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# flanders - Friday 13 December, 2019

'Racist and anti-Semitic' Belgian festival removed from UNESCO's heritage list
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# Carnival Of Aalst

'Racist and anti-Semitic' Belgian festival removed from UNESCO's heritage list

Dec 13th 2019, 10:00 PM 29,583 Views 35 Comments

A float caricaturing Orthodox Jews with hooked noses and sitting on gold bags outraged Belgium’s 40,000-strong Jewish community.

# flanders - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Poignant 1914 newspaper turns Irish clocks back to WWI
# War On Paper
# War On Paper

Poignant 1914 newspaper turns Irish clocks back to WWI

Aug 5th 2014, 11:16 AM 12,927 Views 16 Comments

The Flanders Fields told the tale of Irish people’s involvement in the Great War.

# flanders - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Live in Cork? Ned Flanders could be your new neighborino
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From The Daily Edge
# Diddly Do

Live in Cork? Ned Flanders could be your new neighborino

Jun 17th 2014, 9:21 AM 6,131 Views 3 Comments

Stupid sexy Flanders.

# flanders - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Death records of 49,000 Irish in WWI now available online
# World War I
# World War I

Death records of 49,000 Irish in WWI now available online

Jan 11th 2014, 8:15 AM 12,706 Views 33 Comments

The Tánaiste says that the ambitious project will help to improve Anglo-Irish relations.

# flanders - Monday 15 October, 2012

Flemish separatist party gains big in Belgium election
# Belgium
# Belgium

Flemish separatist party gains big in Belgium election

Oct 15th 2012, 9:11 AM 3,417 Views 13 Comments

The separatist NV-A party won the the city elections in Antwerp on Sunday – and vowed to use the power base to seek wider autonomy for Belgium’s wealthy Dutch-speaking region of Flanders.

# flanders - Friday 2 December, 2011

Belgium finally gets a government... after 18 months without
# Belgium
# Belgium

Belgium finally gets a government... after 18 months without

Dec 2nd 2011, 10:27 AM 1,761 Views 5 Comments

But there’s just one thing – the prime minister needs to learn a new language…

# flanders - Thursday 17 February, 2011

Belgium matches Iraq's record for time without government
# Belgium
# Belgium

Belgium matches Iraq's record for time without government

Feb 17th 2011, 7:09 PM 1,061 Views 0 Comments

Belgium held a general election on June 13 last year. 249 days later, it’s still without a new government – a world record.