Brussels plans Covid-safe zones to return to normal life
Brussels is planning the creation of a number of Covid-safe zones, in an attempt to develop protocols that would allow the city to return ...
Brussels plans Covid-safe zones to return to normal life
Brussels is planning the creation of a number of Covid-safe zones, in an attempt to develop protocols that would allow the city to return to a more ...
Sex workers issue appeal for help
About 20 sex workers demonstrated outside the Gare du Nord train station in Brussels on Sunday to press for a support plan adapted to their situation ...
Switzerland votes to ban full veil
Full face veils are now prohibited in Switzerland, following a vote on Sunday in which a majority of electors opted for a ban on any form of complete ...
Five sectors see government measures lifted and open for business from Monday
The consultative committee decided on Friday that more professional services can take up activities again from Monday 8 March. Five sectors will ...
Rudi Vervoort to discuss Brussels curfew with the region’s mayors
Brussels region Prime Minister Rudi Vervoort said on Sunday that he would meet with the region’s mayors this week to discuss the measures taken to ...
Nigel Farage announces his retirement from active party politics
Nigel Farage, emblematic figure of the Brexit movement, has announced that he is withdrawing from active politics. “I achieved what I had planned ...
Curfew is a ‘serious infringement of our liberty’ says Jambon
In its last meeting on Friday, the Consultative Committee announced a number of minor relaxations of the measures taken to combat the spread of ...
New antiviral treatment against coronavirus shows promising results
The pharmaceutical giant Merck and a U.S. lab have announced that an oral medication they have been developing against coronavirus reduced patients' ...
‘We’re in a transition phase’: Task Force responds to Belgium’s slow vaccine slow rollout
The gap between the number of vaccines against coronavirus delivered to Belgium and actual vaccinations has increased in recent weeks, according to ...
Opinion
A new report says Covid vaccine scammers are targeting social media users, which is a frustrating but ...
The EU Commission is committed to ensure rapid access of European citizens to the best available ...
How much do Europeans really care about democracy? Since the start of the year, we have seen a failed ...
Should we all be required to produce a ‘vaccine passport’ — proving that we have been vaccinated against ...
Covid-19 continues to inflict enormous pain on Europe and the world. No sector has been unaffected by the ...
Ethiopia has shifted its focus towards its main agenda of continuing its reform process, while at the same ...
Like most people I know, I suffer from shifting baseline syndrome. I know this because my mother had to ...
No one is safe and protected against the corona virus unless everyone is safe and protected, is the mantra ...
Earlier this month, Polish government unveiled its plans to tax digital advertising. It is argued that the ...
While leading messaging service WhatsApp has recently suffered a one-two punch of a controversial change in ...
Magazine
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 ...
The European Green Deal: Is it possible to protect the climate and free trade? A steelmaker’s perspective
The European Green Deal aims to make Europe climate neutral by 2050 through a set of policy objectives, in particular in the energy and ...
Will we pick which vaccine we take?
Following the news that the first UK patients have received the coronavirus vaccine, people in Belgium – and Europe – are starting to ...
Belgium worries about expats returning after Christmas
The likelihood of impending international travel severely impacting Belgium's improving coronavirus numbers is giving experts cause for ...
‘To be forced to lock down the economy once may be regarded as a misfortune; to do so twice looks like carelessness’
There is finally light at the end of the Covid tunnel. Two promising vaccines – one developed by Turkish immigrants to Germany, the other ...
In the wake of the pandemic, a social crisis brews in Brussels
In the spring, as the coronavirus pandemic reached Belgium and health care workers triaged and treated the throngs of patients sickened by ...