Mark Rutte

Bulgarian PM on Schengen Membership: EU doesn’t Trust us because we Lied to them over the Years

Bulgaria will have to build trust with its European partners in order to enter the Schengen area. This was stated by Prime Minister Kiril Petkov after a meeting with the Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte.

Europe in Fear of the New Covid “Botswana Mutation”: What do we know about it

As of today, governments across Europe are rushing to step up their defenses against a possible new coronavirus outbreak after South Africa announced the discovery of a new strain of Covid-19 that scientists fear could thwart the pandemic effort.

Dutch Reintroduces Аnti-Covid Measures after Spike in New Cases

The Dutch government has reintroduced some measures to contain Covid-19 after a spike in new cases, particularly among young people. PM Mark Rutte said that bars, cafes and restaurants will have to close at midnight again as of this weekend and for much of the summer, while dancing clubs will have to close at all.

Dutch Voters Go to Polls in Virus-Dominated Election

Dutch voters go to the polls on Wednesday (17 March) for the last day of a three-day parliamentary election, in which Prime Minister Mark Rutte is aiming for a fourth term in office.

Here are five things to know about Covid-19 in the Netherlands, which has dominated the election campaign:

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