‘Negative test is no guarantee’: Van Gucht explains why Belgium is playing it safe
At least 1,100 people were infected with Covid-19 after a festival in the Netherlands earlier this month, which shows exactly why Belgium ...
‘Negative test is no guarantee’: Van Gucht explains why Belgium is playing it safe
At least 1,100 people were infected with Covid-19 after a festival in the Netherlands earlier this month, which shows exactly why Belgium made the ...
Israel starts campaign for third booster dose to elderly people
The Israeli government decided yesterday to give a third shot of the Pfizer vaccine for people over 60 starting on Sunday. The new vaccination ...
Making vaccination mandatory should not be taboo, says Beke
Making vaccination against the coronavirus virus mandatory in Flanders should not be a taboo subject, according to Flemish Welfare Minister Wouter ...
Photo exhibition on human trafficking opens in Brussels this weekend
A photo exhibition titled “Photo-Voice: Trafficking in human beings through the eyes of the victims” opens to visitors this weekend in Brussels. ...
Large part of flood-ridden Pepinster’s city centre to be demolished
Around 50 buildings in the city centre of Pepinster, one of the municipalities in the province of Liège that was worst affected by the floods earlier ...
  • Electrabel demands permit review for gas power station
    Energy generator Electrabel has begun a campaign to reverse a decision by Flemish Brabant province to refuse an application to construct a gas-fired ...
    Uccle to install three bridges for safer squirrel crossings
    The municipality of Uccle in the Brussels region is to build three road bridges intended to allow squirrels (and other animals) to cross busy roads ...
    In Photos: Crown Princess Elisabeth passes military training ‘with flying colours’
    Belgium's Crown Princess Elisabeth (19) has completed her one-year training at the Royal Military Academy (KMS) on Friday and "passed with flying ...
    Diesel hits highest prices since 2018
    The maximum prices for diesel at the pump will rise again from Saturday, bringing the cost to its highest since November 2018. The ...
    Opinion
    A short bike ride away from my house, on a narrow road named after a tree, is a vacant lot covered with ...
    We live in a world of diversity and the power of diversity is already substantiated through welcoming and ...
    The police is constantly looking for ways to improve communication, contact and cooperation with citizens by ...
    In the recently adopted Matera Declaration, the world’s largest economies committed to addressing global food ...
    New Environmental Movements have recently emerged on the political scene. Mainly, these initiatives can be ...
    There was a feeling of déjà vu as the Commission unveiled its enormous climate and energy package on July 14. ...
    Conventional wisdom: it is nihilism that leads to a crisis, not the other way round. Remember all the ...
    It was 2012 when Shinzo Abe embarked on his journey as Prime Minister of Japan. Among the first directives of ...
    The EU's Fit for 55 proposals offer a bold new step in addressing the role of buildings in the fight against ...
    The ultimate goal of the EU legislation, which is designed to protect the welfare of animals used for ...
    Magazine
    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 ...
    In Photos: Belgium bikes through the ages
    Cycling has long been a sport with a strong link to Belgium, and with good reason. From city hoppers to spandex-clad weekend trips, ...
    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, ...