Dutch police eagle on standby at Nato summit to take down drones

There will be an extra Dutch visitor at Thursday’s Nato summit in Brussels – an eagle trained to take down...


Work to start on terminal for Amsterdam to London train

A new secure Eurostar terminal is being built on the north side of Amsterdam’s Centraal Station ahead of the start-up...


Dutch senators poised to back EU’s treaty with Ukraine in key vote

The Dutch senate is set to vote in favour of the controversial EU treaty with Ukraine on Tuesday thanks to...


Dutch spent €1bn buying goods from EU websites in 2016

Consumers in the Netherlands spent more than €1bn buying goods from web shops in other European countries  2016, a 25%...


Coalition with ChristenUnie is the only option, chief negotiator says

MPs from the Liberal democratic party D66 and the minor Christian party ChristenUnie will meet on Tuesday to discuss forming...


Police officer who wore Muslim headscarf ‘acted on her own initiative’

An Amsterdam police woman who went on patrol wearing a headscarf under her cap was acting on her own initiative,...


Police, rail workers fear bodycams could be used to monitor them

The introduction of bodycams for public transport workers and police has been delayed because workers fear the footage could be...


Brussels urges the Dutch to tackle rise in self-employed

The Dutch government needs to tackle the surge in people working as freelancers, the European Commission said on Monday in...


Gas leak prompts Shell to suspend drilling on last North Sea platform

Shell has suspended production on its last remaining platform in the Brent north sea oil field because of a gas...


Dutch banks tighten rules for trust offices after Panama Papers

Dutch banks have been sharpening up regulations for trust offices and their customers ever since the publication in April 2016...