Steenokkerzeel (Belgium)

Type: City
Name: Steenokkerzeel (Belgium)
Country: Belgium
Latitude: 50.919998
Longitude: 4.52
population: 10,566
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Is a divided Belgium looking towards Scotland for independence inspiration?

Günther Dauwen from the European Free Alliance is just one member of a regionalist party who will be in Edinburgh supporting the Yes campaign. Dauwen is Flemish and hoping that victory in Scotland will set a precedent for separatists in other European ... [Published EuroNews - Sep 17 2014]
Entities: Flemish, Scotland, Belgium
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Separatists around world draw inspiration from Scotland

Busloads of Catalans, South Tiroleans, Corsicans, Bretons, Frisians and “Finland-Swedes” head for Scotland to witness vote Steenokkerzeel, Belgium — For Kurt Ryon, the mayor of Steenokkerzeel, a Flemish village 10 miles northeast of Brussels, watching ... [Published Gulf News - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Separatists draw inspiration from Scottish vote

For Kurt Ryon, the mayor of Steenokkerzeel, a Flemish village 16km northeast of Brussels, watching the Scottish independence campaign in the final days before the referendum is like watching a good game of soccer.“They were losing for the first half and ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Secessionists drawing inspiration from Scots

For Kurt Ryon, the mayor of Steenokkerzeel, a Flemish village 16 kilometres north-east of Brussels, watching the Scottish independence campaign in the final days before the referendum is like watching a good game of soccer.''They were losing for the first ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

From Kurdistan To Texas, Scots Spur Separatists

Photo Mark Demesmaeker, a Flemish member of the European Parliament, has decorated his office with a Scottish flag and keeps a copy of the Scottish white paper on independence on his desk. Credit Colin Delfosse for The New York Times STEENOKKERZEEL, Belgium ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 11 2014]

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''They were losing for the first half and most of the second half,'' he said, "but now we're in the 85th minute and they could be winning."

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