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Netherlands PM Rutte apologises for role of Dutch state in slavery

Netherlands Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte

The Hague, The NetherlandsReuters Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Monday apologised on behalf of the Dutch State for its historical role in slavery, and for consequences that he acknowledged continue into the present day. “Today I apologise,” Rutte said in a nationally televised speech at the Dutch National Archives. “For centuries the Dutch state and […]

UK’s Prince William says he wants to serve after Caribbean criticism

Bahamas Prince William

London, UKReuters Prince William has said he is committed to service and “not telling people what to do” after a tour of the Caribbean that was marked by protests over the British empire and criticism that the trip reflected a throwback to colonial times. William released the statement at the end of an eight-day tour […]