New air pollution standards should be ‘wake up call’ for Brussels
Two activist associations campaigning for cleaner air are urging the Brussels government to take tougher actions to reduce the gap between ...
New air pollution standards should be ‘wake up call’ for Brussels
Two activist associations campaigning for cleaner air are urging the Brussels government to take tougher actions to reduce the gap between the ...
Belgium wins 18 medals at European Life Saving Championships
Belgium took home 18 medals from the European Life Saving Championships in Spain, which put lifeguards to the test when it comes to skills like ...
Llama antibodies have ‘significant potential’ as Covid-19 drug, research shows
A unique type of tiny antibodies produced by llamas has "significant potential" as a new Covid-19 treatment by using them in a simple nasal spray, a ...
Public transport services to be disrupted by national demonstration
The national demonstration against the law on the wage standard planned to take place in Brussels on Friday is expected to disrupt the services of ...
Ghent included in top ten ‘sexiest’ LGBTQ-safe travel destinations
Ghent has been ranked in the top ten destinations that are most "sexually liberated", adventurous and educated, following research into places that ...
  • Former financial worker wins Brussels Chocolatier of the Year
    A former professional in the financial sector has been awarded the title of Brussels Chocolatier of the Year in the Chocolatier 2022 guide, produced by French ...
    Former financial worker wins Brussels Chocolatier of the Year
    A former professional in the financial sector has been awarded the title of Brussels Chocolatier of the Year in the Chocolatier 2022 guide, produced ...
    Top chef opens restaurant staffed by refugees
    One of the country’s top chefs, Seppe Nobels of Graanmarkt 13 in Antwerp, is to extend the life of a temporary project, and open a new restaurant ...
    Lidl recalls Kania instant soup due to undeclared allergens
    The grocery chain Lidl is recalling Kania brand instant soup in agreement with Belgium's Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain (FASFC). ...
    New vaccination centre opens in Koekelberg town hall
    A new vaccination centre will be open from Thursday until 10 November in the Koekelberg town hall - a commune in the northwest of Brussels - not far ...
    Brussels firefighters destroy Asian hornet nest in Schaerbeek
    Brussels firefighters destroyed a nest of Asian hornets on Tuesday that was discovered in the garden of a Schaerbeek resident. “It must be ...
    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 ...