Hospitalisations up but rate of virus reproduction now below 1
As Belgium continues to bring the coronavirus under control, the latest figures from the Sciensano Public Health Institute show that the ...
Hospitalisations up but rate of virus reproduction now below 1
As Belgium continues to bring the coronavirus under control, the latest figures from the Sciensano Public Health Institute show that the virus ...
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How to protect companion animals in the EU
The Agriculture and Fisheries Council discussed on Tuesday a new EU legislative framework for an EU positive list for the trade and keeping of ...
How to protect companion animals in the EU
The Agriculture and Fisheries Council discussed on Tuesday a new EU legislative framework for an EU positive list for the trade and keeping of ...
European Council reinforces transatlantic cooperation in support of Ukraine
EU leaders met US President Joe Biden on Thursday to discuss support for Ukraine and the strengthening of transatlantic cooperation, and were joined ...
New Covid-19 cases continue to drop, rise in hospitalisations halted
The decrease in the number of new coronavirus infections in Belgium is now also being confirmed in the Covid-19 hospitalisation figures, which have ...
Colruyt angles to join the meal-delivery market
The Colruyt Group announced on Friday that it has acquired a 41.36% stake in Smartmat, which specialises in home deliveries, Belga News Agency ...
Opinion
Although Brussels is widely known as the capital of Europe, it also holds the distinction as the world’s ...
8.15AM on a weekday. I just dropped my daughter at school, and I start heading my way towards the train ...
The late David Graeber, a very well-known social anthropologist and economist, once wrote that when he was a ...
The former mayor of Brussels, Freddy Thielemans, who passed away on Saturday, was eulogized by leaders of all ...
Resistance to antibiotics caused by their overuse in livestock and humans is increasing. It’s estimated that ...
In August 2016, I visited for the first time the death camp in Auschwitz. It was enough to only have one look ...
Rather than ask: “What do young people owe their grandparents?” – we must wonder: “What do grandparents mean ...
“Has there ever been a tournament more disrespected than the Africa Cup of Nation? (AFCON)”. That is the ...
It’s been over two years since the COVID-19 pandemic began and we are still not out of the woods. Experts ...
At the first meeting of EU ambassadors of the New Year, the Conference on the Future of Europe (CoFoE) was ...
Magazine
How history can help us understand the rage against statues
Statues have been torn down for almost as long as they have been raised, but it was only in 2020 that Belgium’s Leopold II statues were ...
Brexit and the mushy pea conundrum
For decades, Britons abroad in Belgium always knew where to find their home treats: the Stonemanor store. It was stacked with creature ...
Confronting Leopold’s Ghost
King Leopold II took control of Congo during the 19th century scramble for Africa, but his ruthless plundering of the country is a stain on ...
The Chocolate King from Brussels: How Marcolini became one of the most renowned chocolatiers in the world
Pierre Marcolini could be the most celebrated chocolatier in the world, his elegant boxes of exquisite concoctions available around the ...
How Brand Whitlock became Belgium’s beloved American
He’s mostly known today for the boulevard he gave his name to, but as the US’s ‘Minister’ in Belgium during the First World War, Brand ...
Why the forest is Belgium’s unsung treasure
Its majestic trees have stood for aeons, accompanying human history from the Romans to Napoleon: the Sonian forest, or Forêt de Soignes, is ...
When Antwerp was the centre of the world
In its 16th-century pomp, Antwerp was at the hub of the known world. It was a cauldron of emperors, heretics, spies and killer bankers, all ...
The secrets of dining like a Belgian royal 
From pickled ox tongue and beef in champagne sauce to Leonidas chocolates and speculoos biscuits: the diet of the Belgian royal family has ...