Brussels to implement Covid Safe Ticket ‘by 15 October at the latest’
The expansion of the Covid Safe Ticket (CST) in the Brussels-Capital Region will be delayed until 15 October at the latest, confirmed ...
Brussels to implement Covid Safe Ticket ‘by 15 October at the latest’
The expansion of the Covid Safe Ticket (CST) in the Brussels-Capital Region will be delayed until 15 October at the latest, confirmed ...
Foreign Affairs Committee stresses importance of the Arctic for Europe
A delegation of the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee visited Denmark, Greenland and Iceland last week to discuss international ...
Pfizer starts testing anti-Covid pill for reduced infection risk
American pharmaceutical company Pfizer has announced it has started a large-scale clinical trial of its anti-Covid-19 pill to test how it reduces the ...
More than 700 Covid-19 patients in hospital
The number of people currently in hospital as a result of the coronavirus has exceeded 700, whilst the number of deaths due to Covid-19 has once ...
Last measures can be lifted if Brussels vaccinates quickly, says Jambon
All coronavirus measures in Flanders can only be dropped if the Brussels-Capital Region vaccinates its population quickly, says Flemish ...
  • Children ‘disproportionately affected’ by climate change
    Research led by a Brussels university shows that children born today will be disproportionately affected by climate change. The international study, which ...
    Children ‘disproportionately affected’ by climate change
    Research led by a Brussels university shows that children born today will be disproportionately affected by climate change. The international ...
    Job offer banning the wearing of headscarves suspended in Brussels
    On Monday, the Actiris unemployment office suspended a job offer from an elementary school in the Brussels municipality of Etterbeek that stated that ...
    Empty shelves: Carrefour Belgium confirms supply difficulties
    Carrefour Belgium is struggling to supply some of its shops with enough products following a strike at its logistics provider, a spokesperson for the ...
    Still no reform: A summer of broken promises for Uber drivers
    After the Belgian capital banned Uber drivers from using their smartphones back in March, turning a cold war between the city’s leadership and the ...
    Cycling World Championships: A Flemish thriller but Belgium disappointed
    To end a week-long schedule of racing, cycling fans were treated to spectacular performances over the weekend as the action moved to Flanders for the ...
    Opinion
    The number of barriers for companies providing cross-border services in the EU is growing. One year after the ...
    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 ...
    Magazine
    Citizens speak out at the Conference on the Future of Europe
    The first citizen-led panel on the future of Europe took place last weekend at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. 200 ordinary citizens ...
    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 ...