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Dutch drugs gangs are moving out of the cities where they’re most likely to attract police attention – and doing deals with hard-pressed farmers

A survey of Dutch agriculture has come up with one unexpected finding: that 15-20 per cent of farmers have been approached by drug-dealing gangs willi(...)

Plastic bike and car road surfaces  are being developed by Dutch engineers KWS. Photograph: KWS

The world’s first recycled plastic bicycle paths – regarded as a key stage in the development of revolutionary new plastic roads – are to be tested in(...)

Top of the table Glennane playing third-placed Three Rock Rovers  will be the game of the weekend. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

In golfing terms, Saturday is moving day. For all of the four clubs taking place in the Irish Senior Cup semi-finals on Saturday it is move on or move(...)

The  H&M store in Barcelona: the Swedish clothing firm published lower-than-expected quarterly sales. File photograph: Regis Duvignau/Reuters

European shares rose on Thursday, after two days of losses, with equities buoyed by good results from companies including insurance heavyweights Munic(...)

Laura Hunt stacking packs of washing powder made by Unilever in Supervalu in Blackrock, Co Dublin. Unilever, Britain’s third-biggest company, will scrap its London corporate headquarters and make Rotterdam its sole legal home. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Unilever, the Anglo-Dutch group, said on Thursday that Brexit played no part in its decision to choose Rotterdam over London for its single legal base(...)

Germany’s EU commissioner Günther Oettinger said EU financial reforms meant money could be redirected to ensure the transport of products from Irish ports to other EU ports. Photograph: John Thys/AFP/Getty Images

The European Union could fund new ways of connecting Irish and continental European ports if a “super-hard Brexit” cut off access to the UK, the EU bu(...)

Roger Federer: back as the top-ranked player in the world at age 36. Photograph: Michael Kooren/Reuters

Roger Federer celebrated his return to the top of the world rankings with his second title of the season, swatting aside Grigor Dimitrov 6-2 6-2 in th(...)

Noeleen Armstrong Kish from Dublin wearing on of her creations

One of the highlights of the extensive horseracing calendar in Hong Kong is the Sasa Ladies Purse Day at the Shatin racecourse, when the city’s great (...)

A garda searching a heavy goods vehicle at a checkpoint on the Cavan/Fermanagh Border. Photograph: Eric Luke

Last month saw an agreement reached between the EU and the UK, which involved a commitment by the UK to avoid a hard border on this island. However, B(...)

Rotterdam has become the first city in Europe to launch a mobile app that allows victims of sexual harassment to report the incidents instantly. Photograph: Mel Stuart/Getty Images/Westend61

Rotterdam has become the first city in Europe to launch a mobile app that allows victims of sexual harassment to report the incidents instantly and a(...)

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