post 16 September 2014
Read more from Alex Thomson on his blog Tell it on the mountain: #IndyRef from the top of Ben Nevis

On his way up and down Ben Nevis, Alex Thomson encounters a range of views on Scottish independence from a Spanish woman, a Frenchman, a Belgian and a group of Canadians.

article 17 August 2014 UK, Belgium
Police hunt driver after Tilbury immigrant rescue

Police reveal that the immigrants smuggled into Tilbury port were Sikhs from Afghanistan, as an international investigation gets under way.

post 04 August 2014
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog One of the unsung heroes of world war one

Remy Himmer was the director of a textile factory in Dinant, who in 1914 attempted to save the lives of more than 40 employees, including women and children.

video 04 August 2014 UK, Belgium

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Prince Harry unveils WWI centenary memorial arch - video

Prince Harry unveils a memorial arch in Folkestone, Kent, where many soldiers took their last steps on British soil, to mark the centenary of the first world war.

article 22 June 2014 UK, Belgium
IDS: Backing Juncker flicking 'two fingers' at voters

If EU leaders back Jean-Claude Juncker for the post of European Commission president it would be "flicking two fingers" at voters across the continent, Iain Duncan Smith says.

article 01 June 2014 World, France
Brussels shooting: man with 'radical' Syrian links arrested

French police arrest a man with suspected radical Islamist links after a shooting at a Brussels Jewish museum which killed three people.

article 24 May 2014 World, Belgium
Three shot dead at Jewish Museum in Brussels

Two men and a woman have been killed and one person badly injured during a shooting at the Jewish Museum in central Brussels, with politicians blaming an anti-Semitic motive for the attack.

article 01 May 2014 UK, European Union
by The other independence groups trying to carve a new Europe

Scottish nationalists are not the only ones trying to redraw the map of Europe. Here are 10 other countries with serious independence movements.

article 01 May 2014 UK, Scotland
16th-century map of the British Isles
by Vanishing kingdom? A historian's take on the death of the UK

Historian Norman Davies tells Channel 4 News why he thinks that the United Kingdom's days are numbered - but unionists can still put off the moment of doom.