RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Belgium

A collection of news and information related to Belgium published by this site and its partners.

Top Belgium Articles see all

Displaying items 1-5
  • Here's how it's done-6

    Picky, Wordville's British honorary consul, recommends consideration of the peroration of A.J.P. Taylor's English History 1914-1945. "The rhythm is particularly effective, I think," he says. Let's have a look:
  • Britain to turn off lights to mark World War One centenary

    LONDON (Reuters) - On the eve of World War I, Britain's foreign minister, Edward Grey, observed: "The lamps are going out all over Europe. We shall not see them lit again in our lifetime." As Britain and Commonwealth countries mark the centenary of the...

    10 for the road: The Great War

    10 for the road: The Great War
    Ten places to commemorate World War I, according to Lonely Planet (tinyurl.com/orxu9pp): • Poppy Fields, Flanders, Belgium • Gallipoli, Turkey • Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, Belgium • Christmas Truce Memorial, Frelinghien,...

    Object Lesson: When James Ensor turned to skeletons and satire

    Object Lesson: When James Ensor turned to skeletons and satire
    Of the more than 100 paintings, etchings and drawings in the Getty Museum's sprawling exhibition devoted to 19th century painter James Ensor, "Skeleton Looking at Chinoiserie" is the sort of work that you just might miss if you cruise through the...

    Nice alternatives to some well-trodden tourist spots

    Nice alternatives to some well-trodden tourist spots
    For decades, visits to New York City have meant Broadway shows, Fifth Avenue shopping and slack-jawed stops at Times Square and the Statue of Liberty. Those experiences will always remain quintessential New York, but for the last year the city's tourism...