TUI repatriates over 2,300 Belgian customers from Morocco

Morocco closed its airspace for two weeks to prevent the further spread of the Omicron variant, but TUI received permission for repatriation flights.

Omicron variant already caused infection within the Netherlands

The Omicron variant has spread within the Netherlands, as one of the people in the country who previously contracted the variant had not travelled.

Fraudulent emails sent by hackers pretend to be police

Fraudsters are using fake police and judiciary identities to falsely accuse recipients of having committed a crime and them into sending money.

Existing vaccines probably ‘less effective against new variant,’ says Moderna CEO

Moderna's CEO has said it is likely the vaccines will not be as effective against the new Omicron variant, which has already infected at least 33 people in the EU.

Getting curves down by Christmas will be ‘difficult task,’ says Van Gucht

"Suppose we were to see a peak this week, then the main thing is to get the curves down again by Christmas and New Year. That will be a difficult task."

Face masks on ski lifts and booster shots: France’s new rules for winter season

France announced a number of new measures to combat the rising number of coronavirus cases, which could affect people planning a skiing trip in December.

Police issue search warrant for 19 people following anti-Covid riots

The police are searching for 19 people they suspect were involved in the riots on Sunday 21 November following the anti-coronavirus measure protest.

5 things you may not know about Chanukah

Chanukah celebrates the re-dedication of the Second Temple of Jerusalem during the second century B.C.

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Why Brussels still lags with vaccines

Belgium has one of the highest vaccination rates in the world, but in Brussels – particularly the poorer neighbourhoods on the west side of ...

‘I’m not my body’: A story about euthanasia

The word euthanasia stems from ancient Greek meaning “good death”. The first usage of the term is attributed to historian Suetonius, who ...

In Photos: When Belgium ruled the car

In modern-day Brussels, cars are a somewhat divisive issue. While emptying areas of motorised vehicles is often the explicit aim of city ...

Why pride is still necessary and important

Even though Belgium ranks second on this year’s Rainbow Map, which shows acceptance of the LGBTQ+ community in Europe, experts and ...

Entrepreneurs who started their business during the pandemic

Despite the coronavirus, 106,788 new Belgian businesses started in 2020, three of them being Brandsome Projects, Buna and Fabrique Françios ...

How a clever cycling network brings cyclists to Flanders

Belgium has always had a special relationship with cycling, but a clever Flemish system of route nodes makes it easier than ever. As ...

Visitors to embark on Orient Express adventure at Brussels exhibition

An exhibition dedicated to the Orient Express – the train that was the scene for many novels, including Agatha Christie's – allows visitors ...

Gare Maritime: Brussels’ most exciting new architectural project

A generation ago, the Gare Maritime in the Tour & Taxis industrial site was an abandoned wasteland. It is now a model for urban renewal ...

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