A diplomatic incident between Belgium and The Netherlands over the weekend after an interview with Belgian Foreign Minister Karel De Gucht in which he described the Dutch PM Jan-Peter Balkenende as "a mixture between Harry Potter and a nice petit bourgeois". All in aid of a spat over the EU Treaty referendum, which De Gucht claims would have been passed in a Belgian referendum.
The Harry Potter comparison is an old one. Balkenende used it himself in his 2002 election campaign and was reported as such by the BBC, so it's a bit of a beat up. I'm sure you could come up with far more unflattering ones, even for the Belgian PM.