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'Butcher of Bosnia' Mladic appeals war crimes convictions

22 March 2018 | 0 comments

Former Bosnian Serbian commander Ratko Mladic on Thursday appealed against his convictions for genocide and war crimes, urging UN judges to acquit him on all charges.Mladic, once dubbed the Butcher of...

Man jumps from public gallery in Dutch parliament

22 March 2018 | 0 comments

The Dutch parliament was suspended for the day Thursday after a man threw himself from the public gallery, police said."A 65-year-old man was injured when he jumped from the public gallery in the lower...

Britain's post-Brexit passports 'to be made by French'

22 March 2018 | 0 comments

Britain's new, blue, post-EU passports are set to be made by a Paris-based firm, reports said Thursday, in what leading Brexit supporters called a "national humiliation".The Daily Telegraph newspaper...


Finding Dutch Flow: Opening The Floodgate to Dutch Fluency

22 March 2018 | 0 comments

Finding Dutch Flow is a very special workshop. It will help you to think outside the box so that more fun and greater results are possible.

Spring is almost here

Spring in the Netherlands

22 March 2018 | 0 comments

Tulips! Keukenhof Gardens! Kingsday! Spring is almost here and it's a great time to be in the Netherlands.

Dutch prosecutors probe assisted suicide group

21 March 2018 | 0 comments

Dutch prosecutors Wednesday launched a criminal probe into a group seeking to supply people with the means to take their own lives, and ordered it to stop its actions.The group, Cooperative Last Will,...

On EU summit eve, Macron visits Dutch PM to talk reform

21 March 2018 | 0 comments

French President Emmanuel Macron arrived Wednesday in the Netherlands seeking to win over Dutch leaders sceptical of his eurozone reform plans, ahead of a key two-day EU summit.Macron was due to meet...

Dutch vote in local polls, referendum on spying powers

21 March 2018 | 0 comments

Dutch voters went to the polls in local elections Wednesday with far-right parties hoping for gains, while all eyes were on a referendum over plans to extend government online spying powers.More than...

Dutch drugs gang get tough jail terms

20 March 2018 | 0 comments

A court Tuesday sentenced four kingpins of a major drug gang to up to 10 years behind bars two years after their arrests in one of the Netherlands' largest ever anti-drug raids.Some 1,500 police agents...

The OPCW: ridding the world of chemical weapons

19 March 2018 | 0 comments

International chemical weapons experts were due to arrive in Britain on Monday to collect samples of a nerve agent allegedly used to poison a former Russian spy.Britain has called on the Organisation...

Bolivia battles Chile at UN's top court for sea access

19 March 2018 | 0 comments

Landlocked Bolivia took its neighbour Chile to court on Monday, seeking to resolve a century-old dispute over precious access to the Pacific Ocean which has bedevilled bilateral ties.La Paz is urging...

Merkel meets Macron over EU reform drive

16 March 2018 | 0 comments

Days after securing her fourth term as Germany's leader, Chancellor Angela Merkel travelled to Paris to meet French President Emmanuel Macron, but their push to reform the European Union was met with...

Dutch PM warns Macron, Merkel against dictating EU reforms

16 March 2018 | 0 comments

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Friday cautioned Berlin and Paris not to try to push through their ambitious EU reform plans against the will of other member states.Rutte, who believes deeper integration...

The OPCW and Russia's alleged Novichok programme

15 March 2018 | 0 comments

Leaders of Britain, France, Germany and the US on Thursday published a joint statement condemning the poisoning of Russian former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter earlier this month.The four...

Unilever drops London for post-Brexit Dutch HQ

15 March 2018 | 0 comments

Anglo-Dutch consumer giant Unilever on Thursday chose The Netherlands over London to host its headquarters, dealing a blow to Britain's efforts to keep multinational companies onside following Brexit.Unilever,...

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