Monday 22 July 2019

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









Dutch courage

Dutch courage

Hollandophobes like Ruskin were wrong to dismiss the painters of the Golden Age as prosaic materialists. Bold artists such as Frans Hals and Rembrandt transformed portraiture by capturing the poetry of daily life, argues Simon Schama. More >








Dutch missing out on UN pie

Dutch missing out on UN pie

The United Nations is big business – its various organisations spend billions a year on goods and services provided by international companies. But Dutch businesses haven’t had much luck in getting a share of those billions – in 2005, the Netherlands was 19th on the list of countries doing business with the UN. More >