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Gang networks in Europe 'forcing children to steal'

Wednesday, June 22nd 2016, 10:30

Dutch police say some 300 Roma (Gypsy) children are being exploited across Europe by gangs forcing them to steal €1,000 (£770) a day.
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How Dutch designers make desks disappear

Wednesday, June 15th 2016, 12:36

One company's innovative solution to make employees leave on time.
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Qatar convicts Dutch woman held 'after being raped'

Monday, June 13th 2016, 9:57
related countries: Qatar Qatar

A court in Qatar convicts a Dutch woman charged with having sex outside marriage after she told police she had been raped.
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Dutch woman arrested in Qatar after making rape claim

Saturday, June 11th 2016, 16:07
related countries: Qatar Qatar

A Dutch woman is being detained in Qatar on suspicion of adultery, after she told police she had been raped, her lawyer and the Dutch embassy says.
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Largest urban farm opens in abandoned factory in Netherlands

Saturday, June 11th 2016, 11:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Scottish farmer has opened Europe's largest urban farm in an abandoned factory in the Netherlands.
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VIDEO: Gay refugees 'bullied' in Dutch camps

Tuesday, May 24th 2016, 4:03

Gay refugees from the Middle East have faced abuse and harassment in Dutch camps - but now LGBT charities have begun to step in.
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VIDEO: Migrant influx divides young Dutch

Wednesday, May 18th 2016, 23:35

Just like the rest of Europe, the Netherlands is divided on migration. Meet the two cousins who sum up the hot debate.
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Russia through to Eurovision final

Wednesday, May 11th 2016, 8:23
related countries: Iceland Iceland, Russia Russia

Russia and the Netherlands make it through to the final of the Eurovision Song Contest but Iceland crashes out.
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Dutch gangster plotted 'sister murders'

Tuesday, May 10th 2016, 17:06

A convicted Dutch gangland leader, notorious for the 1983 kidnapping of a Heineken beer tycoon, is accused of plotting from jail to kill his sisters.
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Journalist held for Erdogan 'insult'

Sunday, April 24th 2016, 14:44
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Erdogan

A Dutch-Turkish journalist has been detained in Turkey after posting tweets critical of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, her newspaper says.
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Erdogan insults hotline angers Dutch

Thursday, April 21st 2016, 21:52
related countries: Turkey Turkey

The Turkish consulate infuriates Dutch MPs by calling on Turkish groups in the Netherlands to inform it of insults against President Erdogan.
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Court overturns $50bn Yukos compensation

Wednesday, April 20th 2016, 14:00
related countries: Russia Russia

A Dutch court overturns a ruling ordering Russia to pay $50bn to former shareholders of the Yukos oil company, forcibly broken up in 2007.
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VIDEO: Stolen artworks recovered in Ukraine

Friday, April 15th 2016, 17:11
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine says its security forces have recovered four Dutch masterpieces stolen from a museum in The Netherlands 10 years ago.
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Ukraine recovers stolen Dutch paintings

Friday, April 15th 2016, 10:47
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine says it has recovered four paintings from a haul of 24 that was stolen from a gallery in the Netherlands more than a decade ago.
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Dutch voters reject EU-Ukraine deal

Thursday, April 7th 2016, 14:52
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Dutch voters reject an EU partnership deal removing trade barriers with Ukraine, but Ukraine insists it will continue moving towards the EU.
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Dutch result difficult for Ukraine and EU

Thursday, April 7th 2016, 14:49
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

A difficult result for Ukraine and EU
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Computer paints 'new Rembrandt'

Wednesday, April 6th 2016, 11:22

A team of technologists working with Microsoft and others produce a 3D-printed painting in the style of Dutch master Rembrandt.
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Sobibor death camp survivor dies at 95

Monday, April 4th 2016, 11:37

The last Dutch survivor of the Nazi extermination camp at Sobibor, Jules Schelvis, dies at his home in the Netherlands aged 95.
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Cruyff family 'touched' by tributes

Friday, March 25th 2016, 13:21

Jordi Cruyff thanks people for their tributes following the death of his father, Netherlands footballing great Johan Cruyff.
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Johan Cruyff dies of cancer aged 68

Thursday, March 24th 2016, 16:30

Netherlands, Ajax and Barcelona great Johan Cruyff - regarded as one of the greatest players of all time - dies of cancer aged 68.
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Wilders in court on hate speech charge

Friday, March 18th 2016, 12:00

Dutch anti-immigration politician Geert Wilders appears in court charged with inciting hatred against Moroccans.
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Dutch to hold stormy referendum on EU-Ukraine deal

Saturday, March 12th 2016, 0:24

EU-Ukraine deal faces Dutch voter test
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Fugitive paedophile held in Cambodia

Friday, March 11th 2016, 13:55
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia
related places: Phnom Penh

A convicted Dutch paedophile who was on the run from a 19-year prison sentence is arrested in the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh.
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'Dentist of Horror' in French court

Tuesday, March 8th 2016, 13:08
related countries: France France

A man from the Netherlands described by media as the "Dentist of Horror" goes on trial in France accused of mutilating the mouths of patients.
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VIDEO: Eagles trained to take down drones

Tuesday, March 8th 2016, 4:39

The BBC has been given access to the airbase where Dutch police are training eagles to take down unauthorised drones.
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Japan to compensate POW over A-bomb

Tuesday, March 1st 2016, 14:30
related countries: Japan Japan, United States United States
related places: Nagasaki

A Dutch former prisoner of war held in Nagasaki when the US dropped an atom bomb on the city wins compensation from the Japanese government.
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Islamic State 'kills Dutch deserters'

Tuesday, March 1st 2016, 11:13
related countries: Syria Syria

The jihadist group Islamic State (IS) has killed eight Dutch militants accused of attempting to desert and mutiny, a Syrian activist group says.
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VIDEO: Dutch train crash: Aerial view

Tuesday, February 23rd 2016, 14:39
related places: Dalfsen

A train driver was killed when his train hit a crane on a level crossing near the Dutch town of Dalfsen.
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Dutch rail driver killed in crane crash

Tuesday, February 23rd 2016, 14:18
related places: Dalfsen

A train driver was killed and several other people hurt when a train ran into a crane on a level crossing near the Dutch town of Dalfsen.
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'I'm 2-0 up in match against cancer'

Saturday, February 13th 2016, 10:59

Netherlands, Ajax and Barcelona great Johan Cruyff says he feels "2-0 up in a match" against lung cancer.
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VIDEO: Bosch paintings in historic homecoming

Thursday, February 11th 2016, 20:38
related places: Den Bosch

The strange and terrifying works of the painter Hieronymous Bosch have been gathered in his home town, Den Bosch, in the Netherlands for the first time.
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Shell shares rise 7% as profits fall

Thursday, February 4th 2016, 11:52

Royal Dutch Shell shares extend gains to 7% as it confirms it will cut 10,000 jobs amid its steepest fall in annual profits for 13 years.
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Dutch in Turkey ferry plan for migrants

Thursday, January 28th 2016, 12:17
related countries: Greece Greece, Turkey Turkey

Migrants and refugees arriving on the Greek islands would immediately be sent back by ferry to Turkey, under a Dutch plan to solve the crisis.
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'Screaming' turns out to be opera

Thursday, January 28th 2016, 11:32

Dutch police kick in a door after a report of "terrifying screams" - only to find the sound was a man singing along to opera.
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