• Coronavirus: EU Commissioners reluctant to impose travel restrictions
    The European Commission is stepping up its response, preparedness and financial support to fight the outbreak of the coronavirus but says ...
    Coronavirus: EU Commissioners reluctant to impose travel restrictions
    The European Commission is stepping up its response, preparedness and financial support to fight the outbreak of the coronavirus but says that it is ...
    EU-wide child guarantee in the pipeline but no funding in place
    European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen promised in her political guidelines that she will create a European Child Guarantee. The new tool ...
    Belgium joins other EU countries in setting up blockchain nodes
    The deployment of European blockchain services infrastructure, EBSI, was launched in the first quarter of 2020. Thanks to this technology, which ...
    Aalst Carnival parodies ‘not antisemitic’, says Mayor
    Aalst’s Mayor Christoph D'Haese sees no problem with the representations of Jews that were visible during his city’s Carnival on Sunday. ...
    Gang that forced minors into prostitution ‘could have been caught earlier’
    The file on the Brussels gang that allegedly forced underage girls into prostitution was delayed too long, according to an investigation. At the ...
    1 in 6 Belgians use an electric bike
    The use of the electric bike is on the increase in Belgium with one out of six Belgians currently using one. This was one of the main findings of ...
    The Guardian tips Ghent as ‘magical’ city trip destination
    The British newspaper The Guardian has tipped Ghent as the ideal destination for a "magical" city trip, mostly due to all the activities regarding ...
    Opinion
    At a recent event in the European Parliament, Compassion in World Farming EU joined other organisations in ...
    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
    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 ...
    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 ...