Brussels hotel transforms rooms into private restaurants
14 February 2021 | 12:26 pm
With restaurants and cafés closed due to the pandemic, an alternative is emerging among Brussels hoteliers: transforming bedrooms into private dining rooms, so guests can enjoy an evening "as if at a restaurant" but in compliance with the law.
11 Sep 2021
The state is supposed to protect families. But not all children are safe at home. A study shows that children who experience sexual violence at home rarely get help.
13 Oct 2021
Two weeks after the reopening of restaurants and bars in Havana and seven other provinces across the country, Cubans are surprised by the considerable increase in the prices of food and beverages.
24 Nov 2021
India may ban the use of all cryptocurrencies, barring a few exceptions, if the government’s bill to "regulate" virtual money is cleared by parliament. The central bank plans to issue its own digital currency.
9 Jan 2022
On December 23, Mali was accused by several of its international partners, including France, of allowing mercenaries from the Russian private security firm Wagner Group into its territory. Though the Malian government denied the accusations, several Russian military airplanes have flown between Bamako and Russia over the past few months. We take a closer look.
19 Mar 2022
The UK national broadcaster has apologized to Patrick Jephson, who served as Princess Diana's private secretary when the BBC's Martin Bashir conducted a controversial interview.
3 Apr 2022
In this edition of the show, we examine the so-called "McKinsey Affair", an issue that French President Emmanuel Macron's opponents have described as a scandal. The incumbent is under fire for paying expensive fees to management consultants for their services in the public sector. Macron's opponents say he should have given precedence to France's highly trained civil servants. Could this issue hurt his presidential campaign?
11 Apr 2022
The Axiom-1 crew underwent rigorous astronaut training with both NASA and SpaceX to prepare for eight days of science and biomedical research aboard the International Space Station.
16 Sep 2022
The palace revealed more details of the plan for the queen's state funeral service in Westminster Abbey. Meanwhile, thousands queued for many hours to file past the queen's coffin.
After being shut down for two months, some restaurants in Germany have opened again. But owners and guests are facing new challenges, as DW discovered in the capital, Berlin.
US President Joe Biden addressed concerns after a Chinese spy balloon was shot down earlier this month. Even less is known about other objects that have been shot down after the spy balloon.
Maize husks, cassava peelings, coconut shells and other organic waste are the untraditional raw materials of Roland Adjovi's charcoal business that he hopes will help slow the destruction of Benin's trees for cooking fuel.
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The largest corruption scandal in Southeast Asia's history has shaken Vietnam's anti-graft drive. Experts have warned that the country's economic stability may be at stake.
1 day ago
Talking Europe hosts Pascal Canfin, the chair of the environment committee at the European Parliament. He is a former French government minister and a former director of the French branch of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). We take a look at what is coming out of the COP28 climate summit in Dubai, and at the state of the EU's green transition.
1 day ago
The United States has the highest maternal mortality rate among industrialised countries. Our reporters head to Louisiana where Black women are four times more likely to die from pregnancy or childbirth complications than White women. Also #MeToo finally reaches Taiwan where a growing number of women have been speaking out about their experiences working with sexual predators.
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As fighting resumes between Israel and Hamas after a one-week truce, FRANCE 24 speaks to Philippe Lazzarini, Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA). He said he was "deeply concerned" at the looming prospect of Israel's offensive moving to the south of the Gaza Strip.
1 day ago
Impala Platinum has halted operations at its Rustenberg complex in South Africa after 11 workers were killed and 75 injured.
1 day ago
The EU is "very concerned" that Niger's military leaders revoked an EU-backed law criminalizing migration. But residents of Niger's ancient crossroad town of Agadez are overjoyed about the move.
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