• Brussels Airport police strike causes ‘major disruptions’ for holiday travellers
    As the airport police at Brussels Airport Zaventem are holding a work-to-rule protest, the long lines at the passport controls are causing ...
    Brussels Airport police strike causes ‘major disruptions’ for holiday travellers
    As the airport police at Brussels Airport Zaventem are holding a work-to-rule protest, the long lines at the passport controls are causing ...
    Storm Ellen ‘uncertain’: Belgium faces 90 km/h winds
    Despite weather forecasts warning for the upcoming storm Ellen, and possibly even Francis, in Belgium this weekend, it remains unclear whether ...
    Health committee amendment could cost pharma companies millions
    An amendment proposed in the federal parliament’s health committee this week could end up costing pharmaceuticals companies millions of euros, if not ...
    Coronavirus vaccine trials not expected before April
    The first trials of a vaccine against the coronavirus are not expected before the end of April, the Chinese minister of science and technology let it ...
    One in three Belgians admits to driving too fast
    Around 30% of Belgian drivers admit to driving faster than the speed limit at least once a month, according to a study by the road traffic institute ...
    In Photos: Over 100 tractors surrounded Schuman
    Between 100 and 200 tractors, mostly from Wallonia, converged on Brussels and the Schuman roundabout on Thursday as part of a day-long demonstration ...
    Belgium needs to promote women in the workplace, says IMF
    Promote the participation of women in the workforce, by reviewing parental leave provisions and reducing tax disincentives, advises a report by the ...
    Opinion
    At a recent event in the European Parliament, we joined other organisations in calling for a meat tax to ...
    There’s something rotten about the state of our educational system. Over the past year, several surveys and ...
    Global trade growth has been in a slowdown for a decade. Contributing to the trend is a recent rise in ...
    I would like to convey to the European Union the following message: There are responsible and foresighted ...
    On February 21, 2020, the so-called parliamentary elections will be held in Iran for the 290 seats of the ...
    "We live in a time where boundaries between opinions and facts disappear and where the findings of science no ...
    The human rights situation in Indian controlled Jammu and Kashmir is self-evidently intolerable for much of ...
    In February, Belgium chairs the United Nations Security Council. As such, it can support the demand for the ...
    Patrice Émery Lumumba, the first democratically elected Prime Minister of the present-day Democratic Republic ...
    As per a universally un-read 541 page withdrawal agreement ratified earlier this week by the EU, the UK will ...
    Magazine
    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 ...
    One life at a time: An immigration policy void spurs network of citizen solidarity in Brussels
    At their request, the names of the asylum seekers and of the hosts have been changed to protect their identities. Since he started ...
    Traces of Resistance: An avenue’s small but significant part of Brussels’ story
    The pavements of Avenue Louise buzz with life. High-end stores, busy restaurants and prominent business offices stand together in a mosaic ...
    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 world’s ...
    Slàinte mhath, proost and à votre santé to the Belgian single malt whisky
    The single malt whisky, a well-established high bar in the spirits industry the world over, has long had a strong connection with Scotland. ...
    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 ...
    Legacies of the colony: The lost children of Congo
    In the run-up to Congo’s independence from its Belgian colonisers in 1960, the Belgian state arranged to bring everything that was Belgian ...