‘No scientific basis’ for giving everyone third dose, vaccine expert says
The head of Belgium's Vaccination Taskforce has argued that there is not enough scientific evidence to support the Flemish government's ...
‘No scientific basis’ for giving everyone third dose, vaccine expert says
The head of Belgium's Vaccination Taskforce has argued that there is not enough scientific evidence to support the Flemish government's decision to ...
England now accepting cheaper Covid tests from fully vaccinated travellers
Fully vaccinated travellers who enter England from non-red countries will only be required to book a lateral flow test to take following their ...
Re-introducing face masks indoors considered as Covid-19 situation worsens
Belgium's council of ministers will hold an emergency meeting on Monday to discuss the worsening epidemiological situation, and reintroducing face ...
Federal museums to receive €2.9 million booster shot
Federal museums will receive an additional €2.9 million in support from the government for the fiscal year 2021, of which the first payouts will be ...
European Parliament emphasises healthy food and animal welfare in EU Farm to Fork Strategy
The European Parliament adopted this week a resolution on the EU Farm to Fork Strategy calling for a fair, healthy and environmentally-friendly food ...
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    Guilty by association
    BRUSSELS BEHIND THE SCENES Weekly analysis and untold stories With SAM MORGAN Other Brussels behind the scenes stories: Brussels' bid to make ...
    Threats of strike action could affect Brussels’ STIB network from Monday
    Brussels public transport operator STIB's trams, buses and metros could be affected from Monday 25 October onwards as the union representing the ...
    Number of international adoptions in Belgium continues to drop
    The number of regulated international adoptions authorised by Belgium further dropped in 2020, continuing an ongoing decreasing trend. Last ...
    Disaster drill with emergency services held at Brussels Airport
    Around 300 people took part in a disaster drill held was organised on Saturday by Brussels Airport in collaboration with external emergency services ...
    Austria presents bill to legalise euthanasia
    Austria’s government on Saturday presented its proposals for legalising assisted suicide, in response to a Constitutional Court ruling that the ...
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    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 ...
    Do you remember the precautionary principle? You might recall it. After all it is recognized in EU law and ...
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    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 ...
    Can the Red Devils return in Qatar?
    Euro 2020 seemed like Belgium’s best-ever chance to win a major tournament, but after their deflating defeat in the quarter-finals, they ...
    Still no reform: A summer of broken promises for Uber drivers
    After the Belgian capital banned Uber drivers from using their smartphones back in March, turning a cold war between the city’s leadership ...
    Citizens speak out at Conference on the Future of Europe
    The first citizen-led panel on the future of Europe took place last weekend at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. 200 ordinary citizens ...