Amsterdam court will rule in 3 weeks on British EU citizenship claim

A judge in Amsterdam will announce in three weeks time if he will refer a case brought by British nationals...


Asylum requests drop slightly in 2017, sharp rise in applications from Cuba

The number of asylum requests made in the Netherlands last year totalled 31,327, down 300 on 2016 and almost half...


Airline KLM scraps dozens of flights on Thursday due to forecast storm

Airline KLM has scrapped dozens of European flights ahead of Thursday morning’s forecast storm. Winds of up to 120 kph...


No ‘Spanish blood’ in short dark-haired Dutch, say researchers

Short, dark-haired Dutch and Flemish people are often told they must have ‘Spanish blood’ following ‘sexual agression’ during the 80...


Dutch rail operator braced for ‘huge losses’ on UK franchises

National rail operator NS is facing big financial losses on its British operations, according to informed sources in the UK...


Decorated soldier investigated for role in covert Afghan mission

The prosecution service has launched a criminal investigation into a incident involving Dutch soldiers on a covert mission in Afghanistan....


No extra Dutch cash for EU to plug Brexit gap, Hoekstra warns

Finance minister Wopke Hoekstra has insisted the Netherlands will not make up the shortfall in the European Union’s budget when...


Long-term poverty on the rise as the Dutch economy booms

The number of people living in long-term poverty increased by 7% in 2016, according to official statistics agency CBS. The...


Cheap flights from Schiphol need to end, says former environment minister

The age of cheap flights in the Netherlands may be nearing its end as Schiphol airport approaches its capacity of...


Wiebes declines to set timetable for Groningen quake compensation

Economic affairs minister Eric Wiebes has told parliament it will take time to draw up a new compensation scheme for...