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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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Dutchman probed for killing IS fighters

Friday, January 15th 2016, 19:02
related countries: Syria Syria

A former Dutch soldier is arrested on suspicion of killing Islamic State militants while fighting alongside Kurdish militiamen in Syria.
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Kosovo war crimes court for The Hague

Friday, January 15th 2016, 17:46

A special court is being set up in The Hague to try war crimes committed during the war in Kosovo, the Dutch government says.
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Dutch police 'read' Blackberry emails

Tuesday, January 12th 2016, 12:06

A police forensics unit has claimed that it can decrypt messages on locked-down Blackberry handsets.
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Dutch reject 'encryption backdoors'

Thursday, January 7th 2016, 14:13

The Netherlands says it will not make tech firms share encrypted data with security agencies
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Spanish police make huge cocaine seizure

Tuesday, January 5th 2016, 15:12
related countries: Spain Spain, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Spanish police seize three tonnes of cocaine and arrest 11 suspected drugs smugglers from Britain, the Netherlands and Spain.
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VIDEO: Family drive through California wildfire

Sunday, December 27th 2015, 11:51

Dramatic mobile footage shows the moment a Dutch family drive through raging California wildfire.
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Dutch town riots over asylum centre plan

Thursday, December 17th 2015, 7:12

A meeting in a Dutch down discussing plans to build a centre to house asylum seekers is abandoned after protesters riot.
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VIDEO: How did stolen art end up with militia?

Saturday, December 12th 2015, 1:36

The BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse investigates how 24 paintings, stolen over a decade ago, fell into the hands of Ukranian militia.
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Dutch court jails nine in terror case

Thursday, December 10th 2015, 15:42

A Dutch court finds nine people guilty of terrorism offences after one of the biggest such trials ever to take place in the country.
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VIDEO: Militia wants £36m for return of Dutch art

Tuesday, December 8th 2015, 11:10
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

A museum in The Netherlands says an ultra-nationalist militia group in Ukraine has asked to be paid 50m euros (£36m) for the return of a collection of paintings stolen a decade ago.
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VIDEO: Drug smuggling in fake ambulances

Friday, November 27th 2015, 18:25

A Dutch man has been found guilty over a £1.6bn drugs smuggling operation where he posed as a handyman on a fake ambulance.
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Dutch to appeal Starbucks tax ruling

Friday, November 27th 2015, 17:37

The Dutch finance ministry says it will fight a ruling ordering it to recover as much as €30m (£21.2m) in tax from Starbucks.
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Merkel backs decision to cancel match

Wednesday, November 18th 2015, 15:36
related countries: Germany Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says it was right to cancel Tuesday's night football match between Germany and Netherlands amid security fears.
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Germany friendly called off

Tuesday, November 17th 2015, 21:02
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Hannover

Germany's friendly with the Netherlands on Tuesday is called off after a bomb threat at Hannover stadium.
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VIDEO: Dutch and German fans on stadium scare

Tuesday, November 17th 2015, 19:38
related countries: Germany Germany

Fans react after Germany's friendly with the Netherlands on Tuesday was called off because of security concerns.
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Tour firm deemed Sharm unsafe in 2014

Tuesday, November 10th 2015, 18:19

Dutch tour operator Corendon says it stopped offering flights to Sharm el-Sheikh in early 2014 after receiving intelligence information.
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VIDEO: Doctor's 'holiday' helping refugees

Monday, November 9th 2015, 9:35

A Dutch doctor has taken leave from work, but rather than going on holiday he is volunteering on Lesbos to help refugees in need of medical attention.
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Curbs on Sharm el-Sheikh travel widen

Thursday, November 5th 2015, 23:38
related countries: Egypt Egypt, France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

France, Belgium and the Netherlands join the UK in curbing travel to Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt, after a plane crash killed 224 people on Saturday.
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Bale to miss Netherlands friendly

Wednesday, November 4th 2015, 11:07
related countries: Spain Spain, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Real Madrid's Gareth Bale and Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey are not in Wales' squad for the friendly against the Netherlands.
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Cancelled projects push Shell into loss

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 8:56

Royal Dutch Shell reports a loss for the third quarter, after taking charges to cover the cost of halting major projects such as drilling for oil in the Arctic.
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VIDEO: Solar-powered car race won by Dutch

Thursday, October 22nd 2015, 13:20
related countries: Australia Australia

A team from Delft University in the Netherlands wins a solar car race in Australia.
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Dutch university wins solar car race

Thursday, October 22nd 2015, 4:16
related countries: Aruba Aruba

A team from Delft University in the Netherlands has won a 3,000km (1,800 mile) solar car race in the Australian outback.
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Starbucks and Fiat tax deals 'illegal'

Wednesday, October 21st 2015, 12:19
related countries: Luxembourg Luxembourg

Starbucks and Fiat Chrysler have been told they must pay back up to €30m (£22m) in taxes after European tax deals were ruled illegal.
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Dutch alarm over child brides from Syria

Monday, October 19th 2015, 23:14
related countries: Syria Syria

Dutch rush to close Syrian refugee loophole
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Venezuela politician Rosales arrested

Friday, October 16th 2015, 5:47
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Venezuela Venezuela

Opposition Venezuelan politician Manuel Rosales, who fled the country in 2009, is arrested after returning from the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba.
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Ukraine rebels reject Dutch MH17 report

Wednesday, October 14th 2015, 14:53
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine

Ukrainian rebels reject a Dutch report saying a Russian-made missile brought down a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine in 2014, as Russia calls for a fresh investigation.
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VIDEO: 'We didn't shoot down MH17'

Wednesday, October 14th 2015, 13:07

The head of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic has spoken to the BBC following the release of the Dutch report into the MH17 disaster.
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Dutch referendum on EU Ukraine deal

Wednesday, October 14th 2015, 12:44
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

A referendum is to be held in the Netherlands on an EU agreement for closer relations with Ukraine, after a petition was signed by 427,000 people.
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Netherlands 2-3 Czech Republic

Tuesday, October 13th 2015, 22:30
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic

The Netherlands fail to qualify for Euro 2016 as Robin van Persie scores an own goal in a home defeat by the Czech Republic.
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Missile confirmed to have downed MH17

Tuesday, October 13th 2015, 17:01
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Dutch investigators say a Russian-made missile brought down a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine in 2014, in a report condemned as biased by Russia.
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