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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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Netherlands: news

Dutch reporter who tried to solve MH17 crime

Wednesday, April 15th 2015, 23:52
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Dutch reporter's search for evidence in Ukraine air crash
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Dutch court bid on climate change

Tuesday, April 14th 2015, 11:32

Campaigners in the Netherlands are taking the government to court for allegedly failing to protect its citizens from climate change.
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Friday's gossip column

Thursday, April 9th 2015, 22:55

Liverpool to swap Sterling for Arsenal's Walcott plus £20m, Dutch striker Depay set for Man Utd, Everton in for Cleverley.
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Shell to buy BG Group in £47bn deal

Wednesday, April 8th 2015, 9:29

Royal Dutch Shell says it has agreed to buy oil and gas exploration firm BG Group in a deal that values the business at £47bn.
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Dutch man jailed for horsemeat sales

Tuesday, April 7th 2015, 14:32

Dutch horsemeat trader Willy Selten is found guilty of falsifying documents and sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison.
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FedEx to buy rival TNT Express

Tuesday, April 7th 2015, 14:19
related countries: United States United States

US parcels delivery firm FedEx is to buy Dutch rival TNT Express for €4.4bn (£3.22bn) as it looks to expand its European operations.
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Dutch hostage freed in Mali

Monday, April 6th 2015, 14:02
related countries: France France, Mali Mali

Dutch hostage Sjaak Rijke who was kidnapped in Mali in 2011, has been freed by French special forces.
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Fatal storms hit northern Europe

Wednesday, April 1st 2015, 6:27
related countries: Austria Austria, Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom

At least nine people have been killed in gales that have battered Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the UK.
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Netherlands v Spain

Tuesday, March 31st 2015, 17:22
related countries: Spain Spain

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's International Friendlies game between Netherlands and Spain.
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Dutch royals to return Nazi art

Tuesday, March 31st 2015, 16:39

The Dutch royal family says it will return a painting believed to have been confiscated from Jewish owners during World War Two.
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ABN Amro executives renounce bonus

Sunday, March 29th 2015, 20:25

Executives at the Dutch bank ABN Amro have renounced a €100,000 allowance after a public outcry over the extra pay.
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Flight chaos from Amsterdam power cut

Friday, March 27th 2015, 11:19
related places: Amsterdam

Flights are diverted from Schiphol airport after a major power cut hits Amsterdam and surrounding areas in the northwest of the Netherlands.
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Netherlands horsemeat trial begins

Tuesday, March 24th 2015, 10:17

A Dutch meat trader goes on trial accused of selling 300 tonnes of horsemeat as beef, during one of Europe's largest food scandals.
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Two die in Dutch UN helicopter crash

Tuesday, March 17th 2015, 22:25
related countries: Mali Mali
related places: Gao

A Dutch UN peacekeeping helicopter crashes near Gao in northern Mali, killing two crew members, the Dutch defence ministry says.
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Sunderland appoint Advocaat as boss

Tuesday, March 17th 2015, 14:38

Sunderland appoint former Netherlands coach Dick Advocaat as their new manager until the end of the season.
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'Kidnapped' Dutch kids brought to IS

Monday, March 16th 2015, 22:36
related countries: Syria Syria

A Chechen woman in the Netherlands takes her two young children against their father's will to join Islamic State militants in Syria, prosecutors say.
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ITV to buy The Voice producer Talpa

Thursday, March 12th 2015, 9:07

ITV has agreed to acquire Dutch TV production company Talpa Media, which makes talent show The Voice, for £355m.
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Dutch 'drug money' ministers resign

Tuesday, March 10th 2015, 0:40

Dutch Justice Minister Ivo Opstelten and his state secretary resign after misleading parliament over compensation for a convicted drug trafficker.
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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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