European nations in dock over Caribbean slave trade
The heads of state of 15 Caribbean nations are gathering in St Vincent to unveil a 10-point plan that demands reparations from European nations which benefited from the slave trade.
Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands abdicates
The 75-year-old monarch, who has been on the throne for 33 years, hands over to her eldest son, Willem-Alexander, who becomes the first king of the Netherlands in over 120 years.
Dutch school shooting threat: former pupil arrested
An ex-student at the British School in the Netherlands has been arrested in connection with a threat made against a school in Leiden, say police.
Horsemeat: Dutch authorities recall 50,000 tonnes of meat
Dutch authorities recall 50,000 tonnes of meat which was sold as beef across Europe, but may contain horsemeat.
‘Loverboys’ who enslave women into a life of prostitution
The Dutch call them “loverboys” – men who groom women into relationships, then force them into prostitution. Jackie Long met Tom, British father of one such girl, as he tried to rescue his daughter.
Project X Haren party turns into riot
Police and prosecutors are investigating how rioting erupted after thousands of revellers descended on a small Dutch town for a party that was inadvertently advertised on Facebook.
Holland imposes drug ban for foreigners
A judge in the Netherlands upholds a ban forbidding foreigners from entering cannabis cafes.
Mladic rejects ‘obnoxious’ war crimes charges
Appearing at The Hague for the first time, General Mladic dismisses the war crimes charges against him as “obnoxious” and claims “I just defended my people and my country”.
Ratko Mladic and the ‘genocide defence’
Ratko Mladic’s outbursts at the start of his trial give some clues as to his future line of defence. Channel 4 News compares his case to those of Slobodan Milosevic and Radovan Karadzic.
Mladic faces genocide charges at war crimes tribunal
Ratko Mladic will be formally charged with genocide when he faces a war crimes tribunal for the first time at The Hague. His lawyer says he’s been treated in a prison hospital.
Mladic trial begins in The Hague
Ratko Mladic begins his trial at The Hague accused of 11 crimes, including genocide. Channel 4 News Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson is in court to witness the start of the trial.
Eight out of eight and out for psychic octopus Paul
A British born octopus is to retire after achieving a hundred per cent success rate to correctly predict the results of all seven of Germany’s World Cup matches, and that Spain would win.