• Coronavirus is now a pandemic, says Leuven specialist
    The outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus has now reached the proportions of a pandemic, according to Professor Marc Van Ranst, the ...
    Coronavirus is now a pandemic, says Leuven specialist
    The outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus has now reached the proportions of a pandemic, according to Professor Marc Van Ranst, the epidemiologist in ...
    Protests in Budapest against anti-Roma campaign
    People from across Hungary converged in Budapest on Sunday (23 February) calling for an independent judiciary and the respect of Roma rights. ...
    Belgian designer Raf Simons signs on with Prada
    Belgian designer Raf Simons is to join the fashion house Prada in April, where he will share the leadership and design job with Miuccia Prada, who ...
    Parliament approves total ban on tobacco advertising
    The full session of the federal parliament this week approved a proposal to introduce a total ban on the advertising of cigarettes and other tobacco ...
    Coronavirus: Window of opportunity for containing the virus is narrowing
    The World Health Organisation (WHO) reported on Saturday that the number of confirmed cases globally were 77,794. China has reported 76,392 confirmed ...
    Belgian worker took an average 13 days off sick last year
    The average Belgian employee took 12.9 days off work last year as a result of illness, according to figures from human resources consultancy SD Worx. ...
    Dutch doctors call a halt to hymen reconstructions
    Surgeons in the Netherlands will no longer carry out operations to reconstruct the hymen of young women, a procedure described by opponents as “fake ...
    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 ...