• Brussels university will continue online lessons through 2021
    The Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) will kick off the next academic year in an unprecedented manner in order to reduce risks linked to ...
    Brussels university will continue online lessons through 2021
    The Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) will kick off the next academic year in an unprecedented manner in order to reduce risks linked to the ...
    An e-scooter rider ends up in the hospital every week
    An e-scooter rider is hospitalised on average once per week and none of those who end up in the emergency room were wearing a helmet at the time of ...
  • Face masks: N-VA questions how Luxembourg supplier was chosen
    Member of Parliament Michael Freilich questions how a Luxembourg company won the contract for 15 million face masks, daily newspapers Het Laatste ...
  • Belgian hospitality industry will not reopen before 8 June
    Belgium's hotel, restaurant and café sectors will not see any reopenings before 8 June, Economy Minister Nathalie Muylle told the House Committee on ...
  • Peru removes last hope for wanted cat Lee
    The Peruvian health authorities have refused a request to allow the return of a cat illegally imported into Belgium, leaving euthanasia as the only ...
    EasyJet to cut 4,500 jobs
    British airline EasyJet will cut 4,500 jobs, it announced on Thursday. The job cuts will affect nearly a third of its workforce and are a measure ...
    Most European Commission staff prefer to work from home
    The European Commission entered a new phase on Monday in its gradual return of staff to office work but teleworking from home still remains the norm. ...
    Coronavirus: Belgium receives €5,5 billion from EU recovery fund
    Belgium could call on €5,5 billion in subsidies from the 'Next Generation EU' post-coronavirus recovery fund, according to a European Commission ...
    Steady increase in passengers on Belgian public transport
    Belgian public transport companies STIB, NMBS and De Lijn are reporting a steady increase in passengers. The buses of the public transport company ...
  • Opinion
    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 ...
    Happy Europe Day to all Europeans, Friends of Europe and all my fellow Indians who love the Continent! ...
    We are all seeking the right balance between core values. According to the Worldometer statistics, ...
    Magazine
    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 ...
    Seaside healing: The Belgian town that almost saved Marvin Gaye
    Six thousand one hundred and five kilometres lie between Washington DC and Ostend. The Atlantic Ocean and a cultural chasm separate the ...
    Five Questions to philosopher Philippe Van Parijs on basic income and the coronavirus
    The American Congress decided in March that most US citizens will be paid an unconditional income of 1200 dollars. Dozens of members of ...