‘Unacceptable and unsustainable’: De Croo harsh on the non-vaccinated
At the press conference after the Consultative Committee on Friday, Belgium's Prime Minister Alexander De Croo was particularly sharp for ...
‘Unacceptable and unsustainable’: De Croo harsh on the non-vaccinated
At the press conference after the Consultative Committee on Friday, Belgium's Prime Minister Alexander De Croo was particularly sharp for people who ...
Telecommunications Minister wants to extend social rate to the Internet
Federal Telecommunications Minister Petra De Sutter wants to extend and automate the social rate for Internet subscribers, she said on Saturday in ...
Nearly 500 Belgians still stuck in Afghanistan
Some 475 Belgians and "persons under the responsibility of Belgium" still need to be evacuated from the Afghan capital Kabul, which fell to the ...
Medieval burial vault discovered in Bruges
Excavations at the Notre-Dame de Bruges Cathedral, in the province of West-Flanders, have unearthed a burial vault. The find was announced on ...
De Wever ‘does not rule out’ stricter measures for Antwerp
Antwerp mayor Bart De Wever is not ruling out additional measures in his city, now that the Consultative Committee lifted the federal face mask ...
  • Belgium takes ‘another big step’ towards freedom from 1 October
    Belgium will lift the general face mask obligation and expand the use of the Covid Safe Ticket (CST), announced Prime Minister Alexander De Croo during a press ...
    Belgium takes ‘another big step’ towards freedom from 1 October
    Belgium will lift the general face mask obligation and expand the use of the Covid Safe Ticket (CST), announced Prime Minister Alexander De Croo ...
    Belgian rail deploys extra trains for Cycling World Cup
    Belgium’s national railway service SNCB has announced the addition of 35,000 seats on its network in preparation for the influx of travellers ...
    New mortgage rules will make things harder for first-time buyers
    New rules on mortgage lending due to come into force in 2022 could make life more difficult for young couples setting foot on the property ladder for ...
    Belgium imposes phased ban on single-use plastics
    A royal decree approved on Friday by the Council of Ministers gradually bans single-use plastics from the Belgian market. The decree, announced by ...
    Overview: where face masks remain mandatory in Belgium
    Belgium's federal obligation to wear a face mask will be lifted from 1 October, but as not all regions are applying that relaxation, the rules in ...
    Opinion
    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 ...
    The current situation in advanced democracies in the world is absurd. While less than 2% of the population in ...
    What will it take for some European countries and EU foreign service mavens to finally take off the ...
    Zainab, a 27-year-old Hazara woman from Bamiyan, Afghanistan gave birth to her first baby in a Kabul ...
    Magazine
    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 ...
    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 ...