Coronavirus: Hospital admissions heading for 600 a day
An average of almost 12,000 people tested positive for the new coronavirus (Covid-19) per day over the past week in Belgium, as the ...
Coronavirus: Hospital admissions heading for 600 a day
An average of almost 12,000 people tested positive for the new coronavirus (Covid-19) per day over the past week in Belgium, as the hospitalisation ...
Brussels police take down Mohammed caricatures
  Brussels police have removed a number of posters depicting cartoons of the prophet Mohammed in the past week, Bruzz reports. The ...
Human rights prize goes to opposition in Belarus
The European Parliament has awarded this year’s Sakharov Prize for freedom of thought to the democratic opposition in Belarus, led by opposition ...
Short-term sick leave down by 16% thanks to teleworking
The number of cases of short-term sick leave fell by 16% following the lockdown in March and April, compared to the same period in 2019, according to ...
Covid measures in Brussels: Cultural sector in shock
The cultural sector in the capital has reacted with shock to the new measures announced yesterday by Brussels region’s minister-president Rudi ...
Belgium moves towards 20,000 infections per day this week
Belgium's coronavirus figures continue to rise "alarmingly" and will probably reach 20,000 new infections per day this week, health officials said ...
Belgium’s Colonial Past: Commission urged to declassify archives
Belgium’s State archivists have called for a series of archives related to the country’s colonial past to be declassified, particularly those of the ...
Poland: Thousands protest against tougher abortion laws
Thousands of people demonstrated on Saturday for the third consecutive day in Poland against a near-total ban on abortions in a country whose laws ...
Covid-19 research: lockdowns have little effect on their own
Emergency measures such as stay-at-home orders and a ban on public gatherings have individually little effect on reducing the spread of Covid-19, ...
Opinion
Few have dared to question the effectiveness, integrity, and necessity of colleges and universities. The ...
President Donald Trump’s chances of reelection do not look good, even after his miraculous bout of corona. ...
For nearly a quarter of a century Patokh Chodiev, a billionaire businessman, has been under scrutiny in ...
For some time, the debate about product denominations has been the subject of a certain amount of ridicule ...
With the big farming lobbies in the midst of a ferocious battle to ban ‘meaty’ and ‘dairy-type’ names on the ...
As coronavirus cases are skyrocketing across the EU, with France imposing a strict curfew for several ...
Contemporary journalism seems at times plagued by a tendency to call events as historic, to the extent one ...
Poverty and inequality are rising again One in five people in Europe are at risk of poverty and social ...
In the last four years the world’s top three major record companies with the largest global market share have ...
Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s selection of a Vice-Presidential candidate was considered his “first ...
Magazine
No man’s land: Belgium’s Red Light District
Just like everything else in Belgium, prostitution is a complicated topic. With different rules in different parts of the country, and no ...
The cryptocurrency revolution: How Europe could take the lead in the ‘money of the future’
Cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin and Facebook’s digital currency Libra, may herald the future of payment systems, or even how we will ...
How Covid changed Brussels
Remember those sunny days in spring when the roar of cars, the rev of motorbikes and the rumble of planes suddenly stopped; when we opened ...
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 ...
An urban safari in the ugliest city in the world
Standing on the edge of a canal, surrounded by an oppressive wasteland of industrial decline, it’s not particularly hard to see why ...
The drama of Belgian politics: too many principles, too little responsibility
Our society might be better off with politicians who have fewer convictions, less principles and less beliefs. This might seem a bold, ...
The greatest Belgian of all time: How a Belgian missionary in Hawaii became a national hero and saint
He was born as Jozef de Veuster in 1840 in Tremelo, a small village in Flemish Brabant. Better known as Father Damien, he worked as a ...
Adapting to new realities: how governments best can handle the economic disruption of the pandemic
It has been a miserable year so far. Not only has the coronavirus killed hundreds of thousands Europeans, it has also confined the rest of ...