Hundreds of ballet dancers and students fled Ukraine after Russia’s invasion. With opportunities scarce, many will have to keep moving if they want to keep dancing.
Around the world, national churches, parishes and even families are reassessing relations with Patriarch Kirill of Moscow, who has encouraged Russia’s aggression.
Ballet has long been a symbol of Russian culture. Now it is becoming a symbol of Russian isolation.
The move came after five historians called into question the findings of the book, in which a “cold case” team sought to answer a long-running mystery.
Olga Smirnova said she was against the war in Ukraine “with all the fibers of my soul.” Now, she has joined the Dutch National Ballet.
In a new exhibition, Wally de Lang, a Dutch historian, has tracked what happened to each of the men rounded up in the first Nazi raids on Dutch Jews, whose fates have largely been a mystery for decades.
Dutch officials, citing their “moral duty,” gave over the work which had been held by the Stedelijk Museum since 1940.
Ambo Anthos Publishers said it would delay printing more copies. HarperCollins, the book’s publisher in the United States, declined to comment.
The police are investigating how the man got onto the flight from Johannesburg via Nairobi.
Antwerp has become the main port of entry into Europe for the drug, which is being blamed for a surge of violence that has prompted some Belgian officials to call for a war on drugs.
A confounding array of Covid rules and lax enforcement of mask wearing may have sent on infected passengers on two KLM flights from South Africa to “who knows where.”
All around the world the remnants of a global pandemic are testing the resolve of governments and private firms to rid the planet of its waste.
At 82, the artist continues to make works that respond to the world around her, whether they comment on the migrant crisis or transform the potatoes she grows in her garden.
Mr. Haitink, who was closely identified with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam, drew direct, unaffected interpretations of symphonic works and opera.
The “Golden Coach,” built for Queen Wilhelmina of Holland in 1896, is emerging as a new focus of debate over slavery, colonialist oppression and history.
Peter R. de Vries, famous for solving cold cases and hosting his own televised crime show, was shot in the head and fighting for his life Tuesday night. His reporting regularly drew death threats.
Sections of “The Night Watch” were cut off in the 18th century and lost. Now, new technology lets viewers imagine how the original work might have looked.
For the next two decades, the scenic city and tourist magnet is going to look more like one gigantic construction site.
Sometimes a place is more than just a place; it can be a scene. Even the blankest backdrops, like a parking lot or a sun-baked freeway, can shimmer with cinematic potential. Four photographers showed us the movie moments that they found all over.
Researchers using enhanced, rare footage of a transport to a Nazi death camp have been able to identify some passengers, including children who survived.
Neglected by art history for decades, Jo van Gogh-Bonger, the painter’s sister-in-law, is finally being recognized as the force who opened the world’s eyes to his genius.
Before Covid-19, the city was packed with visitors. Now efforts to rein in the expected post-pandemic crowds are ramping up, but not without controversy.
No one had spotted a new painting by the Dutch master for four decades — until the scion of a storied Amsterdam family found two.
Altin Gun’s fans say the band does more for Turkey’s image than the government. No one seems to mind that it’s actually Dutch.
Temperatures that had not been seen in years brought out the playful side of people across the continent. A few who took to icy canals and ponds needed rescuing.
Tse Chi Lop, said to be the leader of a multibillion-dollar drug syndicate, was arrested in Amsterdam and faces extradition to Australia.
A recent finding of fault with a Restitution Commissions panel had led the heirs to hope that the court might find for them and return the painting.
The Netherlands should show “a willingness to return” items taken without consent, and to do so without conditions, a report said.
A researcher says he has uncovered the precise location where the artist painted “Tree Roots,” thought to be the last piece he worked on the day he suffered a fatal gunshot wound.
Hostels are built on the idea of community and sharing, can they survive in a time of social distancing? As European hostels reopen, they are confronting new challenges.
Emilie Gordenker took over at the Amsterdam institution that attracts most of its visitors from abroad just months before the coronavirus lockdown began.
Many Dutch professions went back to work in May, and most will return by July. But sex workers must wait until September — sending hundreds into poverty and forcing some to risk working in secret.
At a time when populists are overturning social norms, Prime Minister Mark Rutte did not visit his mother in the weeks before her death. It was against his country’s policies.
Travel restrictions have turned 11 overtouristed destinations into quiet, almost unrecognizable places, even for those who live there. It’s a bittersweet experience for the people we talked to.
The Dutch dominated a global, multibillion-dollar industry employing tens of thousands and spawning millionaire D.J.’s. On Tuesday, it was shuttered.