Last weekend, British veterans of the battle for Arnhem travelled to the Dutch city as honoured guests on the eve of the 75th anniversary. Marvellous hospitality and painful memories for these airborne heroes. #Arnhem75 #MarketGarden75
Why are the Dutch so much more comfortable cycling on busy city streets? "It seemed to depend on subsuming the needs of the individual to the needs of the community," Dan Kois writes.
The museum has announced that it will do away with the term, arguing that it glosses over the ugly realities of Dutch ascendancy.
The museum contends that the moniker, which is often used to describe the Dutch Republic in the 17th century, ignores the brutalities of the period.
50 - Nicolas Pepe has become the first player to successfully dribble past Virgil van Dijk in the Dutch defender's last 50 appearances in the Premier League, since Mikel Merino in March 2018 for Newcastle. Beaten.
Trump stopped at an "exhibit that discussed the role of the Dutch in the slave trade... I felt that maybe he was paying attention to the work of the museum... As he turned from the display he said to me, ‘You know, they love me in the Netherlands.’"
Arjen Robben. Robin van Persie. Wesley Sneijder. Three icons of Dutch football retired this summer ⏪
A church service to protect an Armenian refugee family from being deported in the Netherlands just ended. It lasted 96 days, and involved 1,000 priests and pastors. Dutch law forbids police from interrupting services. A deal was reached with the gov't to let the family stay.