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Britons among 10 dead in Majorca flash floods

10 October 2018 | 0 comments

At least 10 people died, including two Britons, and a boy remained missing Wednesday after flash floods hit the Spanish holiday island of Majorca, tearing through village streets and sweeping away cars.Muddy...

Merkel warns 'devil is in detail' on Brexit

10 October 2018 | 0 comments

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday there had been progress on Brexit ahead of a crunch summit but warned that the "devil is in the detail".Merkel's cautious assessment came one week before...

British NATO troops to show post-Brexit 'commitment'

10 October 2018 | 0 comments

A convoy of British troops landed in The Netherlands on Wednesday en route to NATO's largest exercise since the Cold War, pledging London's commitment to defend the continent despite Brexit.The contingent...

Europe boosts counter-terror cooperation with SWAT deal

10 October 2018 | 0 comments

Counter-terrorism police across Europe staged exercises on Wednesday to mark a cooperation deal between the EU's police agency and a network of SWAT teams.Europol said the agreement with the Atlas Network...

Dutch king to hear Brexit worries on UK state visit

9 October 2018 | 0 comments

King Willem-Alexander and his wife Queen Maxima will meet Dutch compatriots worried by Brexit during a state visit to Britain this month, palace officials said.Britain's Queen Elizabeth II will host...

Dutch government loses landmark greenhouse gas appeal

9 October 2018 | 0 comments

The Dutch government on Tuesday lost a legal appeal against a landmark court ruling which ordered it to slash greenhouse gases by at least 25 percent by 2020.The Hague appeals court upheld a 2015 court...

Climate action urgent, says world's only 'water ambassador'

8 October 2018 | 0 comments

Countries must work urgently to solve water issues caused by climate change, a Dutch official billed as the world's only "water ambassador" said Monday, backing a dire warning from the UN.Henk Ovink said...

Dutch expulsion of alleged Russian spies a 'misunderstanding': Moscow

8 October 2018 | 0 comments

Moscow said Monday that four Russians expelled as alleged spies by the Netherlands were on a "routine visit", insisting that the Dutch intelligence operation had failed to provide proof of any hacking...

Dutch expulsion of alleged Russian spies a 'misunderstanding': Lavrov

8 October 2018 | 0 comments

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday said the expulsion of four alleged Russian agents from the Netherlands in April had been a "misunderstanding", calling their visit a "routine trip"."There...

Kremlin says Netherlands has no proof of alleged Russian hacking plot

8 October 2018 | 0 comments

Moscow on Monday said that documents presented by the Netherlands last week alleging that Russian agents attempted to hack into the global chemical watchdog organisation were not proof of Moscow's involvement.Asked...

Moscow to summon Dutch envoy over cyber-attack claim: Russian news agencies

8 October 2018 | 0 comments

The Russian foreign ministry was to summon the Dutch ambassador on Monday after the Netherlands said it had foiled a cyber attack by Russians, state news agencies reported."Due to the campaign of disinformation...

Iran has 'unclean hands' in world court battle, US says

8 October 2018 | 0 comments

The United States accused Tehran Monday of having "unclean hands" as it fought an Iranian court bid to unfreeze $2.0 billion dollars earmarked by Washington for terror victims.Washington said Iran's "support...

Lion cub found abandoned in Dutch field

7 October 2018 | 0 comments

Dutch police were on Sunday seeking the owners of a small lion cub found abandoned in a cage in a field outside the central city of Utrecht, police and news reports said."Today (Sunday) we received quite...

Police hunt owners who abandoned lion cub in Dutch field

7 October 2018 | 0 comments

Dutch police were on Sunday seeking the owners of a small lion cub found abandoned in a cage in a field outside the central city of Utrecht, police and news reports said."Today (Sunday) we received quite...

Dutch scramble F-16s after airline passenger scare

6 October 2018 | 0 comments

The Dutch air force scrambled two F-16 fighter jets to escort a flight from Abu Dhabi to Amsterdam after an onboard fight broke out with an aggressive American passenger, authorities said Saturday.The...



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