Mandatory from Monday: the new rules for Belgium’s Covid Safe Ticket
From Monday 1 November, presenting the Covid Safe Ticket (CST) will become mandatory in all hospitality businesses and fitness centres ...
Mandatory from Monday: the new rules for Belgium’s Covid Safe Ticket
From Monday 1 November, presenting the Covid Safe Ticket (CST) will become mandatory in all hospitality businesses and fitness centres throughout ...
How a clever cycling network brings bikers 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 Daniela De ...
Brexit fishing conflict escalates: France to adopt retaliatory measures
The conflict between France and the UK over fishing licences post-Brexit continues to escalate. France is set to adopt retaliatory measures ...
Car falls off opening bridge in Leuven, parents and child slightly injured
On Wednesday afternoon, a young family experienced the fright of their lives in Leuven when the bridge across the Vaartkom that they were driving on ...
Brussels and Wallonia once again dark red on European travel map
The Brussels-Capital Region and Wallonia have turned dark red in the latest update to the travel map by the European Centre for Disease Prevention ...
  • Belgium in Brief: What Now?
    We've had the meeting, we know the results, and now the time has come to see what happens next. So I find myself wondering a simple question: What now?  ...
    Belgium in Brief: What Now?
    We've had the meeting, we know the results, and now the time has come to see what happens next. So I find myself wondering a simple question: ...
    Floating solar farm to be built along Ostend coast next year
    Dutch company Oceans of Energy has announced plans to construct a solar farm off the coast of Ostend next year that should eventually provide enough ...
    Trial against Deliveroo begins in Brussels
    The Labour Court of Brussels will hear a case on Thursday involving 27 couriers for Deliveroo, who are suing the platform for precarious working ...
    Belgium switches to winter time this weekend (yes, again)
    This weekend, Belgium will once again change the clocks from summer to winter time, meaning that at 3:00 AM, the clocks will go back one hour, ...
    Turkey gets green light to join EU schemes, UK still waiting
    On Wednesday, Turkey was given the go-ahead to join the EU’s flagship research, education and youth programmes while the United Kingdom’s bid to stay ...
    Opinion
    The eyes of the world will turn to Glasgow next week, where world leaders and various entourages gather to ...
    Less than 5km from the Schuman roundabout, a Red Cross centre provides several hundred migrants and asylum ...
    The recent EU-WB summit hosted by the Slovenian EU presidency did not result in the expected breakthrough in ...
    It is well known that dating apps are more and more common in our society, especially amongst younger people. ...
    Last Sunday, the weather was quite pleasant and I decided to go for a walk in Parc du Cinquantenaire in ...
    Spare all passing glances the need to really get to know us, for the mark we have been given is sufficient ...
    In Latin America, the region where I am from, religion is pervasive. A large percentage of the population ...
    The technological revolution we are currently undergoing has completely destabilized society via censorship ...
    Many of the things that Latin-Americans admire about Spain lose their luster when right-wing Spanish ...
    Policymakers, experts, activists and organizations concerned with persistent antigypsyism in Europe ...
    Magazine
    How a clever cycling network brings bikers 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 ...
    Why the fight for transgender rights is polarising Europe 
    Year after year, Samuel De Schepper would ask Santa Claus to bring him a penis for Christmas. Born female and attending an all girl’s ...
    Why Belgium is regulating sex work
    After decades of confusing rules and hypocritical policy, Belgium is finally regulating sex work by removing prostitution from the criminal ...
    Will Brussels bounce back?
    The lockdowns have tested the city and forced it to confront key questions about its future. Derek Blyth looks back at an extraordinary ...
    Five questions to philosopher Philippe Van Parijs on Leopold II and embarrassment in Brussels’ public space
    The worldwide explosion of the Black Lives Matter movement in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd, combined with the 60th ...
    How I learned to stop worrying and love my bike
    It shouldn’t have taken me more than 20 years in Brussels to discover the joys of getting around town almost exclusively by bike, or of ...