Reporter's Notebook

Meat the future: Scientist creates beef in laboratory

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

Witness

The Glass Wall: Isolated by Cancer

A Dutch teenager records video diaries when she is locked behind a hospital's glass wall for a bone marrow transplant.

Europe

Dutch scientists close to 'breakthrough' method of growing crops

Scientists in the Netherlands say they are close to a breakthrough which will allow crops to be grown in deserts. Many say this could completely alter life on the African continent and even end hunger.

Environment

Netherlands sets model of flood prevention

Cities are looking for ways to strengthen their defences against prospective flooding, and they are turning to the Netherlands for answers.

Europe

International Commission on Missing Persons opens hi-tech centre

The world has a new hi-tech headquarters to find missing persons.

Sport

Netherlands baseball scores high in global arena

The Netherlands have been crowned European champions 22 times and are just two finishes behind the traditional powers at the World Baseball Classic.

Health

'No way back': Performing euthanasia in the Netherlands

When somebody wants to die in the Netherlands, Bert Keizer is often the man they call.

'No way back': Performing euthanasia in the Netherlands

World Cup

Dutch football team may miss World Cup for first time in 16 years

The Netherlands need a near miracle later if they are to qualify for Russia 2018. Despite finishing third at the last World Cup, the Oranje need to beat Sweden by seven goals to reach the play-offs.

Europe

Popular mayor of Amsterdam dies of lung cancer

Mayor Eberhard van der Laan, who ran the Dutch capital with both a firm hand and a compassionate touch, has died at 62.

Amsterdam's Eberhard van der Laan dies of lung cancer

Europe

Dutch defence minister quits over Mali training deaths

Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert's defence ministry criticised for shortcomings in care for Dutch peacekeepers in Mali.

Dutch defence minister quits over Mali training deaths

Europe

Amsterdam mayor steps down over lung cancer battle

Eberhard van der Laan's notice prompts outpouring of grief, as Dutch media declare popular politician a 'folk hero'.

Amsterdam mayor steps down over lung cancer battle

Europe

EU cracks down on Dutch eggs contaminated by pesticides

Two men have been arrested by Dutch police as part of an investigation into the illegal use of pesticides at poultry farms in Europe.

MH17

Waiting for justice 3 years after flight MH17 shot down

Relatives still await justice for downing of Malaysia Airlines civilian flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine three years ago

Justice elusive 3 years from MH17 crash in east Ukraine

Europe

Dutch earthquakes: Oil giants facing more legal action

Oil giants Shell and Exxon Mobil are facing a new legal battle with residents of a province in the Netherlands.

Europe

Court: Dutch partially liable for Srebrenica deaths

Court in The Hague confirms 2014 ruling that held state partly responsible for the deaths of about 300 Muslims.