Teenage Dutch crown princess Amalia says not ready to be queen

Teenage Dutch crown princess Amalia says not ready to be queen

By Toby Sterling AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – In a biography published ahead of her 18th birthday on Dec. 7, the Netherlands’ Crown Princess Amalia says she is not yet ready to become monarch even though she is committed to a life in service to her country. The...
Pressure on Dutch hospitals mounts as COVID cases break records

Pressure on Dutch hospitals mounts as COVID cases break records

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Dutch hospitals are feeling the strain from a surge in COVID-19 patients but the worst has yet to come, the head of the country’s hospital association said on Monday. The number of COVID-19 patients in Dutch hospitals increased to...
Netherlands returns to partial lockdown amid COVID-19 surge

Netherlands returns to partial lockdown amid COVID-19 surge

By Bart H. Meijer and Anthony Deutsch AMSTERDAM (Reuters) -The Netherlands will return to a partial lockdown from Saturday after the government ordered restaurants and shops to close early and barred spectators from major sporting events in an effort to contain a...
Locusts join larvae on EU’s list of approved food

Locusts join larvae on EU’s list of approved food

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Locusts were added to the European Union’s list of approved food on Friday as part of the bloc’s push towards more sustainable farming and diets. It was the second time Brussels had said an insect was safe for humans to eat after...