The   Rembrandt wedding portraits jointly purchased by France and the Netherlands. Photograph: Rijksmuseum

The French and Dutch governments and two of Europe’s leading museums, the Louvre in Paris and the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, have come together to buy(...)

Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte. There have been reports of one prospective politician telling a youth wing meeting of Rutte’s Liberal party that he feared “beheadings” on the streets. Photographer: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

It should be reassuring for all of Europe when the national counter-terrorism co-ordinator for the Netherlands takes the unusual step of saying public(...)

The first person to be charged with the war crime of destroying religious or historical monuments as part of an Islamist campaign against idolatry was(...)

Individuals, families or groups of students can help house some of the thousands of refugees fleeing Syria. Photograph: AFP Photo/Getty Images

Frustrated by how long it has taken EU governments to find shelter for the wave of migrants from the Middle East, three Dutch students have set up a(...)

Geert Wilders of the Freedom Party: said the uncontrolled movement of refugees across Europe represented an “Islamic invasion” that had to be stopped. Photograph: Michel Porro/Getty Images

In an indication of the extent to which the influx of migrants from the Middle East is hardening attitudes towards migration, a new survey in the Ne(...)

  Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte: the Dutch proposal involves registering refugees in safe countries as close as possible to the war zones they are trying to escape. Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA

How should the migrant crisis that threatens to engulf Europe be resolved: by helping those fleeing the war zones of the Middle East to resettle in Eu(...)

Geert Wilders: claims arrival of refugees from war-torn countries being used as cover by economic migrants. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images

Dutch right-wing politician Geert Wilders described the mass migration from the war zones of the Middle East to the European Union as “an Islamic inv(...)

Norway’s minister of Justice Anders Amundsen  and Dutch state secretary for security and justice Klaas Dijkhoff. Photograph: Catrinus Van Der Veen/AFP/Getty

The Netherlands will recommend to EU justice and home affairs ministers next week that only refugees who have registered in safe countries close to th(...)

Congolese militia leader Bosco Ntaganda sits in the courtroom of the International Criminal Court during the first day of his trial at The Hague in the Netherlands. Photograph: Michael Kooren

The trial of Congolese militia leader Bosco Ntaganda – known as “The Terminator” – opened yesterday at the International Criminal Court (ICC). It is a(...)

Thirteen-year-old Glaucia has just started his second year in post-primary school and will be allowed remain in The Netherlands

Two teenagers threatened with deportation to Angola with their father, who is suspected of war crimes during the Angolan civil war, are to be allowed (...)