AJ Impact

Gilead boosts stake in Galapagos biotech deal

The Belgian fibrosis-focused biotech firm will now double its scientific research and development division.

Gilead in $5.1bn Galapagos biotech deal

Europe

Belgian king hosts far-right leader

Tom Van Grieken's far-right Vlaams Belang party finished second in Sunday's national election.

Belgian king meets far-right leader hoping to form government

Belgium

Belgian leaders mull suspension of Saudi arms sales

Le Soir investigation shows Riyadh used Belgian arms and technology in operations against Houthi rebels in Yemen.

Belgian leaders mull suspension of Saudi arms sales after probe

Belgium

Belgium regrets colonial-era kidnapping of Congolese children

Children born to Belgian settler and Congolese mother in the 1940s and 50s were forcefully taken from their African homes.

Brexit

'EU should have listened to concerns of the British'

From cautious hope to worries about Brexit's effect on the economy, Belgians share their opinions.

The view from Brussels: How Brexit could hit the EU at its heart

Africa

Ivory Coast's ex-president released to Belgium

Former leader released month after he was acquitted by ICC on condition that he would surrender his passport.

Ivory Coast's ex-president Laurent Gbagbo released to Belgium

Africa

Belgium agrees to host Ivory Coast's Gbagbo after his acquittal

ICC acquitted the ex-president who stood trial for murder, rape, persecution and other inhumane acts committed in 2010.

Belgium agrees to host Ivory Coast's Gbagbo after his acquittal

Belgium

Trial of Frenchman for Jewish museum attack opens in Brussels

Mehdi Nemmouche faces a life sentence if convicted of killing four people in the Belgian capital in May 2014.

Trial of Frenchman for Jewish museum attack opens in Brussels

Europe

Belgian PM offers to quit after migration dispute

With five months to go until elections, it's not immediately clear whether king will accept Charles Michel's departure.

Belgian PM offers to quit after migration dispute

Europe

Police and anti-migration protesters clash in Brussels

Police fire tear gas and water cannon to disperse far-right protesters demonstrating against UN migration pact.

Police and anti-migration protesters clash in Brussels

Belgium

Belgian football shaken by mass police raids over fraud

Police carry out 44 searches at top clubs as part of a year-long investigation into financial fraud and match-fixing.

Belgian football shaken by mass police raids over fraud

Refugees

Rough sleeping and racism: Refugees struggle in Belgium

Report by Refugee Rights Europe says 94 percent of refugees in Brussels sleep rough and majority don't get enough food.

Rough sleeping and racism: Refugees struggle in Belgium

This is Europe

Salma the Boxer: Fighting back in Molenbeek

Young boxers at a Moroccan migrant-founded gym counter stereotypes that their neighbourhood is a 'hotbed of radicalism'.

World Cup 2018

World Cup 2018: Belgium beat England to take third spot

Subpar England finish World Cup campaign with a 2-0 loss to Belgium courtesy goals by Meunier and Hazard.

World Cup 2018: Belgium beat England to take third spot

World Cup 2018

France beat Belgium to reach World Cup final

Umtiti's headed goal off a corner takes the 1998 winners into the final of the World Cup.

France beat Belgium to reach World Cup 2018 final