Outrage At Attack on Argentine’s Vice-President

The leader of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, Iratxe García Pérez, says she is “appalled by the violent attack against Cristina Fernández Kirchner”.  Speaking from Buenos Aires, only a few hours after having met the Argentinian vice-president, García said: “hate and polarisation generate violence, which only democracy and dialogue can stop.”  García also…

Resilience in the Face of the COVID-19 Pandemic

The EU institutions demonstrated considerable resilience in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, a report published today by the European Court of Auditors concludes.  The European Parliament, the Council, the European Commission and the Court of Justice of the EU all responded rapidly and flexibly, and benefited from previous investments they had made in digitalisation….

Brussels Marathon 2022

Brussels Marathon 2022

The 17th edition of the Brussels Airport Marathon & Half Marathon will take place on Sunday 2 October.  Runners from all over the world will put on their running shoes for the entirely new course. Will you?  We are giving you 5 good reasons why you should not miss this wonderful running event. 1. Start…

Top international artist gears up for much-awaited Brussels concert

Alvaro Soler

Back by public demand…..that’s German/Spanish singer-songwriter Alvaro Soler. After a three year ‘hiatus’, the hugely popular artist has confirmed what is sure to be a sell-out appearance in Brussels later this month. In an exclusive interview with this website, he revealed the reason why he decided to release a new song, why he wanted to…

Europride in Serbia

Following the announcement of Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić that the Serbian government wants to ban this year’s international EuroPride event in Belgrade, allegedly because of various internal and external “pressures” on the country, MEPs Terry Reintke and Viola von Cramon met with Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabić this week to discuss the situation. Terry Reintke…

Tributes to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II

EU council president Charles Michel has led tributes to the Queen after she died on Thursday. The former Belgian PM was quick to react to the shock news and issued a statement. It reads, “We remember a remarkable woman today. A remarkable human being. Who shouldered an immense responsibility over the past 70 years. Her…

Psychological trauma of Ukraine’s war to be the focus of international forum

Julia Gershun

Warsaw will see many experts and organisations come together in the Sejm of the Polish parliament on Monday 12 September 2022 to tackle the urgent topic of the psychological trauma suffered among the population of Ukraine. The conference has been initiated by Julia Gershun’s Peace Committee of Ukraine. Ms Gershun is a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador…