Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte:  his own Liberal party has been vigorously opposed to the legislation. Photograph: Frederick Florin/AFP/Getty Images

The Dutch parliament has voted to allow about 100,000 of its citizens living in the UK to apply for dual nationality if there’s a no-deal Brexit – but(...)

Dutch centre-left parties have said  Queen Maxima  in was placed in ‘an impossible position’ by allowing the meeting with the crown prince to go ahead. Photograph: Patrick Van Katwijk/EPA

The Dutch government has strongly defended Queen Maxima after she was criticised by a senior UN official for meeting the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed (...)