Thomas Erdbrink © 2021 The New York Times

Opinions/Stories

Dutch crime reporter dies weeks after being shot outside TV studio

De Vries, a well-known public figure in the Netherlands, was shot on the evening of July 6 by an unknown assailant

via The New York Times
Read Article

Sinkholes, collapsing canal walls, rickety bridges: Amsterdam is crumbling

Amsterdam, with its scenic canals lined with picturesque, 17th- and 18th-century buildings, a major European tourist destination, is slowly crumbling

via The New York Times
Read Article

Government in Netherlands resigns after benefit scandal

Rutte handed in his resignation and that of his entire Cabinet after riding his bicycle to see King Willem-Alexander van Oranje

via The New York Times
Read Article

With new law, Sweden gains power to impose coronavirus restrictions

Parliament on Friday passed an emergency law that will allow the government to limit the number of people in shops, businesses and public places, like theaters and public swimming pools, or even…

via The New York Times
Read Article