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We have started to collect the most important news related to Netherlands in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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VIDEO: Dutch reporters film 'gunman' incident

Saturday, January 31st 2015, 15:49

Police in the Netherlands say a man who forced his way into a studio of Dutch news broadcaster NOS with a fake gun has no known links to terrorist organisations.
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10 things we didn't know last week

Saturday, January 31st 2015, 0:39
related countries: United States United States

Who smiles more - Dutch babies or US babies?
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Friday, January 30th 2015, 12:35

A man who forced his way into a studio of Dutch news broadcaster NOS with a fake gun has no known links to terrorist organisations, police say.
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Man with fake gun disrupts Dutch TV

Friday, January 30th 2015, 1:56

A man wielding a fake gun is arrested in a studio of Dutch news broadcaster NOS, causing the main evening bulletins to be cancelled.
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Shell revives Arctic drilling plans

Thursday, January 29th 2015, 14:36

Royal Dutch Shell revives Arctic drilling plans, despite announcing a $15bn cut in global spending and profit figures that disappointed investors.
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Indonesia executions prompt spat

Sunday, January 18th 2015, 13:15
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Indonesia Indonesia

Brazil and the Netherlands recall their ambassadors from Indonesia following the execution of their nationals over drug trafficking.
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VIDEO: Meet the Author: Michaela DePrince

Friday, January 9th 2015, 15:48

On this week's Meet the Author Nick Higham talks to Dutch National Ballet dancer Michaela DePrince, author of Hope in a Ballet Shoe.
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Shell agrees Nigeria oil spill deal

Wednesday, January 7th 2015, 11:16
related countries: Niger Niger, Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Bodo

Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell agrees to a $84m (£55m) settlement with residents of the Bodo community in the Niger Delta for two major oil spills.
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Dutch journalist detained in Turkey

Tuesday, January 6th 2015, 17:45
related countries: Turkey Turkey

A Dutch journalist, Frederike Geerdink, is detained briefly by Turkish police over her alleged support for Kurdish rebels.
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VIDEO: Could 'salt potatoes' create revolution

Sunday, January 4th 2015, 8:33

A team of researchers in the Netherlands has discovered that potatoes can grow in earth fed by salty sea water prompting hopes that previously unusable land could be used for agriculture.
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Luxembourg speaks for the Dutch

Thursday, December 18th 2014, 22:26
related countries: Luxembourg Luxembourg

How Luxembourg came to represent the Dutch
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Wilders faces charges of incitement

Thursday, December 18th 2014, 11:51

Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders is to be tried on charges of inciting racial hatred against Moroccans in a speech, the authorities say.
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Dutch marriage proposal wrecks house

Saturday, December 13th 2014, 15:47

A Dutchman's attempt to engineer a romantic marriage proposal ends in chaos as a crane smashes into the roof a house and forces more to be evacuated.
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VIDEO: Crane crash as proposal goes wrong

Saturday, December 13th 2014, 15:33
related places: IJsselstein, Utrecht

A crane tips over and crashes into the roof of a house in IJsselstein, near Utrecht in the Netherlands, after a marriage proposal went wrong.
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VIDEO: Explorer drives tractor to South Pole

Tuesday, December 9th 2014, 10:32

A Dutch explorer who has driven to the South Pole in a tractor says she has achieved "an impossible dream".
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Man injured by Dutch pop-up toilet

Friday, November 28th 2014, 21:03
related places: Amsterdam

A man is injured after a pop-up toilet unexpectedly emerges from underground in the Dutch city of Amsterdam, throwing a stationary scooter onto him.
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VIDEO: MH17 wreckage leaves east Ukraine

Sunday, November 23rd 2014, 23:45
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Ukraine Ukraine

The European security organisation, the OSCE, says that wreckage collected from the crash site of the Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine is on its way to the Netherlands.
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Dutch 'Syria bride' custody extended

Friday, November 21st 2014, 15:38
related countries: Syria Syria

A judge in the Netherlands agrees to extend the period police can hold a Dutch teenager who travelled to Syria to marry an Islamist fighter.
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World's biggest crane ship sets sail

Friday, November 21st 2014, 15:02
related places: Rotterdam

The world's largest crane ship, which is capable of lifting oil rigs, sets sail from its shipyard in Korea for Rotterdam port in the Netherlands.
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Man Utd's Blind not out for six months

Thursday, November 20th 2014, 17:06

A knee injury will sideline Manchester United midfielder Daley Blind for several weeks but not six months.
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Dutch mum rescues daughter from IS

Wednesday, November 19th 2014, 17:41
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey

A Dutch mother arrives with her daughter in the Netherlands, after travelling to Syria to bring her back from the Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa.
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Shell wins big tax battle in India

Wednesday, November 19th 2014, 3:26
related countries: India India

Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell wins a long-running court battle against Indian authorities over a tax dispute involving billions of dollars.
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EU adopts new bird flu measures

Monday, November 17th 2014, 21:43

The European Commission adopts protective measures to try to contain a bird flu outbreak after new cases in the Netherlands and UK.
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VIDEO: 'Contagious' bird flu at Dutch farm

Monday, November 17th 2014, 12:33

A highly contagious strain of bird flu has been discovered at a poultry farm in the Netherlands.
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MH17 team removes crucial debris

Sunday, November 16th 2014, 19:28
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Investigators remove crucial debris and human remains from the MH17 crash site in rebel-held eastern Ukraine, after months of delays.
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Clashes at Dutch Black Pete protest

Saturday, November 15th 2014, 19:28

Dutch police arrest dozens during a protest over Black Pete, the controversial black-faced sidekick to the Dutch St Nicholas.
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Shell 'warned pipeline could leak'

Thursday, November 13th 2014, 0:00
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Oil firm Royal Dutch Shell was told a pipeline had reached the end of its life years before it spilled up to 500,000 barrels of oil in Nigeria, according to court documents seen by the BBC.
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Netherlands 2-3 Mexico

Wednesday, November 12th 2014, 23:39
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Amsterdam

Carlos Vela scores twice in his first international since 2011 as Mexico beat Netherlands in Amsterdam.
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VIDEO: Solar cycle path opens in Netherlands

Wednesday, November 12th 2014, 15:12

The world's first public solar cycle lane has opened in the Netherlands.
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MH17 salvage team 'unable to start'

Tuesday, November 11th 2014, 11:23
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

A Dutch salvage team arrives at the MH17 disaster site in east Ukraine, where 298 people died, but say they cannot yet start removing wreckage.
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Moyes told of 'head-spinning' start

Tuesday, November 11th 2014, 9:41
related countries: Germany Germany

The first six months at Real Sociedad will be tough for David Moyes, says Steve McClaren, who coached in the Netherlands and Germany.
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VIDEO: 'I will never see her smile again'

Monday, November 10th 2014, 14:01
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Ukraine Ukraine

Hundreds of bereaved family members and friends of passengers who died in the Malaysia Airlines MH17 disaster have gathered in the Dutch capital Amsterdam.
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