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‘Chance of a lifetime’ Vermeer exhibition to open in Amsterdam
Rare exhibition assembles 28 paintings by enigmatic Dutch master in one place

Jon Henley Europe corespondent

03, Feb, 2023 @11:18 AM

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How Putin’s plans to blackmail Europe over gas supply failed
Within eight months of Russia invading Ukraine, the EU’s 27 states had replaced about 80% of the natural gas they used to get from Moscow

Philip Oltermann in Berlin, Jon Henley and Angelique Chrisafis in Paris, Sam Jones in Madrid and Shaun Walker in Budapest

03, Feb, 2023 @5:00 AM

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‘Remarkable’: Eastbourne shipwreck identified as 17th-century Dutch warship
Klein Hollandia discovery ‘opens up fascinating chapter in rich, shared maritime history between UK and Netherlands’

Caroline Davies

27, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Court approves Russia human rights trial over downing of flight MH17
Judges rule Russia eligible for trial for alleged war crimes in Ukraine because of its effective control over separatist-held areas

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

25, Jan, 2023 @5:57 PM

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North Sea flood devastates large areas of low-lying Europe – archive, 1953
On the night of 31 January 1953, a heavy storm struck the Netherlands, Belgium and the UK, overwhelming sea defences and causing extensive flooding. See how the Guardian and Observer reported events

Compiled by Richard Nelsson

25, Jan, 2023 @12:13 PM

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Are cows at sea the future of farming?
A high-tech micro-dairy called Floating Farm in Rotterdam is helping rethink agriculture in the age of climate crisis

Matthew Kronsberg

19, Jan, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Underwater bike garage solves Amsterdam station’s storage headache
Central station is replacing its messy, overflowing cycle parking facilities with a low-cost area that’s tucked away out of sight

Senay Boztas in Amsterdam

18, Jan, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Have we reached ‘peak meat’? Why one country is trying to limit its number of livestock
Dutch farms are feeling the squeeze from EU rules and need to make sweeping changes to the farm system – could a huge producer like the US follow suit?

Senay Boztas in Amsterdam

16, Jan, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Amsterdam calls for crackdown on menace of souped-up e-bikes
Demon young riders speeding at 40kph are making the Dutch city’s once cycle-friendly streets dangerous – and the problem is spreading

Senay Boztas in Amsterdam

14, Jan, 2023 @4:00 PM

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Why the Dutch apology for slavery leaves a bitter taste in my mouth | Jermain Ostiana
An apology only counts when there is a genuine process of reparation and reform. The people of the Dutch Caribbean are still waiting, says writer Jermain Ostiana

Jermain Ostiana

14, Jan, 2023 @11:00 AM

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X marks the spot: newly released treasure map sparks hunt for £15m Nazi hoard
Second world war document revealing a stash of coins and jewels hidden by German soldiers is put online by Dutch archivists

Jennifer Rankin

07, Jan, 2023 @2:28 PM

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How restorations ruined Girl With a Flute | Letter
Letter: If the painting ever was a Vermeer, restorers have made sure that it no longer is so, says Michael Daley of ArtWatch UK

06, Jan, 2023 @3:47 PM

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