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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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Dutch 'Syria bride' custody extended

Friday, November 21st 2014, 15:38
related countries: Syria Syria

A judge in the Netherlands agrees to extend the period police can hold a Dutch teenager who travelled to Syria to marry an Islamist fighter.
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World's biggest crane ship sets sail

Friday, November 21st 2014, 15:02
related places: Rotterdam

The world's largest crane ship, which is capable of lifting oil rigs, sets sail from its shipyard in Korea for Rotterdam port in the Netherlands.
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Man Utd's Blind not out for six months

Thursday, November 20th 2014, 17:06

A knee injury will sideline Manchester United midfielder Daley Blind for several weeks but not six months.
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Dutch mum rescues daughter from IS

Wednesday, November 19th 2014, 17:41
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey

A Dutch mother arrives with her daughter in the Netherlands, after travelling to Syria to bring her back from the Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa.
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Shell wins big tax battle in India

Wednesday, November 19th 2014, 3:26
related countries: India India

Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell wins a long-running court battle against Indian authorities over a tax dispute involving billions of dollars.
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EU adopts new bird flu measures

Monday, November 17th 2014, 21:43

The European Commission adopts protective measures to try to contain a bird flu outbreak after new cases in the Netherlands and UK.
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VIDEO: 'Contagious' bird flu at Dutch farm

Monday, November 17th 2014, 12:33

A highly contagious strain of bird flu has been discovered at a poultry farm in the Netherlands.
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MH17 team removes crucial debris

Sunday, November 16th 2014, 19:28
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Investigators remove crucial debris and human remains from the MH17 crash site in rebel-held eastern Ukraine, after months of delays.
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Clashes at Dutch Black Pete protest

Saturday, November 15th 2014, 19:28

Dutch police arrest dozens during a protest over Black Pete, the controversial black-faced sidekick to the Dutch St Nicholas.
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Shell 'warned pipeline could leak'

Thursday, November 13th 2014, 0:00
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Oil firm Royal Dutch Shell was told a pipeline had reached the end of its life years before it spilled up to 500,000 barrels of oil in Nigeria, according to court documents seen by the BBC.
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Netherlands 2-3 Mexico

Wednesday, November 12th 2014, 23:39
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Amsterdam

Carlos Vela scores twice in his first international since 2011 as Mexico beat Netherlands in Amsterdam.
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VIDEO: Solar cycle path opens in Netherlands

Wednesday, November 12th 2014, 15:12

The world's first public solar cycle lane has opened in the Netherlands.
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MH17 salvage team 'unable to start'

Tuesday, November 11th 2014, 11:23
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

A Dutch salvage team arrives at the MH17 disaster site in east Ukraine, where 298 people died, but say they cannot yet start removing wreckage.
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Moyes told of 'head-spinning' start

Tuesday, November 11th 2014, 9:41
related countries: Germany Germany

The first six months at Real Sociedad will be tough for David Moyes, says Steve McClaren, who coached in the Netherlands and Germany.
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VIDEO: 'I will never see her smile again'

Monday, November 10th 2014, 14:01
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Ukraine Ukraine

Hundreds of bereaved family members and friends of passengers who died in the Malaysia Airlines MH17 disaster have gathered in the Dutch capital Amsterdam.
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MH17 Dutch memorial day: Air disaster that touched a nation

Monday, November 10th 2014, 1:00

How the MH17 air disaster touched a whole nation
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VIDEO: Nine MH17 bodies still missing

Saturday, November 8th 2014, 22:27
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Nine of the 298 victims of July's MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine are still unaccounted for, Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders says.
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Nine MH17 victims unaccounted for

Saturday, November 8th 2014, 12:37
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Nine of the 298 victims of July's MH17 crash are still unaccounted for, the Dutch foreign minister says, as five more coffins are flown out of Ukraine.
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Thursday's gossip column

Thursday, November 6th 2014, 7:48

Man Utd want Dutch defender, English clubs monitor Pique, Suarez on Gerrard's Chelsea 'slip', plus more.
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VIDEO: Edible insects create a buzz in Holland

Saturday, November 1st 2014, 17:50
related places: Groningen, Holland

Anna Holligan reports from the Dutch city of Groningen as a Dutch supermarket chain launches a new range of products made from edible insects.
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Shell appoints new chairman

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 9:54
related places: America

Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has appointed former Bank of America and DuPont chair Charles Holliday as chairman.
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Japan princess back in public eye

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 8:11
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's Crown Princess Masako - who has been hit by a stress-related illness - attends a banquet for Dutch royals, her first such appearance in 11 years.
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Dutch ask Russia for MH17 'evidence'

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 17:14
related countries: Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine

Dutch investigators ask Russia to surrender evidence it claims to have showing a Ukrainian fighter jet in the same area as flight MH17 when it was shot down.
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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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