Belgium: News

23 Apr 2024


Belgian man acquitted of drunk-driving charges due to rare condition

A man from Belgium who was diagnosed with a rare condition known as auto-brewery syndrome (ABS), has been acquitted of drunk-driving charges.

22 Apr 2024


Cook Belgian leek stoemp in 4 simple steps

Belgian leek stoemp, a comforting dish from Belgium, is a flavorful mix of mashed potatoes and leeks.

18 Mar 2024


It's recipe time! Cook tempting Belgian leek croquettes at home

Originating from Belgium, leek croquettes are a savory vegetarian delight that has been enjoyed for generations.

25 Jan 2024

Travel And Tourism

Anticipated global music festivals of 2024

As the world reemerges into the great outdoors following the lockdown with the music scene's remarkable surge in popularity throughout 2023, anticipation builds for even grander events in 2024.

11 Dec 2023


This is why Tintin comics' new edition has invited flak

Growing up, kids may have held The Adventures of Tintin comics in high regard and loved the adventures of the titular character, but the comics are not unshielded from criticism over its religious overtones.

28 Nov 2023

Travel And Tourism

What are carbon passports? Why you should read about them

The summer of 2023 witnessed a resurgence in international travel, reaching 84% of pre-pandemic levels, bringing economic relief.

Belgium-Sweden Euro Qualifiers match abandoned after Brussels shooting; suspect arrested

The 2024 Euro Qualifiers match between Belgium and Sweden was abandoned at half-time after two people were shot dead in a tragic shooting incident in Brussels.

09 Oct 2023

Travel And Tourism

Vegetarian dishes in Belgium that you must try

Belgium's food scene includes a host of vegetarian offerings that you can enjoy during your travel.

09 Oct 2023

Travel And Tourism

Fun and unusual things to do in Belgium

Besides its beautiful landscapes and majestic castles, Belgium houses some hidden gems that haven't been touched upon by many.

24 Mar 2023

Travel And Tourism

5 tourist mistakes to avoid on your trip to Belgium

Planning your first trip to Belgium?

15 Mar 2023

Travel And Tourism

What souvenirs to bring back from your Belgium trip

Wondering what souvenirs or gifts you should buy for friends from your trip to Belgium?

03 Mar 2023


Belgium: Mother who murdered 5 children euthanized after 16 years 

A 56-year-old mother from Belgium, who killed her five children 16 years ago, has been euthanized at her request, her lawyer said.

02 Mar 2023


5 countries where applying for a Schengen visa is tricky

The Schengen visa is a type of tourist visa that allows travelers to visit most countries in the European Union, except Cyprus and Ireland.

28 Sep 2022

Travel And Tourism

Book your stay at these 5 unique accommodations in Belgium

A small country in Europe, Belgium offers the perfect balance of art, culture, nature, and nightlife.

13 Jun 2022


5 best national parks to visit in Belgium

Located in western Europe, Belgium is the perfect place for those who want to be amidst nature and the diverse settings of rich wetlands, and dense forests.

28 Dec 2021


5 perfect campsites in Europe

Europe is a culturally rich continent and a popular tourist destination.

16 Jul 2021


Over 40 dead, dozens missing as severe floods strike Europe

More than 40 people have died and dozens were missing on Thursday in Germany and Belgium as heavy flooding turned streams and streets into raging torrents that swept away cars and caused houses to collapse.

15 Dec 2020


75 infected with COVID-19 after Santa visits Belgian care home

At least 75 people have gotten infected with COVID-19 and one has died at a Belgian care home after a man dressed as Santa Claus visited the facility.

11 Dec 2020


Belgium crowned FIFA's Team of the Year for third consecutive-year

Belgium have been named as FIFA's Team of the Year for the third consecutive time.

26 Aug 2019


Planning your honeymoon? Here are most romantic destinations in Europe

Just like weddings, honeymoons are also a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and for that very reason, they must be unforgettably special.

10 Apr 2019


This is the first-ever real photo of a black hole

Finally, the scientists from the European Southern Observatory have revealed the first-ever photo of a black hole.

19 Dec 2018


Belgian PM Charles Michel announces resignation over UN migration pact

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel has announced his resignation, less than two weeks after his main coalition partner quit in a row over migration, leaving him leading a minority government.

15 Jun 2018

Mahatma Gandhi

US: Postcard signed by Mahatma Gandhi auctioned for $20,233

A 1924 postcard signed by Mahatma Gandhi has been sold for $20,233 in an auction in the United States.

08 Nov 2017


Modi holds talks with Belgian king to strengthen bilateral ties

PM Narendra Modi met Belgium's King Philippe in New Delhi to discuss how bilateral ties could be strengthened.

16 Oct 2017


Your Wi-Fi security has been KRACK-ed; no device is safe!

Researchers discovered a new security breach that could have affected every Wi-Fi network in the world and every device that is connected to one.

14 Mar 2017


European Court allows employers to ban headscarves

In a landmark-ruling overseeing 2 cases of alleged employee discrimination, the European Court of Justice has ruled that companies are allowed to have rules prohibiting the display of religious symbols.

30 Jan 2017

Uddhav Thackeray

Over 10,000 gather for colourful Pride Parade

14,000 LGBTQ members/supporters gathered at August Kranti Maidan for the Queer Azadi Mumbai march to mark the end of 'Pride-Month'. Participants from abroad, including Belgium, also joined in.

30 Nov 2016


Belgium and the Netherlands sign treaty to swap land

Belgium and the Netherlands settled a long drawn territorial problem by signing a peaceful land exchange treaty.