VUB research uncovers discrimination in Leuven rental market
Recent VUB research showed structural discrimination against ethnic minorities, wheelchair users, and blind people with assistance dogs ...
VUB research uncovers discrimination in Leuven rental market
Recent VUB research showed structural discrimination against ethnic minorities, wheelchair users, and blind people with assistance dogs when it comes ...
Framework for test events should be set by Consultative Committee, says Vandenbroucke
One of the decisions to be made during Wednesday’s Consultative Committee will concern the conditions under which ‘test’ events can take place in ...
Number of people in ICU due to coronavirus continues to drop
The number of people in Belgium ending up in intensive care units as a result of the coronavirus is continuing to drop, according to the latest ...
Woman injured by exploding World War One shell
A 60-year-old woman was injured at the weekend on her farm at Langemark-Poelkapelle in West Flanders, when a shell dating back to the First World War ...
Covid vaccine: One in five eligible Walloons has received a first dose
Twenty percent of people in Wallonia who qualify for a vaccine against coronavirus had at least a first dose by Saturday, regional Health Minister ...
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 ...
France attempts to curb ‘third wave’ with light lockdown
France began a two-week Spring Vacation on Saturday, with a ban on travel between regions, a daily 7:00 PM curfew and hopes for curbing the ...
Euro 2020 prepares for matches with spectators
The Euro 2020 which was delayed to this Summer is preparing for games with spectators. So far, eight of the twelve host cities have guaranteed ...
Opinion
“COVID-19 has been likened to an x-ray, revealing fractures in the fragile skeleton of the societies we have ...
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 ...
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 ...