Dutch test first self-drive minibuses
Dutch test first self-drive minibuses

Dutch Infrastructure Minister Melanie Schultz van Haegen took the first ride in a so-called "WEpod" shuttle, designed to carry six people without a driver between the towns of Wageningen and Ede in the Gelderland province.

Pressure mounting on Dutch to join Syria air strikes

The Dutch cabinet however said it will reach a decision to take part in the US-led operation only once "all military and political aspects" of the Syrian conflict had been discussed.

Going Dutch could save us from rising seas

Had nature been left to take its course much of the Netherlands would be a muddy swamp and the tiny coastal nation would never have risen to be the eurozone's fifth largest economy.

Dutch arrest 11 in asylum center break-in, vandalism

Those arrested were all Dutch men aged between 19-30 years. 

Unheralded Dafne Schippers wins 200 metres gold at Beijing World Championships
Unheralded Dafne Schippers wins 200 metres gold at Beijing World Championships

 Dutch flier Dafne Schippers pipped Jamaica`s Elaine Thompson by three hundredths of a second to win the women`s 200 metres at the world championships on Friday.

Ban on Dutch flowers `highly probable`: Russian watchdog

 Dutch flowers represent a sanitary "threat" to Russia and could be banned in the country, its agricultural watchdog said Tuesday, as Moscow`s relations with The Hague have reached their nadir. 

On the brink, EU leaders clinched bailout deal with an SMS

As dawn broke in Brussels on Monday, Europe's frazzled leaders gazed into an abyss: the looming exit of Greece from a common currency that symbolized European unity.

Dutch prosecutors probe 'persons of interest' in MH17 crash

Dutch prosecutors said on Tuesday they have identified many "persons of interest" in their probe into the shooting down of flight MH17 over Ukraine, but no definite suspects.

Dutch prosecutors probe `persons of interest` in MH17 crash
Dutch prosecutors probe `persons of interest` in MH17 crash

Dutch prosecutors said Tuesday they have identified many "persons of interest" in their probe into the shooting down of flight MH17 over Ukraine, but no definite suspects.

Dutch far right politician airs Mohammad cartoons on TV
Dutch far right politician airs Mohammad cartoons on TV

 Anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders on Wednesday aired cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad on Dutch television that were drawn at a cartoon competition in Texas that was attacked by two gunmen in May.

Dutch anti-Islam MP says state TV `sabotaged` Mohammed cartoons
Dutch anti-Islam MP says state TV `sabotaged` Mohammed cartoons

Dutch anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders claimed Saturday that the state broadcaster "sabotaged" his planned airing of cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed on television.

Dutch to extend Iraq military mission against Islamic State: PM Mark Rutte

The Netherlands will extend its participation in the military mission against Islamic State militants in Iraq by one year until October 2016, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Friday.

USA out to beat world champions after downing Dutch
USA out to beat world champions after downing Dutch

The USA are out to claim another major European scalp in Wednesday`s friendly against world champions Germany when the Stars and Stripes` head coach Jurgen Klinsmann faces his old team.

Max Verstappen has no plans to ease off at Canadian Grand Prix
Max Verstappen has no plans to ease off at Canadian Grand Prix

Dutch teenager Max Verstappen has no plans to modify his all-out attacking style at this weekend`s Canadian Grand Prix despite his spectacular accident in Monaco last month.

Greece bailout offer `not a negotiation` Dutch PM

A bailout offer to be put to Athens at a crucial meeting in Brussels to help Greece avoid possibly defaulting is "not a negotiation", Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Wednesday.

Dutch police arrest 19 in raids on outlaw biker gangs

Dutch police Wednesday arrested at least 19 bikers, many of whom are suspected members of the Bandidos outlaw motorcycle gang in a massive crackdown to contain rising tensions between groups in the south.

Dutch ING selling majority stake in NN Group

Top Dutch bank ING announced Tuesday it was selling 45 million ordinary shares in NN Group, thereby relinquishing its majority stake in the giant insurer.

Dutch plan nationwide bid for 2019 European Games
Dutch plan nationwide bid for 2019 European Games

The Netherlands will launch a bid to host the second edition of the European Games in 2019, planning a financially low-risk nationwide concept for the continental competition.

Dutch researchers say new mass grave found at Nazi camp

Dutch researchers said on Friday they believe they have uncovered a new mass grave at the former Nazi concentration camp of Bergen-Belsen, almost exactly 70 years after it was liberated.

Dutch PM to visit India to boost bilateral ties

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte will go to India on a two-day visit in June, accompanied by Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Lilianne Ploumen and Minister for Economic Affairs Sharon Dijksma besides a trade delegation, it was announced here on Wednesday.