Tag: The Netherlands

The former Prime Minister of the Netherlands and his wife underwent euthanasia

The former Prime Minister of the Netherlands and his wife underwent euthanasia

Dries van Agt, Christian Democratic Prime Minister of the Netherlands from 1977 to 1982, died by euthanasia while “hand in hand” with his wife. They were both 93 years old. This news was made public on Friday by the Rights Forum, an organization founded by a politician concerned with human rights. According to reports, the […]

Dutch bishops say ‘no’ to blessing gay couples

Dutch bishops say ‘no’ to blessing gay couples

Dutch bishops have indicated that clergy cannot bless ‘irregular couples’ as this could be seen as an endorsement of this lifestyle. However, they recommend that prayers be offered only for individual believers living in such relationships, asking for God’s help in discerning God’s will for a particular person. “What is important is what we ask […]

Elections in the Netherlands. Exit poll: Right-wing Freedom Party with the best result

Elections in the Netherlands. Exit poll: Right-wing Freedom Party with the best result

According to the exit poll, the right-wing Freedom Party (PVV) has won the elections for the House of Representatives of the Dutch parliament (camera Tweede). Geert Wilders’ right-wing Freedom Party (PVV) has won the elections for the House of Representatives of the Dutch parliament, gaining 35 seats, according to the Ipsos exit poll of 09:00. […]

The Dutch Prime Minister says ‘no’. This is the date of Ukraine’s accession to the EU

The Dutch Prime Minister says ‘no’. This is the date of Ukraine’s accession to the EU

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte categorically opposed Ukraine’s accession to the EU in 2030. – I absolutely disagree with this date. I also find it very unreasonable, Rutte said in a conversation with journalists in Granada. On Friday, this Spanish city will host an informal meeting of the European Council, where the heads of state […]

Parliamentary elections. An important appeal from the Polish embassy in the Netherlands

Parliamentary elections. An important appeal from the Polish embassy in the Netherlands

The Embassy of the Republic of Poland in the Netherlands has recommended that Poles consider registering to vote in electoral commissions in Belgium or Germany. The Polish Embassy in The Hague sent a recommendation to Polish citizens who decided to participate in the parliamentary elections on October 15 and registered with the electoral commissions in […]

In the middle of a friendly tour, Costa Rica’s technical assistant dies

In the middle of a friendly tour, Costa Rica’s technical assistant dies

“The Costa Rican Football Federation regrets to announce the death of the technical assistant of the senior team Erick Rodríguez Santamaría”, who last Saturday “presented a health problem during the transfer from Amsterdam, Netherlands”, where the team made a stop on the way to Zagreb. “That same day, the Federation contacted him to arrange for […]

Two NATO countries are going to supply Ukraine with F-16 fighters. Russia responds

Two NATO countries are going to supply Ukraine with F-16 fighters. Russia responds

Russia condemned the decision by Denmark and the Netherlands to supply Ukraine with F-16 fighter jets, stating that this would exacerbate the conflict. Denmark and the Netherlands said on Sunday they would hand over F-16s to Ukraine. The first six machines are expected to be delivered around the turn of the year. Denmark will transfer […]

Van der Sar, in ICU with a cerebral hemorrhage

Van der Sar, in ICU with a cerebral hemorrhage

Dutch exporter Edwin Van der Sar, the retired general manager of Ajax, is in intensive care in hospital after a cerebral hemorrhage in Croatia, the Amsterdam club announced on Friday. In a short message, the Dutch club said Van der Sar “had a cerebral haemorrhage on Friday and is currently in hospital, in intensive care […]

League of Nations: Italy exploits the shortcomings of the Netherlands and comes third

League of Nations: Italy exploits the shortcomings of the Netherlands and comes third

The Italian team recovered from the blow it received in the semi-final against Spain to repeat third place in the League of Nations, leaving Ronald Koeman in charge of the Netherlands in a delicate situation, a fragile team conceding seven goals in the two matches of the final stage and received whistles from the host’s […]

Cuba did not have a good debut and Panama is expanding its form

Cuba did not have a good debut and Panama is expanding its form

The Cuban team arrived at the first game of the fifth edition of the World Baseball Classic strengthened by being able to count on its players from the Major Leagues for the first time and left the city of Taichung badly injured after a comeback losing 4-2 against Landen Low. Hours later, on the same […]