Kenya’s president Uhuru Kenyatta shakes hands with Barack Obama last month. The US president’s visit came six months after the case against Mr Kenyatta collapsed. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

In a surprise development, counsel for the victims in the case against Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta has asked judges at the International Crimin(...)

Police officers ride through the centre of Utrecht on Thursday. The police workers’ union has announced it  will stage actions during the grand départ of the Tour de France in Utrecht on July 4th. Photograph: Jeroen Jumelet/EPA

Dutch police have threatened to bring the second day of the Tour de France grinding to a halt on the iconic Erasmus Bridge in Rotterdam next Sunday(...)

Jewish teenager  Anne Frank died of typhus in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in May 1945 at the age of 15. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

One of the enduring mysteries of the second World War, the identity of the person who betrayed 15-year-old diarist Anne Frank and her family to the Na(...)

The moment the gunman is arrested in the studio for disrupting the evening news, reportedly demanding airtime. Photograph: AFP Photo/ANP/NOS

Security has been stepped up in Hilversum, the home of Dutch broadcasting, after a 19-year-old man carrying a fake gun forced his way into national ne(...)

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(...)