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Belgium’s coronavirus travel restrictions are illegal, says ‘Love Is Not Tourism’ group

Love should be able to flourish across borders – even if one partner lives outside the European Union (EU) and the other does not, the international collective ‘Love Is Not Tourism’ has announced. The organisation represents couples in long-distance relationships now separated by frontiers...

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Brussels awards health safety label to Covid-compliant venues

Hotels, restaurants and venues in Brussels that have gone the extra mile to ensure visitors’ safety have been awarded a special label by the Brussels region and tourism agency In order to help the tourist sector restart its activities by giving visitors confidence and peace of mind...

Appeals court overturns acquittal in euthanasia case

The acquittal of one of the doctors involved in the high-profile euthanasia case earlier this year has been overturned by the Court of Cassation. Although physician Joris Van Hove ( pictured ) will not face criminal charges again, three judges will hear arguments as to whether he followed...

Updated: What are the rules on travel to/from Belgium?

Belgium reopened its borders to non-essential travel on 15 June, opening up the possibility to enjoy a foreign holiday within the EU and Schengen area, and the UK, for the first time in three months. Belgian residents can travel to most European countries, b ut travel restrictions still apply in...

Brussels whips up a storm of contemporary art shows this autumn

Get ready for a blast of art and design as the Belgian capital lives up to its reputation as a creative hotspot, with a swarm of exhibitions and events filling its cultural agenda. The artistic landscape is looking particularly lively with long-anticipated and eclectic solo and group shows all lined up for the season.

Uptown Design-Marie's Corner

Jehovah’s Witnesses to face trial for discrimination and incitement to hate

The Belgian congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses attended a hearing yesterday in criminal court in response to charges of discrimination based on religious beliefs and incitement to hatred. It is the first time that the Jehovah’s Witness are being tried in a criminal court anywhere in the world. The...

Bikes in Brussels gives €1 million to cycling projects

More than €1 million will be given to different cycling infrastructure projects in Brussels, provided by the Bikes in Brussels Fund, managed by the King Baudouin Foundation. Eight new rides along Brussels’ Promenade Verte will be completed, thanks to the organisation’s support of €991,390. Seven...

Covid-19 pandemic delays Kanal's opening date

Brussels’ Kanal museum, set to launch in its final and definitive Pompidou version in less than three years’ time, will now not open its doors until spring/summer 2024 at the earliest, the Kanal cultural project leader Yves Goldstein has announced. For Goldstein, the one year-plus delay in...