Search for Belgium and
    1. February 6, 2016

      EU governments call on Brussels to tackle China over steel

      A group of governments including the UK and Germany have urged the EU to step up its fight against cheap steel from...

    2. January 31, 2016

      US companies forced to disclose pay gap

      The Obama administration will require companies to disclose what they pay employees by gender, race and ethnicity in a...

    Special Reports

    1. Doing Business in Wallonia

      Wallonia’s economy is quite diverse. But with a diet of bullets and pills, it is not a...
    2. Combating Rare Diseases

      For decades, rare diseases were all but ignored by the pharmaceuticals industry. That ...
    Search more Special Reports on this topic.

    1. Brussels Blog

      January 27, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: The taxman cometh

      Welcome to the Wednesday edition of our new Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign...

    2. Brussels Blog

      January 22, 2016

      Leaked proposal: Plugging up the LuxLeaks

      Next week, the European Commission will take its latest step in its ongoing quest to move beyond the LuxLeaks corporate...

    3. Fast FT

      January 21, 2016

      FirstFT - Why corporations are hoarding trillions

      Here’s a taste of today’s FirstFT email. You can sign up to receive it here. The jihadis next door A chilling...

    4. January 20, 2016

      The Holy Roman Empire can help inspire a different European Union

      Germany’s past casts a long shadow. Last summer, Greeks protesting against the stringent terms of the EU bailout...

    5. Fast FT

      January 20, 2016

      Brussels opens probe into Italian steelmaker aid

      Brussels has waded into the increasingly contentious issue of European steelmakers’ inability to fight off low-cost...

    6. Fast FT

      January 18, 2016

      Morocco arrests man over French terror attacks

      Moroccan authorities have arrested a Belgian national of Moroccan descent who had “direct” ties to the men who killed...

    7. Fast FT

      January 14, 2016

      Rail contracts help Alstom beat expectations

      Infrastructure upgrades across Europe have helped Alstom, the French engineering group, beat expectations for both...

    8. Brussels Blog

      January 12, 2016

      Vestager: Not a party in the USA

      To receive this new daily Brussels Briefing every morning via email, sign up here. It wasn’t so much what she said, it...

    9. January 11, 2016

      Belgium ordered to claw back €700m from multinationals

      The European Commission has ordered Belgium to recoup about €700m from 35 multinational companies that have benefited...

    10. Fast FT

      January 11, 2016

      EC presses Belgium to recoup €700m from multinationals

      The European Commission has called on Belgium to recoup €700m from 35 multinational companies that have benefited from...

    11. January 10, 2016

      Women in Business — Marion Debruyne

      Before becoming the dean of Vlerick Business School, Marion Debruyne was an academic at the same school and at Emory...

    12. January 8, 2016

      Is Brussels safe? Ring a local resident and find out

      Brussels has devised a novel way to counter its newly acquired reputation as Europe’s terrorism capital by setting up a...

    13. January 8, 2016

      Paris attackers’ hide-out found, say Belgian prosecutors

      The fingerprints of a fugitive suspect in the Paris attacks have been found along with bomb-making equipment in a...

    14. FT Photo Diary

      December 31, 2015

      New Year's Eve dive

      Theo Francken (R), State secretary for Asylum policy, Migration and Administrative Simplification in Belgium takes part...

    15. December 31, 2015

      Belgian police detain six suspects in New Year terror plot

      Belgian police detained six people as part of an investigation into a planned terrorist attack in central Brussels on...

    16. December 29, 2015

      Isis leader linked to Paris attacker dies in US-led air strike

      A Syria-based Isis leader with links to one of the militants involved in last month’s Paris attacks has been killed in...

    17. December 21, 2015

      Spanish banks: Rajoy there!

      Nobody expects the Spanish coalition. Hence the 3.6 per cent slide in Spain’s Ibex-35 share index on Monday after its...

    18. December 15, 2015

      Chiefs’ pay soars by half outside their home countries

      Chief executives in search of higher pay should aim to run large companies outside their home country, according to new...

    19. Brussels Blog

      December 14, 2015

      Is Davutoglu seeking another EU summit invite?

      During the height of the Donbass crisis, Ukrainian diplomats repeatedly managed to get President Petro Poroshenko into...

    20. December 10, 2015

      Darty buoyed by resilience in France in Belgium

      Darty, the electrical goods group, said sales in France in Belgium had been resilient during the past month even as the...

    21. December 9, 2015

      Self-serving logic that makes a gun the answer to every question

      It bills itself as an “extraordinary” live shopping experience. It promises “dynamic” hosts and “visually stunning...

    22. MBA blog

      December 6, 2015

      Live Q&A: European Business Schools 2015

      This Live Q&A session ended at 15:16 on 9 Dec 2015.Given the political and economic crises in Europe, what is the...

    23. Brussels Blog

      December 4, 2015

      After fourth US tax target, Vestager eyes Belgium

      Margrethe Vestager, the EU’s competition chief, is regularly in the headlines for her corporate tax battles with big US...

    24. December 4, 2015

      Meet the dean: Marion Debruyne, Vlerick Business School

      There is something characteristically Belgian about Marion Debruyne. This is not just because the newly appointed dean...

    25. December 3, 2015

      Belgium braced for order to claw back €700m in corporate taxes

      Belgium is “likely” to have to recoup up to €700m from multinational businesses that have benefited from its generous...

    26. December 3, 2015

      Facebook blocks Belgian users after privacy ruling over cookies

      Facebook will block Belgian users from accessing public content on the social network if they have not logged in, after...

    27. beyondbrics

      November 27, 2015

      Isis' plan is to destroy their enemy from within

      By Nathan Dufour, Polish Institute of International Affairs Europe’s security services are blinded by their quest to...

    28. November 26, 2015

      Brussels edges towards normality as terror alert level is lowered

      After almost a week of an unprecedented security lockdown, Brussels took a big step back to normality on Thursday...

    29. FT Photo Diary

      November 26, 2015

      Brussels patrol

      A Belgium army soldier walks through the Galeries Royal Saint-Hubert, or the Royal Saint-Hubert Galleries in Brussels,...

    30. November 24, 2015

      Paris attacks: Belgium launches hunt for new suspect

      The scope of Belgium’s investigation into the Paris terrorist attacks widened on Tuesday when it launched a hunt for a...

    31. November 24, 2015

      How South Africa can escape the ‘Belindia’ trap

      Last week, I visited South Africa for the first time in 15 years. In 2000, when euphoria over the transition to...

    32. November 24, 2015

      Belgium’s uncharacteristic unity gives way to political bickering

      The uncharacteristic political unity that prevailed in Belgium after the Paris terror attacks shattered on Tuesday amid...

    33. November 24, 2015

      Belgian police capture Paris attack suspect

      Belgian authorities captured a man suspected of involvement in the November 13 terrorist attacks in Paris during a...

    34. November 24, 2015

      Belgium security agency faced cut, says ex-intelligence chief

      The former head of the Belgian intelligence agency charged with tackling domestic terror threats has said that he...

    35. November 23, 2015

      Brussels endures security lockdown with defiance and cat humour

      In his 48 years in central Brussels, fish-seller Max Mateos has never seen the city so deserted. But he has no plans to...

    36. FT Photo Diary

      November 23, 2015

      Brussels lock-down

      A Police officer and soldiers stand guard in the ‘Rue des Bouchers’ street, famous for it’s restaurants, following the...

    37. November 23, 2015

      Brussels faces third day of lockdown amid terror fears

      Lockdown in Brussels The city of Brussels will endure a third day under a security lockdown on Monday, after the prime...

    38. November 22, 2015

      Hollande steps up campaign against Isis

      François Hollande will urge Barack Obama to intensify the military campaign against Isis when he visits the White House...

    Search for Belgium and