Tikhon Dzyadko, former editor-in-chief of TV Rain, tells Laila Harrak that the station hopes to re-start broadcasting within a month so that Russians can find the news on the Ukraine war they want.
A court in The Hague railed against conditions at asylum centers in the Netherlands. The situation got so bad this summer that Doctors Without Borders deployed teams over humanitarian concerns.
The prominent crime reporter was gunned down in July 2021 in Amsterdam. Prosecutors suspect that a drug gang is behind the murder.
20 Nov 2021
The oil giant has announced it will take up a new tax residency and remove "Royal Dutch" from its name. The relocation follows a Dutch court order to slash its emissions by 2030.
20 Oct 2021
Hailing from the Netherlands, artist Tessa Douwstra performs under the name Luwten, which means "a place without wind" in Dutch. Her music channels traditional indie songwriting through a kaleidoscope of modern pop and experimental R&B. She recently released her second LP entitled "Draft", which features 11 complex and well-crafted tracks. She tells FRANCE 24’s Florence Villeminot about wanting to writing about the transition from introspection to a more outward-focused life.
18 Oct 2021
Monday's preliminary hearing is expected to look at the police investigation into the Amsterdam shooting of the crime reporter rather than the evidence itself.
30 Sep 2021
The chairman of a Dutch organization that lobbies for people's right to end their own lives has been detained. In the Netherlands, it remains illegal for somebody who is not a physician to assist in suicide.
16 Jul 2021
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Peter de Vries was "always seeking the truth and standing up for justice." Top European leaders reiterated his commitment to justice.
15 Jul 2021
Owners of VW cars in the Netherlands will be entitled to compensation of between €1,500 and €3,000 over the diesel emissions scandal, an Amsterdam court ruled.
9 Jul 2021
The Netherlands is outraged over Tuesday night’s shooting of Dutch crime reporter Robert R. de Vries. The attempted murder is seen as a direct attack on freedom of the press.
4 Jul 2021
Dutch Defense Minister Ank Bijleveld-Schouten said the actions were "irresponsible" and that her country will address Russia about this. Russia denied that the jets flew too close to the ship.
3 Jul 2021
The Netherlands has become a major gateway for drugs into Europe, mainly through the major international port city of Rotterdam.