Peter Cluskey

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Police officers are seen near  the site of an attack  in Buitenveldert, in which Dutch lawyer Derk Wiersum was shot dead. Photograph: Michel van Bergen/ANP/AFP/Getty Images

The Netherlands was in shock on Wednesday after its usually discreet international drugs underworld – worth more than €20 billion a year – seemingly b(...)

File photograph of Adrienne Cullen. A report in May by the Utrecht hospital in question showed there had been two opportunities to save Ms Cullen’s life by diagnosing what was then early-stage cancer

The Dutch health inspectorate is to open a “further investigation” into the case of Adrienne Cullen, the 58-year-old Irish woman who died of cervical (...)

The Amsterdam stretch of rundown office blocks from Amstelplein to Nieuwmarkt is set for a revamp via The Knowledge Mile.

Think of picturesque old Amsterdam with its gingerbread houses and bockety bridges – and it’s nothing at all like the long straight concrete corridor (...)

‘Grid girls’ pose during the Dutch MotoGP qualifiers in June 2019 in Assen. Photograph:  Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images

Two high-profile sports stories in the Netherlands this week are reminders that although the march towards equality of the sexes may appear unstoppabl(...)

A portrait of Adrienne Cullen at her home in Voorschoten, the Netherlands.

The most valuable work of state visits such as the one by the Dutch royal couple to Ireland last week is often done well away from the glamour, by tra(...)

Adrienne Cullen: Report described Ms Cullen’s treatment at UMC Utrecht as a ‘calamity’.

The head of a Dutch hospital that missed Irishwoman Adrienne Cullen’s cancer and resisted the investigation of her case for several years has apologis(...)

The late Adrienne Cullen, whose pathology results were lost by the hospital for two years

UMC Utrecht, the Dutch hospital that missed Adrienne Cullen’s cancer and resisted the investigation of her case for several years, says it has learned(...)

Adrienne Cullen at  home in Voorschoten, in the Netherlands.

An Irishwoman who died in the Netherlands of cervical cancer as a result of medical negligence has been praised by the country’s prime minister for he(...)

The late Adrienne Cullen: “By the time my results were found by accident two years later, I had a large tumour, and treatment was too late to cure me.”

An Irish woman who became a “formidable warrior” in pursuit of transparency in hospital care after she was left with terminal cervical cancer arising (...)

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(...)

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