The Netherlands

WATCH | Curious visitors flock to Nazi design expo, but selfies banned

2019-09-20 10:26

A Dutch museum has banned visitors from taking photos at a controversial exhibition of designs from Hitler's Nazi regime to stop them being "interpreted the wrong way".

Prayer to open NZ parliament | Utrecht shooting arrests - top World news videos for today

2019-03-19 07:11

'Oh Lord we ask you to protect New Zealand' - NZ parliament opens with a prayer | Dutch police arrest suspect after three die in Utrecht shooting; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH.

Dutch OK law: Everyone is organ donor unless they opt out

2018-02-15 15:42

Dutch senators have approved a new law that makes everybody a potential organ donor unless they decide to opt out of the system.

Mladic verdict a 'momentous victory for justice': UN

2017-11-22 17:04

The genocide conviction of Ratko Mladic is a "momentous victory for justice", the United Nations says, calling the former Bosnian Serbian commander "the epitome of evil".

Amsterdam can curb hours on cannabis cafes near schools

2017-11-16 06:45

A top Dutch court has given Amsterdam the green light to cut opening hours for cannabis-selling "coffee shops" near schools.

Tigers from war-torn Aleppo settle into Dutch home

2017-10-17 17:35

Two tigers rescued from Aleppo have arrived in their new temporary home in the Netherlands to recover from their ordeal in the conflict-torn Syrian city.

Dutch acted on 'concrete' info of terror attack plot

2017-08-25 10:13

Dutch police have released a van driver arrested over a suspected terror attack plot on a Rotterdam concert venue, but stepped up inquiries based on a "concrete" tip-off from Spain.

Dutch arrest 'radical' filming outside stadium concert

2017-06-10 14:40

A Dutch man was arrested filming outside one of the country's largest stadiums during a concert, police have said, adding he was known to authorities as being possibly radicalised.

Dutch sperm bank doc 'fathered at least 19 kids'

2017-05-24 09:07

A now-deceased Dutch doctor in charge of a sperm bank is likely to have fathered at least 19 children through IVF treatment, a comparison of their DNA has revealed.

Rotterdam mayor appeals for calm in Turkey row

2017-03-21 19:25

Rotterdam mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb has appealed for calm among the Dutch city's sizeable Turkish community amid an international row over a referendum.


Climate protests | Greek migrants evicted: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-09-20 07:08

Fridays for Future: Climate protest in Thailand | Greek police evict migrants from Athens squats; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

Dutch Scout leader on trial for allegedly branding children

2018-09-27 19:03

A youth leader in the Netherlands has gone on trial for branding three children with a hot iron during a Scouting initiation ceremony.

Dutch St Martin gets interim govt ahead of elections

2018-01-14 08:19

An interim government is to take over on the Dutch part of the hurricane-hit Caribbean island of Saint Martin ahead of elections, Dutch media report.

Swimming with dolphins in VR to aid disabled

2017-11-19 17:05

Swimming with wild dolphins is something most can only dream of, and jumping into pools with captive animals has become increasingly controversial.

Dutch govt sent back to drawing board over gas field

2017-11-15 22:08

The highest Dutch court has thrown out plans to cap extraction in Europe's largest gas field at current levels.

Dutch UN troops killed in Mali due to 'shortcomings'

2017-09-29 06:00

Dutch safety inspectors have slammed "serious shortcomings" which led to the deaths of two soldiers serving as UN peacekeepers in Mali.

Dutch police cancel concert over Spanish terror tip

2017-08-24 13:18

Dutch police are investigating possible terror links after arresting a Spaniard driving a van containing gas canisters close to a rock concert which was abruptly cancelled over fears of an attack.

Panda stars get first taste of life in The Netherlands

2017-05-31 08:55

Two giant pandas have been introduced to the public in the Ouwehands Dierenpark zoo in the Netherlands after travelling 8 000km from China.

Toxic stew: Police seize fake food, drink

2017-04-25 22:04

Forget fake news. European police have joined forces to seize almost 10 000 tons of fake and harmful food and drink...from caviar to cashews and booze to bubbly water.

6 Bosnian Croats appeal UN war crimes convictions

2017-03-20 18:58

Former Bosnian Croat wartime leader Jadranko Prlic has appealed against his conviction for the murder of Muslims during the 1990s Bosnian war.

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