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EU elections: Wilders joins far-right rally in Milan, ChristenUnie quits ECR

The far right European parliamentary faction founded five years ago by Geert Wilders and Marine Le Pen held a rally...

19 May 2019 pm31 12:23 pm

Thierry Baudet uses film made by neo-fascist women as campaign tweet

Forum voor Democratie leader Thierry Baudet has come under fire for retweeting an anti-immigrant video by a far right German...

19 May 2019 am31 11:22 am

King and prime minister praise Duncan Laurence for Eurovision win

The king and queen, and the prime minister have sent congratulations to Duncan Laurence for his Eurovision Song Festival win...

19 May 2019 am31 4:49 am

Netherlands, Russia agree deal on Arctic Sunrise compensation

The Netherlands and Russia have reached a settlement in the Arctic Sunrise case, in which Russian officials boarded a Greenpeace...

17 May 2019 pm31 2:39 pm

Dutch cancel plans to privatise Holland Casino group

The Dutch government has cancelled plans to privatise the state-owned Holland Casino group because it cannot count enough backing in...

17 May 2019 pm31 1:54 pm

Being gay still an issue in football, Dutch FA chairman says

The chairman of the Dutch football association has told gay newspaper Gaykrant in an interview that some football clubs in...

17 May 2019 pm31 12:22 pm

Mystery as Groningen man stabbed to death out jogging

Mystery surrounds the murder of a man who was stabbed to death while out jogging in Groningen on Tuesday and...

17 May 2019 am31 11:31 am

Heart foundation starts high blood pressure awareness campaign

Heart health organisation Hartstichting is starting an awareness campaign to highlight the dangers of high blood pressure. The organisation will...

17 May 2019 am31 8:38 am

Mixed weather this weekend, but the sun will be out on Saturday

The temperature will creep up into the low 20s this weekend, but there will not be much sun around and...

17 May 2019 am31 8:29 am

‘Leading’ trauma surgeon sacked for sexual misconduct

A Twente hospital has sacked a trauma surgeon for sexual misconduct in the second major #metoo scandal in the Netherlands...

17 May 2019 am31 8:20 am