Belgian Prime Minister resigns over voting rights of French speakers

Belgium’s five-month-old coalition has collapsed over a long-running dispute on the special voting rights of French speakers living in Dutch-speaking areas near the capital Brussels (or should we say Bruxelles?). ¬†Differences between the richer Dutch-speaking Flemish majority and poorer French-speaking Walloon minority often threaten Belgian governments, but has this time lead to the resignation [Read more…]