les 27 chefs d'État et de gouvernement se sont mis d'accord samedi 29 avril sur les lignes directrices portant sur les négociations avec le Royaume-Uni. Les festivités peuvent donc commencer.
One hundred interns gathered in Brussels to protest against "exclusionary unpaid internships." The organisers, Brussels Interns NGO (BINGO), say that many NGOs, trade unions and firms hire people for free or for less than the Belgian minimum wage - an illegal practice.
The annual chocolate fair held in Brussels gathered more than 130 chocolate producers, confectioners, designers and experts in its 8,000 m3 of exhibition, open for the crowd. Cafébabel Brussels found five ways to experience chocolate you had never imagined!
A Brussels’ court allowed the regional government to ignore the pollution levels at Arts-Loi until the end of the year, when an ongoing legal process will end. Pedestrians at Arts-Loi breathed this winter an air which pollution duplicates the EU limits.
According to Amnesty International, more than 18,000 people have died in Syrian prisons under Bashar Al-Assad's regime. Raneem, a Syrian refugee who has lived in Germany since 2015, spent four months in prison, where torture was part of her everyday life.
EU leaders backed the appointment of Michel Barnier as EU negotiator, who wants to finish Brexit within 18 months, during last night's European Council. The decision leaves the European Parliament without a real role in the negotiations, although their green light will be needed for a final decision.
Belgium's beer tradition, which dates back centuries, has been added to UNESCO's list of the "Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity." Meanwhile, in Brussels, the Slow Food organisation has decided to honour a very special variety of Belgian beer. Cheers to that!
Sous l’égide d'IndustriAll, quelque 10 000 sidérurgistes de toute l'Europe étaient venus en masse ce mercredi pour exprimer leur colère face à des institutions dont ils se sentent délaissés. Cafébabel Bruxelles était avec eux lors de cette manifestation exceptionnelle. Faisons le point.
Voters all across Europe - young people included - are increasingly rejecting the established political parties in favour of more populist movements on both sides of the political spectrum. But what's making them turn away in such large numbers, and how can the centre try and tempt them back?
Were you at Nuit Blanche earlier this month? On this night, the people of Brussels were met with challenging pieces of art, many of which would leave most people wondering "What the heck is that?"