DUTCH POLICE arrested a man suspected of preparing a “terrorist attack” on a concert by a US rock band early yesterday.
The arrest was prompted by a tip-off from Spain’s Civil Guard, which had received “an alert indicating the possibility of an attack in a...
Friday 25th Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
Dutch win thrilling final against Denmark to to write their name in folklore
Tuesday 8th Aug 2017
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Wednesday 21st Jun 2017
DUTCH Freedom Party leader Geert Wilders attacked mainstream parties yesterday for trying to shut him out of talks on a coalition government.
Mr Wilders said the establishment was ignoring the 1.3 million voters who propelled his Islamophobic and Eurosceptic party to second place in...
Thursday 23rd Mar 2017
RIGHT-WING Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte celebrated victory yesterday over far-right Islamophobe Geert Wilders’s Freedom Party, receiving acclamation from neoliberal politicians across the EU.
Their congratulations had more to do with Mr Rutte having defeated Mr Wilders’s...
Friday 17th Mar 2017
THE DUTCH went to the polls yesterday with Islamophobic Party for Freedom (PVV) leader Geert Wilders challenging his former ally Prime Minister Mark Rutte.
Polling stations reported higher turnout than at the last election in 2012.
Mr Wilders has fallen behind Mr Rutte in the...
Thursday 16th Mar 2017
Ministers blocked from addressing power-grab rallies
Monday 13th Mar 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
TWO MPs in the Netherlands have challenged Dutch state funding of private shack schools in Africa, global teaching union Education International (EI) reported on Tuesday.
Socialist Party MPs Harry Van Bommel and Jasper van Dijk have written to Foreign Trade and Development Minister...
Thursday 16th Feb 2017
A DUTCH court ruled yesterday that a trove of loaned Crimean antiquities must be sent to Ukraine rather than to the peninsula, now in practice part of Russia.
However, the Amsterdam court said the treasures should remain in storage in the city pending the outcome of a possible...
Thursday 15th Dec 2016
ISLAMOPHOBIC Dutch politician Geert Wilders got off scot free yesterday despite being convicted of hate speech against Moroccan immigrants.
Presiding Judge Hendrik Steenhuis said the court would not impose a sentence on the Party for Freedom leader because the conviction was punishment...
Saturday 10th Dec 2016