Mark Rutte has received widespread praise for putting the country's response to COVID-19 ahead of party politics.
Stocks fell sharply on Wall Street and the price of oil sank again on Friday amid the coronavirus pandemic and fears of recession.
If only it was that easy.
Born in England in 1944, Sir Ranulph Fiennes has been named the “world’s greatest living explorer,” by the Guinness Book of Records.
Despite years of war, censorship and dictatorships in Iraq, authors and intellectuals have determinedly gathered to exchange ideas and share their experiences.
"In four weeks, when we will be all on the streets again, we risk another peak," said an anaesthetist, calling for a longer lockdown in Belgium.
The news may be saturated by COVID-19 and new areas of society it is affecting, but other news is still out there.