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PHOTOS: The 12 Most Memorable Hotel Pools In The World

BootsnAll | Posted 08.10.2012 | Travel
BootsnAll

Take a mental break from whatever you're doing to peruse the gorgeous pictures of these amazing hotel pools.

PHOTOS: 9 European Attractions To Miss

BootsnAll | Posted 04.05.2012 | Travel
BootsnAll

Not every attraction in Europe is world-class. Quite a few don't live up to the hype.

Ancient Skull Reveals Clues About Man's Best Friend

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Searles | Posted 01.24.2012 | Science

How long have we been raising dogs? According to new research, long enough that we ought to call them 'caveman's best friend.' A 33,000 year-old do...

Belgian Catholic Church Wants Sex Abusers To Pay Victims

AP | RAF CASERT | Posted 03.13.2012 | World

BRUSSELS — Belgium's Catholic Church announced Thursday that priests and clergy who abused children will be required to pay damages, even when v...

11 Crocs Snapped Up From Home In Belgium

AP | Posted 12.23.2011 | World

BRUSSELS -- Christmas has come early for 11 Nile crocodiles and an alligator found by police searching a villa in north Belgium. The Nature Rescue Ce...

Massive Strikes Promise Headaches For European Travelers

AP | By RAF CASERT | Posted 12.22.2011 | World

BRUSSELS -- Holiday strikes to protest austerity measures paralyzed ground traffic in Belgium, delayed flights in Paris, and promised days of headache...

PHOTOS: Tintin Tracking In Comic-Crazy Brussels

Posted 12.22.2011 | Travel

When her bigger neighbors wish to bully Belgium, they joke about her love of waffles and obsession with Tintin. It seems belittling to characterize a ...

PHOTOS: Hotels With Strange Sleeping Arrangements

Black Tomato | Posted 02.17.2012 | Travel
Black Tomato

Take a look at our pick of hotels that make for an exceptionally unique bed-time.

Andrew Burmon

PHOTOS: The Unauthorized, Racy Adventures Of Tintin

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Burmon | Posted 11.29.2012 | Travel

Editor's note: This article contains graphic descriptions that may be upsetting to some readers. When Herge died in 1983, many assumed that Tintin ...

Moody's Downgrades Belgium's Credit Rating

Posted 12.16.2011 | Business

Moody's on Friday cut Belgium's credit ratings by two notches, saying "fragile sentiment" in the euro zone may cause funding stress for countries ...

Belgian Politician Boycotts Speaking English

Worldcrunch | Posted 12.14.2011 | World
Read More: Belgium, World News

A Belgian M.P. in the European Parliament is so livid over David Cameron's E.U. treaty veto that he is refusing even to speak the English language. An...

PHOTOS: Grenade Attack In Belgium Market

Posted 12.14.2011 | World

A grenade and gun attack in the eastern Belgian city of Liege left five people dead, including the attacker, and 119 wounded on Dec. 13, 2011. A 23...

4 Dead In Gruesome Grenade Attack, Including Toddler And Two Teens

AP | RAF CASERT | Posted 02.12.2012 | World

LIEGE, Belgium — A card at a memorial to the victims asked the question haunting all of Belgium: "Why?" Why did Nordine Amrani, a 33-year-old w...

Two Killed In Hand Grenade Attack In Belgian Bus Station

AP | RAF CASERT | Posted 02.12.2012 | World

LIEGE, Belgium — Summoned for questioning by Belgian police, a man with a history of weapons and drug offenses left home armed with hand grenade...

PHOTOS: The Saint Who Brings Presents

Posted 12.06.2011 | World

He arrives on a steamship from Spain, travels to the Netherlands on the back of a white horse called 'BadWeatherToday' (SlechtWeerVandaag), and is acc...

Meet Belgium's Gay Prime Minister

BBC News | Patrick Jackson | Posted 12.05.2011 | Gay Voices

Elio Di Rupo, the man tipped to end Belgium's seemingly intractable government crisis, has been grappling with challenges all his life. On one leve...

Radio Host Grows Year-Long Beard To Protest Political Crisis

Reuters | Posted 02.04.2012 | World

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A Belgian radio presenter who grew a beard for almost a year in protest at protracted talks to form a government finally shaved M...

Belgium In Crisis... Again

AP | RAF CASERT | Posted 01.21.2012 | World

BRUSSELS — The man trying to end Belgium's world-record government stalemate offered to resign Monday, plunging talks between the nation's Dutch...

A Gold Star for Amsterdam Film Week

Kristin McCracken | Posted 01.11.2012 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

The first edition of this international, audience-focused festival -- a showcase for prize-winning films from around the world -- went off without a hitch.

Global #OWS: Belgium's Antwerp

Posted 12.24.2011 | World

As the Occupy Wall Street movement in New York celebrates its one-month anniversary and protest movements continue to spread around the world, HuffPos...

Reform Deal Ends 500 Days Of Political Deadlock In Belgium

AP | By ROBERT WIELAARD | Posted 12.11.2011 | World

BRUSSELS -- The man likely to be Belgium's next leader broke almost 500 days of political deadlock Tuesday, announcing far-reaching legal reforms to g...

IAEA: Belgian Nuke Mishap Exposes 3 To Radiation

AP | Posted 12.05.2011 | Green

VIENNA -- The U.N. nuclear agency says three people were exposed to radiation and had to undergo decontamination after a mishap at a Belgian waste fac...

France, Belgium Fight To Save Financial Institution From Collapse

AP | RAF CASERT and SARAH DiLORENZO | Posted 12.04.2011 | Business

BRUSSELS — France and Belgium were fighting late Tuesday to prevent the bank Dexia from going under as investors grew increasingly worried over ...

PHOTOS: Princess Elisabeth Of Belgium Gives A Speech

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 07.03.2013 | Style

Given how little we've heard Kate Middleton open her mouth since she became the Duchess of Cambridge, we know it's a big deal when a royal stands up a...

Transparency In Church?

Posted 11.09.2011 | Arts

In the Information Age, "transparency" has rapidly become a buzzword, with calls for transparency in government, in business and even in church. Belgi...