• Forming a minority Flemish government is the ‘plan B’
    A minority Flemish government composed of two parties with the outside support of a third is a "plan B," N-VA regional parliament group ...
    Forming a minority Flemish government is the ‘plan B’
    A minority Flemish government composed of two parties with the outside support of a third is a "plan B," N-VA regional parliament group leader, Peter ...
    Brussels Airlines unions on the qui vive following warnings of “new measures” at Lufthansa
    Unions representing employees of Brussels Airlines are now on the qui vive, following the announcement by parent company Lufthansa of the impending ...
    EU auditors: Mind the gap in EU reporting on sustainability
    In a new audit report the European Court of Auditors delivers scathing critique of how the EU institutions report on United Nations´ Sustainable ...
    MR calls for serious approach as efforts to form a government in Wallonia continue
    Leaders of the Mouvement réformateur (MR) called on Monday for a serious approach to efforts to form a majority government in Wallonia. Since the ...
    The African Development Bank Provides an African Perspective on Regional Integration and Growth
    Regional integration in Africa is fast becoming one of the driving forces for economic growth with the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) ...
    Prosecution calls for 29 years to life for murder of disabled Liege teen
    The prosecution in the Valentin Vermeesch murder trial at the Liège Assize Court on Monday called for prison terms ranging from 29 years to life for ...
    Belgium’s population breaks 11.4 million
    Belgium had 11,431,406 legally registered inhabitants by 1 January 2019, the national statistical office, Statbel, reported on Monday. This ...
    Opinion
    With the next few months set to be dominated by unseemly haggling over top EU jobs, starting with the ...
    One could say the campaigns in the European Parliament elections, which are taking place this week on 23 – 26 ...
    With the EU elections this week, we are witnessing a plethora of references to animals in speeches and ...
    As in 1950, Europe today is again facing the choice of being bold and forward-looking on its future, writes ...
    It’s become a truism to accuse Russia for the spread of fake news around the world; the Kremlin has been ...
    A picture of a horribly renovated house in Brussels recently went viral on social media. Nothing spectacular, ...
    Greta Thunberg is an unlikely instigator of a global social movement. The then-15-year-old schoolgirl who ...
    ‘A blow of the hammer.’ That is how Dutch writer and essayist Bas Heijne captured the sentiment prevailing ...
    In February, Turkish foreign ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy condemned China's treatment of its Muslim ethnic ...
    Today, we are commemorating the third year of the horrid Brussels attacks where 32 victims were killed and ...
    Magazine
    Experiences over exhibitions: the changing face of art in Brussels
    An explosion of digital and immersive art in Europe is making itself known in Brussels, as immersive experiences crop up across the ...
    Certificate of virginity: Cultural pressure and ethical dilemmas facing Belgium’s medical practitioners
    Do you remember the first time you had sex? And the time just before that, when your doctor examined your genitalia to determine whether ...
    Holding the institutions to account: Brussels press corps still as relevant as ever
    Both Brussels’ and Belgium's federal government have long boasted of the country's capital city being a global press centre, second only to ...
    Chic, hipster and down to earth: How the Flemish quarter grew a unique Brussels community
    Rue Antoine Dansaert, set in the middle of the fashionable Dansaert district, is often proclaimed as the heart of Brussels design, of ...
    Meet the women on a mission to save craft beer in Belgium
    As any bartender the length of the country will assure you, Belgium is the home of great beer. The drink pumps so strongly through the ...
    The sustainable food revolution in Brussels: Changing eating habits and local demand
    Brussels citizens eat more sustainable food year after year. A few pioneers initiated the trend some time ago and now the market is ...
    Three years after the Brussels attacks: The continued threat to Belgium of returning terrorists
    Hundreds of Belgians left to fight for jihadist groups in Syria and Iraq. But what happens when they return? And how big a threat do these ...
    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 ...