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, ...
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 ...
Mandatory vaccination is ‘only way out’, says Brussels MP
Mandatory vaccination is "the only way out" of the coronavirus situation in the Brussels Capital-Region, said Brussels MP Bianca Debaets during the ...
Quarantine rules eased in primary and nursery schools
The quarantine rules for children under the age of 12 in primary and nursery schools who have come in contact with an infected person have been eased ...
  • 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 ...
    Diplomatic dispute between Belgium and Rwanda over Hotel Rwanda hero
    The government of Rwanda has cancelled a planned meeting with Belgian foreign minister Sophie Wilmès after comments she made on the trial of Paul ...
    Belgium’s care centre residents will get third vaccine dose
    People living in residential care centres in Belgium will receive a third dose of a coronavirus vaccine, announced the Interministerial Health ...
    ‘Tit for tat’: Belgium promises tougher punishments for violence against police
    Following an attack on police officers in Brussels, Federal Justice Minister Vincent Van Quickenborne announced that anyone who is now convicted of ...
    Belgium in Brief: What’s Your Backstory?
    Yesterday I was talking about vegetarian restaurants, today it's chocolate, as a new award from French restaurant guide Gault & Millau has named ...
    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 ...