Belgium considers stricter quarantine for people coming from high-risk zones
Belgium's Interior Minister Annelies Verlinden wants to look into how the mandatory quarantine for people coming from high-risk areas ...
Belgium considers stricter quarantine for people coming from high-risk zones
Belgium's Interior Minister Annelies Verlinden wants to look into how the mandatory quarantine for people coming from high-risk areas abroad can be ...
Wallonia aims to vaccinate 200,000 people a week
Walloon Health Minister Christie Morreale plans to boost vaccination in Wallonia from 130,000 to 200,000 people a week, she said Friday during a ...
Covid-19: How humans pass the virus to their cats
Scientists need to understand better the transmission of Covid-19 from humans to their pets, to prevent animal infections becoming a ‘viral ...
What Belgium’s Consultative Committee is discussing today
Belgium's Consultative Committee will meet again today, not to discuss new restrictions or relaxations, but to work out how its previous decisions ...
‘Very fragile’: not all hospitals still have available intensive care beds
The situation in Belgium's hospitals is "very fragile" at the moment, the head of the emergency medical assistance department of the Federal Public ...
Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium introduce new Thomas Houseago exhibition
A new exhibition by British artist Thomas Houseago is open from now until 1 August, presented by the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium (RMFAB). ...
Research: Ghent and Oxford universities discover new, better shock absorbers
Researchers from the universities of Ghent and Oxford have discovered a new process for manufacturing shock absorbers that are not only more ...
Police disperse ‘women only’ squatters in Laken
An empty building in Laken that had been occupied by squatters since 16 April was cleared this morning by police. The occupation was organised by ...
Belgium in Brief: Drinking Until 8? 9:30? 11?
Another Friday, another Consultative Committee meeting. After a brief break in their not-really-fixed schedule last Wednesday, the ministers of ...
Opinion
This is an open reaction to the opinion piece by Ms Helen Stejrna, 'Time to revise the EU Tobacco Products ...
Ever since the old Schaerbeek-Josaphat marshalling yard fell out of use in 1994, nature has slowly taken back ...
Emerging victorious from the war with Hitler’s Nazism and at odds with Stalin’s Communism, the Founding ...
The creation of a European Super League has shaken the world of football: what will happen in the coming ...
Try an experiment with a family member or friend and ask them to give you a quick answer to the following ...
The first round of indirect talks between the US and Iran regarding the nuclear agreement ended last week. ...
The European Union is finally making good on its promise to rein in social media giants. Unfortunately, the ...
During the first months of 2021, the EU initiated important measures to promote public health and sustainable ...
The events of the past few weeks show that the EU must become stronger on the world political stage. The pure ...
The covid19 pandemic has revealed the strengths and weaknesses of an interdependent world. One of the most ...
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 ...