Geert Wilders: the Dutch politician argued that appeal judges had failed to behave impartially. Photograph: François Walschaerts/Reuters

The Dutch far-right leader Geert Wilders has described as tremendous a decision to remove the judges in his appeal against a conviction for inciting d(...)

Newly re-elected Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte met with  Edith Schippers to discuss forming a coalition. Photograph: Jerry Lampen/AFP/Getty Images

Coalition talks begin on Monday morning between Dutch premier and Liberal Party leader Mark Rutte and three other pro-European centre-left and centre-(...)

Dutch political party leaders Alexander Pechtold of D66, Emile Roemer of the Socialist Party and Lodewijk Asscher of Labour during a break in a television debate on February 26th. Voters go to the polls on March 15th. Photograph: Bart Maat/ EPA

A fortnight from the Dutch general election, two new polls are suggesting a fall-off in support for far-right leader Geert Wilders and his Freedom Par(...)

Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte (right) canvassing for votes in his country’s general election in Wormerveer. Photograph: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty

Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte will take part in a head-to-head TV debate with his anti-Islam opponent, Geert Wilders, just two days before the gene(...)

Dutch far-right Freedom Party leader  Geert Wilders: little chance of becoming prime minister because the other parties will refuse to work with him. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty

There has been a blizzard of good economic news in these last weeks of the Dutch election campaign, reassuring voters that austerity is a thing of the(...)

A soldier assists military policemen to carry out extra patrols around Schiphol Airport. Photograph: Remko de Waal/AFP/Getty Images

The Dutch government has been warned that the continuing use of soldiers to beef up security at Schiphol airport – which handles 60 million passenger(...)

Dutch justice minister Ard van der Steur answering questions about intelligence failures in the lead-up to the terrorist attacks in Brussels on March 22nd. Photograph: Bart Maat/EPA

At 10.14am on July 14th, 2015, Turkish officials sent two emails to two European embassies in Ankara: one to the Belgians and the other to the Dutch. (...)

Dutch finance minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem: said the growth figures were “hopeful but the recovery is still fragile”

New car sales in the Netherlands will hit a 45-year low this year, the industry said yesterday, as the Dutch government was warned any worsening of un(...)

 Geert Wilders, leader of the Dutch Freedom Party. Photograph: Michel Porro/Getty Images

A row has broken out over four MPs of Geert Wilders’s Freedom Party who wore badges in the Dutch parliament this week featuring a well-known neo-Nazi (...)