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It’s tulip season!

The Netherlands flower gardens are in full bloom as tulip season is upon us.

The Netherlands flower gardens are in full bloom as tulip season is upon us.

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'Pandamania' grips Dutch animal lovers

‘Pandamania’ has gripped the Netherlands after two arrived at Schipol airport on their way to a specially constructed enclosure at a Dutch zoo.

‘Pandamania’ has gripped the Netherlands after two arrived at Schipol airport on their way to a specially constructed enclosure at a Dutch zoo.

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Referendum and diplomatic row: Dutch Turks have their say

Amidst a diplomatic crisis between the two countries, Turks and their descendants who live in the Netherlands are going to the polls to decide whether or not Turkey should change its governance from a

Amidst a diplomatic crisis between the two countries, Turks and their descendants who live in the Netherlands are going to the polls to decide whether or not Turkey should change its governance from a

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Dutch shop apologizes over Hitler colouring book

A Dutch retailer has been forced to apologise after it unwittingly sold copies of a colouring book featuring Adolf Hitler.

A Dutch retailer has been forced to apologise after it unwittingly sold copies of a colouring book featuring Adolf Hitler.

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Amsterdam walks hand-in-hand against homophobia

Hundreds turned out for Wednesday's peaceful protest in solidarity with the victims of a homophobic attack that took place in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Hundreds turned out for Wednesday's peaceful protest in solidarity with the victims of a homophobic attack that took place in the early hours of Sunday morning.

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Holland sack coach Danny Blind

The Netherlands have sacked their coach Danny Blind less than 24 hours after the team slumped to a 2-0 defeat in Bulgaria in their World Cup qualifiers.

The Netherlands have sacked their coach Danny Blind less than 24 hours after the team slumped to a 2-0 defeat in Bulgaria in their World Cup qualifiers.

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Dutch election shows how EU is at its best in a crisis: View

By Sylvester Eijffinger, Professor of Financial Economics at Tilburg University, Netherlands Last week, Dutch voters dealt a blow to far-right

By Sylvester Eijffinger, Professor of Financial Economics at Tilburg University, Netherlands Last week, Dutch voters dealt a blow to far-right

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Election celebration in front of Dutch parliament

Members of the campaigning community Avaaz gathered in front of the Dutch parliament on Thursday to celebrate after Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s VVD easily won national elections, defying polls that su

Members of the campaigning community Avaaz gathered in front of the Dutch parliament on Thursday to celebrate after Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s VVD easily won national elections, defying polls that su

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Rutte's Dutch victory helps boost euro currency and European shares

After the Dutch election, EU leaders have been congratulating the country’s prime minster who beat the Eurosceptic anti-Islam Geert Wilders.

After the Dutch election, EU leaders have been congratulating the country’s prime minster who beat the Eurosceptic anti-Islam Geert Wilders.

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Europe takes comfort in Dutch result

After Brexit, after Trump, European politicians have taken comfort in the Dutch election results.

After Brexit, after Trump, European politicians have taken comfort in the Dutch election results.

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European shares jump on Dutch election result and dovish Fed

European shares hit their best level in 15 months on Thursday helped by the Dutch election and the laid back approach by the Federal Reserve.

European shares hit their best level in 15 months on Thursday helped by the Dutch election and the laid back approach by the Federal Reserve.

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Dutch election: end of domino effect?

For governments across Europe facing a rise of nationalism, it appears there is a huge sense of relief.

For governments across Europe facing a rise of nationalism, it appears there is a huge sense of relief.

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Dutch election: what is next for the Netherlands?

The day after the elections in Netherlands what is the feeling and what are the expectations in the country and outside?

The day after the elections in Netherlands what is the feeling and what are the expectations in the country and outside?

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Dutch vote halts far-right's 'Patriotic Spring'

The day after the night before, campaigners from Avaaz celebrate the Dutch election results in the Hague.

The day after the night before, campaigners from Avaaz celebrate the Dutch election results in the Hague.

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Turkish foreign minister predicts 'religious war' in Europe

Turkey has increased its verbal attacks on Europe following the Dutch election, warning that the continent is on the verge of collapse into “religious war”.

Turkey has increased its verbal attacks on Europe following the Dutch election, warning that the continent is on the verge of collapse into “religious war”.

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Turkey-Netherlands spat continues as Dutch cows sent back

As Turkish anger at the refusal by the Netherlands to let the Turkish foreign minister speak at a Rotterdam rally escalates, 40 Dutch Holstein cows have been sent back from…

As Turkish anger at the refusal by the Netherlands to let the Turkish foreign minister speak at a Rotterdam rally escalates, 40 Dutch Holstein cows have been sent back from…

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Five takeaways from the Netherlands' election

Dutch reject populism … All the talk before the election was whether the Trump- and Brexit-inspired wave of ‘anti-establishment populism’ would wash into the…

Dutch reject populism … All the talk before the election was whether the Trump- and Brexit-inspired wave of ‘anti-establishment populism’ would wash into the…

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Dutch Prime Minister sees off challenge from anti-Islam Geert Wilders

Prime Minister Mark Rutte thanks the Dutch people for "saying no" to the wrong kind of populaism" as far-right politician Geert Wilders admits defeat.

Prime Minister Mark Rutte thanks the Dutch people for "saying no" to the wrong kind of populaism" as far-right politician Geert Wilders admits defeat.

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Wilders loses Dutch election but his influence lives on

The challenge from Geert Wilders and his nationalist Freedom Party appears to have been seen off by the centre-right, but it may still take some time for the full impact of the Dutch election to be…

The challenge from Geert Wilders and his nationalist Freedom Party appears to have been seen off by the centre-right, but it may still take some time for the full impact of the Dutch election to be…