• Coronavirus: 195 new infections, hospital admissions jump to 40 in Belgium
    195 additional people have tested positive for the new coronavirus (Covid-19) in Belgium, confirmed the Federal Public Health Service ...
    Coronavirus: 195 new infections, hospital admissions jump to 40 in Belgium
    195 additional people have tested positive for the new coronavirus (Covid-19) in Belgium, confirmed the Federal Public Health Service during a press ...
    Coronavirus: Belgium confirms support for WHO
    After U.S. President Donald Trump's Friday announcement that Washington was ending its relationship with the World Health Organisation, Belgium on ...
  • Coronavirus: British sports to resume from 1 June
    The British Government is allowing sports competitions to resume behind closed doors from Monday 1 June after a stoppage of over two months due to ...
  • Nine identified for racist Facebook comments about migrants boat capsize
    The Belgian federal police have been able to identify nine people who posted racist comments on Facebook following the capsize of a boat carrying 14 ...
  • One in three is ready to holiday in Belgium
    One person in three would be ready now to go on holiday within Belgium, according to a survey carried out by the Flemish tourism agency Toerisme ...
    Danish ghettos: Can integration be achieved by evictions?
    While EU and the rest of the world is struggling to cope with the COVID pandemic, Denmark is planning to evict immigrants from troubled ...
    Images of Belgian train honouring George Floyd go viral
    Images of a Belgian SNCB train with a message referring to George Floyd, a black man who died after a white police officer put his knee on his neck ...
    Proximus expands 5G-light coverage, but only in Flanders
    Telecoms company Proximus is to expand its new network of 5G-light masts beyond the original 30 communes. However all of the new coverage is ...
    Nearly 4,000 children still have no place in Flemish schools in Brussels
    Almost 4,000 families hoping for a place for their child in one of the Dutch-language schools in Brussels will go into the summer without being ...
  • Opinion
    In the runup to World No Tobacco Day (May 31st), the World Health Organization published three groundbreaking ...
    For me who worked for years in the Turkish parliament, as well as journalist, blogger and as a university ...
    The restrictions on movements in the wake of COVID-19 have crippled social life across the world. People have ...
    Over the past two months, a few select categories of “essential” professionals have kept a confined Europe ...
    As the EU negotiates a plan for economic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, our economies cannot afford ...
    For months, the coronavirus pandemic has held Europe in its cold grip, but with the EU and the UK beginning ...
    No-one in UNRWA, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East, appears ...
    When I started an introduction theater course three years ago, I was not expecting the impact it would have ...
    During this current “corona-chapter” in European history, we often come across the term ‘Silver bullet.’ It ...
    Absolute poverty occurs not because we do not have enough wealth or generate sufficient income, but because ...
    Magazine
    Belgium on track for sunniest spring in recorded history
    Belgium is on track to wrap up its warmest spring season in recorded history, with the country's typically unstable weather this year ...
    How all pupils will return to school in Belgium
    The different ministers responsible for education in Belgium, in consultation with the Group of Experts for the Exit Strategy (GEES), ...
    Belgium could allow travel in Europe again from mid-June
    Belgian residents could be given the green-light for travel inside Europe from mid-June, Foreign Affairs Minister Philippe Goffin said on ...
    EU dilemma: How to open up to tourism without spreading the coronavirus
    The European Commission presented last week a package of guidelines and recommendations to help member states gradually lift travel ...
    Top economist: ‘Let older people pay a corona tax’ to support the young
    A Belgian economist has proposed a special tax on older people to help the young overcome the economic problems caused by the coronavirus ...
    ‘Know the risks’ as lockdowns lift, expert warns
    Hosting a few friends at home could be riskier than going grocery shopping or having a jogger whisk past you when it comes to catching the ...
    After the crisis: Proposals for a European Health Union
    The coronavirus pandemic hit the EU and its member states unprepared without a common policy to contain the spread of the virus. Now there ...
    Moral dilemma: Saving lives when resources are scarce
    The infection and mortality curves in most countries have not yet been flattened. With the limited number of intensive-care units and ...