Annual Dec. 5 tradition sees performers don blackface and afro wigs. But a growing number of Dutch citizens — and Rev. Jesse Jackson — believe it's time to wave goodbye to the custom.
Public health experts now say loneliness is a growing health threat. Amsterdam is taking the subject seriously.
Canada has tariffs and quotas on imported cheese, which results in higher prices and limited availability. So some Canadians resort to cheese smuggling.
The Dolphin Swim Club is the realization of a more than two-decade journey by artist Marijke Sjollema, who had her first chance encounter with a dolphin in 1993 while snorkeling off the coast of Mexico.
The impacts of Harvey are raising questions about what cities can do to prepare for flooding events. Dale Morris, who directs the Dutch government's water management efforts in the US, offers some advice.
Climate change is bringing more extreme weather to just about every corner of the globe. Some places are getting ready, some aren't. And the difference isn't just about money.
Amsterdam has a beer habit. It also has a big flooding problem. Now a local entrepreneur is trying to put the city's thirst for beer to use in reducing its flood risk.
Marine scientists estimate that over 5 trillion pieces of plastic currently litter the oceans. So is there any way to clean up all that floating mess?
Identity, integration and Islam were critical issues in the Dutch spring elections in the Netherlands. At the heart of the debate was who belongs in the Netherlands.
According to exit polls, Dutch voters turned out by a whopping 81 percent. And the liberal party of Prime Minister Mark Rutte scooped 31 seats in parliament, the largest showing.
The anti-Islam party leader, who campaigned on the slogan "Make the Netherlands Great Again," was convicted of violating Dutch law by inciting discrimination for saying his country would be safer with fewer Moroccans.