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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