A plot to attack the Belgian capital stokes fears Europe will targeted by radicalised fighters returning from Syria. Charlotte McDonald-Gibson reports from Brussels
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Monday 27 December 2010
Sunday 19 September 2010
Sunday 19 September 2010
Saturday 21 August 2010
In a city as self-consciously chic and sleek as Antwerp, the term "boutique hotel" holds even more of a fervent grip on the popular imagination. Where other tourist destinations might be able to offer a certain level of boutiquerie simply with the introduction of a shearling rug or some chrome taps, a hostelry set in the heartland of fashionable minimalism has a bit more to live up to.
Friday 06 August 2010
Kaka could be sidelined for up to four months following knee surgery, Real Madrid have confirmed.
Thursday 05 August 2010
Real Madrid and Brazil forward Kaka has left the club's training camp in the United States and flown to Antwerp, where he will undergo arthroscopic surgery to repair a meniscus injury.
Friday 30 July 2010
The Flemish musician and businessman Bobbejaan Schoepen was a Belgian national institution. He was first and foremost a multi-million selling musician who worked with musicians as diverse as Django Reinhardt, Jacques Brel, Josephine Baker, Gilbert Bécaud, Heino, James Last, Slim Dusty, Roy Acuff and Red Foley.
Sunday 18 July 2010
Friday 25 June 2010
A dominatrix offering bondage, humiliation and torture has been arrested after a British motor racing boss was found dead in Belgium.
On the agenda: Latin American art; I Blame Coco; eating al fresco at the National; hotguysreadingbooks.com; Wychwood Festival; Martin Margiela
Sunday 30 May 2010
Monday 12 April 2010
Friday 26 February 2010
The Pre-Raphaelites knew how to take pains. Holman Hunt had sheep dropped from a height so that, while they remained stunned, he could study such details as the translucent membrane in their ears. Millais's Ophelia floats eternally to her death, thanks to Lizzie Siddall who posed, fully-clothed and fully compliant, in flower-strewn tepid bathwater. Ford Madox Brown spent four weeks painting the livid-pink bonnet-ribbons that fly out from under the chin of the young woman who, with her husband, is setting sail for Australia in the hope of finding gold.
Saturday 09 January 2010
Saturday 02 January 2010
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
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- 4 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 5 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'