Covid Safe Ticket not enough to convince Brussels’ unvaccinated
A large group of unvaccinated people in Brussels will still not be convinced to receive a vaccine dose even after the expansion of the ...
Covid Safe Ticket not enough to convince Brussels’ unvaccinated
A large group of unvaccinated people in Brussels will still not be convinced to receive a vaccine dose even after the expansion of the Covid Safe ...
Suspect arrested for murder of resident (85) in Brussels care home
A month after the murder of an 85-year-old resident of a care home in Anderlecht, a suspect has been arrested, confirmed the Brussels public ...
European Quarter will be centre stage for Bright Brussels Festival
The streets of Brussels will be covered in lights at the end of October as the Bright Brussels Festival returns, with a special focus on ...
Parliament concerned by welfare of animals exported from EU
A delegation of Members of the European Parliament visited Bulgaria this week to discuss the implementation of current EU rules on protections of ...
European Commission launches consultation on air quality based on new WHO guidelines
The Commission launched today a public consultation on the revision of EU rules on air quality, just a day after the WHO had published its global air ...
  • ‘Hit them in their wallet’: seize cars of street racers says Groen Party
    The leader of the Green party is calling on the Brussels Minister-President to urge police zones to confiscate the cars of street racers, saying that weakly ...
    ‘Hit them in their wallet’: seize cars of street racers says Groen Party
    The leader of the Green party is calling on the Brussels Minister-President to urge police zones to confiscate the cars of street racers, saying that ...
    Europe one step closer to a ‘universal charger’ system
    After reducing the number of chargers from 30 to three in the last decade, the European Commission on Thursday put forward a legislative proposal to ...
    Flanders ends face masks in secondary schools, Brussels does not
    While the obligation to wear a face mask in secondary schools will be lifted in Flanders from 1 October, the rules for schools in the ...
    Chronically ill made fewer doctor visits during pandemic
    Large numbers of people with chronic medical conditions put off seeing a doctor during the various waves of the epidemic in Belgium, according to ...
    Leonardo DiCaprio invests in Dutch cultured meat company
    American actor Leonardo DiCaprio has invested in Dutch companies Aleph Farms and Mosa Meat, which develop technology to grow meat as an alternative ...
    Opinion
    Dear Brussels-based bicycle users, I’d like to start by stressing that this is not a tirade against ...
    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 ...
    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 ...