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Belgium adopts mobile tracking to limit beach crowds

26 Jun 2020

KNOKKE-HEIST, Belgium Belgium has set up a new system to track mobile phones in order to limit crowding of seaside resorts and beaches that formally open for the summer season on Saturday.

Belgian pop singer takes office job as COVID-19 wrecks debut

26 Jun 2020

BRUSSELS Just before the coronavirus outbreak in Europe, Belgian pop singer Dana Rexx was hopeful of breaking through with her first single release in April and a tour of Asia planned.

Brussels adds George Floyd memorial to large mural collection

18 Jun 2020

BRUSSELS Brussels added to its large collection of murals on Thursday with a newly commissioned work in memory of African-American George Floyd, whose killing by police has sparked global protests against racism and police violence.

Belgians return to bars and restaurants but not without virus fears

08 Jun 2020

BRUSSELS Sitting at the Roy d'Espagne terrace on the Grand Place in Brussels, Ian Panne enjoyed his first beer in a restaurant after Belgium eased almost 12 weeks of coronavirus lockdown.

COVID-19 robot patrol rolled out in Belgian hospitals

29 May 2020

ANTWERP Robots that speak more than 53 languages, detect fever and determine if people are wearing face masks properly have been rolled out in Belgium as a first line of control in hospitals and shops.

COVID-19 robot patrol rolled out in Belgian hospitals

29 May 2020

ANTWERP Robots that speak more than 53 languages, detect fever and determine if people are wearing face masks properly have been rolled out in Belgium as a first line of control in hospitals and shops.

Visitors return to European landmarks, but only in miniature

18 May 2020

BRUSSELS Visitors were back at the Eiffel Tower in Paris, London's Houses of Parliament and the Grand Place in Brussels on Monday, not flouting lockdowns but at the reopened Mini-Europe miniature theme park.

Belgian Trappists reopen tap for beer sales as lockdown eases

15 May 2020

WESTVLETEREN, Belgium Belgian Trappist monks who brew one of the world's most coveted beers have reopened for business after a two-month break, though COVID-19 restrictions mean they can only supply local rather than international demand. | Video

Deaf Belgians demand transparent masks for lip-reading during coronavirus

06 May 2020

BRUSSELS As Belgium obliges people to wear face masks on public transport and recommends them elsewhere to limit the spread of the coronavirus, deaf people are calling for transparent masks to allow them to communicate with others.

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