The red light district in Amsterdam. Dutch police have warned that drug dealers in the city are selling heroin in place of cocaine to unsuspecting tourists.

Dutch police have warned that drug dealers in Amsterdam are selling heroin in place of cocaine to unsuspecting tourists – and that at least 10 peopl(...)

Dutch King Willem-Alexander, Queen Maxima and Princess Amalia and Princess Alexia: Dutch media have agreed not to invade their privacy. Photograph: EPA/Sander Koning

A Dutch gossip magazine has been ordered to pay damages of €1,000 to the 10-year-old heir to the Netherlands’ throne after it published photographs o(...)

Dutch Party for Freedom (PVV) leader Geert Wilders on the campaign trail ahead of the European elections in Amsterdam. Photograph: Robin Utrecht/EPA

IT was extraordinary timing by the Dutch government last Thursday when it revealed – just one week from the European elections­– that the number of re(...)

 Manchester United’s Robin Van Persie: footballers enjoy a special pension scheme under which they are allowed to save up to €5,000 tax-free per month. Photograph: Reuters

Prostitutes in the Netherlands have begun lobbying for the same special pension rights as big-name Dutch footballers – stars such as Robin van Persie,(...)

A photo taken on June 20th, 1943 shows a German raid in the eastern part of Amsterdam – the families of Jewish Amsterdammers who were charged ground rent for their homes and business premises during the years they spent in concentration camps or in hiding during the second World War are to have the money they paid refunded by the city, with interest. Photograph: Getty

The families of Jewish Amsterdammers who were charged ground rent for their homes and business premises during the years they spent in concentration c(...)

Dutch deputy prime minister Lodewijk Asscher: warned of deep cuts. Photograph:   Martijn Beekman/AFP/Getty Images

The centre-left coalition in the Netherlands has reached agreement on a new round of public spending cuts worth €6 billion aimed at keeping the countr(...)

A photograph dated August 2010  of Prince Friso and his daughters Luana, center, and Zaria. The younger brother of King Willem-Alexander died on Monday at the age of 44, 18 months  after he was buried by an avalanche in Austria and fell into a coma. He is being  buried today.  Photograph: AP

When Prince Friso of Orange-Nassau is buried today in the modest little graveyard beside the village church in Lage Vuursche – next to the castle wher(...)

The Dutch government is to introduce new legislation from July 1st which will give it some of the toughest laws in Europe against forced marriage, for(...)

Uncertainty in the workplace is increasing in the Netherlands, King Willem-Alexander has acknowledged. Photograph: Michel Porro/Getty Images

With the third highest inflation rate in the EU, one household in seven in the Netherlands is unable to pay its bills, while the main earners a(...)

An Angolan youth who came to the Netherlands at the age of nine, and whose battle to avoid deportation caused a political row which highlighted(...)