I Let My Instagram Followers Dictate My Life and Ended Up 250 Miles from Home

Via a Scientology centre and a private drinks event at the Tate.
Oobah Butler
Brussels attacks

People in Brussels Talk About How Last Year’s Terrorist Attacks Affected Their Lives

"I saw people running out of the station, people lying down on the pavement and there were a lot of police. So I went back home and called my boss to tell him I’d be late."
Silke Vandenbroeck
Europe: The Final Countdown

Brussels Babylon: An Insiders' Guide to Sex, Money and Bickering in the EU's HQ

What happens on the EU gravy train? NGO workers, journalists, civil servants, lobbyists, consultants told us as candidly as they could about the pleasures and pitfalls of Eurobubblin' it.
Gavin Haynes

Why Is Belgium So Bad at Fighting Terrorism?

The aftermath of the Brussels attacks shows that the country's law enforcement apparatus is having difficulties monitoring and arresting terrorists.
Matt Taylor

'We're Caught Between a Rock and a Hard Place': Refugees in Greece React to the Attacks in Brussels

"We came to Europe to escape jihadists only to find they are ruining people's lives here too."
Alexia Tsagari

Talking to People on the Streets of Molenbeek, Brussels' 'Terrorist Hotbed'

While Brussels was on lockdown yesterday morning, Molenbeek was not. The market on the Hertogin van de Brabantplein was filled with shouting salesmen. "I have to make a living; that attack has already happened now," said a Flemish baker.
Paul Schram, Photos: Bertrand Vandeloise

'I Have to Admit I Am a Little Scared': Europeans React to the Brussels Attacks

Have young people grown desensitised to terrorism or were yesterday's events yet another reason to be frightened?
VICE Staff
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Here's What US Politicians Are Saying About the Terror Attacks in Brussels

Donald Trump promised to control the border and embraced torture (again), Hillary Clinton vowed to take on jihadists, and Ted Cruz freaked out about "radical Islam."
Helen Donahue

'Black' Brings the Gangs of Brussels to the Big Screen

'Black' centers on gang violence and features an almost exclusively black and Moroccan cast.
Chris Bilton

Brussels Is a Paradise

There's so much more to Brussels than boring European government buildings and technocrats.
Ulrike Biets

Austrian Firemen Turned Their Hoses on Syrian Refugee Kids to Help Them Cool Off

"You can't put a price on a child's smile," said one of the volunteer firemen.
Martin Peneder, Words by Hanna Herbst

What Is This Europe That You Keep Talking About?

This week, voters in Europe elected a frightening amount of far-right and fascist politicians to the European Parliament in Brussels. What's behind the xenophobic uprising? Anger, poverty, unemployment, and the feeling that the interests of everyday...
Laurie Penny