Fleur Launspach

Fleur Launspach

Fleur is a Doha-based reporter and producer from the Netherlands covering stories from Europe.

Europe

Russian pipeline in Europe faces final hurdle

Denmark's consent required before final section of controversial pipeline can be completed but opinion there is divided.

Russian pipeline in Europe faces final hurdle

Europe

Brexit fishing rights: Questions about North Sea ownership

Fishing in troubled waters - how Europe's fishing industry could get tangled in Brexit.

Brexit fishing rights: Questions about North Sea ownership

Europe

Denmark mulls labelling food based on its environmental impact

Denmark wants to reduce pollution caused by the food industry in order to have zero emissions by year 2050.

Denmark mulls labelling food based on its environmental impact

China

Global waste industry rocked by China import ban

Some countries are struggling to deal with a buildup of rubbish after Beijing restricts imports of plastic waste.

Global waste industry rocked by China import ban

Europe

Netherlands facing the driest summer ever

The drought across northern Europe has Dutch officials worried about something perhaps unexpected: flooding.

Netherlands facing the driest summer ever

Europe

Dutch scientists test anti-ageing molecule

But while scientists are still preparing to start human trials, people are already trying to buy the rejuvenating molecule online.

Dutch scientists test anti-ageing molecule

Europe

Dutch probe of stolen artefacts delves into colonial history

A leading museum in Amsterdam has been investigating a number of precious objects taken from former colonies.

Dutch probe of stolen artefacts delves into colonial history

Environment

Meat the future: Dutch scientist creates beef in laboratory

Lab process to potentially produce 10,000kg of meat from just one muscle cell, without harming cows.

Meat the future: Dutch scientist creates beef in laboratory

Europe

A long history of controversial Nobel Peace Prize winners

The silence of Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace Prize winner, over the Rohingya crisis has led critics to call for her award to be revoked. However, the Peace Prize committee is no stranger to controversy.

A long history of controversial Nobel Peace Prize winners

Europe

Dutch fishermen worried about losing access to British waters

Dutch fishermen fear they could be hit hard by Brexit.

Dutch fishermen worried about losing access to British waters

Europe

Dutch slavery: Suriname slaves registry published online

The descendants of South American slaves in the Netherlands are being given new insight into the lives of their ancestors.

Dutch slavery: Suriname slaves registry published online

Humanitarian crises

Europe or die

10 years ago a large group of West Africans tried to cross into Europe via Spain’s Canary Islands. Even though this route is now sealed off, the youngest generation of fishermen in Kayar still dreams of reaching Europe.

Europe or die