The murder of Communist leader Julien Lahaut in 1950 shocked Belgium. No-one was convicted for the murder, and it is still an open wound. A politicised justice ...
Jul, 20
The mysterious murder of Belgium’s Communist leader Julien Lahaut: Solved without any perpetrators ever brought to justice
The murder of Communist leader Julien Lahaut in 1950 shocked Belgium. No-one was convicted for the murder, and it is still an open wound. A ...
Tuesday, 20, July 2021
In Photos: Belgium bikes through the ages
Cycling has long been a sport with a strong link to Belgium, and with good reason. From city hoppers to spandex-clad weekend trips, ...
Friday, 09, July 2021
Economist: Belgium needs to restore long-term fiscal sustainability after COVID-19
As all other countries, Belgium’s economy was severely hit by the COVID-19 outbreak in 2020. Since then, the vaccination roll-out has taken ...
Saturday, 29, May 2021
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 ...
Friday, 28, May 2021
What happens to the European quarter if the Commission downsizes?
The European Commission has announced that it will not be renewing several of its current ongoing leases in some buildings across the city ...
Thursday, 27, May 2021
After 100 years in the industry, what does Shimano see for the future of cycling in Belgium and beyond?
Belgium loves bicycles. That much quickly becomes clear to any of the country’s visitors, but those who stay longer will find that the ...
Tuesday, 11, May 2021
Why your first terrace pintje might taste different
Patrons flocking to bars in Belgium this weekend will very possibly be getting the freshest beer - or pintje - they've ever had, due to ...
Friday, 07, May 2021