• Coronavirus: Still enough respirators but hospitals may face ethical dilemmas
    The curves showing the daily increase in confirmed infected persons and fatalities still refuse to flatten. A first light at the end of ...
    Coronavirus: Still enough respirators but hospitals may face ethical dilemmas
    The curves showing the daily increase in confirmed infected persons and fatalities still refuse to flatten. A first light at the end of the tunnel ...
    Despite coronavirus, pharmacies are dispensing less medicine
    Belgian pharmacists have raised concerns that patients have been postponing treatment or care since the start of the ongoing coronavirus lockdown. ...
    Coronavirus: Germany keeps Belgian and Dutch borders open
    Germany has decided to keep its borders with Belgium and the Netherlands open for traffic, despite the new coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis. “Health ...
  • Temporarily unemployed because of coronavirus: What now?
    Over 1.2 million people in Belgium have applied for temporary unemployment during the new coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, but who is (and isn't) ...
    Brussels Airlines flights could be reduced in the long term
    Brussels Airlines' flights could be reduced in the long term as its parent company, German aviation group Lufthansa, is expecting a significant drop ...
  • Over 30% of Belgian SMEs may not survive coronavirus crisis
    Nearly 31% of Belgium's small and medium enterprises may not survive if the current far-reaching measures to combat the new coronavirus (Covid-19) ...
    Coronavirus: EU secures €15 billion for vulnerable countries worldwide
    The European Union is securing more than €15 billion in the fight against the global spread of the new coronavirus (Covid-19) in Africa and other ...
    Opinion
    European solidarity is invoked in the on-going coronavirus crisis and the economic crisis it has given rise ...
    As the Covid-19 virus continues to sweep the globe, one cannot help but think of its seemingly equalizing ...
    It is with great concern that we are following the situation in Hungary and their latest Covid-19 measures. ...
    In times like these, football is totally unimportant. Though, for some of us, as Italian manager Arrigo ...
    Africa urgently needs a globally coordinated Ubuntu Plan in response to COVID-19, a fiscal stimulus that ...
    In many of the Eastern Members States of the European Union, Roma are made the scapegoat for the spread of ...
    This spring is never going to be the same again. The explosive spread of COVID-19 caught the world by ...
    Denial, playing down the facts, playing the blame game - the familiar pattern of populist politics keeps ...
    French President Emmanuel Macron has spoken of the country being "at war" against the invisible enemy ...
    The rule of law in every democracy is based on the separation of powers and the independence of the court ...
    Magazine
    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 ...
    Insects as food: Belgium takes a bite
    The first EU permits for insects as a “novel food” should be issued in mid-2020. This will end the legal uncertainty about breeding insects ...
    A ‘corona bond’ would demonstrate that European solidarity exists
    Borders closed. Shops shuttered. Citizens locked down. In Brussels and across Europe the new coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis has disrupted ...
    Rediscovering the Forgotten and Unknown Belgium
    The lost cemeteries of 1917 FLANDERS FIELDS Sam Mendes’ 1917 is the latest attempt to capture the horror of the First World War on ...
    The untold stories of Belgium’s female resistance during World War I
    The statue commemorating Gabrielle Petit, the young Belgian woman who spied on the German military during World War I and was executed in ...
    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 ...
    How Artificial Intelligence could transform the European economic and political landscape
    Are superhuman computers set to steal our jobs, take over the world and perhaps even kill off humanity? Such fears are commonplace in ...
    Five questions to philosopher Philippe Van Parijs on the best electoral system
    Belgium’s federal elections were held on 26 May 2019. They have been followed by months of laborious negotiations with ten parties ...