Travelling with ‘Covid passport’ possible from end of June, says Reynders
The EU's so-called "Covid passport" - the Digital Green Certificate - to travel freely during the pandemic should be ready for use from the ...
Travelling with ‘Covid passport’ possible from end of June, says Reynders
The EU's so-called "Covid passport" - the Digital Green Certificate - to travel freely during the pandemic should be ready for use from the end of ...
Calls from contact tracers are not recorded, Walloon agency says
Calls made by contact tracers working for the Walloon tracing agency "are not recorded," it said on Tuesday in reaction to statements made on Monday ...
People in Belgium are finding it ‘increasingly difficult’ to limit journeys
People in Belgium are finding it "increasingly difficult" to limit and reduce their journeys, health officials stated at a press conference on ...
Belgium’s hospitality sector unites to demand reopening
For the first time since the start of the coronavirus crisis, the main players in Belgium's hospitality industry have joined forces in a national ...
Johnson & Johnson ‘proactively’ delays vaccine deliveries to Europe
The American pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson will "proactively" delay deliveries of its coronavirus vaccine to Europe following reports ...
What to expect from tomorrow’s Consultative Committee
Belgium's Consultative Committee will meet again on Wednesday to discuss possible relaxations of the coronavirus measures after the Easter holidays. ...
Coronavirus: Third wave continues in France
France continues to suffer under a third wave of coronavirus infections in the country, with figures showing more than 99,000 people have died and ...
Getting vaccinated during Ramadan is not a problem, Muslim Executive stresses
As many Muslims in Belgium started their traditional month of fasting on Tuesday, the Muslim Executive (EMB) stressed that getting vaccinated during ...
Two million people have now received first vaccine dose in Belgium
On Tuesday, 2 million people in Belgium will have received a first dose of a coronavirus vaccine, health officials stated during a press conference. ...
Opinion
“COVID-19 has been likened to an x-ray, revealing fractures in the fragile skeleton of the societies we have ...
Since the new US administration has taken the office, Joe Biden and his team are working closely with the EU ...
What happened in Ankara during the summit between the President of the European Commission Ursula Von Der ...
When a 20-something international student complained to me about the whooping 250 euro fine he was slammed ...
When current European Commission president, Ursula von der Leyen, took on the role at the top of the European ...
The incoherence and confusion with which the COVID-19 pandemic has been managed mean that chances to reduce ...
On 8 April, Romani people, the largest ethnic minority of EU, celebrated the International Romani Day. This ...
In a recent interview with this newspaper liberal Minister for Multilingualism in Brussels, Sven Gatz, ...
Tibetans go to the polls on 11 April to elect the next President to head the 17th Tibetan ...
The European Commission is committed to a new Circular Economy Action Plan-one of the main building blocks of ...
Magazine
Searching for silence in Belgium
“The most beautiful sound in the world is silence,” wrote the turn-of-the-century English novelist Robert Hichens. Unfortunately, ...
‘There is no vaccine against the climate crisis’: EU adopts new strategy on climate change
The European Commission adopted on Wednesday a new EU strategy on adaptation to climate change, setting out the pathway to prepare for the ...
New Brussels modern art museum gets the go-ahead
Kanal, the planned new museum of modern and contemporary art in Brussels, has been given the green light to go ahead, Brussels secretary of ...
The European Green Deal: Is it possible to protect the climate and free trade? A steelmaker’s perspective
The European Green Deal aims to make Europe climate neutral by 2050 through a set of policy objectives, in particular in the energy and ...
Will we pick which vaccine we take?
Following the news that the first UK patients have received the coronavirus vaccine, people in Belgium – and Europe – are starting to ...
Belgium worries about expats returning after Christmas
The likelihood of impending international travel severely impacting Belgium's improving coronavirus numbers is giving experts cause for ...
‘To be forced to lock down the economy once may be regarded as a misfortune; to do so twice looks like carelessness’
There is finally light at the end of the Covid tunnel. Two promising vaccines – one developed by Turkish immigrants to Germany, the other ...
In the wake of the pandemic, a social crisis brews in Brussels
In the spring, as the coronavirus pandemic reached Belgium and health care workers triaged and treated the throngs of patients sickened by ...