Limburg

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Police clash with protesters in Rotterdam. Photograph: EPA

The weekend riots in Rotterdam, The Hague and cities in southern Limburg province mark an ominous escalation in resistance in the Netherlands to the l(...)

Police investigate a crystal meth lab at the Hoogbosweg in Nederweert,  the largest and most professional facility found to date. Photograph: Marcel van Hoorn/EPA

Dutch police expect more arrests following the discovery of what they say was the biggest and most professional crystal meth laboratory ever in the Ne(...)

German chancellor Angela Merkel (third from left) and Rhineland-Palatinate state premier Malu Dreyer (right) talk to a resident during their visit in the flood-ravaged village of Schuld near Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler on Sunday. Photograph: Getty

German chancellor Angela Merkel described the flooding that has devastated parts of Europe as “terrifying” on Sunday after the death toll across the r(...)

A woman carries bags in a devastated street  in Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, western Germany, on Friday. Photograph: Getty Images

Catastrophic floods have swept through western regions of Germany, demolishing streets and houses, killing more than 100 people and leaving hundreds m(...)

Aerial view shows an area completely destroyed by the floods in the Blessem district of Erftstadt, western Germany. Photograph: Sebastien Bozon/AFP via Getty

Germany triggered a military disaster alert on Friday after the catastrophic flood that has claimed at least 100 lives, with at least 1,300 still miss(...)

In 2016 Pope Francis established a commission to examine whether women could or should be ordained deacons. Stating that the outcome was inconclusive, he established another commission in 2020.  Handout photograph: Vatican Media/EPA

Pope Francis recently announced that he would remove the phrase “lay men” from Canon 230 and replace it with “lay persons”. This change to the church’(...)

Police watch a car that has been set on fire on 18 Septemberplein in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, on Sunday. Photograph: Photograph: Rob Engelaar/EPA

The Netherlands’ caretaker prime minister, Mark Rutte, has ruled out calling in the army to impose order after two nights of violent weekend rioting b(...)

King Willem-Alexander visits the ‘Infected!’ exhibition in the Rijksmuseum Boerhaave in Leiden. Photograph: Peter Dejong

A new report by a UK university has revealed the cause of the Netherlands’s two worst concentrations of Covid-19 as the reaction of the infection with(...)

The former assembly hall of the Dutch House of Representatives being prepared for meetings of the parliament’s lower house during the coronavirus crisis, The Hague. Photograph: Bart Maat/EPA

Family doctors in the Netherlands have been asked to keep a register of deaths they believe may have been caused by Covid-19 in an attempt to suppleme(...)

Timothy Quinlisk in his German Irish Brigade uniform. He was executed on the night of February 18th, 1920, the first civilian to be executed by the IRA in Cork for spying during the War of Independence.

Roger Casement’s visit to Limburg prisoner-of-war camp in late 1914 and early 1915 was an extraordinarily fruitless enterprise. Casement’s task was o(...)

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