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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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Charges over Todd cyber-bullying

Friday, April 18th 2014, 11:09
related countries: Canada Canada

A man is charged in the Netherlands in connection with the suicide of Canadian teenager Amanda Todd, who killed herself after cyber bullying.
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Dutch unveil glow in the dark road

Monday, April 14th 2014, 16:25

Streetlights on a 500m stretch of highway in the Netherlands are replaced by glow in the dark road markings in a pilot project.
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Gunman kills Dutch priest in Syria

Monday, April 7th 2014, 16:20
related countries: Syria Syria

An elderly Dutch priest who had become well known for refusing to leave the besieged Syrian city of Homs has been shot dead by a gunman.
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Masterpiece of silent film recovered

Wednesday, April 2nd 2014, 23:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A long-lost masterpiece of British silent cinema is discovered in the Netherlands, almost 90 years after it was last seen.
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Wednesday, April 2nd 2014, 8:51

The Dutch Football Federation has launched an inquiry into the ownership of Vitesse Arnhem and their links with Chelsea.
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Dismal England slump to Dutch defeat

Monday, March 31st 2014, 13:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England collapse to a shock 45-run defeat against the Netherlands in their final match of the World Twenty20.
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New Zealand ease past Netherlands

Saturday, March 29th 2014, 13:04
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Brendon McCullum steers New Zealand to a win over the Netherlands that keeps their World Twenty20 semi-final hopes alive.
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Van Gaal to Spurs 'done deal' - Gullit

Saturday, March 29th 2014, 9:20
related places: Gaal

Spurs chairman Daniel Levy has met with Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal over the manager's post, claims Ruud Gullit.
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Hiddink named as next Dutch boss

Friday, March 28th 2014, 10:48

Guus Hiddink will become Netherlands coach after the World Cup, with Danny Blind replacing him following Euro 2016.
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SA seal narrow win over Netherlands

Thursday, March 27th 2014, 13:24

South Africa hold their nerve to seal a six-run victory over the Netherlands in Group One of the World Twenty20.
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Obama security agent 'found drunk'

Wednesday, March 26th 2014, 23:15
related countries: United States United States

Three US Secret Service agents preparing for President Obama's trip to the Netherlands were sent home amid reports one was found drunk in a hotel.
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Dutch hit record low score in SL loss

Monday, March 24th 2014, 15:39
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka dismiss the Netherlands for 39, the lowest score in Twenty20 international history, as they cruise to a Group One victory.
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VIDEO: China's president visits Netherlands

Saturday, March 22nd 2014, 18:37
related countries: China China

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in the Netherlands on his first trip to Europe as leader.
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China's Xi starts first Europe tour

Saturday, March 22nd 2014, 14:52
related countries: China China

Chinese President Xi Jinping lands in the Netherlands with a 200-strong business delegation for his first trip to Europe as leader.
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Stolen Rembrandt found 15 years on

Friday, March 21st 2014, 14:51
related countries: France France

A 17th Century painting by Dutch master Rembrandt is recovered in France, 15 years after it was stolen.
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Ireland knocked out by Netherlands

Friday, March 21st 2014, 12:35
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The Netherlands are into the Super 10 stage of the World Twenty20 after a remarkable victory over Ireland in Sylhet.
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Benfica face Dutch test in quarters

Friday, March 21st 2014, 12:30

Benfica face AZ Alkmaar in the Europa League quarter-finals after beating Tottenham, while Juventus meet Lyon.
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Wilders accused of discrimination

Thursday, March 20th 2014, 15:35

A group representing Moroccans in the Netherlands says it will file discrimination charges against Geert Wilders after he calls for "fewer" Moroccans there.
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Shell admits 'challenging' 2013

Thursday, March 13th 2014, 9:44

Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell says it has laid "firm foundations for the future" after "disappointing financial results" in 2013.
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Dutch tram pile-up leaves 33 hurt

Monday, March 10th 2014, 17:13
related places: Rotterdam

Three trams have crashed into each other in the Dutch city of Rotterdam, leaving 33 people hurt.
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Injured Dutch star to miss World Cup

Monday, March 10th 2014, 15:03

Netherlands midfielder Kevin Strootman will miss the World Cup after tearing a cruciate ligament in Roma's defeat at Napoli.
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Dutch museum buys McQueen artworks

Wednesday, March 5th 2014, 11:29
related places: Amsterdam

A museum in Amsterdam acquires two artworks by Steve McQueen, the Turner Prize-winning artist turned film-maker whose 12 Years a Slave was named best picture at this year's Academy Awards.
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VIDEO: Dutch woman's near miss with train

Wednesday, February 26th 2014, 15:54

Security camera footage of a Dutch woman's narrow escape from a passing train is released by a rail company, as part of a new safety campaign.
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VIDEO: Why are Dutch so good at speed skating?

Tuesday, February 25th 2014, 7:00

After winning eight gold medals in speed skating in Sochi, Anna Holligan looks at why the Netherlands skaters are so good - and how they dominate the sport.
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Dutch get their Sochi skates on

Saturday, February 22nd 2014, 15:27

How Dutch skaters sped to success at Sochi
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Shell in $2.6bn Australia asset sale

Friday, February 21st 2014, 3:45
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to sell its Australian downstream business to oil trading firm Vitol for $2.6bn (£1.5bn).
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Friday, February 14th 2014, 7:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Eight of the UK's most-wanted criminals, thought to be on the run in the Netherlands, have been named by the National Crime Agency.
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VIDEO: Giant pumps put to work in Somerset

Thursday, February 13th 2014, 18:46

Two high-volume pumps imported from the Netherlands have started work to try and reduce the water levels on the flooded Somerset Levels.
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Dutch ex-minister's death 'a crime'

Thursday, February 13th 2014, 14:08

Dutch police suspect former health minister Els Borst, who was found dead in her garage earlier this week, was the victim of a crime.
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Utopia drugs market forced offline

Wednesday, February 12th 2014, 11:33

The Dutch National Police force seizes a "dark net" website used to sell illegal drugs, weapons and hacking tools.
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