Brussels’ Covid-19 death rate three times higher than in Flanders
Average deaths from the coronavirus in the Brussels-Capital Region in the past two months was three times higher than in Flanders. In ...
Brussels’ Covid-19 death rate three times higher than in Flanders
Average deaths from the coronavirus in the Brussels-Capital Region in the past two months was three times higher than in Flanders. In Flanders, ...
Government plans blacklist for social housing tenants
The Flemish government is planning to compile a blacklist of antisocial tenants of so-called social housing, according to housing minister Matthias ...
Wallonia is building five bicycle highways to Brussels
In the next few years, the Walloon government wants to build five cycling highways that connect to Flemish cycling routes to Brussels, according to ...
Slight rise in Covid-19 infections, decrease in hospitalisations
Whilst the number of new coronavirus infections is continuing to increase, the number of hospitalisations as a result of the virus is slowly ...
Small airplane crashes near airport in Limburg, pilot (59) dies
On Wednesday afternoon, a small motorised airplane crashed in a field next to the Aero-Kiewit airport in the Limburg province. The pilot, a ...
  • 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 ...
    Fewer people cycling to work, longer distances covered
    The number of employees cycling to work in Belgium has dropped by a third since before the coronavirus crisis, however, the distances covered by ...
    VUB opens vaccination centre on campus in Etterbeek
    While many vaccination centres are closing, the Vrije Universiteit Brussels (VUB) is officially opening a new vaccination point on its Etterbeek ...
    No double taxation risk for BE-LUX cross-border telework until 2022
    The Belgium-Luxembourg agreement aimed at avoiding the double taxation of cross-border workers forced to telework during the coronavirus pandemic has ...
    Increase in business trips being booked from Belgium
    The number of people travelling from Belgium for professional reasons has once again started to pick up after the coronavirus crisis resulted in a ...
    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 ...