Belgium no longer demands vaccination from non-EU travellers under 18
From today, travellers under 18 years old from non-EU/Schengen countries without a Covid-19 vaccination certificate can also enter Belgium ...
Belgium no longer demands vaccination from non-EU travellers under 18
From today, travellers under 18 years old from non-EU/Schengen countries without a Covid-19 vaccination certificate can also enter Belgium if ...
Two months after floods, removal of 160,000 tonnes of waste starts in Liège
This week, the public service for environmental quality, Spaque, started removing thousands of tonnes of waste from the Wérihet site in Wandre, where ...
20 airports account for 27% of greenhouse gas emissions from global air transport
Just 20 airports are responsible for 27% of total greenhouse gas emissions from the global passenger air transport sector, according to an analysis ...
Multiple alerts to Belgian UFO hotline after satellite launch
The Belgian UFO hotline received several messages on Monday evening after concerned citizens saw a mysterious light in the sky over Flanders. ...
Russia hits record daily Covid deaths
As vaccine rollout across Europe has largely brought the Covid-19 pandemic under control, massively reducing hospitalisations and deaths from the ...
  • Belgium in Brief: When Stores Run Out
    Stores running out of things you expect them to have - be it petrol or pies - is always quite disconcerting. The reasons and the severity of shortages can ...
    Belgium in Brief: When Stores Run Out
    Stores running out of things you expect them to have - be it petrol or pies - is always quite disconcerting. The reasons and the severity of ...
    Europe’s largest cocaine distribution network busted
    An international alliance of police forces rounded up what is thought to be Europe's largest gang of cocaine smugglers. Around 4,010 kilograms of ...
    Brussels mobile team vaccinated nearly 2,000 homeless people and migrants
    The mobile vaccination Mobivax team administered 1,993 vaccine doses to homeless people, undocumented migrants and people without access to the ...
    ‘Transition period’: only two fitness centres checked for mandatory CO2 meter
    Since CO₂ meters to monitor indoor air quality became compulsory in hospitality venues and fitness centres in Belgium, barely any checks have been ...
    ‘Zero tolerance’: Travellers with fake PCR tests face six months in jail
    Three people who tried to travel with a forged PCR test earlier this year are facing six-month jail sentences from a criminal court in Brussels after ...
    Opinion
    The number of barriers for companies providing cross-border services in the EU is growing. One year after the ...
    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 ...
    Magazine
    Citizens speak out at the 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 ...
    Just 6% of cases reported: Sexual harassment ‘normalised’ in Belgium
    Nine in ten girls in several of Belgium’s biggest cities have experienced sexual harassment in public spaces. But these incidents are ...
    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 ...