• Ban on electric fishing in Belgian waters
    The use of electrical pulses in sea-fishing is now banned in Belgian waters, Flemish minister for agricultural Koen Van den Heuvel has ...
    Ban on electric fishing in Belgian waters
    The use of electrical pulses in sea-fishing is now banned in Belgian waters, Flemish minister for agricultural Koen Van den Heuvel has announced. ...
    Nafi Thiam beats Belgian long-jump record twice in one afternoon
    Nafissatou Thiam beat the Belgian long-jump record twice in one afternoon during the Birmingham Grand Prix in England on Sunday. The RFC Liégeois ...
    Tenders for federal police HQ were transparent
    “Both the sale and rental of the former Administrative City by Brussels authorities were sufficiently transparent and adhered to the rules in place ...
    The number of accidents involving road works rockets
    Two days after the accident that cost the life of a worker on the E42, the Vias institute for road safety points out that the number of accidents ...
    Food truck inspections at Brussels Summer Festival: two offences, six warnings issued
    Inspectors from the federal food safety agency this week carried out spot-checks on around 20 of the 30 food trucks serving food to the public at the ...
    EU Commission president Juncker cuts short holiday for urgent surgery
    Jean-Claude Juncker, the outgoing president of the EU Commission, yesterday cut short his holiday to enter hospital for emergency surgery, Belga ...
    Pukkelpop organisers apologise for “misunderstandings” over Flemish flags
    The organisers of the Pukkelpop music festival going on in Limburg province this weekend have issued an apology for “misunderstandings which may have ...
    Opinion
    China has achieved tremendous economic success in the past few decades, but its extensive growth relied ...
    The two of us were sitting rather awkwardly on small, uncomfortable, metal, foldable chairs. The location ...
    The EU finds itself at a critical strategic juncture point about how to address the integration of Balkan ...
    In the past two months, social unrest caused by the now shelved extradition bill has become a fact of ...
    Last Friday, 17 Goldman Sachs bankers were hit with fresh criminal charges in the titanic 1MDB scandal, ...
    The consortium behind the contentious Nord Stream 2 pipeline has announced that the 510-kilometre long ...
    The U.S.-China trade war has recently become markedly complicated. Previous U.S.-China trade disputes were ...
    "The object of terrorism is terrorism. The object of oppression is oppression. The object of torture is ...
    Michael Moller, the outgoing head of the United Nations (UN) office in Geneva, made quite a splash when, on ...
    From the trade war to the Huawei incident, many believe that the US-China relationship has become the main ...
    Magazine
    Condemned and abandoned: The Belgian ghost town which refuses to disappear
    The village of Doel ‒ situated on the Scheldt River in Flanders ‒ was meant to be destroyed in favour of progress. That didn't happen. ...
    Freedom and captivity in Antarctica: interview with Belgian polar explorer Alain Hubert
    A polar explorer and climate change researcher, Alain Hubert divides his time between Antarctica and his native Belgium. In 2002, he ...
    Profit, Consumption and Value Chains: Following the trail of Brussels’ food waste
    It’s 7 p.m. at La Bascule. I park my bike behind a car in front of one of Brussels’ most prestigious bakeries. I introduce myself to one of ...
    How a street art start-up is helping to brighten up Brussels’ bare surfaces
    As a city, Brussels is often defined by the glass and steel of its office buildings.The European quarter, which appears in the ...
    Rediscovering the Forgotten and Unknown Belgium
    Best-selling author Derek Blyth takes you to some places you might never have heard about, in a country almost no one knows.The ...
    How Belgium created and almost lost the world’s first stock exchange
    Soaring stone columns cracked and crumbling, ornate metal arches gnawed at by rust: for the past two decades, in the historic heart of ...
    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 ...
    One woman’s fight against homosexual prejudice in Brussels
    Marian Lens is waving her rainbow umbrella in the air. The Grand Place is already packed with tourists in early May, and she is leading a ...