‘Too little, too late’: Brussels mayors criticise CST implementation
After a two week delay, the Covid Safe Ticket (CST) will become mandatory in several situations in Brussels from today (Friday). Some ...
‘Too little, too late’: Brussels mayors criticise CST implementation
After a two week delay, the Covid Safe Ticket (CST) will become mandatory in several situations in Brussels from today (Friday). Some mayors blame a ...
Mayor wants to close two Brussels bars where alleged sexual assaults took place
Ixelles' Mayor Christos Doulkeridis (Ecolo) said that he’d like to close the two bars that employed a man accused of raping multiple patrons, ...
‘Untenable’: Mayor says situation at Brussels North station is out of control
The situation at Brussels North Station is no longer tenable, Schaerbeek's mayor Cécile Jodogne (Défi) says. Drug dealing, homelessness, ...
Suicide second-leading cause of death among European youth
Suicide is the number two killer among young people living in Europe, a recent Unicef report on the state of their mental health found. The ...
Sciensano expert warns of rising Covid-19 cases this winter
The return of colder weather and the relaxing of health measures are giving rise to new Covid-19 contaminations and hospitalisations around Belgium, ...
  • Belgium in Brief: Supply Issues
    There are few things more jarring than walking into a store and finding that the shelves are empty, be that partially or otherwise. One thing worse, ...
    Belgium in Brief: Supply Issues
    There are few things more jarring than walking into a store and finding that the shelves are empty, be that partially or otherwise. One thing ...
    Hospital food is making you sick, Belgian study shows
    Eating hospital meals results in a measurable decline in health, according to a report from the Flemish television network VTM, which paints a ...
    Stolen Magritte painting on display for first time in ten years
    Surrealist painter René Magritte's work "Olympia", which made headlines across the world when it was stolen from a museum in Belgium in 2009, will be ...
    Brussels airport pilots ’15 minute’ PCR test
    Brussels Airport has announced that it will soon begin a trial of an ultra-fast PCR test able to detect Covid-19 in 15 minutes, a far faster ...
    Over 1,000 demonstrators march in Brussels following sexual assault allegations
    Around 1,300 people gathered in Ixelles on Thursday night to march against sexual violence, according to reporting from Bruzz. The march was ...
    Opinion
    It is well known that dating apps are more and more common in our society, especially amongst younger people. ...
    Last Sunday, the weather was quite pleasant and I decided to go for a walk in Parc du Cinquantenaire in ...
    Spare all passing glances the need to really get to know us, for the mark we have been given is sufficient ...
    In Latin America, the region where I am from, religion is pervasive. A large percentage of the population ...
    The technological revolution we are currently undergoing has completely destabilized society via censorship ...
    Many of the things that Latin-Americans admire about Spain lose their luster when right-wing Spanish ...
    Policymakers, experts, activists and organizations concerned with persistent antigypsyism in Europe ...
    Do you remember the precautionary principle? You might recall it. After all it is recognized in EU law and ...
    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 ...
    Magazine
    How I learned to stop worrying and love my bike
    It shouldn’t have taken me more than 20 years in Brussels to discover the joys of getting around town almost exclusively by bike, or of ...
    Can the Red Devils return in Qatar?
    Euro 2020 seemed like Belgium’s best-ever chance to win a major tournament, but after their deflating defeat in the quarter-finals, they ...
    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 ...
    Citizens speak out at 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 have experienced sexual harassment in public spaces in Belgium, according to a recent study, but as 94% of ...
    Just 6% of cases reported: Sexual harassment ‘normalised’ in Belgium
    Nine in ten girls in several of Belgium’s biggest cities have experienced sexual harassment in public spaces. But these incidents are ...
    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 ...