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Dutch art detective tracks down stolen Spanish Visigoth carvings

Dutch art detective Arthur Brand has tracked down two priceless Spanish reliefs stolen from a Visigoth church near Burgos in...

22 January 2019 pm31 2:39 pm

Snow causes few problems but record jams, Rotterdam airport reopens

Tailbacks in Tuesday’s evening rush hour had stretched to a record 2,300 kilometres by 17.30 because of the snow, the...

22 January 2019 pm31 1:54 pm

Forget North Sea fishing – the Dutch export coral to British zoos

Over 300 corals, sea anemones and coral reef fish spawned and raised at the Burgers’ Ocean aquarium at Burgers’ Zoo...

22 January 2019 pm31 1:13 pm

Too many tourists spoil the fun: locals call for action on overcrowding

Popular Dutch attractions like the Zaanse Schans windmill village and the Keukenhof tulip gardens are being overrun by tourists and...

22 January 2019 pm31 1:01 pm

Relatively unknown singer to represent the Netherlands at Eurovision

A relatively unknown singer songwriter will represent the Netherlands at this year’s European Song Contest in May in Tel Aviv...

22 January 2019 pm31 12:47 pm

Dutch teen faces four years in Spanish prison for alleged sexual assault

Statue of justice.The Spanish public prosecutor is demanding a four-year jail sentence and a one year supervision order for a 17-year-old Dutch...

22 January 2019 am31 9:50 am

GroenLinks publishes own plans for CO2 tax, won’t support cabinet without

Left-wing green party GroenLinks says it will not support the government’s climate plans unless ministers introduce a national carbon dioxide...

22 January 2019 am31 9:40 am

TomTom sells Telematics unit for €910m to Bridgestone

Navigation system maker TomTom has sold its Telematics division to Japanese tyre manufacturer Bridgestone for €910m. TomTom put the unit...

22 January 2019 am31 9:17 am

Dutch consumer confidence drops eight points, sixth fall in a row

The Dutch consumer confidence index has fallen for the sixth month in a row, and January’s dip is the biggest...

22 January 2019 am31 9:04 am

Toddler, 2, still in hospital after Helmond high street shooting

The two-year-old toddler hit by gunfire in Helmond on Monday afternoon remains in hospital where she is being treated for...

22 January 2019 am31 8:52 am