Former Liberian president Charles Taylor appears in court at the Special Court for Sierra Leone for his appeal judgment at The Hague yesterday.

In a landmark ruling, judges in The Hague yesterday rejected an appeal by former Liberian president Charles Taylor against his 50-year prison sentence(...)

 Late Dutch prince Johan Friso with his  wife, Princess Mabel. The prince has died after being in  a coma  since a skiing incident in March 2012 in which  he was hit by an avalanche. Photograph: Michel Porro/Getty Images

Dutch Prince Johan Friso, who went into a coma following a skiing incident in February 2012, has died, according to the Dutch government.“Prince Fris(...)

 Teenagers who sit for hours over a screen with head bowed, forcing the spine to curve outwards, can counter this by lying on their front and propping themselves on their elbows. Photograph: Junko Kimura/Getty Images

Two Dutch orthopaedic specialists have identified a new, uniquely 21st century, medical condition they’ve called “Gameboy back” – a curvature of the s(...)

The leader of the Dutch far-right Party for Freedom Geert Wilders speaks to the press during his visit to the Schilderswijk district in The Hague.  Photograph: Martijn Beekman/AFP/Getty Images

There have been calls for an urgent debate in the Dutch parliament about the integration of Muslim immigrants amid claims that one area of The (...)