Malta is the first European country to legalize adult-use recreational cannabis. Germany and Luxembourg are likely to follow suit, but it's a far cry from the liberal Canadian model.
As sex clubs reopen across Europe, sex workers worry about their earnings and also whether they can stay safe. Niki Adams, a spokesperson with English Collective of Prostitutes, says the pandemic and lack of state support shows how far the industry still has to go to gain legal recognition.
A key part of "doughnut" economic thinking is no longer using the gross domestic product as a proxy for society’s success.
It’s estimated over 19 million tourists visited Amsterdam last year. Residents of the city of 850,000 say overtourism has made parts of the city unbearable.
The Dutch vote was a first test of the appeal of populist and Eurosceptic parties contesting elections across the bloc through Sunday, and the outcome may offer some relief to established pro-EU parties.
All eyes will be on the Netherlands and its exit polls Thursday night, where young and charismatic Thierry Baudet, leader of new far-right party — with plenty of controversial statements to his name — is hoping to gain seats in European parliament. Some say the rise of far-right Eurosceptic parties has fevered speculation that this week’s election results could determine the future of the European project.
Amsterdam is one of the biggest destinations for businesses looking for a new home amid Brexit.
My Red Light in Amsterdam is almost entirely run by former or current sex workers. And it's designed to ensure that those who rent rooms there aren't being trafficked or exploited. But some maintain that the work itself is inherently exploitative.
Public health experts now say loneliness is a growing health threat. Amsterdam is taking the subject seriously.
In the Netherlands, where most land is below sea level, a marine institute has recorded the highest sea level since 2007
Lawyers and activists working with LGBT refugees in the Netherlands report that immigration authorities are increasingly demanding that people fleeing anti-gay persecution back home prove their sexuality.