Environmental disaster in Flanders splits the coalition
The Flemish government is facing two major problems at present: a serious environmental disaster; and the political fallout which threatens ...
Environmental disaster in Flanders splits the coalition
The Flemish government is facing two major problems at present: a serious environmental disaster; and the political fallout which threatens to split ...
EU and US call on humanitarian access to Ethiopia’s Tigray region
In a joint statement ahead of US president Joe Biden’s visit in Brussels this week (13 – 15 June), the EU and the US draw attention to the ...
Biden visit and NATO summit will disrupt traffic in Brussels: Find out where and when
President of the United States Joe Biden will be visiting Belgium, Brussels specifically, from 13 to 15 June, which will result in the closing off of ...
Only Chile and Poland have less public trust in government than Belgians
Belgium is third from the bottom of the table of nations expressing their level of trust in government, according to a survey by the Organisation for ...
Belgium is fastest vaccinating country in EU
Belgium is currently the fastest country in the European Union when it comes to the number of coronavirus vaccines administered per 100 inhabitants. ...
  • Belgium barks for Biden: patriotic dogs to celebrate president’s visit
    A group of American expats in Belgium is looking to celebrate President Joe Biden's visit to Belgium with a covid safe gathering in the heart of ...
    Brazilian President Bolsonaro fined for not wearing a face mask
    Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was fined 552 Brazilian real (equating to around €90) for not wearing a face mask and for failing to comply with ...
    ‘Coronavirus vaccines do not make arms magnetic’: Belgian study confirms
    A Belgian study has debunked the misconceptions spread on social networks that coronavirus vaccines make arms magnetic. The research carried out ...
    Ghent area hit by odour problems after fire in meat plant
    Members of the public in the Ghent area have been advised to keep windows and doors closed because of odour complaints following a fire in a ...
    Opinion
    Societies and politicians in Western and Eastern countries have complained for years as multinational ...
    In recent months, the world has faced an exceptional challenge, uncertainty and complexity. A pandemic swept ...
    European legislation on both agricultural practices and animal welfare is facing scrutiny. Reform of the ...
    It started as a pandemic of an as-yet-unknown virus, very quickly uniting all in isolation. COVID-19 ...
    Wear your mask over your nose and mouth and not over your eyes.” That was the motto of Artdocfest, Russia’s ...
    For more than a year I have been calling for the distinction between people who have not been in contact with ...
    A rather strange political trend has been recently observed in Kyiv and throughout Ukraine. The European ...
    Our European values are under attack. Several member states are systematically violating values such as rule ...
    Imagine if the European Union told the French that the primary language used in schools was to become ...
    As the EU’s Biodiversity Strategy reaches the European Parliament, it has reopened a worrying debate about ...
    Magazine
    Economist: Belgium needs to restore long-term fiscal sustainability after COVID-19
    As all other countries, Belgium’s economy was severely hit by the COVID-19 outbreak in 2020. Since then, the vaccination roll-out has taken ...
    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 ...
    What happens to the European quarter if the Commission downsizes?
    The European Commission has announced that it will not be renewing several of its current ongoing leases in some buildings across the city ...
    After 100 years in the industry, what does Shimano see for the future of cycling in Belgium and beyond?
    Belgium loves bicycles. That much quickly becomes clear to any of the country’s visitors, but those who stay longer will find that the ...
    Why your first terrace pintje might taste different
    Patrons flocking to bars in Belgium this weekend will very possibly be getting the freshest beer - or pintje - they've ever had, due to ...
    Searching for silence in Belgium
    “The most beautiful sound in the world is silence,” wrote the turn-of-the-century English novelist Robert Hichens. Unfortunately, ...
    ‘There is no vaccine against the climate crisis’: EU adopts new strategy on climate change
    The European Commission adopted on Wednesday a new EU strategy on adaptation to climate change, setting out the pathway to prepare for the ...
    New Brussels modern art museum gets the go-ahead
    Kanal, the planned new museum of modern and contemporary art in Brussels, has been given the green light to go ahead, Brussels secretary of ...