Aviation industry launches Covid-19 ‘travel pass’ to restart international flights
The aviation industry is launching its own "Travel Pass" app which will allow travellers to quickly prove that they have been vaccinated or ...
Aviation industry launches Covid-19 ‘travel pass’ to restart international flights
The aviation industry is launching its own "Travel Pass" app which will allow travellers to quickly prove that they have been vaccinated or have a ...
Belgian PM confirms arrival of first coronavirus vaccines before year-end
Belgium will receive the first doses of Covid-19 vaccine before the end of the year, Prime Minister Alexander De Croo confirmed on Tuesday. During ...
‘No intention to kill’: Belgian policeman eludes jail over death of Kurdish toddler
Belgian prosecutors requested a suspended prison sentence for a police officer who fired at a moving van, killing a toddler, as they affirmed that he ...
Fist bumping officially not considered high-risk contact
Giving someone a fist bump in greeting is not considered a high-risk contact, according to new official advice by the Flemish Scientific Association ...
Airlines in survival mode, as industry places hope on ‘Travel Pass’
The turnover in the Airline industry will fall by more than 60% this year compared to 2019, reaching $328 billion, the worst year ever for the sector ...
Thalys doubles trains between Brussels and Paris from mid-December
High-speed train operator Thalys will double the number of trains between Brussels and Paris from 13 December, it announced. Thalys had scrapped a ...
Denial of climate change leads to inaction
New research in Europe and the United States shows that less than half of the public across the countries surveyed are aware of the scientific ...
Opinion
Restricting motorists from a four-kilometer loop within the sylvan confines of a treasured urban park on the ...
Until November 2017, Cambodia’s democracy was enfeebled but still alive. There was, of course, a police ...
“Germany wholeheartedly wishes the unification of Europe,” retorted Chancellor Konrad Adenauer in 1950 to ...
Years ago, during the plane’s descent onto a runway surrounded by South African grasslands, my friend turned ...
In his article 'How the Enlightenment Ends,' Dr. Henry Kissinger contends that "through all human history, ...
25 years ago, the Dayton Peace Agreement ended the bloodiest war in Europe after the Second World War. A ...
In the immediate aftermath to the US election, much digital ink was spilt decrying what I will call the ...
In conjunction with the fundamental freedoms, Schengen guarantees EU citizens a freedom never seen before. ...
Amid America’s struggle to transition from the Trump administration to the Biden presidency, European ...
One thing that is becoming certain after almost every US election is how uncertain the pre-election polls ...
Magazine
‘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 ...
No man’s land: Belgium’s Red Light District
Just like everything else in Belgium, prostitution is a complicated topic. With different rules in different parts of the country, and no ...
The cryptocurrency revolution: How Europe could take the lead in the ‘money of the future’
Cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin and Facebook’s digital currency Libra, may herald the future of payment systems, or even how we will ...
How Covid changed Brussels
Remember those sunny days in spring when the roar of cars, the rev of motorbikes and the rumble of planes suddenly stopped; when we opened ...
Derek Blyth’s hidden secrets of Brussels
Derek Blyth is the author of the bestselling The 500 Hidden Secrets of Brussels. He picks out ten of his favourite hidden secrets in every ...
An urban safari in the ugliest city in the world
Standing on the edge of a canal, surrounded by an oppressive wasteland of industrial decline, it’s not particularly hard to see why ...
The drama of Belgian politics: too many principles, too little responsibility
Our society might be better off with politicians who have fewer convictions, less principles and less beliefs. This might seem a bold, ...