The Belgian capital might seem like a footballing backwater, but if you dig deep enough you find a different story: scandal, tragedy, revolutionary moments – and even the odd decent team. Neil Fredrik Jensen reports on one of the game’s most influential cities.
It is home to the world’s tallest people and boasts 200 recorded spellings, but Leeuwarden’s real claim to fame is its artistic outlook. CLAUDIA PRITCHARD reports on a city which has taken the Capital of Culture title, and given it a twist
How can you not love Europe? Want to be a part of it? Spend your life drenched by its wonder, differences and opportunities? In the mid 1970s between the ages of eight and 12, I was catapulted from Leeds to Dortmund every year in school exchanges, part of the ongoing post war social reboot that manifested itself in the twinning of cities and