Flanders

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Floral tributes on Eastern Avenue, Grays, Essex, where 39 bodies were discovered in a refrigerated lorry. Photograph:  Kirsty O’Connor/PA

A trailer in which 39 migrants were found dead made two stops in the same area where the discovery was made after returning from a trip to Belgium in (...)

Irish War of Independence: A woman recites the Rosary in front of Mountjoy prison, Dublin, for imprisoned Sinn Féin members on hunger strike. Photograph: adoc-photos/Corbis via Getty Images

County: Cavan Incident: Ambush at Swanlinbar Date: December 17th, 1920 Fatalities: 1 Come out, ye Black and Tans, come out and fight me like a man, S(...)

Gayle Pierce met her Belgian husband in an Irish bar in Mechelen in Belgium watching Ireland beat Wales in the 2014 Six Nations.

Gayle Pierce grew up in Tallaght in Dublin and has been living in Mechelen since June 2015. She met her Flemish husband on a work trip to Me(...)

 Tom Van Grieken, president of the far-right Flemish separatist party Vlaams Belang, leaves after a meeting with Belgium’s King Philippe at the Royal Palace in Brussels, Belgium. Photograph: Piroschka van de Wouw – RC1323AA10E0/Reuters

Belgium’s King Philippe has started the rounds again, party by party, to broker what will inevitably be a most peculiar new governing coalition. If ev(...)

Former Conservative  MP  Ann Widdecombe   with colleagues from the Brexit Party celebrate it success in the EU elections in London on Monday. Photograph: Tolga AkmenAFP/Getty Images

AUSTRIA The conservative People’s Party (ÖVP) of Sebastian Kurz shrugged off 10 days of crisis, and his impending dismissal as chancellor, to finish (...)

Terrassenhaus in Berlin

If there’s a recurrent theme in this year’s Mies van der Rohe European Prize for Contemporary Architecture, it is surely imaginative renovation and tr(...)

The Flanders Fields Memorial in Dublin  is across from Christchurch Cathedral. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

More than 100 years after the first World War, the government of Flanders has created a lasting memorial in Dublin to the Irish who died in that part (...)

Antwerp market square, Belgium. Photograph: iStock

Zoë Ashe Browne is a professional ballerina and choreographer from Sandyford, Dublin. She completed her training in 2009 at the English National Balle(...)

Lambic brewing: large barrels, or foudres, at Timmermans in Belgium. Photograph: Dirk Van Esbroeck

Watching a “cool ship” in operation is strangely captivating. This large open vat of liquid, a bit like a shallow swimming pool, is used in Belgium fo(...)

Brian Maguire of EBX Media

“It gave a sense of clarity to the big adventure we were going on,” says Brian Maguire. “This wasn’t something new, people had done this before – it’s(...)

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