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Waar zijn de klauwende Vlaamse Leeuwen gebleven 2 Mondgesnoerde Vlamingen

Nederlandstalige Gewest ██ Karel de Kale (West-Francië) ██ Lotharius I (Midden-Francië) ██ Lodewijk de Duitser (Oost-Francië) Van 862 tot 1795 mocht er een gebied zijn dat als enig Nederlandstalig gewest door het Verdrag van Verdun (augustus 843) tot West-Francië mocht behoren. Naast het … Continue reading

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Waar zijn de klauwende Vlaamse Leeuwen gebleven 1 Voetbalfans

De afgelopen weken zag België een ongekende Belgicistische gekheid over zich heen vliegen. In verscheidene horecazaken werd er gretig geprofiteerd van de voetbalgekte die massa’s mensen op de been brachten om op openbare plaatsen samen te komen er uit de … Continue reading

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Walloon politicians have proven they will never be willing to be open to Flanders

On the 25th of May 2014 Belgium held federal elections together with European elections, having had the Belgians vote for three elections on the same day. At the debates we could see the ‘hated’  New Flemish Alliance (N-VA) had enough … Continue reading

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Yellow wave over Belgium

After the dirtiest pre-election campaigns Belgians showed the politicians they could not be intimidated or been frightened so much that they would give those mud throwing politicians their vote. 150 members of the Chamber of Representatives head to be elected … Continue reading

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Flanders nature reserve

When you pass Flanders in Belgium on the national roads you are like driving in one big city. There does not seem to come an end at the endless ribbon development. According to environment minister Joke Schauvliege Flanders gained 1,200 … Continue reading

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2013-2014 Money to be put on hold or to be used

“Optimism is a moral duty” said Sir Karl Raimund Popper (1902-1994). Such a good tiding was not in the mind of the visual press and television channels bombarded the world with negative news. After five years of economic crisis and … Continue reading

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2013 insecurity

Thirty-nine international workers and one security guard die in a hostage crisis at a natural gas facility near In Aménas, Algeria, January 16–20. North Korea showed its teeth to the West and conducted its third underground nuclear test, prompting widespread … Continue reading

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Human relations 2013

50% of babies born in Belgium in 2011 had parents who were not married to each other, far above the EU average of 39.5%, according to Eurostat. 28 years is the average age of a woman in Flanders giving birth … Continue reading

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Environment in 2013

In February a meteor exploded over the Russian city of Chelyabinsk, injuring 1,491 people and damaging over 4,300 buildings. It was the most powerful meteor to strike Earth’s atmosphere in over a century. It is a classic element having floods … Continue reading

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Flanders, Florence and Renaissance Painting

Modest in size, it nonetheless digs deep. “Face to Face: Flanders, Florence and Renaissance Painting” is the first in the United States to explore the late-15th century effect of paintings by Rogier van der Weyden, Hans Memling, Petrus Christus and … Continue reading

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