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Environmentalists warn Flemish government of ‘historic mistakes and deadlock Oosterweel’

Some 20 environmental activists are calling on the Flemish government to save Flanders from historic mistakes and see the...

Does Doel 3 closure herald long-awaited Belgian nuclear exit?

During the night of Friday to Saturday, Belgium will disconnect Doel 3, the first of seven nuclear reactors, from...

Belgium excels at not following EU law

Belgium scores particularly badly when it comes to transposing EU legislation. This is according to a survey recently published...

Expats in Belgium: Ongoing saturation on rental market makes it harder to find suitable accommodation

Expats have less chance of finding a suitable rental home. That is what Deborah Loones of Relocation Belgium says....

Belgian inventions: The term ‘euro’

At the turn of the century, the introduction of the euro was a hot topic. Twenty years later, we...

Belgian inventions: World Wide Web

Slightly less than fifty percent of the world’s population or some four billion people have access to the World...

Belgian inventions: Cricket

Cricket, the most British of all sports, has its origins in Flanders. The sport was only introduced to England...

Belgian inventions: Frites

The origin of frites has been debated for years. Although the Belgians are convinced that they are the inventors...

Belgian inventions: the first commercial Atlas

Although today we blindly rely on global positioning systems (GPS) to guide us around the world, the use of...

Belgium’s finest export products: Conference pears

Belgium has long been known, especially in its neighbouring countries, for its Conference pears. It is one of the...

Annick Hus

Journalist - Researcher - Schrijver