Mandatory vaccine for carers: employers call for sanctions
In a notice submitted by the National Council for Work (CNT), employers have called for heavy penalties for healthcare workers who refuse ...
Mandatory vaccine for carers: employers call for sanctions
In a notice submitted by the National Council for Work (CNT), employers have called for heavy penalties for healthcare workers who refuse to receive ...
Why Belgium is regulating sex work
After decades of confusing rules and hypocritical policy, Belgium is finally regulating sex work by removing prostitution from the criminal law. ...
Up to 100 km/h winds expected across Belgium on Wednesday night
Gusts of up to 100 km/h are expected across Belgium on Wednesday night, according to the Royal Meteorological Institute (RMI), which has issued a ...
Cycling traffic officially added to VRT’s traffic bulletin
Usually a list of updates for drivers on busy roads, traffic bulletins will now include the latest travel news for cyclists in Belgium, VRT announced ...
MEPs call for European strategy to protect workers from asbestos
Members of the European Parliament are calling on the Commission to create a strategy for removing all abestos from buildings in order to reduce the ...
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    Belgium in Brief: A Consultative Committee Sequel
    Sequels often have a lot to live up to and when it comes to movie franchises, it gets difficult to keep up the hype once you get towards the final ...
    Police pension protest blocks several Brussels crossroads
    On Wednesday, around 350 police officers expressed their dissatisfaction about the unclear pension scheme, low salaries and politicised police unions ...
    25 years ago today: 300,000 people marched in white against child abuse
    On this day 25 years ago, over 300,000 people marched in Brussels to demand a more effective justice system and to support the families of Julie, ...
    Windy weather forecast should lower gas prices
    After weeks of relatively calm conditions, a return to windy weather should lower Europe's soaring energy prices. Wind turbines in the UK and Germany ...
    EC calls on candidate countries to focus on fundamental reforms before they can join the EU
    The European Commission adopted yesterday its 2021 Enlargement Package, providing a detailed assessment of the state of play and the progress made by ...
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    Less than 5km from the Schuman roundabout, a Red Cross centre provides several hundred migrants and asylum ...
    The recent EU-WB summit hosted by the Slovenian EU presidency did not result in the expected breakthrough in ...
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    Why Belgium is regulating sex work
    After decades of confusing rules and hypocritical policy, Belgium is finally regulating sex work by removing prostitution from the criminal ...
    Will Brussels bounce back?
    The lockdowns have tested the city and forced it to confront key questions about its future. Derek Blyth looks back at an extraordinary ...
    Five questions to philosopher Philippe Van Parijs on Leopold II and embarrassment in Brussels’ public space
    The worldwide explosion of the Black Lives Matter movement in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd, combined with the 60th ...
    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 ...