James Crisp. Freelance journalist in Brussels.

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Commission dodges burkini ban questions but says officials can wear burka at work

The European Commission today (25 August) dodged questions over France’s controversial burkini ban, but said there was nothing to stop EU officials wearing a burka to work. Advertisements

August 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Favourite photos (2014-August 2016)

A selection of my favourite photos, which I took from 2014 to August 2016. 

August 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Belgium’s Independence Day celebrations will go ahead despite Nice attack

Celebrations for Belgium’s national day will go ahead amid heightened security next Thursday (21 July), despite last night’s Bastille Day terror attack in Nice that left at least 84 dead.

July 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Maelbeek bomb survivor: I will get back on the Brussels metro

EXCLUSIVE / A survivor of the Maelbeek station bombing that killed at least 20 people on Tuesday today (24 March) vowed to get back on the Brussels metro when he … Continue reading

March 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Tales of carnage, confusion and courage emerge after Brussels attacks

The terrorist attacks in Brussels brought tales of carnage, confusion and courage, as the Belgian capital struggled to cope with an unfolding tragedy that left at least 34 dead.

March 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Naomi Klein: France took advantage of Paris terror attacks during COP21

Author and activist Naomi Klein has accused the French government of “taking advantage of people’s grief and fear” to ban climate change protests in Paris, after the terror attacks that killed … Continue reading

December 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

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