A round up of the best stories about the Netherlands and all things Dutch from leading international publications



A friend in need

The Daily Star pays tribute to Dutch-Australian William Ouderland who came to the country as the ceo of the Bata shoe factory and stayed on to fight in the Liberation War of Bangladesh.  More >









Louis van Fail!

Louis van Fail!

Here is Dutch trainer Louis van Gaal giving his version of the events on the pitch in the Daily Mail.  More >






Wanderbrief places talent around the world

Wanderbrief places talent around the world

'Backpacker intern' Mark van der Heijden travelled the world in exchange for his services as a copywriter. He has now set up an agency to give other creatives the same opportunity, writes Adweek.  More >



Where life really does mean life

Where life really does mean life

In the Netherlands a life sentence means just that. But some members of the Dutch judiciary feel that this is incompatible with the European Convention of Human Rights, writes the Justice Gap.  More >