Top scientist heads for Denmark to avoid compulsory retirement
One of Belgium’s top research scientists, Peter Carmeliet, plans to move himself and his laboratory to Denmark, to avoid being forced to ...
Top scientist heads for Denmark to avoid compulsory retirement
One of Belgium’s top research scientists, Peter Carmeliet, plans to move himself and his laboratory to Denmark, to avoid being forced to retire when ...
Drug dealer arrested with 50,000 euros on his person
The Office of the Public Prosecutor (OPP) in Liège on Saturday requested an arrest warrant for the sale of narcotics and money laundering for an ...
Vaccination appointments increase five-fold in Wallonia following introduction of Covid Safe Tickets
The number of vaccination appointments increase five-fold this weekend after Thursday’s decision by the Walloon government to extend the use of the ...
Close to 5,000 persons demonstrate in Namur against Covid-19 measures
Close to 5,000 persons demonstrated on Saturday in Namur against vaccine mandates and discrimination in the health sector, according to police ...
Brussels Mobility wants to know how you feel (about travel)
A new barometer by Brussels Mobility wants your opinions on mobility throughout the capital region to better understand how people feel about the ...
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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 ...
    WHO recommends Regeneron to treat Covid-19, but only in certain cases
    The World Health Organisation (WHO) has now recommended a third treatment against the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). WHO recommended the synthetic ...
    Energy prices threaten British vegetables
    Food businesses in the United Kingdom grapple with supply problems, high energy costs and a shortage of carbon dioxide, and the next victims could be ...
    Freed Catalan president will return to Brussels on Monday
    Carles Puigdemont, the deposed president of the autonomous region of Catalonia in Spain, will return to Belgium on Monday after being freed by a ...
    ‘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, ...
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    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 ...
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    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 ...