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Quarantine in Ghent and Time in History

Some news and a short journey into the history of time measurement in Europe: how medieval cooks knew for how long to let their stews simmer, and why there could be a months’ difference between New Year in two neighboring cities

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The New Bishop and Orval Beer

How Wikipedia and the Pope disagreed on who should be the bishop, why the logo of Orval beer features a fish with a ring, and what this beer has to do with the new bishop of Ghent

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Low Emission Zone in Ghent

The Low Emission Zone was introduced in Ghent on January 1, 2020. Read what the implications are, and where you can request a permit to enter the city if your car isn’t registered in Belgium.

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