Mental health

How Daar-na takes a culturally sensitive approach to psychosis

Immigrants have higher rates of psychosis. A Dutch care facility believes culture should be part of treatment.

How Daar-na takes a culturally sensitive approach to psychosis

Italy

Italy to open port only if Netherlands, Germany accept migrants

Diplomatic deadlock on who should take migrants continues while Italian minister defends his hard-line asylum policy.

Italy to open port only if Netherlands, Germany accept migrants

Refugees

Netherlands turns down request to accept 47 rescued migrants

Rescue ship Sea-Watch 3 rescued the migrants from a rubber boat off the Libyan coast more than a week ago.

Netherlands turns down request to accept 47 rescued migrants

Italy

Italy vows to sue NGO over migrant rescue boat

While 47 migrants are stranded at sea, Italian interior minister wants to take legal action against Dutch rescue vessel.

Italy vows to sue NGO over migrant rescue boat

Turkey

Dutch journalist Boersma deported from Turkey for terrorism links

Ans Boersma was deported after Dutch authorities said she is a 'suspect in an ongoing investigation into terrorism'.

Dutch journalist Boersma deported from Turkey for terrorism links

Netherlands

Dutch PM: 'White wine sipping elites' don't give Trump fair shake

Mark Rutte said 'white wine sipping elites in Amsterdam' are not giving US President Trump a fair chance.

Dutch PM: 'White wine sipping elites' don't give Trump fair shake

Netherlands

Iran hit with sanctions after being blamed for killing dissidents

Dutch intelligence agency claims Iran ordered killing of two opposition figures, but Tehran strongly denied accusations.

Iran hit with sanctions after being blamed for killing dissidents

Europe

Netherlands ready to take in refugees from NGO ship off Malta

Dutch government offers to take some of the 32 refugees on Sea-Watch 3, as Malta offers two ships shelter from storm.

Netherlands

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport partly evacuated over bomb threat

Schipol Airport was partly shut to the public after a man in a departure hall claimed he had a bomb, police say.

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport partly evacuated over bomb threat

Middle East

Retired UN general faces 'huge challenge' in Hodeidah

Known for his tough reputation, Cammaert is tasked with monitoring ceasefire in Hodeidah, withdrawal of warring sides.

Dutch general Patrick Cammaert faces 'huge challenge' in Hodeidah

Netherlands

Singapore's vertical village wins world architecture prize

The vertical village is an architectural attempt to create a community of senior citizens who live in a social housing.

Europe

Amsterdam offers World Architecture Festival form and function

The Dutch capital, host to the 2018 World Architecture Festival, is known for its architectural treasures ranging from windmills to its more modern buildings.

Netherlands

Black Pete tradition 'Dutch racism in full display'

Protesters have rallied against the Dutch blackface tradition, but many still refuse to see how it is deeply offensive.

Zwarte Piet: Black Pete is 'Dutch racism in full display'

Netherlands

'They give me food, a place to sleep': Netherlands' North Koreans

There are 91 North Koreans in the Netherlands but many are not accepted as refugees and fear deportation to South Korea.

'They give me food, a place to sleep': Netherlands' North Koreans

United Kingdom

Fears Brexit could lead to food shortages in EU and UK

The Netherlands, from whence the UK imports many of its vegetables, prepares for the worst-case scenario of a potential failure to reach a Brexit deal.