The small cemeteries in and around Ypres provide a unique way of understanding the First World War.
Between 1816 and 1919, Neutral Moresnet was a geographical curiosity on the border triangle between Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany.
Despite the English conquest of the northeast coast of North America in 1664, the Dutch language continued to thrive in New York and northern New Jersey for generations, persisting into the twentieth century in certain areas.
If we consider the history of the First World War from the perspective of its enduring legacy, 1917 was the most crucial year of all.
What did 'the Kurant' write about and who were its readers?
75 years ago, a German V2 bomb hit the popular Cinema Rex in Antwerp. 567 people were killed. It took more than a week to recover their bodies from under the rubble.
Our best history stories of 2019, handpicked by the editor.
On 16 December 1944, Allies Beat Back the Nazi Troops in their last major western offensive campaign of World War II.
During the German occupation, around 250 people hid in Amsterdam Artis Zoo to escape from Nazi persecution.
Our Colonial Legacy
Few Flemish women have played such a major role in political history and are nearly forgotten today as Matilda of Flanders.
Academics from all over the world gathered in London to talk about the language, arts, literature and history of Flanders and the Netherlands.