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Energized Austria wins and makes Lewandowski's Poland the first team to go out at Euro 2024

Jun. 21, 2024 17:24 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Austria boosted its last-16 hopes at the European Championship by defeating Poland 3-1 on Friday and eliminating the Poles in the group stage. Gernot Trauner, Christoph Baumgartner and Marko Arnautovic scored for Austria while Krzysztof Piatek had Poland's first-half...

Kylian Mbappé not included in France's starting lineup vs Netherlands at Euro 2024

Jun. 21, 2024 13:55 PM EDT
LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Kylian Mbappé not included in France's starting lineup vs Netherlands at Euro 2024.

'Teflon Mark' Rutte set to bring consensus-building skills from Dutch politics as next NATO chief

Jun. 20, 2024 14:11 PM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Over the course of more than a dozen years at the top of Dutch politics, Mark Rutte got to know a thing or two about finding consensus among fractious coalition partners. Now he's on track to bring the experience of leading four Dutch multiparty governments to the...

Masked Mbappé trains for Netherlands match at Euro 2024, coach optimistic he'll play

Jun. 20, 2024 13:35 PM EDT

LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Kylian Mbappé trained wearing a blue, white and red face mask with the rest of his teammates on Thursday ahead of France's game against the Netherlands at Euro 2024. France coach Didier Deschamps said he assumes his star player will be available for...

France coach says team doing all to ensure Kylian Mbappé available for Euro 2024 game against the Netherlands

Jun. 20, 2024 11:53 AM EDT
LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — France coach says team doing all to ensure Kylian Mbappé available for Euro 2024 game against the Netherlands.

Germany and Dutch-owned operator end talks on grid sale because of budget constraints

Jun. 20, 2024 06:00 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A state-owned Dutch company that is the biggest electricity grid operator in Germany said Thursday that talks on selling its German business to the government in Berlin have been terminated due to the administration's budget constraints. TenneT, one of four...

Dutch candidate Cabinet ministers are questioned by official working to build coalition government

Jun. 17, 2024 10:01 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Candidate Cabinet ministers in the Netherlands' incoming far-right-led government underwent questioning Monday to establish their suitability for office, as the monthslong process of forming a new administration neared its end. Anti-Islam lawmaker...

Weghorst returns from World Cup clash with Messi and lifts Netherlands to beat Poland at Euro 2024

Jun. 16, 2024 12:55 PM EDT

HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Being barked at by Lionel Messi in a testy post-game exchange that became a viral meme was a strange way for Wout Weghorst to leave the 2022 World Cup after his goals had set up an epic quarterfinal drama. The Netherlands forward's return to major tournament...

Dutch court convicts 3 men of murder in fatal shooting of investigative reporter in 2021

Jun. 12, 2024 11:49 AM EDT

AMSTERDAM (AP) — A Dutch court on Wednesday convicted three men of murder for their roles in the 2021 shooting of investigative reporter Peter R. de Vries, a brazen attack in downtown Amsterdam that sent a shockwave through the Netherlands. His assassination appeared to be linked...

Dutch king and queen get a red-carpet welcome in Georgia, and a chance to show off their dance moves

Jun. 11, 2024 17:51 PM EDT

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The king and queen of the Netherlands on Tuesday received a red-carpet welcome from Savannah's mayor, chatted with crane operators on the dock of one of America's busiest seaports and danced onstage with students from Georgia's oldest historically Black college. ...