Though Brussels is the centre of Europe it seems that Belgium is coming to the realisation that its nationhood is of no use any more because of bickering between Walloon and Flemish politicians.
The Economist points out that Belgians themselves are asking whether or not it is better to split the country down the middle along language lines, and proposes that the Walloon side becomes part of France and the Flemish side part of Holland. If they can not elect a government because of bickering, perhaps the split is a good thing. The Economist Article
The frustration of Belgians is demonstrated by the amusing eBay posting which offered Belgium for sale! “For Sale: the story on Yahoo News here., a Kingdom in three parts … free premium: the king and his court (costs not included).” Read