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Toddler spends whole day on a parked bus

28 April 2017 | 0 comments

Boutersem, a quiet municipality east of Leuven in Flemish Brabant, was the scene of a bizarre incident recently.

Orangutan family stealing the show in Pairi Daiza

28 April 2017 | 0 comments

The Hainaut Zoo Pairi Daizi has released footage from its newly-arrived orangutan family.

Schauvliege to forbid Roundup for private use

28 April 2017 | 0 comments

The Flemish Environment Minister Joke Schauvliege (Christian democrat/CD&V) has voiced her intention to forbid the use of products containing glyphosate, such as the herbicide Roundup, for Flemish members of the public.

"Banks are taking irresponsible risks with our savings"

27 April 2017 | 0 comments

A survey conducted by the weekly Knack has revealed that many Belgians still fear a banking crisis, while only 47% of Belgians favour a new tax on profits from the sale of shares.

Fresh police raids in Belgium in connection with Paris attacks

27 April 2017 | 0 comments

Police have conducted fresh raids in Belgium and France in connection with the terrorist attacks on the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and a Jewish supermarket in Paris in January 2015.

New tax form has 885 different field boxes, "but most people can do it in 5...

26 April 2017 | 0 comments

The new tax forms to be used this year will include 885 different units; 75 more than last year.

Anti-terrorism operation in Barcelona: link with Belgian attacks establishe...

26 April 2017 | 0 comments

Belgian police officers cooperated with Catalan and Spanish police to conduct a large-scale anti-terrorism operation in the Barcelona area this morning.

Toxic stew: Police seize millions of euros in fake food, drink

25 April 2017 | 0 comments

Forget fake news. European police have joined forces to seize almost 10,000 tonnes of fake and harmful food and drink, from caviar to cashews, booze to bubbly water and even unassuming stock cubes.

Flemish academics in need of a mental rest?

25 April 2017 | 0 comments

The rector of Leuven University has called for professors to be able to say 'No' to invites to meetings.

"UK election irrelevant for Brexit"

25 April 2017 | 0 comments

In an opinion piece for Britain’s Guardian newspaper...

Unstable France on our borders?

25 April 2017 | 0 comments

Emmanuel Macron's strong showing in the first round of France's presidential election has been welcomed in Belgium.

"Despite living abroad, we almost felt obliged to vote this time"

24 April 2017 | 0 comments

Some 82,000 French nationals registered to vote in the French presidential election, a number which is 20 percent up on the previous election in 2012.

New, the ‘Hi Belgium Pass’

24 April 2017 | 0 comments

Brussels Airport, Brussels Airlines and Belgian Rail are launching the 'Hi Belgium Pass'.

More trains to and from major cities and faster links

21 April 2017 | 0 comments

Belgian Rail has good news for passengers:

Justice Minister: "We will not abolish dual nationality"

21 April 2017 | 0 comments

Justice Minister Koen Geens said in Federal Parliament that he does not support the idea of abolishing dual nationality for Belgians.



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