US to lift travel ban for EU and UK citizens in November
Vaccinated and tested travellers from the European Union and the United Kingdom will be allowed into the United States again from November, ...
US to lift travel ban for EU and UK citizens in November
Vaccinated and tested travellers from the European Union and the United Kingdom will be allowed into the United States again from November, the White ...
‘Striking’ rise in new vaccinations in the Netherlands after expansion Covid pass
Since the Netherlands announced that it would introduce a 'Covid pass' in the hospitality sector, the number of people who were vaccinated in the ...
Four Belgians beat padel world record by 7 minutes
In Bruges, four friends of Padelclub Azalea broke the padel world record by playing for 26 hours and 10 minutes last weekend, which is seven minutes ...
Two Belgian universities among world’s most collaborative
The universities of Antwerp and Hasselt both feature on an index that lists the top 25 institutions for collaborating with other academic ...
New tool launched to check how climate-proof homes are
A new online tool has been launched which will allow people living in Flanders to calculate how climate-proof their homes and gardens are, and how to ...
  • Belgium in Brief: How Do You Eat Your Vegetables?
    Do you eat vegetables?  I'll assume that's a yes. Good job. Ok, but do you eat meat?    More than likely, some of you just said no. This ...
    Belgium in Brief: How Do You Eat Your Vegetables?
    Do you eat vegetables?  I'll assume that's a yes. Good job. Ok, but do you eat meat?    More than likely, some of you just said no. ...
    Juvenile suspect in homophobic murder case escaped institution, remains at large
    One of the suspects in the murder of a gay man earlier this year escaped on Saturday from the institution where he was being held by order of the ...
    Latest unemployment figures are ‘slightly less favourable’
    The monthly indicators from Belgium’s Labour Force Survey for July show slightly less favourable results after positive changes the month before, ...
    Discounts, not sustainability, attract Belgian shoppers
    Efforts by Belgian supermarkets to promote ecological initiatives do not attract shoppers as much as low prices and discounts, a new study of ...
    J&J says second vaccine dose boosts efficacy to 94%
    A second dose of Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine significantly increases the level of protection against the coronavirus, the ...
    Opinion
    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 ...
    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 ...
    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 ...