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# mark-rutte - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Covid curfew to take effect in Netherlands as lockdown tightens in bid to stem spread of virus
# Mark Rutte
# Mark Rutte

Covid curfew to take effect in Netherlands as lockdown tightens in bid to stem spread of virus

Jan 21st 2021, 10:14 PM 33,974 Views 36 Comments

Home visits have also been cut as well as flights from Britain, South Africa and South America.

# mark-rutte - Friday 15 January, 2021

Dutch government resigns over child benefits scandal
# Mark Rutte
# Mark Rutte

Dutch government resigns over child benefits scandal

Jan 15th 2021, 2:51 PM 37,218 Views 20 Comments

Dutch authorities wrongly accused thousands of parents of fraudulently claiming child allowance.

# mark-rutte - Monday 14 December, 2020

'The Netherlands will close for five weeks': Dutch Prime Minister announces strict new lockdown
# Surge
# Surge

'The Netherlands will close for five weeks': Dutch Prime Minister announces strict new lockdown

Dec 14th 2020, 6:59 PM 47,033 Views 24 Comments

The decision from Mark Rutte comes amid a surge of cases in the Netherlands.

# mark-rutte - Thursday 9 July, 2020

EU leaders remain divided on plans for a €750 billion recovery fund ahead of a vital summit meeting
# Frugal Four
# Frugal Four

EU leaders remain divided on plans for a €750 billion recovery fund ahead of a vital summit meeting

Jul 9th 2020, 3:38 PM 8,251 Views 14 Comments

Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte leads a bloc of countries opposed to the deal.

# mark-rutte - Monday 25 May, 2020

Dutch prime minister didn't visit dying mother due to lockdown measures
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

Dutch prime minister didn't visit dying mother due to lockdown measures

May 25th 2020, 10:10 PM 43,188 Views 57 Comments

Mark Rutte today announced the recent death of his 96-year-old mother in a care home in The Hague.

# mark-rutte - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Dutch PM shakes hands with expert immediately after ordering end to handshaking
# Mark Rutte
# Mark Rutte

Dutch PM shakes hands with expert immediately after ordering end to handshaking

Mar 10th 2020, 8:36 PM 50,011 Views 28 Comments

Mark Rutte, realising his mistake, then bumped elbows with Jaap van Dissel.

# mark-rutte - Friday 22 March, 2019

Utrecht tram shooting suspect confesses to deadly attack, claims he acted alone
# Gokmen Tanis
# Gokmen Tanis

Utrecht tram shooting suspect confesses to deadly attack, claims he acted alone

Mar 22nd 2019, 9:52 PM 15,296 Views 10 Comments

Thousands of Dutch mourners took to Utrecht’s streets this evening to pay their last respects to the victims.

# mark-rutte - Friday 16 November, 2018

France and Germany are 'jumping the gun' on EU army, Dutch Prime Minister says
# European Army
# European Army

France and Germany are 'jumping the gun' on EU army, Dutch Prime Minister says

Nov 16th 2018, 9:02 PM 11,933 Views 54 Comments

“The idea of a European army is going way too far for the Netherlands.”

# mark-rutte - Thursday 16 March, 2017

'The Netherlands said 'stop' to the wrong kind of populism': Wilders set to be defeated in election
# No Brexit Moment
# No Brexit Moment

'The Netherlands said 'stop' to the wrong kind of populism': Wilders set to be defeated in election

Mar 16th 2017, 6:58 AM 17,956 Views 108 Comments

PM Mark Rutte easily defeated a strong challenge from the far-right Geert Wilders.

# mark-rutte - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Dutch voters have rejected Geert Wilders' play to be an anti-Islam Prime Minister
# Tried And Tested
# Tried And Tested

Dutch voters have rejected Geert Wilders' play to be an anti-Islam Prime Minister

Mar 15th 2017, 8:38 PM 23,580 Views 112 Comments

Current PM Mark Rutte has seen his off Wilders’ challenge comfortably.

# mark-rutte - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Dutch leader urges voters to halt rise of the right wing in Europe
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

Dutch leader urges voters to halt rise of the right wing in Europe

Mar 14th 2017, 6:25 AM 10,001 Views 100 Comments

The election will be held tomorrow.

# mark-rutte - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Search for remains of MH17 flight victims called off
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Search for remains of MH17 flight victims called off

Aug 6th 2014, 7:35 PM 16,493 Views 38 Comments

The Prime Minister of the Netherlands said that it was too dangerous to continue.

# mark-rutte - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Kenny: Comments were made to me about the top EU job, but 'that matter is now irrelevant'
# Enda's Choice
# Enda's Choice

Kenny: Comments were made to me about the top EU job, but 'that matter is now irrelevant'

Jun 10th 2014, 7:31 PM 7,498 Views 27 Comments

The Taoiseach was speaking at a press conference with the Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte who is in Dublin on an official visit today.

# mark-rutte - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Ireland has been through 'a hurricane' - Kenny speaks at World Economic Forum
# Davos
# Davos

Ireland has been through 'a hurricane' - Kenny speaks at World Economic Forum

Jan 24th 2013, 11:58 AM 9,811 Views 108 Comments

Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Enda Kenny stressed the need for job creation across Europe in order to tackle the economic crisis.

# mark-rutte - Thursday 1 November, 2012

Amsterdam's cannabis cafes to remain open, says mayor
# Café Culture
# Café Culture

Amsterdam's cannabis cafes to remain open, says mayor

Nov 1st 2012, 2:05 PM 12,919 Views 33 Comments

The government is planning to restrict cannabis sales by requiring residents to show identification when entering the shops.

# mark-rutte - Monday 29 October, 2012

New Dutch government scraps Olympics bid, raises drinking age
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

New Dutch government scraps Olympics bid, raises drinking age

Oct 29th 2012, 6:52 PM 12,912 Views 20 Comments

The Liberal-Labour coalition will also cut government spending by €16 billion over the next five years.

# mark-rutte - Thursday 13 September, 2012

Dutch Prime Minister claims victory for his Liberal party in close election
# Victory
# Victory

Dutch Prime Minister claims victory for his Liberal party in close election

Sep 13th 2012, 8:50 AM 2,525 Views 23 Comments

The far-right PVV party, led by Geert Wilders, suffered a humiliating defeat in the election.

# mark-rutte - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Dutch caretaker PM urges 'responsibility' over economic problems
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

Dutch caretaker PM urges 'responsibility' over economic problems

Apr 24th 2012, 4:33 PM 1,286 Views 5 Comments

Despite the fall of the country’s government over budget disagreements yesterday, the Netherlands raised €2 billion at a bond auction today.

# mark-rutte - Monday 23 April, 2012

Election on the cards after Dutch budget talks collapse
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

Election on the cards after Dutch budget talks collapse

Apr 23rd 2012, 10:45 AM 2,163 Views 21 Comments

The prime minister is expected to tender his resignation today but remain on as caretaker until elections later this year after discussions over an austerity budget collapsed over the weekend.

# mark-rutte - Monday 30 January, 2012

Here's what European leaders might be wearing at their 'informal' summit
# Casual Affair
From The Daily Edge
# Casual Affair

Here's what European leaders might be wearing at their 'informal' summit

Jan 30th 2012, 7:00 AM 3,108 Views 11 Comments

Today’s European Council summit is described as an ‘informal meeting’. So might leaders shed their suits for some casual threads?

# mark-rutte - Thursday 2 December, 2010

Irish bailout could sink delicate Dutch ruling coalition
# Bailout
# Bailout

Irish bailout could sink delicate Dutch ruling coalition

Dec 2nd 2010, 1:50 PM 888 Views 0 Comments

The party supporting the minority government is considering stopping the country taking part in Ireland’s bailout, it is reported.