• Coronavirus: Belgium reaches 15,348 confirmed cases
    1,384 new people have tested positive for the new coronavirus (Covid-19), confirmed the FPS Public Health during a press conference on ...
    Coronavirus: Belgium reaches 15,348 confirmed cases
    1,384 new people have tested positive for the new coronavirus (Covid-19), confirmed the FPS Public Health during a press conference on Thursday. ...
    Ibis becomes ‘care hotel’ for Covid patients
    An Ibis hotel in Aalst will transform into a 'care hotel' in the region, as it prepares to handle the overspill from local hospitals struggling to ...
    Belgium creates police task force to unify enforcement of coronavirus lockdown
    Belgium has created a task force to bring "clarity" to the country's diverse police zones on how to enforce the lockdown measures to halt the ...
    ‘Renationalisation’ to save Brussels Airlines is a possibility
    The group of experts charged with saving major Belgian companies from the new coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis is looking into the case of Brussels ...
    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 the British ...
    Coronavirus: UK ‘massively’ ramps up testing
    The UK will "massively ramp up" its screening of the new coronavirus (Covid-19), British Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised on Wednesday. "This ...
    Police shortage impacts criminal investigations
    A shortage of police in Belgium means that new criminal investigations will have to be put on hold as the country faces the new coronavirus ...
    Opinion
    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 ...
    On Friday, the number of infected persons in the Czech Republic increased to 833 cases, with no fatalities ...
    In an opinion piece on March 19th, Danish MEP Pernille Weiss called for the European Parliament to reconvene ...
    The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that has got people extremely worried and frightened all around the ...
    Magazine
    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 ...
    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 ...