The Netherlands is growing tired of lockdown restrictions

16 January 2022 12:58 am

On Wednesday at De Kleine Komedie, the oldest theatre in Amsterdam, the sound of comics on stage will be interspersed…

Europe gripped by a fifth wave

23 November 2021 9:03 am

How quickly things change. Just a month ago many EU countries were being praised for keeping some Covid restrictions in…

Is climate change to blame for Germany’s flooding?

19 July 2021 9:38 pm

Greta Thunberg has declared the floods in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands to be the product of man-made climate change,…

The shooting of a journalist – and the dark world of Dutch organised crime

8 July 2021 1:05 am

In an attack that has rocked the Netherlands, a leading Dutch crime reporter is fighting for his life in hospital…

Why can’t we go Dutch on flood defence?

2 January 2016 9:00 am

As the chairman of the Committee on Climate Change, Lord Deben, observed this week, there is a bizarre dislocation between…

‘The Census at Bethlehem’, 1566, by Pieter Bruegel the Elder

Climate change, Bruegel-style

13 December 2014 9:00 am

The world depicted by the Flemish master is not so different from our own, says Martin Gayford

A world crisis with no world leader

9 August 2014 9:00 am

No one wants to pay the price of speaking for the free world

The only way to end the war on drugs is to stop fighting it

11 January 2014 9:00 am

It’s surprisingly boring, legalising weed. In Colorado, where recreational doobie has been utterly without censure for, ooh, about a week…

Charles Moore's notes: Peston and co would have done more Co-op digging if the Tories had been involved

23 November 2013 9:00 am

There has naturally been plenty of unfavourable comment on how the Revd Paul Flowers, the ‘crystal Methodist’, was allowed by…