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Yacht reportedly built for Bezos too big for Dutch bridge

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — A giant, $500 million yacht reportedly being built for Amazon founder Jeff Bezos faces a delivery problem: It may require dismantling a beloved, historic bridge in Rotter...

Dutch government eases lockdown, but not for hospitality

VALKENBURG, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government eased its coronavirus lockdown Friday, allowing non-essential stores, universities, sports clubs and “contact businesses” like hairdressers to reope...

Thousands gather to oppose Dutch virus measures despite ban

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Thousands of people in the Netherlands defied a ban on assembling and demonstrated Sunday against the Dutch government’s coronavirus lockdown measures, gathering on a central square b...

Dutch court: Crimean treasures must be sent to Ukraine

AMSTERDAM (AP) — An Amsterdam appeals court ruled Tuesday that a trove of historical treasures from Crimea that have been stored for years at a Dutch museum must be given to Ukraine, saying they are “...

Amsterdam mayor apologizes for city fathers' role in slavery

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The mayor of Amsterdam apologized Thursday for the extensive involvement of the Dutch capital's former governors in the global slave trade, saying the moment had come for the city to ...

EU agency ponders approval for Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The European Union’s medicines agency was meeting Wednesday to consider giving the green light to Moderna Inc.'s COVID-19 vaccine, a decision that would give the 27-nation bloc a seco...

Dutch king opens disease exhibition delayed by pandemic

LEIDEN, Netherlands (AP) — A museum in the Dutch city of Leiden finally opened an exhibition on contagious diseases through the ages on Thursday after a long delay caused by the disease currently swee...