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Dutch vote in Covid-dominated election

The Netherlands began three days of socially-distanced voting Monday in one of the first major tests of a European government’s coronavirus policies, with Prime Minister Mark Rutte expected to win another term in office. Bike-through voting centres and polling booths in railway stations and even a miniature theme park opened to the public, with the
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Dutch, Farmers, EU, Protest

Dutch farmers block highways with tractors, angry at EU rules on pollution

Dutch farmers and construction workers blocked roads with tractors on Wednesday and gathered outside the offices of national broadcaster NOS in the latest of a series of protests over environmental pollution rules. The protests began after a court ruling in May found the Netherlands in violation of EU rules on “reactive nitrogen” pollution, sparking a
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