First male with down syndrome in Belgium politics

Tane Depuydt(18) is the first Belgian candidate in elections with the down syndrome. He’ll be running for the local elections in Brugge for the political party Groen. In the meantime, he is studying office management and plans on opening a

Divided streets in Dublin because of abortion referendum

The streets of Dublin, Ireland are covered with banners, stickers and posters. Tomorrow, the Irish population will vote pro or contra the 8th amendment. This amendment prohibit abortion in circumstances, unless the mothers’ life is in danger. Ireland is known

Mawda’s parents fight for their right

Last week, the two-year-old Iraqi-Kurdish Mawda Shawri was shot to dead at a police highway check, between Belgium and France. At a press conference, Mawda’s mom and dad contradicted the version of the court and demanded a parliamentary investigation.  

Game of Thrones goes instrumental in Antwerp

Belgian Game of Thrones fans are lucky today. Tonight, they can attend a live music concert in the Antwerp Sportpaleis, directed by the German composer Ramin Djawadi (43), son of a German mother and Iranian father.   The successful American

Bookstores decadence?

According to the Syndicat neutre pour indépendants (SNI – Neutral Union for Independents), three  Belgian bookstores close their doors every two weeks. In addition, the general number of this establishments decreased by almost 20% between 2011 and 2016, from 3,950
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