoint
    Antwerp mayor Bart De Wever found a man in his garden on the night of Thursday to Friday, and held him at gunpoint until police arrive, it was ...
    Lebanon is investigating possible foreign involvement in Beirut explosion
    The investigation into the cause of the major explosion that rocked the Lebanese capital Beirut is also looking into possible foreign involvement, ...
    Culture houses transform into football clubs to be allowed to perform
    Many of Belgium’s cultural institutions have taken part in a comical campaign calling on them to transform into football clubs to escape the tough ...
    How Belgium became the (food) start-up nation
    In his entrepreneurship bestseller, From zero to one, Paypal founder Peter Thiel teaches that innovation is at the heart of any start-up’s ...
    Antwerp governor’s son was member of student club involved in fatal hazing
    Antwerp provincial governor Cathy Berx (CD&V) has spoken about the reaction of her son to the revelations about the student club Reuzegom, which ...
  • Opinion
    While the world waits with bated breath for the sure to be polarizing results of the 2020 U.S. presidential ...
    Emerging new parties and movements have as much chance to determine the future of Europe as the far right ...
    Every business sector has felt the impact of this year’s unprecedented events to a certain extent. But those ...
    The controversial social pioneer and founder of peace research, Johan Galtung, was one of the first to ...
    The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented changes to our societies, pushing us to reconsider and change ...
    The need to limit the economic damage caused by COVID-19 while slowing the spread of the virus itself ...
    The International Monetary Fund predicts that global public debt will reach its highest level in history with ...
    After a stumbling initial response to the coronavirus pandemic, the EU now appears to be pulling out all the ...
    The Italian state lender Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP) is reportedly in preliminary talks to buy a stake in ...
    The 16th century Mughal emperor Humayun once said of Kashmir that, “If paradise be on earth, it is this, ...
    Magazine
    How Belgium became the (food) start-up nation
    In his entrepreneurship bestseller, From zero to one, Paypal founder Peter Thiel teaches that innovation is at the heart of any start-up’s ...
    In search of the invisible enemy: Brussels under lockdown
    Belgium went into lockdown on 18 March 2020. For over two months, and in an unprecedented manner, public life came to a near standstill ...
    Rediscovering the forgotten and unknown Belgium
    It might get overcrowded this summer in many parts of Belgium, but Derek Blyth, author of Hidden Belgium, knows a few places that are off ...
    Public health measures alone can be enough to combat pandemics, study shows
    An epidemic can be contained and even beaten by behavioral measures without access to any vaccine. A new research paper shows how typhus ...
    Post-truth, lies and disinformation: what we need is more truthfulness, not truth
    It is possibly one of the most defining features of our era: the devaluation of truth in politics and the public debate. We live, so we ...
    Meet the Belgians paving the way for a cheese revolution
    Sandwiched between France and the Netherlands – with Switzerland not far either – Belgium has not been well known among its neighbours for ...
    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 ...
    Structural racism, colonial bias and invisible artists: The struggles of a black art historian in Brussels
    Your train to Gare du Midi has probably ran right past the Wetsi Gallery, and you had no idea. The windows of the art gallery sit along ...