Update: Polls open in Czech Republic, centrists seek win

Europe 05/24/19, 07:59

The Latest on the four-day voting in the European Union to fill the 751-seat European Parliament (all times local):2:50 p.m.Polls have opened for the European Parliament elections in the Czech Republic, with a centrist party led by populist Prime Minister ...

Voting in Ireland kicks off Day 2 of EU elections

World 05/24/19, 03:58

Ireland is going to the polls to kick off the second day of European Union elections which have already caused a stir in the Netherlands.According to a surprise Ipsos exit forecast late Thursday, the Dutch Labor Party of European Commission ...

Update: Macron woos green vote in European elections

Europe 05/23/19, 05:35

The Latest on the European Parliament elections (all times local): 12 noon French President Emmanuel Macron is trying to prove that he's really a green-friendly guy. His centrist movement is struggling to charm voters ahead of France's vote Sunday in European Parliament elections. ...

Dutch, UK polls open, starting 4 days of European elections

Europe 05/23/19, 00:56

Dutch polls opened Thursday in elections for the European Parliament, starting four days of voting across the 28-nation bloc that pits supporters of deeper integration against populist Euroskeptics who want more power for their national governments.A half hour after voting ...

Royal praise for Dutch singer’s victory at flashy Eurovision

Europe 05/19/19, 07:34

The Dutch royal family and prime minister are leading an unusual outpouring of praise for the 25-year-old singer who brought the Netherlands its first victory in the Eurovision song contest since the 1970s.Duncan Laurence beat out over-the-top, camp-filled performances from ...

Update: Germans, Dutch won’t ban Huawei despite US move

Europe 05/16/19, 08:49

The Latest on trade tensions between the U.S. and China (all times local): 9:45 p.m. The German and Dutch leaders are making clear that they don't plan to change their stance on Chinese telecommunications company Huawei following an executive order by the ...

Dutch Grand Prix to return to F1 calendar next year

Sports 05/14/19, 05:44

The Dutch Grand Prix will return to the Formula One calendar next year for the first time since 1985.The Zandvoort track on the Dutch coast, which hosted 30 F1 races from 1952-85, will be rebuilt in the coming months to ...

Scientology ship to remain under quarantine in Curacao

Health 05/06/19, 09:56

Authorities in Curacao say 318 people aboard a Church of Scientology ship docked in the Dutch Caribbean island will remain quarantined at least until Wednesday while they determine how many might be infected with measles.Dr. Izzy Gerstenbluth told The Associated ...

Dutch fertility doctor may have more than 49 children

World 04/15/19, 09:44

A Dutch fertility doctor who used his own sperm to father 49 children, without telling their mothers he was the donor, may have even more children.Ties van der Meer of the Dutch Donor Child Foundation said Monday that three more ...

Dutch soccer league dedicates official ball to Rembrandt

Soccer 04/08/19, 09:18

Soccer teams will be playing with fine art in the Dutch league next season.Marking the 350th anniversary of the death of Rembrandt, the league has launched an official ball inscribed with the artist's face and extracts from his work.The project ...

4th victims dies following March 18 Utrecht tram attack

Europe 03/28/19, 11:49

Authorities say a fourth victim has died from injuries sustained in the March 18 tram shooting in Utrecht, an incident being investigated as a possible extremist attack.The 74-year-old man died Thursday. Two men and a woman died on the day ...

Dutch farmers to tourists: Don’t trample our tulips

Europe 03/27/19, 07:33

Dutch farmers have a message for tourists: Please don't trample upon our tulips.Bulb fields close to the Netherlands' North Sea coast are a major tourist drawcard each spring as tulips, daffodils, hyacinths and other flowers bloom and transform the region ...

Australia, Holland, Russia start talks over downed MH17

Europe 03/26/19, 22:44

The Netherlands and Australia have confirmed three-way talks with Russia have begun over the ongoing criminal investigation into the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 in 2014.The two countries announced last year they were holding Russia responsible for providing ...

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