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Eurovision 2019: The contest highlights from start to finish

Sunday, May 19th 2019, 0:48

The contest's highlights - from singing in the shower and bendy poles to the Netherlands' triumph.
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Eurovision 2019: Netherlands wins song contest

Sunday, May 19th 2019, 0:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Duncan Laurence wins the contest with his song Arcade, but the UK's Michael Rice comes bottom.
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Eurovision 2019: Ireland knocked out in second semi-final

Thursday, May 16th 2019, 22:16
related countries: Russia Russia

Sarah McTernan is sent packing while favourites Russia, Sweden and the Netherlands progress.
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Dutch WW2 Queen 'considered Nazi swap for Belgian royals'

Tuesday, April 30th 2019, 15:31
related countries: Belgium Belgium

As World War Two neared an end, Dutch Queen Wilhelmina was asked to help save Belgium's royal family.
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Netherlands 'hosts most child sex abuse images'

Tuesday, April 23rd 2019, 23:59

About half of such images reported to the Internet Watch Foundation in 2018 were hosted in the Netherlands.
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Dutch fertility doctor used own sperm to father 49 children, DNA tests show

Friday, April 12th 2019, 15:56

DNA tests confirm doctor Jan Karbaat used his own sperm to impregnate women at his clinic.
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Dutch prostitution debate in parliament forced by youth petition

Wednesday, April 10th 2019, 0:35

More than 40,000 young people call on Dutch MPs to consider making visiting a prostitute illegal.
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Wolves move into Dutch national park

Tuesday, April 9th 2019, 15:55
related countries: Maldives Maldives
related places: Male

Male and female wolves have settled in a national park in the Netherlands.
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Wolves return to Netherlands after 140 years

Tuesday, April 9th 2019, 15:01

Ecologists have data showing female has settled and males in area may lead to mating.
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Dutch rail's controversial safety campaign

Friday, April 5th 2019, 17:42

Operator ProRail says the campaign showing replicas of items worn by accident victims is needed.
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Dutch sea search stumbles on 'oldest' shipwreck

Wednesday, April 3rd 2019, 18:23

A team searching for containers that fell into the sea in a storm has found a 16th Century wreck.
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Dutch populist vote surge costs PM Rutte senate majority

Thursday, March 21st 2019, 12:05

The anti-immigration Forum for Democracy will be the biggest single party in the upper house.
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Fake pathologist for Germanwings air crash victims on trial

Wednesday, March 20th 2019, 20:02

The Dutch man examined victims of major disasters like the 2015 Germanwings air crash.
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Dutch shooting: Letter may suggest terror motive in Utrecht

Tuesday, March 19th 2019, 22:46
related places: Utrecht

Police say a letter found in a getaway car in Utrecht may point to terrorism, after suspect arrested.
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Dutch shooting: Utrecht police arrest suspect after three killed

Tuesday, March 19th 2019, 6:14
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Utrecht

Three people were killed and five injured in the shooting on a tram in Utrecht.
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Utrecht shootings: Hunt for gunman after attack on tram

Monday, March 18th 2019, 12:56
related places: Utrecht

One person is feared dead and a number are injured amid "several shootings".
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Driving while filming: Dutch 'rubberneckers' fined

Thursday, March 14th 2019, 14:14
related places: Breda

Twenty-three motorists were caught filming the accident near the city of Breda.
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Dutch 'blunder building' bans dancing

Wednesday, March 13th 2019, 10:45

A much-criticised Dutch government building has warned staff over weak floors.
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Who will take IS fighter and his teenage 'bride'?

Saturday, March 2nd 2019, 0:30
related countries: Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Yago Riedijk was born and raised in Dutch suburbia. He is one of 135 Dutch nationals still in Syria.
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Air-France KLM: Dutch surprise France by taking airline stake

Wednesday, February 27th 2019, 16:04
related countries: France France

Shares in the holding company slide, and France's government reacts angrily to the move.
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Dutch seize 90,000 bottles of vodka 'bound for North Korea'

Tuesday, February 26th 2019, 18:42
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Officials suspect 90,000 bottles of vodka may have been headed to the North Korean regime, in violation of UN sanctions.
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Brexit 'monster' urges Dutch to prepare

Thursday, February 14th 2019, 10:36

The Dutch government tweets out a furry creature warning to firms about the impact of Brexit.
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Dutch mystery of '20,000 seabird deaths' on coast

Wednesday, February 6th 2019, 16:15

Scientists are trying to find out why so many dead guillemots have washed up on the Dutch coast.
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Rutger Bregman: The Dutch historian who went viral

Thursday, January 31st 2019, 18:03

Rutger Bregman caught the world's attention as he spoke at the annual World Economic Forum, held in Davos.
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Why Dutch fear Brexit no deal will leave onions to rot

Thursday, January 31st 2019, 0:01

Imagine onions - tonnes of them, rotting in a customs queue. It's a Dutch farmer's Brexit nightmare.
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Wanting to die at 'five to midnight' - before dementia takes over

Wednesday, January 30th 2019, 0:31

Dutch patients with dementia who want euthanasia are less likely to get it if their disease is advanced - so many request it very early.
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Sony to move Europe headquarters to avoid Brexit disruption

Wednesday, January 23rd 2019, 9:46
related countries: Japan Japan

The Japanese firm will move its European headquarters to the Netherlands to avoid customs issues.
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Tough times for Amsterdam sex business

Saturday, January 19th 2019, 0:42
related places: Amsterdam

The Dutch worry that part of central Amsterdam is now just a sleazy tourist trap.
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Venlo WW2 explosive: Don't lie down on bombs, Dutch warned

Thursday, January 10th 2019, 15:28
related places: Venlo

The warning comes after a man covers a WW2 explosive device with his body for hours in Venlo.
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MSC Zoe: Islands hit as 270 containers fall off ship

Thursday, January 3rd 2019, 20:34

A big clean-up starts on five Dutch islands after a storm sweeps cargo into the sea.
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MSC Zoe: Coastguard video shows containers toppling

Thursday, January 3rd 2019, 20:31

Footage filmed by the Dutch coastguard shows precariously balanced containers on board the MSC Zoe.
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The place where you can smash up cars for fun

Thursday, January 3rd 2019, 0:15

A company is offering an alternative - and slightly controversial - form of stress and anger management.
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German funeral urns wash up on Dutch beaches

Wednesday, January 2nd 2019, 18:00
related countries: Germany Germany

The urns fell off a ship before a planned funeral at sea.
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New Year's Eve beach bonfire sparks 'firenados' in the Netherlands

Tuesday, January 1st 2019, 16:22
related places: Scheveningen

Revellers watched on as multiple fires broke out in the resort of Scheveningen, in the Netherlands.
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Hussein Suleiman: the Somali refugee blending African and Dutch cultures

Saturday, December 22nd 2018, 14:42
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Hussein Suleiman moved to the Netherlands as a Somali refugee and now he aims to blend together African and Dutch cultures through his brand.
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Dutch girl shot dead in Rotterdam school bike shed

Wednesday, December 19th 2018, 18:30
related places: Rotterdam

Students, teachers and families express shock after a 16-year-old is killed at her college.
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Dutch girl's 'hijacked' party invite prompts riot fears

Thursday, December 6th 2018, 11:52

A 15-year-old's plans for a birthday party turn into a nightmare when they are posted on Facebook.
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