VUB research uncovers discrimination in Leuven rental market
Recent VUB research showed structural discrimination against ethnic minorities, wheelchair users, and blind people with assistance dogs ...
VUB research uncovers discrimination in Leuven rental market
Recent VUB research showed structural discrimination against ethnic minorities, wheelchair users, and blind people with assistance dogs when it comes ...
Civil suit to be filed against man for clubbing a badger in Limburg
A civil suit will be filed against a man who was photographed clubbing a badger nearly to death in a field in Alken, Limburg. In Belgium, the ...
Court of Appeal to rule on the legality of Belgium’s Covid measures before 30 April
On Monday morning, the counsel for the Belgian State asked the Brussels Court of Appeal to overturn its decision ordering the State to lift "all ...
Schools will not reopen fully next week, education sector decides
From next week, schools will reopen under the same conditions as before the Easter holidays, meaning not all pupils will be able to physically attend ...
Saliva tests in schools: pilot project abandoned in favour of self-tests
The pilot project for coronavirus saliva testing of teaching staff will not be extended to the 2,700 schools in the Wallonia-Brussels Federation, ...
Construction begins on new bridge near Tour & Taxi
Construction begins this week on the long-awaited Susan Daniel Bridge over the Brussels Canal, starting Thursday the 15th. The bridge will connect ...
Police shut down 300-person rave outside Brussels
Police shut down a 300-person rave party in Sint-Pieters-Leeuw on the outskirts of Brussels on Saturday night. Partygoers pelted the police with ...
Belgium in Brief: Good Grief
Two days ago I closed my computer, muted Slack and went into the weekend hopeful. In hindsight, that might have been a little naïve. Monday has ...
More snow in parts of Belgium today, rain elsewhere
Monday will be cloudy across most of Belgium, with a few showers of rain, sleet or even snow falling in places, according to the Royal Meteorological ...
Opinion
“COVID-19 has been likened to an x-ray, revealing fractures in the fragile skeleton of the societies we have ...
Since the new US administration has taken the office, Joe Biden and his team are working closely with the EU ...
What happened in Ankara during the summit between the President of the European Commission Ursula Von Der ...
When a 20-something international student complained to me about the whooping 250 euro fine he was slammed ...
When current European Commission president, Ursula von der Leyen, took on the role at the top of the European ...
The incoherence and confusion with which the COVID-19 pandemic has been managed mean that chances to reduce ...
On 8 April, Romani people, the largest ethnic minority of EU, celebrated the International Romani Day. This ...
In a recent interview with this newspaper liberal Minister for Multilingualism in Brussels, Sven Gatz, ...
Tibetans go to the polls on 11 April to elect the next President to head the 17th Tibetan ...
The European Commission is committed to a new Circular Economy Action Plan-one of the main building blocks of ...
Magazine
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, ...
‘There is no vaccine against the climate crisis’: EU adopts new strategy on climate change
The European Commission adopted on Wednesday a new EU strategy on adaptation to climate change, setting out the pathway to prepare for the ...
New Brussels modern art museum gets the go-ahead
Kanal, the planned new museum of modern and contemporary art in Brussels, has been given the green light to go ahead, Brussels secretary of ...
The European Green Deal: Is it possible to protect the climate and free trade? A steelmaker’s perspective
The European Green Deal aims to make Europe climate neutral by 2050 through a set of policy objectives, in particular in the energy and ...
Will we pick which vaccine we take?
Following the news that the first UK patients have received the coronavirus vaccine, people in Belgium – and Europe – are starting to ...
Belgium worries about expats returning after Christmas
The likelihood of impending international travel severely impacting Belgium's improving coronavirus numbers is giving experts cause for ...
‘To be forced to lock down the economy once may be regarded as a misfortune; to do so twice looks like carelessness’
There is finally light at the end of the Covid tunnel. Two promising vaccines – one developed by Turkish immigrants to Germany, the other ...
In the wake of the pandemic, a social crisis brews in Brussels
In the spring, as the coronavirus pandemic reached Belgium and health care workers triaged and treated the throngs of patients sickened by ...