""There are still too many people who are left out of that recovery and acceleration of growth.""
IMF Managing Director
"Give up attempts to solve the existing problems by force."
Russian Foreign Minister
""Inequality is not inevitable, it's not like the weather. It's a policy choice.""
Oxfam’s head of policy on inequality.
""It's unbecoming for a cardinal to ski badly.""
Pope John Paul II
""The sheer scale of the challenges our world faces makes concerted, collaborative and integrated action more essential than ever.""
Professor Klaus Schwab
Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum
"The US is enduring an unprecedented crisis of trust... The root cause is the lack of objective facts and rational discourse"
President and CEO, Edelman
""We can get past this manufactured crisis and get on to a host of serious issues before us that require thoughtful bipartisan negotiations.""
Senate Majority Leader
""You may carry a smartwatch during the day for practical reasons and later want to feel elegant, have a kind of intimate bond with your object, or just feel good about yourself. I believe in the comfort and elegance that a fine watch brings today so I think there is room for both and I'm not particularly worried.""
CEO, La Montre Hermès
Belgium celebrated its 180th anniversary on Wednesday in the midst of crisis, without a government and facing rise in national tensions.
The EU wants to introduce a standard letter of rights to criminal suspects based on the American ‘Miranda Warning,’ which begins with the phrase “You
Belgium is famous for fine beers but Armand Ell’s wine has also garnered praise since he started growing it in a public park in Brussels more than 35
euronews: Belgium’s turn holding the presidency of the EU has come around but in view of the latest disputes can we still say that Belgium
Brussels, capital of Europe and the capital of Belgium, is centre stage in a long-running stand-off between Flemings and Walloons. During campaigning
Europe’s banks will be taxed and made to make their finances public. The leaders of the 27 EU countries emerged from their one-day summit in Brussels
Leaders of the 27 EU countries are tucking into a one-day summit centred on tackling public debt and getting back to economic growth.
The EU’s top brass are meeting in Brussels in an effort to fix their battered economies and exit Europe’s worst debt crisis in decades.
The elections in Belgium may be over, but now the political haggling begins to form the country’s next coalition government.
Despite the huge success of a Flemish party that wants to see the country “evaporate” Belgium could find itself with its first Francophone prime
A party that wants to split Belgium in two looks to be the clear winner in the country’s parliamentary elections.
Bart de Wever, the 39-year-old
Final preparations have been taking place for election day in Belgium ahead of a bitterly-contested vote between its French and Flemish parts. It
Belgians vote on Sunday in what will be a bitterly-contested election.
Opinion polls show that in the lead is the NVA, a Flemish separatist party
A new exhibition has opened in Brussels, Belgium. “GEO-Graphics – A Map of Art Practices in Africa Past and Present” showcases African artworks from
Will Belgium soon break up? The quarrel between French-speaking Walloons and Dutch-speaking Flemings is getting sharper ahead of elections coming
The first flight out of Brussels the day after a European agreement with the airline industry to ease airspace restrictions was bound for Kinshasa
Dances and brass bands from all over Southeastern Europe performed in Brussels at the annual Balkan Trafik Festival. French Algerian director Tony
The world’s largest private collection of Frida Kahlo’s works is now on show in Brussels. Some 19 paintings, six drawings, an etching and various
A minute’s silence has been held across the Belgian rail network for the victims of Monday’s fatal train crash.
In Halle, close to the crash site
A head-on collision between two trains in Belgium is reported to have left up to 25 people dead. The crash in a Brussels suburb happened during