Face masks and social distancing should be gone by 1 September, says Jambon
Flanders aims to let go of keeping social distance and wearing face masks by 1 September, when normal life should return, according to ...
Face masks and social distancing should be gone by 1 September, says Jambon
Flanders aims to let go of keeping social distance and wearing face masks by 1 September, when normal life should return, according to Flemish ...
Belgian Covid Certificate for travel available from today: how does it work?
From Wednesday morning, Belgian residents with plans to travel within the European Union this summer can request a coronavirus certificate to prove ...
Belgian company joins plan to launch night train to Berlin, Amsterdam, Prague
Belgian night train operator Moonlight Express will expand its planned services between Brussels and Berlin to include stops in Amsterdam and Prague ...
Over 45,000 under-41s register for Johnson & Johnson vaccine in Flanders
Over 45,000 people in Flanders between the ages of 18 and 40 have registered for a Johnson & Johnson shot since the option was made available on ...
Belgium joins Ocean Plastics Charter
Belgium has decided to join the Ocean Plastics Charter, an initiative that aims to bring together governments, businesses and civil society ...
  • New-season maatjes: Tough year, but a delicious result
    The new-season maatjes are with us again, and the harvest is top quality despite a difficult year, according to producers. Maatjes are young ...
    Expansion of slaughterhouse in West Flanders approved, animal rights group appeals
    The province of West Flanders has approved an environmental permit for the expansion of a slaughterhouse in Tielt, but not everyone is onboard with ...
    Quarantine after high-risk contact scrapped for fully vaccinated people
    From 24 June, fully vaccinated people will no longer have to quarantine after having a high-risk contact if they immediately test negative, Belgium's ...
    Owners of second homes in coastal resort need not pay extra tax
    The court of appeal in Ghent has ruled in favour of a woman who contested the payment of a tax on second homes charged by the local council in ...
    Opinion
    Viktor Orbán and his alchemists aim to have homosexuality vanish into thin air, as manifested in their latest ...
    Should forestry products including wood and biofuels continue to play a vital role as the leading source of ...
    Societies and politicians in Western and Eastern countries have complained for years as multinational ...
    In recent months, the world has faced an exceptional challenge, uncertainty and complexity. A pandemic swept ...
    European legislation on both agricultural practices and animal welfare is facing scrutiny. Reform of the ...
    It started as a pandemic of an as-yet-unknown virus, very quickly uniting all in isolation. COVID-19 ...
    Wear your mask over your nose and mouth and not over your eyes.” That was the motto of Artdocfest, Russia’s ...
    For more than a year I have been calling for the distinction between people who have not been in contact with ...
    A rather strange political trend has been recently observed in Kyiv and throughout Ukraine. The European ...
    Our European values are under attack. Several member states are systematically violating values such as rule ...
    Magazine
    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 ...
    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 ...
    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 ...
    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 ...
    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 ...
    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 ...