• Coronavirus: 36 new hospital admissions, 145 discharged in Belgium
    137 additional people have tested positive for the new coronavirus (Covid-19) in Belgium in the last 24 hours, according to figures by the ...
    Coronavirus: 36 new hospital admissions, 145 discharged in Belgium
    137 additional people have tested positive for the new coronavirus (Covid-19) in Belgium in the last 24 hours, according to figures by the Federal ...
    Police carrying out border checks caught drinking on the job
    An investigation has been opened after three police officers patrolling the border with the Netherlands were caught barbecuing and drunk on the job ...
  • Brussels’ Bois de la Cambre partially reopens on Thursday
    Brussels' Bois de la Cambre will partially reopen to traffic from Thursday, city officials announced on Wednesday. The large park, which borders ...
  • Flemish MP warns of misuse of data by Bol.com
    Flemish MP Maurits Vande Reyde (Open VLD) yesterday issued a warning to small businesses of the risks of working with the Dutch online retailer ...
  • Fire in Brussels’ Sonian Forest sparked by ‘careless passerby’
    A fire believed to have been sparked by a "careless passerby" left parts of the Sonian Forest scorched on Wednesday morning, as environmental ...
    Coronavirus: self-employed adapt business models
    42% of self-employed workers and SMEs changed their business model during the containment measures, according to a survey by the Neutral Union for ...
    University scraps software for online exams after teething troubles
    The university of Louvain-la-Neuve (UCL) has cancelled plans to set 40 exams online using the testing platform TestWe, after a number of bugs ...
    Coronavirus: companies can’t force testing of asymptomatic employees
    Companies can offer their symptom-free employees to be tested for coronavirus but cannot force them to do so, De Standaard reported on Wednesday. ...
    Playgrounds reopen for children under 13
    Children under 13 will be allowed to play in public playgrounds again from Wednesday, after local authorities were given the green light to reopen ...
  • Opinion
    Over the past two months, a few select categories of “essential” professionals have kept a confined Europe ...
    As the EU negotiates a plan for economic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, our economies cannot afford ...
    For months, the coronavirus pandemic has held Europe in its cold grip, but with the EU and the UK beginning ...
    No-one in UNRWA, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East, appears ...
    When I started an introduction theater course three years ago, I was not expecting the impact it would have ...
    During this current “corona-chapter” in European history, we often come across the term ‘Silver bullet.’ It ...
    Absolute poverty occurs not because we do not have enough wealth or generate sufficient income, but because ...
    Happy Europe Day to all Europeans, Friends of Europe and all my fellow Indians who love the Continent! ...
    We are all seeking the right balance between core values. According to the Worldometer statistics, ...
    To block the advance of the coronavirus which we can’t directly attack because we haven’t yet found a ...
    Magazine
    Belgium could allow travel in Europe again from mid-June
    Belgian residents could be given the green-light for travel inside Europe from mid-June, Foreign Affairs Minister Philippe Goffin said on ...
    EU dilemma: How to open up to tourism without spreading the coronavirus
    The European Commission presented last week a package of guidelines and recommendations to help member states gradually lift travel ...
    Top economist: ‘Let older people pay a corona tax’ to support the young
    A Belgian economist has proposed a special tax on older people to help the young overcome the economic problems caused by the coronavirus ...
    ‘Know the risks’ as lockdowns lift, expert warns
    Hosting a few friends at home could be riskier than going grocery shopping or having a jogger whisk past you when it comes to catching the ...
    After the crisis: Proposals for a European Health Union
    The coronavirus pandemic hit the EU and its member states unprepared without a common policy to contain the spread of the virus. Now there ...
    Moral dilemma: Saving lives when resources are scarce
    The infection and mortality curves in most countries have not yet been flattened. With the limited number of intensive-care units and ...
    Seaside healing: The Belgian town that almost saved Marvin Gaye
    Six thousand one hundred and five kilometres lie between Washington DC and Ostend. The Atlantic Ocean and a cultural chasm separate the ...
    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 ...