Eurostar launches direct Dutch link, targets short-haul flights

By |februar 4th, 2020|Eurostar, France, News, The Netherlands|

Cross-Channel rail service Eurostar will operate a return London-Amsterdam service from April, the company announced on Tuesday (4 February), as it aims to up its game against short-haul plane travel. Eurostar has operated a one-way service to Amsterda...

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EU’s creeping clean energy efforts risk missing 2020 goal  

By |januar 23rd, 2020|Estonia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, News, The Netherlands|

Renewable energy made up 18% of the EU’s power consumption in 2018, according to statistics compiler Eurostat. But the slow pace of development may leave the bloc short of its 2020 target.

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European Green Deal gives COP25 a ‘breath of fresh air’

By |december 12th, 2019|carbon neutrality, climate activists, climate emergency, COP25, European Green Deal, Fiji, Greta Thunberg, Madrid, News, Portugal, The Netherlands|

EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen jolted the COP25 conference in Madrid when she presented her European Green Deal yesterday (11 December). But many observers, including young people, are calling for more ambition. EURACTIV France reports.

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EU faces budget deadlock as national positions drift further away

By |november 6th, 2019|EU budget, European Council, Germany, Günther Oettinger, MFF, net contributors, News, The Netherlands|

The Commission's proposal for the EU's new long-term budget has been caught in the crossfire as net contributors criticise the idea of having to pay more while a number of southern and eastern member states have joined forces to oppose planned cuts in traditional policies. 

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Germany and Netherlands sign joint declaration of intent on energy transition

By |oktober 3rd, 2019|Angela Merkel, Common Asylum policy, defence and security, Energy transition, Germany, hydrogen, Mark Rutte, News, The Netherlands|

Following the Dutch government's Berlin visit on Wednesday (2 October), Germany and the Netherlands signed a joint declaration of intent laying out a common energy transition plan, as well as closer cooperation in the areas of defence and asylum policy...

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EU justice dismisses Starbucks tax ruling case, upholds Fiat

By |september 24th, 2019|Fiat, Luxembourg, Margrethe Vestager, News, Starbucks, State aid, tax ruling, The Netherlands|

EU general court ruled out Commission decision against Starbucks selective advantage in the Netherlands on Tuesday (24 September) but confirmed assessment that Fiat benefited from an unlawful tax ruling in Luxembourg.

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Draghi urges Germany, Netherlands to invest against risk of recession

By |september 12th, 2019|Asset purchase programme (APP), ECB, Germany, helicopter money, Mario Draghi, News, stability and growth pact, The Netherlands|

The European Central Bank said on Thursday (12 September) it will reactivate its bond-buying programme, stepping up the monetary stimulus to maintain economic growth, but its president Mario Draghi told Germany and the Netherlands the time has come to ...

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Merkel speaks out in favour of more ambitious EU climate targets

By |avgust 23rd, 2019|Climate Change, CO2 emissions, EU climate targets, Germany, News, The Netherlands|

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte have announced they would collaborate to strengthen climate protection at EU level, following a meeting in the Hague on Thursday (22 July). Could this be Merkel’s comeback as the ‘climate Chancellor’? EURACTIV’s partner Der Tagesspiegel reports.

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Italy holds Netherlands, EU ‘responsible’ for migrant boat

By |junij 24th, 2019|EU migration policy, Italy, Lybia, Matteo Salvini, migration crisis, News, The Netherlands|

Italy's hardline Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said he would hold the Netherlands and the European Union "responsible" for the fate of 42 migrants that Rome has blocked from disembarking at Italian ports for over a week.

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#EU2019 – Dutch PM Rutte turns EP campaign into duel with far-right

By |maj 22nd, 2019|#EU2019, Mark Rutte, News, The Netherlands, Thierry Baudet|

Prime Minister Mark Rutte has upped the ante in the Dutch campaign for the European Parliament elections, turning the vote into a two-way battle between his liberal-conservative VVD party and the far-right FvD, led by the controversial, ideologically e...

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