At Keukenhof 7 million bulbs are planted by hand in just three months. We visited Keukenhof to see how they're holding up during in the pandemic.
People pollute the earth even after they die. But the Loop coffin made from mushroom mycelium may finally put toxic funeral practices to rest.
Authorities in the Netherlands have repeatedly warned of the threat of attacks linked to conspiracy theories.
The Netherlands must lift its curfew immediately, the Dutch Court of Justice in the Hague ruled Tuesday. The use of a law to impose a curfew during emergencies was illegitimate in this case, the Rechtbank said. The curfew violates people’s rights to freedom of movement and privacy, it added. Visit […]
The government's use of a law to impose a curfew in emergencies was not legitimate, the Rechtbank ruled. The curfew violated peoples' rights, it said.
European security officials are formally preparing for a wave of anti-lockdown violence in Europe. There have already been four days of rioting in the Netherlands – and the Dutch rarely riot. Poor and immigrant communities, especially in France and Belgium, are exhausted by lockdowns. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more […]
Riots and looting are spreading in the Netherlands in defiance of its new COVID-19 curfew. Cities including Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Eindhoven were in uproar. A COVID-19 testing centre in one small town was burned to a shell. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. There were riots and looting across […]
The Netherlands just announced new travel restrictions in response to new COVID-19 variants. Travellers from non-European countries must take a rapid test within four hours of their flight. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, in response, cancelled all of its long-haul flights. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The Netherlands government […]
Fears around a new, more transmissible variant of COVID-19 have prompted multiple countries to cancel flights from the UK. Denmark, The Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Austria, Italy, France, Ireland, and Israel are among the nations that have placed restrictions on travel with the UK. Eurostar has cancelled all journeys between London, […]
Yet another monolith has been discovered. This time, it’s in a Dutch nature reserve. Walkers came across the metal pillar when walking in a Friesland park, Dutch paper Algemeen Dagblad reports. People suspect that this is a prank, according to local media. The first monolith to be discovered was in […]
Everyone should get 2 euros ($US2.36) extra per day to cover working-from-home expenses like coffee, toilet paper, and energy bills, according to research from Dutch finance institution NIBUD. Trade unions in the country have lobbied for the change, and civil servants now get an extra 363 euros ($US428) a year […]
The onslaught of wildfires in California serves as a wake up call for many Americans when it comes to climate change, with some people deciding to permanently leave the state. More people could relocate in the coming years due to climate change, an investigation by ProPublica reveals. Most climate-related moves […]
European stocks fell on Friday as the UK added six more countries to its 14-day COVID-19 quarantine list. The UK’s benchmark FTSE 100 fell 1.9% and the Euro Stoxx 50 dropped 1.6% in early European trading. The decision, which comes into effect Saturday, implies that travellers arriving in the UK […]
The Dutch police uncovered a torture chamber inside one of several shipping containers near a small village in the Netherlands. Six other shipping containers were found with handcuffs and chemical toilets. The police found instruments at the site that could be used for torture. Six men have been arrested on […]
The Netherlands recently acquired a new VIP Boeing Business Jet 737 for its top government officials to use. The Dutch royal family, as well as high-ranking officials such as the prime minister, use the aircraft for state business including travelling overseas for state visits. King Willem-Alexander, as a licensed pilot, […]
Coronavirus lockdown measures have partially or fully closed schools for over 60% of the world’s student population across 186 countries and territories, according to UNESCO. After closing schools to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, a handful of countries like Denmark and Japan have started reopening them. Reopening strategies range […]
Keukenhof park in the Netherlands hosts a world-famous tulip festival every spring, but is closed due to social distancing. Landscape photographer Albert Dros gained access to Keukenhof to photograph the empty park in bloom. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Dutch landscape photographer Albert Dros had only been to Keukenhof’s […]