• Photos: Brussels firemen protests spark chaos in the city
    A second day of spontaneous demonstrations by Brussels firemen culminated in members of the brigade lighting a fire in front of a state ...
    Photos: Brussels firemen protests spark chaos in the city
    A second day of spontaneous demonstrations by Brussels firemen culminated in members of the brigade lighting a fire in front of a state secretary's ...
    Teachers spend less time teaching, Talis study shows
    In member countries of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), only 78% of a typical lesson is dedicated to teaching, ...
    Record drop in antibiotic use in livestock farming
    The use of antibiotics in livestock farming in Belgium decreased by 12.8% in 2018 compared to the previous year, according to data compiled by the ...
    The death blow for road tolls in Belgium
    A plan to introduce road tolls in Flanders for private cars could be in danger, as it is revealed that a ruling by the European Court of Justice in ...
    Schaerbeek Mayor caught speeding in a 30 km/h zone
    Mayor of Schaerbeek, Bernard Clerfayt (Défi), was caught by a speeding camera on Rue Van Oost in Schaerbeek in the last week of May 2019, according ...
    First heat wave of the year to hit Belgium on Sunday
    The first heat wave of the year is set to start this Sunday and last through the week. Temperatures on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of next week ...
    Suspect in fatal Matonge stabbing surrenders to the police
    An unnamed man has surrendered himself to the authorities and admitted to stabbing Dieudonné Bula “at least once” in the Matonge district of Brussels ...
    Opinion
    With the next few months set to be dominated by unseemly haggling over top EU jobs, starting with the ...
    One could say the campaigns in the European Parliament elections, which are taking place this week on 23 – 26 ...
    With the EU elections this week, we are witnessing a plethora of references to animals in speeches and ...
    As in 1950, Europe today is again facing the choice of being bold and forward-looking on its future, writes ...
    It’s become a truism to accuse Russia for the spread of fake news around the world; the Kremlin has been ...
    A picture of a horribly renovated house in Brussels recently went viral on social media. Nothing spectacular, ...
    Greta Thunberg is an unlikely instigator of a global social movement. The then-15-year-old schoolgirl who ...
    ‘A blow of the hammer.’ That is how Dutch writer and essayist Bas Heijne captured the sentiment prevailing ...
    In February, Turkish foreign ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy condemned China's treatment of its Muslim ethnic ...
    Today, we are commemorating the third year of the horrid Brussels attacks where 32 victims were killed and ...
    Magazine
    Experiences over exhibitions: the changing face of art in Brussels
    An explosion of digital and immersive art in Europe is making itself known in Brussels, as immersive experiences crop up across the ...
    Certificate of virginity: Cultural pressure and ethical dilemmas facing Belgium’s medical practitioners
    Do you remember the first time you had sex? And the time just before that, when your doctor examined your genitalia to determine whether ...
    Holding the institutions to account: Brussels press corps still as relevant as ever
    Both Brussels’ and Belgium's federal government have long boasted of the country's capital city being a global press centre, second only to ...
    Chic, hipster and down to earth: How the Flemish quarter grew a unique Brussels community
    Rue Antoine Dansaert, set in the middle of the fashionable Dansaert district, is often proclaimed as the heart of Brussels design, of ...
    Meet the women on a mission to save craft beer in Belgium
    As any bartender the length of the country will assure you, Belgium is the home of great beer. The drink pumps so strongly through the ...
    The sustainable food revolution in Brussels: Changing eating habits and local demand
    Brussels citizens eat more sustainable food year after year. A few pioneers initiated the trend some time ago and now the market is ...
    Three years after the Brussels attacks: The continued threat to Belgium of returning terrorists
    Hundreds of Belgians left to fight for jihadist groups in Syria and Iraq. But what happens when they return? And how big a threat do these ...
    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 ...