Spanish workers in the Netherlands complain about abusive conditions

Around 500 Spaniards have alerted the embassy about problems with the work schedules, wages and housing provided by temporary employment agencies


Arrest of Dutch man in Barcelona could solve one of Holland’s most infamous cases

After a DNA match was found, officers detained Jos Brech on suspicion of the sexual abuse and murder of 11-year-old Nicky Verstappen in 1998

Online counter-terrorism

How online amateur “jihadist hunter” sparked terror alert in Rotterdam

Police were monitoring chat between Dutch national and alleged radical in wake of Catalonia attacks


How a brothel in Amsterdam empowers sex workers

My Red Light wants to help transform prostitution, when exercised voluntarily, into a normal profession

Latin America

Chile calls on Hague court to throw out Bolivia’s border dispute complaint

International judges begin tackling La Paz’s demands to regain access to the Pacific


Hague court awards Peru chunk of maritime waters outside 80-mile limit

Decision puts an end to a long-running dispute between governments in Lima and Santiago


Slim puts Telefónica’s purchase of KPN’s German unit at risk

América Móvil breaks pact with Dutch firm on not launching full takeover

Woman burns Picasso painting stolen by her son

Romanian also suspected of torching paintings by Monet, Matisse and Gauguin

Bolivia takes Chile to The Hague over sea access

Evo Morales’ government promises to accept court’s ruling as final

Vueling plane causes security alert on approach into Amsterdam

Initial reports of hijack confirmed as erroneous by Dutch authorities The flight, coming from Málaga, made “unusual maneuvers” on its approach The pilot had failed to establish contact with air controllers

Yemeni scene of pain wins World Press Photo for Spaniard

Samuel Aranda´s image was captured inside a makeshift field hospital during the revolt