Paul O’Connell: optimistic about Amsterdam’s ability to become a start-up hub.

Silicon Valley has long been considered sacred ground for start-ups but increasingly it has plenty of rivals. Cities across the globe are all worki(...)

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 (...)

The Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (Beeld en Geluid) looks after and provides access to 70 per cent of the Dutch audio-visual heritage

Should public service broadcasters, funded at least partially from the taxpayer’s purse, be allowed to pack their television schedules with “reality” (...)

Gláucio (13) was born in the Netherlands and has just started his second year in post-primary school.

Two teenagers* – one of whom was due to begin studying for a law degree yesterday – face imminent deportation from the Netherlands to Angola along wit(...)

UCC president Dr Michael Murphy. Photograph: UCC

State agencies and Government departments should be subjected to international peer review on a regular basis to ensure greater efficiency and effe(...)

Migrants wait for Macedonian police to allow them to cross the border along the Greek-Macedonian border, near the town of Gevgelija, on Friday. Photograph: Robert Atanasovski/AFP/Getty Images

The truck was abandoned pointing west, towards what the 71 people locked inside hoped would be a safe and prosperous future, and away from whatever mi(...)

The port at  the Hook of Holland. Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA

Talks have opened between Dutch, Belgian and British officials to try to prevent the ferry ports at the Hook of Holland and Zeebrugge becoming the n(...)

‘The right to housing would help those who are facing homelessness now and would be a fundamental safeguard against the recurrence of this gravely unacceptable crisis.’ Photograph: Getty Images

The haunting story widely reported recently of the family with three children under the age of six found sleeping rough in Dublin has once again focus(...)

Irish household debt fell by the most in five years during the first quarter of 2015, according to the Central Bank. Its latest Quarterly Financial A(...)

A study of more than 600,000 individuals has shown an increased risk of stroke and heart disease among those who worked longer hours.

People who work long hours have a much higher risk of stroke and a slightly greater risk of coronary heart disease than those working a standard week,(...)