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Sri Lankan baby trade: Minister admits illegal adoption trade

Thursday, September 21st 2017, 5:36
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

An investigation by Dutch journalists uncovers thousands of illicit baby sales in the 1980s.
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Rollercoaster queues: Theme park tries to cue waiting times

Sunday, September 17th 2017, 23:43

A theme park in The Netherlands is about to begin an experiment designed to stop people having to queue for rides.
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Schiphol airport: Planes struggle to land in high winds

Wednesday, September 13th 2017, 16:35

Winds as high as 130kmph (81mph) caused problems for traffic and aviation in The Netherlands.
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Hurricane Irma: France, UK and Netherlands step up response

Tuesday, September 12th 2017, 21:53
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

France's Macron is among leaders visiting affected islands after being accused of doing too little.
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How to do the 'Dutch reach'

Sunday, September 10th 2017, 23:05

And how it could save someone's life.
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Hurricane Irma: Troops deployed against St Martin looting

Friday, September 8th 2017, 14:07

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte says there has been a breakdown of law and order on St Martin.
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Hurricane Irma's trail of havoc in Sint-Maarten

Thursday, September 7th 2017, 8:52
related places: Sint Maarten

Aerial footage from the Dutch ministry of defence reveals the extent of the devastation in Sint-Maarten.
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Farming rethink

Monday, September 4th 2017, 23:20

How one child's illness led to a revolution in Dutch farming and dramatically reduced the use of antibiotic drugs.
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Praying for asylum

Friday, August 25th 2017, 0:20
related countries: Iran Iran

Thousands of Iranian Muslim migrants in the Netherlands are converting to Christianity - why?
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Dutch arrest after Rotterdam gig cancelled amid terror threat

Thursday, August 24th 2017, 13:05
related places: Rotterdam

A 22-year-old man is held by police hours after a tip-off prompts a Rotterdam concert to be cancelled.
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Dutch gig cancelled over terror tip-off

Thursday, August 24th 2017, 2:17
related countries: Spain Spain, United States United States
related places: Rotterdam, Allah

A Spanish van carrying gas canisters is found, after the concert is called off following an alert.
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Dutch porn makers let off for church sex film in Tilburg

Tuesday, August 15th 2017, 12:55
related places: Tilburg

Dutch prosecutors say the sex film was offensive but there is no longer a law against blasphemy.
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Getting inflated

Tuesday, August 15th 2017, 0:05

Sales of the gas popular among clubbers soar in the Netherlands - but authorities warn it has risks.
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Eggs scandal: 700,000 sent to UK but risk is 'unlikely'

Thursday, August 10th 2017, 15:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK supermarkets have withdrawn several products which contain eggs, including sandwiches and salads.
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Dutch egg scandal: How safe are they to eat?

Wednesday, August 9th 2017, 21:12

As the Dutch egg contamination scandal rumbles on, we ask how safe are the country's 10 billion eggs?
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Dutch 'did not know about contaminated eggs last year'

Wednesday, August 9th 2017, 17:26
related countries: Belgium Belgium

However, the Dutch food watchdog says it did receive a tip-off about the chemical last November.
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Man arrested after being caught with two stolen lamp-posts on the roof of his car

Thursday, August 3rd 2017, 10:24

Police in the Netherlands say the theft and dangerous driving are just of a string of motoring offences.
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iPhone thieves ‘used van to rob moving truck’

Monday, July 31st 2017, 15:36

Five thieves looted a truck on the motorway by climbing out of a moving van, Dutch police say.
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Ajax fans rally for stricken player Abdelhak Nouri

Saturday, July 15th 2017, 14:52
related countries: Austria Austria

Dutch footballer Abdelhak Nouri suffered brain damage after collapsing during a match in Austria.
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China villagers launch Dutch court bid to retrieve mummy

Friday, July 14th 2017, 11:55

Villagers sue a Dutch collector over an ancient mummified monk they say was stolen 22 years ago.
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Dutch footballer suffers brain damage

Thursday, July 13th 2017, 12:14

Ajax's Abdelhak Nouri has been diagnosed with "serious and permanent brain damage" after collapsing in a match on Saturday.
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Srebrenica: Dutch state partly responsible for 350 deaths

Tuesday, June 27th 2017, 13:00

A Dutch appeal court finds the state 30% liable for 350 deaths in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre.
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Colombia conflict: ELN rebels free Dutch journalists

Saturday, June 24th 2017, 8:09

Derk Bolt and Eugenio Follender are released after conflicting reports about their fate.
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Colombia conflict: Seized Dutch journalists still held

Saturday, June 24th 2017, 0:52

ELN rebels deny earlier reports that the two journalists abducted last weekend have now been freed.
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Colombia conflict: Two Dutch journalists kidnapped

Tuesday, June 20th 2017, 1:19
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

The two were tracing relatives of an adopted child when they were seized near the Venezuela border.
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New court to try suspects of war crimes committed in Kosovo

Friday, June 9th 2017, 23:39

Suspects will be tried in The Netherlands for war crimes against ethnic Serbs, committed in the 1990s.
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Dutch man sleeps with Rembrandt's The Night Watch

Friday, June 2nd 2017, 17:37

Stefan Kasper became the first person to spend the night in front of Rembrandt's famed painting.
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Dutch families win right to test DNA of sperm bank doctor

Friday, June 2nd 2017, 15:03

The late doctor of a Dutch IVF clinic is suspected of fathering 60 children using his own sperm.
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Would you drive a car made from plants?

Thursday, May 18th 2017, 23:12

Students in the Netherlands have come up with this novel design.
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Dutch King Willem-Alexander reveals secret flights as co-pilot

Wednesday, May 17th 2017, 12:48

For 21 years, King Willem-Alexander has flown in the cockpit unrecognised by his passengers.
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Uganda bans Dutch film for 'glorifying homosexuality'

Tuesday, May 16th 2017, 10:13
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Ugandan censors object to "glorifying homosexuality" as well as the use of "lurid language".
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Dutch four-way coalition talks collapse over migration

Tuesday, May 16th 2017, 1:39

The parties involved talked for eight weeks but disagree on what to do about migration.
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'Jihad pills' found by Dutch and Italian police

Wednesday, May 10th 2017, 12:13
related countries: Italy Italy

Dutch police are hunting two suspects after finding a stash of pills favoured by militant Islamists.
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Security guards to protect Dutch ATMs from explosion thefts

Wednesday, May 3rd 2017, 10:45

One bank has taken the measure, to protect people who live above the cashpoints from explosions.
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Dutch woman wins Swiss passport ding dong

Tuesday, May 2nd 2017, 11:53
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Vegan Nancy Holten gains a Swiss passport after initially being denied one for her views on cow bells.
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Missing US teen refuses to return home from the Netherlands

Tuesday, May 2nd 2017, 1:21
related countries: United States United States
related places: Amsterdam

Margaret Lee flew to Amsterdam to meet someone and now refuses to go home, police say.
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