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  1. keeping up with the royals
    Does the Former King of Belgium Have a Secret Daughter?Delphine Boël claims that former king Albert II is her father, and he’s been ordered to submit to a DNA test.
  2. the chain gang
    Belgium’s King Is Pretty Mad This Burger King Ad Is Trying to Overthrow HimIt invites Belgians to vote for which “king” deserves the crown.
  3. Police Thwart Terror Attack After Man Drives Onto Pedestrian Mall in BelgiumThe driver’s car reportedly contained a gun and knives.
  4. international affairs
    Two Belgian Police Officers Wounded in ISIS-Claimed Machete AttackThe assailant, a 33-year-old Algerian man known to police as a common criminal, was shot and killed.
  5. gallery
    How Rarefied Is Haute Couture, Anyway?Couture and ready-made clothing collide in the book Haute-à-Porter.
  6. international affairs
    Belgian Police Conduct Major Anti-Terrorism SweepTwelve people were arrested and three ultimately charged after dozens of anti-terrorism raids were conducted across the country, possibly in response to an immediate threat. 
  7. international affairs
    Belgium Continues Anti-Terrorism Raids, ArrestsAs Belgium’s dysfunctional security services struggle to confront the country’s jihadi problem, the missed opportunities to prevent last month’s attacks loom large. 
  8. brussels attacks
    Belgian Officials Release Bombing SuspectIt appears Fayçal Cheffou, the man they arrested, was not the third airport bomber.
  9. brussels attacks
    Belgium Charges Three Terrorism SuspectsEuropean authorities continue to try and unravel ISIS’s terrorist network following Tuesday’s attacks in Brussels.
  10. brussels attacks
    What We Know So Far About the Brussels AttackersTwo brothers and the alleged bomb-maker died in suicide blasts. Two unidentified men may still be at-large.
  11. awful things
    Hundreds of Brussels Attack Survivors Are Still Stranded in a Belgian WarehouseThe Brussels airport remains closed.
  12. scary things
    Brussels Suicide Bombers Identified, Manhunt for Third Attacker ContinuesThree blasts killed more than 30 people and injured more than 230.
  13. the national interest
    On Muslim Rights, the Republican Party Is Now the Trump PartyA party that disagrees on free trade but agrees on ethno-nationalist hysteria.
  14. Taken Out
    ‘Unusually Large’ Pizza Order Foils TerroristThey followed the pies to the suspect, who was hiding in his old Brussels neighborhood.
  15. Arrests in Belgium for Terror PlotMeanwhile, more than 20 people have died after a suicide attack in Pakistan.
  16. Belgian Police Detain 9th Person in Connection With Paris AttacksBut one of the men suspected of direct participation in the mass murder remains on the lam.
  17. Object That ‘May Resemble an Explosive Belt’ Reportedly Found in Paris SuburbMeanwhile, Brussels is still on lockdown — and will remain so for at least one more day.
  18. Cops Ask for Quiet; Citizens Give Them Cat PicsLolcats ou censure?
  19. Under Bruges
    A Belgian Town Is Building an Underground Beer Pipeline — What Could GoTownspeople have no doubt already devised ways to tap it.
  20. music
    Stromae on the Saddest Time to Be at the Club“When you’re trying to meet somebody and you have nobody by 6 a.m., and you just have to go back home.”
  21. the sports section
    Photos: Reaction Shots of U.S. and Belgium Fans Watching Today’s MatchOn the scene in DUMBO and at BXL Zoute.
  22. the sports section
    GIF Recap: The U.S. Is Out of the World Cup, Despite Tim Howard’s HeroicsBelgium advances to the quarterfinals.
  23. the sports section
    XOn the scene in DUMBO and at BXL Zoute.
  24. the sports section
    Today’s U.S.-Belgium World Cup Match: A Primer for the Vaguely InterestedThe Americans can’t lose and advance this time.
  25. the sports section
    The United States Will Play Belgium on TuesdayStart practicing your “I need to leave work early” cough now.
  26. international news
    Gunman Kills Three at Brussels Jewish MuseumOne suspect is in custody.
  27. other countries' embarrassments
    Belgium Atones for Racist Obama Caricatures With Racist Giant CookieNot good, Belgium.
  28. Tafelschuimer
    Who Killed Belgium’s Most Renowned Restaurant Freeloader?The “terror of the Ghent hospitality industry” met an untimely end.
  29. Incoming
    Belgian Takeaway Chain EXKi Opening in FlatironThe brand may be from across the ocean, but the salad is hyperlocal.
  30. Beer Me
    Manneken-Penn Belgo-American Hybrid to Debut at Philly Beer Week; Saucony CreekPlus Shiner, the “Yuengling of Texas,” also will soon begin showing up at bars and beers stores.
  31. ze french
    Bernard Arnault Won’t Become a Belgian Citizen Because You Have Trust IssuesCan he live?
  32. Surly Servers
    Czech, Please! Which Countries Offer the Surliest Service?The Czech Republic is bad, but they don’t have female-impersonating monkeys.
  33. Coming Soon
    Gird Your Liver: Philly Beer Week Announces This Year’s ‘OpeningThe real star of the show will surely be the beer that Iron Hill brewer Chris Lapierre brewed with Brasserie Dupont.
  34. Beer Me
    Iron Hill Rolls Out the Belgian BarrelsMore than 30 different Belgian style ales will be on tap.
  35. Quote of the Day
    Beer is Ryan Sweeney’s ReligionThe Little Bear owner spots the patron saint of breweries in the manger.
  36. Mediavore
    Christina Milan Finds Gum in Salad at MexiCali; Crust Owner Wins GoodThe pop star is seriously considering a lawsuit.
  37. Mediavore
    Local Farmers Reach Out to Pumpkin Growers Elsewhere to Fill Orders; Dud SpudsPlus: ‘Esquire’ releases a manly cookbook; and Wendy’s spent two years developing its latest burger roll out, all in our morning news roundup.
  38. Belgium: The Kingdom of ComicsFlemish humor. Sounds like a joke about my imminent Sinus infection from all this rain, right? Now that you’ve indulged me my one terrible pun, […]
  39. clickables
    Watch a Belgian Marching Duck Parade“We hear you have no government … and also that your ducks fight in the military.”
  40. Beer Me
    Win a Trip to Belgium with a Local BrewerThe only way to win is to play.
  41. Bars
    Where to Drink Tonight For Feestdag/Belgian National DayBelgium’s National Day is a good enough excuse to indulge in Belgian beers.
  42. loose threads
    Christian Siriano to Dress Melania Trump for Met Ball; Halston Documentary Debuts TomorrowAnd Gwyneth Paltrow altered her Antonio Berardi dress so it wasn’t completely see-through.