In January 2010, two Irish businessmen secured a 20-year contract to turn Nigeria’s vast gas reserves into power. But the government never built a pro(...)

Supporters congratulate Urgenda’s legal team in the Hague, Netherlands, after the court upheld a 2015 landmark ruling ordering the government to cut the country’s greenhouse gas emissions by at least 25 per cent by 2020. Photograph: Peter Dejong/AP

A Dutch appeals court has upheld a landmark ruling that ordered the government to cut the country’s greenhouse gas emissions by at least 25 per cent b(...)

Dutch UN peacekeepers on top of an armoured personnel carrier as Muslim refugees from Srebrenica, eastern Bosnia, gather in the nearby village of Potocari in July 1995. File photograph: AP

A Dutch appeals court on Tuesday confirmed that the Netherlands was partly liable for the deaths of some 300 Muslim males who were expelled from a Dut(...)