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Pedestrian zone in Belgium: Brussels vs Ghent

Pedestrian zone in Belgium: Brussels vs Ghent
 
Brussels has failed to develop its pedestrian zone Wikimedia/CC

In 2015, Brussels City Hall pedestrianised 48 hectares of the centre. Since then, a series of law suits, dysfunctional politics and disgruntled local traders and residents have brought the whole thing to a halt. But just 35 miles away, in the city of Ghent, its 20-year-old pedestrian zone has been such a success they've decided to expand it this year. Correspondent Don Duncan has more on a Belgian tale of two cities.

  • Dutch company Hemelswater makes beer using rainwater

    Dutch company Hemelswater makes beer using rainwater

    A little bit of rain never hurt anybody, but what happens if you have too much? People in the Netherlands have been pondering this question for years.

  • Costco opens first store in France

    Costco opens first store in France

    France is famous for its corner bakeries, neighborhood butchers and independently owned markets. But thirty kilometres outside of Paris, the future of this traditional …

  • Muslim men accused of transporting cows for slaughter killed in India

    Muslim men accused of transporting cows for slaughter killed in India

    In India, cows are protected by the constitution -- inline with many Indian religions which hold cattle tobe sacred. In some states, it is illegal to kill or eat cows, …

  • Baby boom in Colombia's Farc rebel army

    Baby boom in Colombia's Farc rebel army

    After Latin America’s oldest guerrilla group the Farc handed in their weapons in June, Colombia’s main rebel group are a step closer to civilian life. But …

  • Who are Northern Ireland's DUP?

    Who are Northern Ireland's DUP?

    When the United Kingdom voted in a general election recently, the Conservatives of Theresa May got more seats in parliament than any other party. But they didn’t …

  • One man march challenges Turkey's emergency rule

    One man march challenges Turkey's emergency rule

    Turkey is still under emergency rule. Since last July 2016's failed coup, over 60,000 people have been detained and more than one  hundred and forty thousand …

  • How Kenya's Lake Turkana is shrinking

    How Kenya's Lake Turkana is shrinking

    In the north-east of Kenya, one of Africa's biggest lakes is shrinking. Lake Turkana is being described as the "Aral Sea of east Africa" after the inland …

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