Czech sculpture tests EU sense of humour

A giant piece of art is managing to shock and amuse the normally staid corridors of power in Brussels by playing on the national stereotypes that still exist throughout the 27-nation bloc.

The piece, unveiled Tuesday morning (13 January), has instantly become the star attraction in the council of ministers building - arguably the drabbest and least lively of the EU's three main institutions.

Gaggles of EU officials, diplomats and journalists were to be found standing under the con...

Get EU news that matters

Back our independent journalism by becoming a supporting member

Already a member? Login here