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Dutch artist who aimed to say 'I do' 25 times, dies of cancer

Den Haag - A Dutch artist, who planned to marry her partner in countries around the world to celebrate gay marriage, died on Monday, her wife announced."Julian P. Boom 18.11.1977 - 22.01.

Dutch far-right protest against govt, Islam

Rotterdam - Hundreds of right-wing demonstrators crowded a main square at Rotterdam's central station Saturday to protest what they describe as the "discrimination against ordinary Dutch citizens" in favour of immigrants and Muslims.

Dutch shocked by call to ban EU electric pulse fishing

Scheveningen - The black clouds hanging over the boats in Dutch ports Friday were not the remnants of wild winter gales, but harbingers of another devastating storm brewing for Dutch fishermen.

Storm caused 90 mn euros in damage: Dutch insurers

Den Haag - Dutch insurers said Friday that fierce storms that whipped across The Netherlands caused 90 million euros ($111 million) in devastation, as the country's train service slowly creaked back into gear.

Violent storms bring travel chaos to the Netherlands

Den Haag - Severe winter gales battered the Netherlands Thursday forcing Amsterdam airport to cancel all flights, bringing Dutch trains to a halt and toppling trucks as winds reached 140 kilometres (86 miles) an hour.

Dutch expel top Eritrean diplomat over 'diaspora tax' row

Den Haag - Eritrea's highest representative has been expelled from The Netherlands, Dutch officials announced Wednesday in an ongoing diplomatic spat over the secretive African country's practice of collecting so-called "diaspora tax" from expatriates.

Britons go to Dutch court over EU rights after Brexit

Den Haag - A group of British citizens living in the Netherlands launched a potentially far-reaching court challenge Wednesday over their rights as European citizens, currently being negotiated between Brussels and London in Brexit talks.

Review: Nicky Romero charms on new 'PRTCL' track with Spyder Special

World renowned Dutch DJ and producer Nicky Romero has released his new track, the energetic "PRTCL," on his imprint, Protocol Recordings.

New US envoy vows to move on, build ties with Dutch

Den Haag - The new US ambassador to the Netherlands vowed to learn from his mistakes and move on to build ties with the Dutch people, after a rocky start to his posting."I have been so warmly welcomed by government officials at every level.

Facebook joins Europol talks to fight Islamist propaganda

Den Haag - Facebook took part this week in key talks with European police agencies on how to stop and eliminate violent and terror-related Islamic jihadist posts, in an evolving battle against such propaganda.

Dutch to hasten plans to pay damages after gas field quake

Den Haag - The Dutch government plans to speed up moves to compensate people whose homes and buildings were damaged in a 3.4 magnitude quake, blamed on extraction at Europe's biggest gas field.

Dutch PM disavows US envoy's 'no-go zones' claims

Den Haag - Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte Friday disagreed with the new US ambassador that Islamic violence had created no-go zones in the Netherlands, but stressed he wanted to build "viable" ties with the US administration.

Libya marks destruction of last chemical arms: watchdog

Den Haag - Libya marked the destruction of its last toxic arms Thursday, hailed by the world's chemical weapons watchdog as a "historic occasion" to make the world a safer place.

Dutch intelligence thwart four terror plots since 2011

Den Haag - Dutch security forces have thwarted four planned terror attacks in the Netherlands since late 2011, the country's intelligence agency said Thursday.

US envoy clashes with Dutch reporters in 'no-go areas' row

Den Haag - The new US ambassador to the Netherlands refused on Wednesday to explain his 2015 comments that Muslims had brought chaos to the country "burning cars and politicians", as he took up his post."I've made my statement about that.

Dutch arrest four for 'terrorism': prosecutors

Den Haag - Dutch police have arrested four men including a Swedish citizen suspected of being involved in terror-related activities, prosecutors said on Tuesday.

MH17 families voice concerns over new discovery of remains

Den Haag - Relatives of those killed in the MH17 air disaster have called for greater respect for victims' remains fearing some may be "playing a game" after a new discovery of bones.

Tributes to 'justice done' as Yugoslav war crimes court closes

Den Haag - Tributes flowed Thursday to mark the end of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), whose groundbreaking work brought to justice those behind the worst atrocities in Europe since World War II.

Two Dutch police get suspended jail terms in Aruba man's death

Den Haag - A Dutch court Thursday sentenced two police officers to a six-month suspended jail term for the 2015 death of a man from Aruba, who suffocated after being arrested at a music festival.

Tributes to 'justice done' as Yugoslav war crimes court closes

Den Haag - Tributes flowed Thursday to mark the end of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), whose groundbreaking work brought to justice those behind the worst atrocities in Europe since World War II.
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