• Coronavirus: 125 new infections, 29 hospital admissions in Belgium
    125 additional people have tested positive for the new coronavirus (Covid-19) in Belgium, according to figures by the Federal Public Health ...
    Coronavirus: 125 new infections, 29 hospital admissions in Belgium
    125 additional people have tested positive for the new coronavirus (Covid-19) in Belgium, according to figures by the Federal Public Health Service ...
    50% against restart of German football competition, survey finds
    Opinions in Germany are divided on the restart of the country’s main football championship, the Bundesliga. According to a survey conducted from ...
  • Belgium offers hospitality sector 6% VAT cut
    Belgium's government’s Social and Economic Protection Plan includes various measures aimed at helping the hospitality and events sector, including ...
  • Lufthansa: Germany and European Commission agree on key points
    Germany’s government and the European Commission reached agreement on key points in negotiations on a bailout for the Lufthansa Group, on Friday. ...
  • Belgian economy needs €37.5 billion shock injection, says PS
    Belgium’s economy needs a €37.5 billion shock injection to restart after the lockdown prompted by the new coronavirus (Covid-19), according to Paul ...
    Belgian Prince tests positive for Covid-19 after lockdown party in Spain
    Prince Joachim, the youngest son of Princess Astrid and nephew to the king of Belgium, has tested positive for the new coronavirus (Covid-19) after ...
    Coronavirus: shopping in neighbouring countries allowed again
    Visiting family across the country's borders is possible again from today, but the Ministerial Decree making that official shows that shopping in ...
    Coronavirus: half of hospitality businesses face collapse
    One in two hospitality businesses faces collapse, according to a study by business data expert Graydon, published on Saturday by L’Echo and De Tijd ...
    Coronavirus: Emmanuel André critical of government approaches
    Emmanuel André, who became a familiar face by front the daily briefing on the situation in Belgium of the coronavirus pandemic, has criticised the ...
  • Opinion
    In the runup to World No Tobacco Day (May 31st), the World Health Organization published three groundbreaking ...
    For me who worked for years in the Turkish parliament, as well as journalist, blogger and as a university ...
    The restrictions on movements in the wake of COVID-19 have crippled social life across the world. People have ...
    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 ...
    Magazine
    Belgium on track for sunniest spring in recorded history
    Belgium is on track to wrap up its warmest spring season in recorded history, with the country's typically unstable weather this year ...
    How all pupils will return to school in Belgium
    The different ministers responsible for education in Belgium, in consultation with the Group of Experts for the Exit Strategy (GEES), ...
    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 ...