Self-employed: Reopen on 1 May and not a day later
The union for the self-employed, SNI, has called for the date of May 1 to be retained for the reopening of the economy. SNIwas ...
Self-employed: Reopen on 1 May and not a day later
The union for the self-employed, SNI, has called for the date of May 1 to be retained for the reopening of the economy. SNIwas responding to a ...
Women’s groups launch petition calling for Charles Michel to resign
European women’s associations have written to the president of the European Council, Charles Michel, asking him to step down following “Sofagate,” ...
Vandenbroucke: Ban on foreign travel should be lifted on 18 April
The ban on cross-border travel should be lifted in Belgium on 18 April as expected, according to federal health minister Frank Vandenbroucke ...
Experts say these are the easiest houseplants to keep alive
With so many plant options out there, it can be intimidating to choose the right one for the home, especially if one is inexperienced. According ...
Coronavirus measures: Court ruling against Belgian state to be appealed
The appeal against a ruling by the Brussels Civil Court ordering the State of Belgium to end the "apparent illegality" of measures taken to curb the ...
Young man (21) dies attempting to flee police at lockdown party
A 21-year-old man has died after falling from a hotel window in Antwerp while trying to escape police raiding a lockdown party. The incident took ...
Dumped in the river: Millions of litres of InBev beer
AB InBev, the world’s largest brewer, last week dumped millions of litres of beer into the River Meuse from its brewery in Jupille by Liege. The ...
Covid-19: New cases, hospital admissions slow down, but deaths continue to rise
The number of new coronavirus infections in the country is continuing to decline, according to the latest official figures published by the Sciensano ...
Woman jumps from window to escape police at lockdown party
A woman was injured on Saturday after jumping out of a window to escape police at a lockdown party in the Borgerhout district in Antwerp. Police ...
Opinion
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 ...
A government should always keep the right balance between freedom, healthcare and economy. In Belgium there ...
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 ...