Third vaccine shot to be offered to all 65 and older in Belgium
Following the inter-ministerial health meeting on Saturday, it has been decided to offer all people aged 65 and older in Belgium a third ...
Third vaccine shot to be offered to all 65 and older in Belgium
Following the inter-ministerial health meeting on Saturday, it has been decided to offer all people aged 65 and older in Belgium a third vaccine dose ...
‘The time has come to return to normal life’: Norway lifts restrictions after 561 days
Almost all restrictions imposed by the Norwegian Government since March 2020 to curb the spread of the coronavirus were due to be lifted on Saturday, ...
Brussels tourism sector not expected to bounce back fully before 2022
The tourism sector in Brussels is not expected to recover fully from the effects of the Coronavirus crisis before next year, according to Patrick ...
Multilingualism in Brussels ‘key to success of children’
Improving student engagement with languages in schools will play a key role in the success of multilingualism in Brussels, as well as the future of ...
Prime Minister De Croo highlights need for action on climate change at UN General Assembly
Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo recalled the effects of July’s floods as he highlighted the need for the world’s nations to pursue the fight ...
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    US needs to learn to talk to Europe
    BRUSSELS BEHIND THE SCENES Weekly analysis and untold stories With SAMUEL STOLTON  Other Brussels behind the scenes stories: Barnier the ...
    Drug dealer carrying 50,000 euro arrested in Liège
    An arrest warrant was issued on Saturday in Liège against a man for drug dealing and money laundering, according to the Public Prosecutor’s Office in ...
    Dutch police arrest gang ‘preparing terrorist attack’
    Police in Eindhoven in the Netherlands have broken up a gang suspected of organising a terrorist attack. In the raid, nine men aged between 18 and 31 ...
    UK energy crisis: rocketing energy prices and fuel rationing
    The UK is facing an energy crisis not seen for generations as an accumulation of factors has lead to prices soaring and energy providers going bust. ...
    Vanuatu aims to take climate crisis to the International Court of Justice
    South Pacific Ocean nation Vanuatu on Friday launched a campaign to seek an advisory opinion on the effects of climate change from the International ...
    Opinion
    Dear Brussels-based bicycle users, I’d like to start by stressing that this is not a tirade against ...
    Tourists are flying into space and life on Mars seems a less distant possibility. Meanwhile Europeans are ...
    Much has been written about the UK’s departure from the European Union. Less has been written about the fact ...
    European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen went soul-searching in her second State of the Union ...
    A few weeks ago, I did not make it to bed. Over two metres of water were cascading down the streets of my ...
    Uncertainty is one of the few things in life that are very certain. The COVID-pandemic is an example thereof ...
    At the end of September 2020 Coronalert, the Belgian COVID-19 contact-tracing app was launched. One year ...
    There is a great irony as the world watches Afghans scrambling atop barbed wires or clinging over plane ...
    Zuhal Demir, the Flemish Minister of Energy and the Environment, recently said something that was received ...
    On coming October 2nd, local elections shall take place in Georgia. And those elections are essential for ...
    Magazine
    Tackling sexual harassment in Belgium is ‘joint responsibility’, police says
    More than nine in ten girls and women have experienced sexual harassment in public spaces in Belgium, according to a recent study, but as ...
    Just 6% of cases reported: Sexual harassment ‘normalised’ in Belgium
    Nine in ten women and girls in several of Belgium’s biggest cities have experienced sexual harassment in public spaces. But these incidents ...
    Bait bikes won’t work if theft isn’t prosecuted, says cyclist group
    Brussels has a lot of cycling initiatives on the mobility agenda, including tripling the use of bicycles by the city's residents by 2030, ...
    ‘Nobody lives there’: Airbnb investors taking up scarce Brussels real estate
    While Airbnb claims that it enables people to rent their room or house sporadically to tourists, affording travellers a more authentic ...
    Brussels’ best architecture award: The nominees
    The nominees for the first Brussels architectural awards have been decided, with landmarks from Place Rogier to the summer bars of the ...
    Excavation of destroyed synagogue in Lithuania exposes new findings
    In Vilnius, capital of Lithuania, an excavation of its former Great Synagogue has fully exposed the Torah ark and the podium that was ...
    Horses to Heizel: Brussels’ trams through the ages
    Trams in Brussels have come a long way from the first horse-drawn services that started carrying passengers from the Porte de Namur to the ...
    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 ...