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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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MH17 families view plane wreckage

Tuesday, March 3rd 2015, 22:35
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Ukraine Ukraine

Families of passengers who died when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was downed over Ukraine view the wreckage of the plane at a Dutch air base.
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Video technology trials delayed

Saturday, February 28th 2015, 14:07

Football's lawmakers have postponed plans in the Netherlands to trial video replays in live games.
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Dutch town terrorised by rogue owl

Wednesday, February 25th 2015, 17:36
related places: Purmerend

Residents of the Dutch town of Purmerend are advised to take umbrellas out at night after a rogue owl leaves man requiring stitches to head wounds.
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VIDEO: Man survives fall off 'World's End'

Sunday, February 22nd 2015, 10:25
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Dutch honeymooner Mamitho Lendas becomes the first person to survive a fall from Sri Lanka's 4,000ft so-called World's End cliff.
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VIDEO: Dutch fans clash with police in Rome

Thursday, February 19th 2015, 21:44
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

Fans of Dutch football club Feyenoord clash with police in Rome ahead of their team's Europa League match on Thursday night.
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Murray's motivational notes revealed

Wednesday, February 18th 2015, 11:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Dutch sports journalist Wilfred Genee revealed British number one Andy Murray's motivational messages at the Rotterdam Open.
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Dutchman released by Colombia's ELN

Thursday, February 12th 2015, 1:41
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombia's second largest rebel group, the ELN, releases a Dutch citizen who had been held in captivity for more than a year.
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VIDEO: Dutch chimps 'learn Scottish accent'

Friday, February 6th 2015, 6:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Chimpanzees from The Netherlands who were moved to Edinburgh Zoo appear to have learnt to speak in a Scottish accent.
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'Bullet-proof fashion' store opens

Monday, February 2nd 2015, 11:53
related places: Eindhoven

A company offering 'stylish' bullet-proof clothing for ordinary citizens opens in the Dutch city of Eindhoven.
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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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