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Dutch lead populist charge in EU elections

Den Haag - A flamboyant Dutch populist could open the floodgates for a tidal wave of eurosceptic and anti-immigration parties across the continent in this week's European Parliament elections.

Russia to pay 2.7 mln in Greenpeace ship settlement

Den Haag - The Netherlands and Russia on Friday settled a long-running dispute over the seizure of Greenpeace's Arctic Sunrise ship during an oil drilling protest in 2013, with Moscow expected to pay 2.7 million euros ($3 million) in compensation.

Dutch probe China's Huawei for possible spying: report

Den Haag - Dutch intelligence services are investigating Huawei for possibly spying for the Chinese government by leaving a "back door" to data of customers of major telecoms firms, a report said Thursday.

Britain, NZ failing on children's rights: global survey

Den Haag - Britain and New Zealand are failing on children's rights, scoring lower than war-torn Syria and North Korea relative to their wealth in rankings released Tuesday by a children's group.

Dutch queen planned to swap Nazis for Belgian king

Den Haag - Former Dutch queen Wilhelmina tried to broker a deal through the Vatican to help senior Nazis flee Europe in exchange for the release of Belgium's King Leopold III, according to a report Tuesday.

Dutch to fly tourists home from Sri Lanka within days

Den Haag - Hundreds of Dutch tourists will be flown home in the coming days from Sri Lanka in the wake of the Easter bombings, according to the guarantee scheme governing Dutch tour operators.

Wiebe Wakker talks accomplishing world tour in his electric car Special

Dutch adventurer Wiebe Wakker chatted with Digital Journal about completing a world tour from the Netherlands to Australia in his electric car in three years. He also shared insights on how technology has impacted the automotive industry.

Stolen Van Goghs due back on display after 16 years

Den Haag - Two Vincent van Gogh masterpieces stolen 16 years ago from the Amsterdam museum dedicated to his works will go back on display this week after extensive restoration, curators said Tuesday.

Madrid skyscraper housing embassies evacuated over false bomb threat

Madrid - A skyscraper in Madrid that houses the British, Dutch, Australian and Canadian embassies was evacuated on Tuesday over a bomb warning that turned out to be false.

Dutch doctor 'fathered 49 children' in IVF scandal

Den Haag - A Dutch doctor at the centre of an IVF scandal fathered at least 49 children, an organisation representing parents and children born through his now-closed clinic said Friday.

Image of crying toddler on US border wins World Press Photo

Amsterdam - The haunting image of a little girl crying helplessly as she and her mother are taken into custody by US border officials Thursday won the prestigious World Press Photo Award.

Dutchman ends 'world's longest electric car trip' in Australia

Sydney - A Dutchman completed an epic 95,000 kilometre (59,000 mile) journey by electric car in Sydney Sunday in a bid to prove the viability of such vehicles in tackling climate change.

Shell hit with Dutch climate lawsuit

Den Haag - Climate campaigners marched to Shell's headquarters in the Netherlands on Friday and handed the oil giant a lawsuit aimed at forcing it to meet targets in the Paris accord.

Belgium holds 60 in sweep against Albanian gangsters

Apo - Police have detained more than 60 suspects and seized thousands of cannabis plants in a major operation against Albanian gangsters spanning Belgium, France and the Netherlands, Belgian prosecutors said Friday.

Dutch container search reveals rare ancient shipwreck

Den Haag - Dutch maritime investigators searching for missing containers washed overboard during a North Sea storm have accidentally stumbled on a 16th-century shipwreck, the oldest such a find to date, officials revealed on Wednesday.

Fourth victim of Dutch tram shooting dies: prosecutors

Den Haag - The death toll from an alleged terror attack on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht rose to four on Thursday after an injured man died in hospital, prosecutors said.

Australia and Netherlands in talks with Russia over downed Malaysia jet

Sydney - Australia and the Netherlands on Wednesday said they were in talks with Russia over the ongoing investigation into the downing of flight MH17 over Ukraine.

Terror suspect confesses to deadly Netherlands attack: prosecutors

Den Haag - A Turkish-born suspect has confessed to terrorist charges over a shooting on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht which killed three people, prosecutors said Friday.

Terror suspect confesses to deadly Netherlands attack: prosecutors

Den Haag - A Turkish-born suspect has confessed to terrorist charges over a shooting on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht which killed three people, prosecutors said Friday.

Dutch populists deal senate blow to PM

Den Haag - Dutch anti-immigration populists stunned Prime Minister Mark Rutte to become the largest party in the senate Thursday following elections that took place just days after a suspected terror attack.

The naked populist: Thierry Baudet stuns the Netherlands

Den Haag - A former academic with a love of classical allusions and naked poolside Instagram photos, Thierry Baudet has stunned the Dutch political world with his victory in provincial elections.

Dutch populists win senate vote in blow to PM

Den Haag - A Dutch populist party will be the joint biggest in the senate and strip Prime Minister Mark Rutte of his majority following elections that came just days after a suspected terror attack, local media said Thursday.

New Dutch populists surge in 'Rutte referendum'

Den Haag - Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte will lose his senate majority after upstart anti-EU populists surged in provincial elections just two days after a suspected terror attack in Utrecht.

Letter points to terror motive in Dutch tram attack

Utrecht - Dutch authorities said Tuesday they were "seriously" investigating a terrorist motive for the Utrecht tram attack because of evidence including a letter found in the suspected gunman's getaway car.

Dutch police arrest suspect after three shot dead on tram

Utrecht - Dutch police on Monday arrested a Turkish-born suspect over a shooting on a tram in Utrecht that left three people dead in what officials said was a possible terror attack.

Man with knives held near rally of Dutch far-right leader Wilders

Den Haag - Dutch police arrested a man carrying two knives and an axe close to an election rally by anti-Islam leader Geert Wilders, the politician and officials said Monday.

Dutch recall envoy from Iran in murder plot row: minister

Den Haag - The Netherlands said Monday it had recalled its ambassador from Tehran after Iran expelled two Dutch diplomats in an dispute over an alleged plot to assassinate regime opponents.

IS teen's Dutch husband seeks return to Netherlands

London - The Dutch husband of Shamima Begum, a British-born teenager who fled to join Islamic State, wants to live with her in the Netherlands, he said in an interview out Sunday from detention in Syria.

France says Dutch move on Air France-KLM 'benefits nobody'

Paris - French Finance Minister Bruno Le Marie warned Thursday that the Dutch government's purchase of a major stake in Air France-KLM "benefits nobody", as investors braced for management turbulence at the airline.

Franco-Dutch tensions flare over control of Air France-KLM

Paris - A fight for influence over Air France-KLM erupted in a diplomatic spat between France and the Netherlands Wednesday, after Dutch authorities bought a major stake in the airline, then increased it, to stave off a suspected attempt to consolidate more op...
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Smile, at the Amazone harbour, Port of Rotterdam, Holland 29-Aug-2007. The Port of Rotterdam is Europe's largest port.
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One of 60,000 suspension bridges in the Netherlands that allow traffic to pass on both water and road.
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A stork elegantly descending towards the nest
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John Lennon and Yoko Ono - Bed-in for Peace - Amsterdam Hilton Hotel - 25 March 1969.
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Glow in the dark road, technology
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Tesla Model S charging at a public charging station in Zoutelande, the Netherlands.
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An empty Netherlands beer bottle.
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A typical Dutch produced DAF 2 cylinder car from the 1960s and 1970s
A typical Dutch produced DAF 2 cylinder car from the 1960s and 1970s
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The Korps Commandotroepen is a military counter-terrorism team of the Netherlands Army. In this image the members of the team are being trained in Counter-Terrorism tactics. The team's motto is "Now or Never."
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A sign with posters of political candidates in the Netherlands
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Male and female storks happily united once again.
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Geert Wilders during an interview for the BBC's HardTalk
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File photo: Electric car being charged in Amsterdam.
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Tour de France 2010 route
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Located in the North Sea, the Gemini Wind Park off the coast of the Netherlands will generate enough renewable energy to supply 785,000 households with clean energy.
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Jettie Brands from the Netherlands now makes San Francisco her home. She and her beau Ron Viner were guests at the party at the Consul General's home on Sept. 13, 2011
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" Humans ! "
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Tim Krul saves a penalty against Costa Rica in the quarter-final of the 2014 World Cup
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Water is everywhere, and so are sheep and horses.

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