Prince Laurent of Belgium has a naughty habit of jetting off to visit controversial world leaders on unauthorized visits. After joining the Chinese celebration of the 90th anniversary of the founding of the Red Army in full naval regalia, he finally got the smack down in the form of a 15 percent cut to his annual…
In the biggest win for the institution of monarchy since the restoration of the Spanish royals in the late 1970s, Burger King has backed down in the face of protests from King Philippe of Belgium regarding an ad campaign featuring the IRL monarch in competition with the fast-food sovereign.
Burger King, the American fast food chain, has managed to offend King Philippe, the monarch of Belgium. Really.
Brussels police have identified two suicide bombers responsible for the terrorist attack at an airport and a metro station that killed 34 and wounded over 200 on Tuesday. They are still searching for the third man responsible.
Early Tuesday morning, just before 8 am local time (3 am Eastern), two explosions went off in the Brussels airport killing at least 11 people. About an hour later, another explosion went off in the Maelbeek subway station in the center of the city, killing at least 15 and wounding 55.
Correspondence is hard and fraught with potential mix-ups. Sometimes you thank the wrong great-aunt for those lovely crystal candlesticks. And sometimes you thank people for the expression of their sympathies on the death of the wrong queen. I'm a cotillion drop-out but I believe that's what they call a faux pas.
Gold medallist McKayla Maroney of the U.S. lands in her vault exercise during the apparatus final at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Antwerp, Belgium, Saturday Oct. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - JULY 21: Prince Philippe of Belgium and Princess Mathilde of Belgium are seen in front of the Cathedral of St Michael and Saint Gudula prior to the Abdication Of King Albert II Of Belgium, & Inauguration Of King Philippe on July 21, 2013 in Brussels, Belgium. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty…
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - JUNE 22: (L-R) Producer Jordan Kerner and Veronique Culliford, the daughter of The Smurfs creator, cartoonist Peyo, pose during a ceremony as part of a Global Smurfs Day celebration on June 22, 2013 in Brussels, Belgium. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images for Sony Pictures Entertainment)
We get it, Belgium! You love chocolate more than anyone else; you win! God.
It turns out, great chocolatiers aren't banished to Belgium any longer, they're popping up all over! It's making chocolate more of an International game, and I do not hate the player and I do not hate the game. The more chocolate competition, the better for us all and our ever-growing sexxxy rear ends.
Brussels, a city known for its chocolates, mussels, frites, Jean-Claude Van Dammes, waffles and a diminutive statue engaged in a never-ending public pee-pee exhibition, has recently instituted a "no naughty words" policy that carries a fine of up to 250 euros for people who take their unwholesome grouchiness out into…
Belgian wheelchair sprinter Marieke Vervoort and dog Zenn arrive on Eurostar at St. Pancras Station, London, on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012. (Photo by Mark Allan/AP Images for Eurostar)
The new breed of Olympic superhuman isn't a steroidal mutant from Sweden who can dead-lift a beluga whale, nor is it a cyclist who spends hours a day in the laundromat waiting for his blood to finish its spin cycle — it's a mother or, more specifically, a Belgian mother of two named Tia Hellebaut who claims that, at…
A Belgian senator is calling on the partners of government officials to quit having sex with them until they can compromise on a governing coalition. Another extremely serious protest idea: all Belgian men should grow beards.
BRUGGE, BELGIUM - NOVEMBER 28: A tourist takes a photo of a sculpture during the Ice Sculpture Festival. More than 300,000 kilograms of ice are shipped in for sculptors to work on in the special tents.
Some Belgian lawyers allege that the "sensitive" metal detectors at one jail are just an excuse to get female visitors to take off their bras.