The European Commission visited Amsterdam to mark the start of the Dutch Presidency of the EU Council. On 7 January 2016 Prime Minister Mark Rutte received the members of the European Commission at the National Maritime Museum.
On Thursday 24 December and Thursday 31 December 2015 the consular department will close at 1pm.
Our Ambassador Simon Smits paid his first official visit to Scotland this week.
The Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency in London is looking for the perfect addition to our small team!
The Dutch Minister of Defence, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, was in London today, along with five of her counterparts from Norway, Denmark, Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia, to sign a Foundation Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in which the six friendly nations agreed to join a UK-led Joint Expeditionary Force (JEF).
On 25 November Merseyrail was awarded the Train Operator of the Year 2015 award at the National Cycle Rail Awards 2015 in Westminster.
The Dutch Minister for Agriculture and the Environment, Sharon Dijksma, visited London on Monday 18 November.
I am deeply shocked by the attacks in Paris yesterday evening. The Netherlands feels a strong bond with France. We stand alongside the French people in mourning the victims. Together with France, we will continue to steadfastly defend freedom against those who use terror to try and undermine it. We will never give up our values of freedom and solidarity. Our thoughts are with all those who are now grieving the loss of their loved ones, and with all the victims of these cowardly attacks.
Prime Minister Rutte’s reaction to the attacks in Paris.
King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands joined Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister David Cameron for the Remembrance Sunday ceremony at The Cenotaph, Whitehall yesterday. The ceremony is an opportunity for people in the United Kingdom to pay their respects to those killed in the First and Second World War, as well as later conflicts.