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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: First prosecution over avatar 'Sweetie'

Monday, October 20th 2014, 22:44

A year ago a charity in the Netherlands created a fake profile of a girl called Sweetie to pose in teen chat rooms.
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VIDEO: Why are Dutch bikers fighting IS?

Friday, October 17th 2014, 6:12
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Three members of a Dutch motorcycle club are now leading a Kurdish battalion fighting against the Islamic State in Iraq.
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Dutch bikers join fight against IS

Wednesday, October 15th 2014, 16:25
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Three members of a Dutch motorcycle club with military backgrounds have gone to Iraq to help Kurds fighting Islamic State, a fellow biker confirms.
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Tuesday, October 14th 2014, 14:58
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Somalia Somalia

A popular Somali band is forced to seek asylum in the Netherlands after Kenya revokes its refugee status, its lead singer tells the BBC.
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Iceland 2-0 Netherlands

Monday, October 13th 2014, 21:50
related countries: Iceland Iceland

The Netherlands are beaten in Iceland to suffer their second defeat in three Euro 2016 qualifiers.
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Lego 'won't renew' Shell contract

Friday, October 10th 2014, 5:40
related countries: Denmark Denmark

Danish toymaker Lego will not renew a promotional contract with Royal Dutch Shell following pressure from environmental group Greenpeace.
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MH17 passenger 'had oxygen mask on'

Thursday, October 9th 2014, 16:15
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

The Dutch foreign minister says a victim of the east Ukraine air disaster was found wearing an oxygen mask, suggesting not everyone died instantly.
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Strootman not for sale - Roma owner

Wednesday, October 8th 2014, 15:18

Roma owner James Pallotta insists Dutch midfielder Kevin Strootman will not be sold to Manchester United - even if they bid £75m.
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VIDEO: Kurds break into European Parliament

Tuesday, October 7th 2014, 10:43

Kurdish protesters have broken into the European Parliament in the Netherlands. It follows an earlier demonstration at the Dutch Parliament in the Hague on Monday night.
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Yellowstone drone crash pilot fined

Monday, September 29th 2014, 20:26
related countries: United States United States
related places: Wyoming

A US judge fines a Dutch tourist more than $3,000 (£1,850) for crashing a drone into a hot spring in Yellowstone National Park.
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VIDEO: Fatal accident at 'monster truck' show

Monday, September 29th 2014, 11:16

Three people including a child are killed by a "monster truck" at a motor show in the east of the Netherlands.
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Tragedy at Dutch monster truck show

Monday, September 29th 2014, 10:15

Three people are killed and many others injured as a "monster truck" ploughs into onlookers at a motor show in the Netherlands.
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Philips plans to split business

Tuesday, September 23rd 2014, 9:06

Dutch electronics giant Philips says it is planning to split the company in two, separating its lighting business from its healthcare division.
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Paratroops mark Arnhem WW2 battle

Saturday, September 20th 2014, 15:26
related countries: United States United States
related places: Arnhem

Paratroops from Europe and the US are staging parachute jumps in the Netherlands to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Arnhem.
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Heineken rejects SABMiller offer

Monday, September 15th 2014, 9:54

Dutch brewing giant Heineken has rejected a takeover offer from SABMiller saying the proposal is "non-actionable".
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MH17 hit by 'numerous objects'

Tuesday, September 9th 2014, 17:37
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Ukraine Ukraine

Dutch experts say Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed in east Ukraine after being hit by objects that "pierced the plane at high velocity".
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Norway to send inmates abroad

Tuesday, September 9th 2014, 11:52
related countries: Norway Norway

Norway plans to export its prisoners to Dutch jails to ease overcrowding and carry out urgent maintenance works, the government says.
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VIDEO: Close-up: First look at MH17 report

Tuesday, September 9th 2014, 11:38
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Ukraine Ukraine

MH17 Dutch experts say Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed in eastern Ukraine after being hit by 'numerous objects' that 'pierced the plane at high speed'.
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Man Utd complete £13.8m Blind deal

Monday, September 1st 2014, 19:58

Manchester United sign versatile Netherlands international Daley Blind from Ajax for £13.8m.
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Chelsea's Van Ginkel joins AC Milan

Monday, September 1st 2014, 11:58
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Ginkel, Marco

Chelsea's 21-year-old Netherlands midfielder Marco van Ginkel joins Italian side AC Milan on a season-long loan.
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VIDEO: Experts identify 173 MH17 victims

Wednesday, August 27th 2014, 20:27
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Forensics teams from the Netherlands say they have so far positively identified 173 victims of flight MH17, which was shot down over Ukraine.
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Jailed Dutchman in Peru hunger strike

Tuesday, August 26th 2014, 9:59
related countries: Peru Peru

Dutch national Joran van der Sloot, who is in jail for murder in Peru, goes on hunger strike after being transferred to a maximum security prison.
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VIDEO: The threat posed by Dutch jihadists

Friday, August 22nd 2014, 11:02
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

Islamic State militants have been accused of a number of atrocities in Iraq and Syria - but it is not just people from the region who have been fighting for the group.
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Dutch grapple with jihadist threat

Thursday, August 21st 2014, 23:24

Dutch grapple with jihadist threat from some young Muslims
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MH17: Netherlands wrestles with huge criminal case

Sunday, August 17th 2014, 0:21

How Dutch are grappling with MH17 evidence
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VIDEO: A look inside Greenpeace ship

Sunday, August 10th 2014, 2:10
related countries: Russia Russia

A Greenpeace ship impounded by Russia has returned to the Netherlands almost a year after it was stormed by Russian security forces.
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MH370 sea search contractor named

Wednesday, August 6th 2014, 3:18
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

A Dutch firm has been chosen to carry out the underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, Australia announces.
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Shell sees 'robust' profits rise

Thursday, July 31st 2014, 6:41

Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell describes its performance as "robust" after its second-quarter profits more than doubled.
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Leaders meet to discuss MH17 access

Thursday, July 31st 2014, 4:07
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Ukraine Ukraine

Malaysian and Dutch leaders to meet later to discuss securing full access to the crash site of MH17 in eastern Ukraine, two weeks after the plane went down.
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VIDEO: Trying to return MH17 victims home

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 5:32
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Ukraine Ukraine

A team of Dutch forensic investigators will again try to access the Malaysia Airlines wreckage site in eastern Ukraine.
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MH17 military mission 'unrealistic'

Sunday, July 27th 2014, 20:57
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Sending an international military mission to secure the crash site of MH17 in eastern Ukraine would be "unrealistic", Dutch PM Mark Rutte says.
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