AJ Impact

Europe's unions fight Tata Steel's plan for job cuts

The steelmaker's 'transformation programme' for workers was 'ill-thought out and badly conceived', said a union leader.

Europe's unions fight Tata Steel's plan for job cuts

Racism

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'

Palestine

Netherlands halts aid to Palestinians over family payments

Rejecting accusations of 'supporting terrorists', PA says it only helps families of victims of Israeli occupation.

Netherlands halts aid to Palestinians over family payments

AJ Impact

India's Tata Steel to axe up to 3,000 jobs across Europe

Tata says it will cut mostly office-based roles but will not close steel plants down as part of its transformation plan.

India's Tata Steel to axe up to 3,000 jobs across Europe

Europe

Dutch state to appeal order to take back children of ISIL mothers

A court in The Hague said the government must actively help repatriate 56 children living in poor conditions in Syria.

Dutch state to appeal order to take back children of ISIL mothers

AJ Impact

Do planes from Boeing's rival, Airbus, have software problems?

Reuters sources claim a software issue is suspected in Airbus A220 engine blowouts.

Do planes from Boeing's rival, Airbus, have software problems?

Netherlands

Austrian man held in Dutch 'end of time' farmhouse cellar case

Man held after discovery of father and his children, believed to have stayed hidden in remote farmhouse for years.

Austrian man held in Dutch 'end of time' farmhouse cellar case

Environment

Dutch farmers clog roads across the Netherlands in third protest

Farmers protest against what they say are attempts to blame them for emissions pollution.

Dutch farmers clog roads across the Netherlands in third protest

Europe

UN racism expert slams Dutch burqa ban

UN Special Rapporteur on racism says the ban reflects a wider 'consolidation of Islamophobia' in the Netherlands.

UN racism expert slams Dutch burqa ban

AJ Impact

Unilever pledges to slash plastic use by 2025

The consumer goods giant says it produces some 700,000 metric tonnes of plastic packaging annually.

Unilever pledges to slash plastic use by 2025

AJ Impact

Shares tumble as ABN Amro faces money-laundering investigation

The Dutch lender says it 'has always known we have to do things better' and that an investigation was not unexpected.

Shares tumble as ABN Amro faces money-laundering investigation

AJ Impact

Starbucks wins, Fiat loses in EU tax fights

Both cases were part of Margrethe Vestager's crackdown on unlawful tax breaks offered by EU countries to multinationals.

Starbucks wins, Fiat loses in EU tax fights

Netherlands

Killing of crown witness's lawyer shocks Amsterdam

Derk Wiersum was the lawyer for Nabil Bakkali, a crown witness in a case against 16 men accused of five murders.

Killing of crown witness's lawyer Derk Wiersum shocks Amsterdam

Al Jazeera World

Arabs Abroad: The Businesswoman and the Councillor

Meet a successful Iraqi pharmacist in the Netherlands and a Palestinian who is Milan's first Muslim female councillor.

Netherlands

Dutch court clears doctor in dementia euthanasia case

Ruling should provide legal guidance to physicians tasked with ending patients' lives.

Doctor in landmark euthanasia trial cleared by Dutch court