Netherlands

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Johnson’s claim Dutch PM offered to mediate in Brexit row not true, say sources
Insiders reject inference of division among EU members on Northern Ireland issue

Daniel Boffey in Brussels and Heather Stewart in New York

20, Sep, 2021 @1:47 PM

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Letters

19, Sep, 2021 @4:20 PM

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Why does world’s tallest populace seem to be getting shorter?
Dutch people born in 2001 are not as tall as previous generation – is it genetics, migration or nutrition?

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

17, Sep, 2021 @3:04 PM

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Not just a tall story: the Dutch really are shrinking, statistics agency confirms
Poorer diet may explain why the lofty lowlanders are at least 1cm shorter than the previous generation

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

17, Sep, 2021 @1:37 PM

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Pencil drawing of old man identified as Van Gogh work
Drawing has been in private hands since around 1910 and is now going on display in Amsterdam

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

16, Sep, 2021 @3:48 PM

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Italy urged to close case of British man mistaken for mafia boss
Liverpool man was mistaken for fugitive Matteo Messina Denaro and arrested in a restaurant in The Hague

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

13, Sep, 2021 @1:55 PM

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Covid passports: what are European countries doing?
While plans in England have been shelved, many other European nations have schemes in place

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

13, Sep, 2021 @12:55 PM

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The spy writer who held a grudge against Le Carré comes in from the cold
Willem Frederik Hermans thought the Briton’s famous book was based on his. Now one of his best works is coming out in the UK

Dalya Alberge

12, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Utrecht looks at paying for descendants of enslaved people to change names
Growing debate in Netherlands about colonial past despite government refusal to apologise

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

10, Sep, 2021 @5:22 PM

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Netherlands proposes radical plans to cut livestock numbers by almost a third
Dutch farmers could be forced to sell land and reduce the amount of animals they keep to help lower ammonia pollution

Senay Boztas

09, Sep, 2021 @12:31 PM

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Amsterdam police object to civilians observing stop-and-search trial
Officers’ union then deploys its own observers to monitor the civilian observers after feeling insulted

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

01, Sep, 2021 @1:43 PM

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Dutch literary prize ceremony cancelled over winner’s Desi Bouterse comments
Astrid Roemer, the Surinamese winner of the Prijs der Nederlandse Letteren, came under fire after showing support for Dési Bouterse, who was convicted of murder

Alison Flood

16, Aug, 2021 @1:08 PM

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