An email from the Faculty of Medicine at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) has caused uproar for urging its female students to show up to the graduation cermony 'with a nice decolleté', writes De Standaard.
From 1 July, the non-invasive prenatal test (NIPT) for Down syndrome and other chromosomal abnormalities will be fully, or near fully reimbursed for pregnant women in Belgium.
Around 40,000 runners, representing at least 126 nationalities, defied the hot weather and competed in the Brussels 20km race on Sunday.
Researchers at the University of Leuven are working on a blood test that can define whether someone is suffering from burn-out. There are no diagnostic criteria to objectively determine burn-out, and the blood test should make it easier to distinguish the condition from depression.
A year before new Europe-wide privacy regulations are introduced, a survey by the union for independent businesses has revealed that 84% of local business owners are not fully aware of what the rules involve.
Belgians consume an average of 6,000 tons of North Sea shrimp every year. Fishermen pull some 35,000 tons of the shrimp from the sea annually. Most of the shrimp are shipped off to Morocco, where workers earn €150 to €170 a month to peel them by hand.