Brussels

Brexit

The Brexit Divorce Bill Is About £50 Billion

Which shows how weak the government's negotiations are.
Simon Childs
11.29.17
Brexit

We Asked Pissed Eurocrats What They Think of Brexit

EU workers out for Thursday night drinks told us what negotiations look like from their end.
Marie Le Conte
11.14.17
masochism

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
10.23.17
Brexit

What Would a 'No Deal' Brexit Actually Look Like?

There would be loads of cheap lamb, but that's one of the few positives.
Gavin Haynes
10.13.17
RACISM

The White Belgians Parading Through Brussels in Blackface

Every March, the Noirauds of Brussels black up for charity.
Peter Detailleur
3.29.17
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
3.22.17
Art

Pure Joy Looks Like This Kaleidoscopic Light Installation

Joanie LeMercier and Le Comte's new installation will give you butterflies in your stomach.
Beckett Mufson
1.7.17
Art

What Does a Terrorist Look Like? This Controversial Sculpture Challenges Your Inner Bias

Li Wei's grenade-toting 'Secure for Now' work is exploding an already explosive debate.
Catherine Chapman
11.14.16
BRITAIN = ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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
6.14.16
News

Brussels and 'Compassion Fatigue': What Happens When Terrorism Becomes Routine

How many more killings in Europe until they stop making the front page of the newspapers, until spectacularised violence becomes as unspectacular as a car accident?
Sam Kriss
4.5.16
News

Why Is Belgium So Bad at Fighting Terrorism?

The aftermath of the Brussels attacks has not been flattering for local law enforcement.
Matt Taylor
3.30.16
Stuff

A Group of Writers in Brussels Were Discussing How to Deal with Terror While the City Was Under Attack

I got in touch with writer Andrey Kurkov to find out how those guys viewed the Brussels attacks and how the rest of their time together was spent.
Ewout Lowie
3.24.16