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Flying car prepares for launch

Monday, April 17th 2017, 0:15

Anna Holligan went to see what Dutch developers claim is a world first.
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'Someone will get killed'

Monday, April 10th 2017, 23:56
related countries: Turkey Turkey

How do Turks in the Netherlands feel about Turkey's controversial referendum on 16 April?
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Tourists who witnessed the Stockholm attack pay their respects

Sunday, April 9th 2017, 11:06
related countries: Sweden Sweden
related places: Stockholm

Dutch tourists who witnessed the aftermath of the Stockholm lorry attack have gone back to the scene.
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Dutch protests against attack on gay couple holding hands

Saturday, April 8th 2017, 21:45

The gay couple thanked the protesters, saying: "You have pulled us through this terrible week."
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Hitler colouring book removed by Dutch shop after outrage

Thursday, April 6th 2017, 10:58

The book was on sale in the Netherlands until angry parents noticed the dictator's inclusion.
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Dutch men hold hands to protest against homophobia

Wednesday, April 5th 2017, 22:28

An alleged attack on a gay couple in the Netherlands has sparked a solidarity campaign on social media.
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Dutch student flies to Sydney, Nova Scotia by accident

Friday, March 31st 2017, 16:46
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Sydney

A Dutch student who intended to fly to Australia found himself in Sydney, Nova Scotia in the middle of winter.
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Jewellery and cars seized as Dutch trigger multi-country tax raids

Friday, March 31st 2017, 14:23
related countries: Australia Australia

Gold, jewellery and cars are taken as raids in Europe and Australia target alleged tax evasion.
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Dutch train crash near Harlingen leaves two dead

Monday, March 27th 2017, 14:25
related places: Harlingen

An adult and a child were in a car hit on an unmanned level crossing near Harlingen, reports say.
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Dutch election: European relief as mainstream triumphs

Thursday, March 16th 2017, 18:02

The anti-immigration party of Geert Wilders failed to become the largest in parliament.
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Amanda Todd case: Accused Dutch man jailed for cyberbullying

Thursday, March 16th 2017, 16:38
related countries: Canada Canada

A Dutch man sentenced to 11 years for cyberbullying is facing extradition to Canada for similar charges.
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Dutch election: Wilders defeat celebrated by PM Rutte

Thursday, March 16th 2017, 15:27

Leaders across the EU welcome the defeat of the anti-immigration party of Geert Wilders.
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'Rules of conduct' for tourists in historic Dutch towns

Thursday, March 16th 2017, 10:52

Tourists visiting photogenic Dutch towns are given rules to make life easier for locals.
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Dutch election: Where did Rutte, Wilders and Klaver party?

Thursday, March 16th 2017, 6:58

One of the politicians picked a trendy music venue.
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Dutch election: PM Rutte sees off anti-EU Wilders challenge

Wednesday, March 15th 2017, 23:38

Mark Rutte's party is set for 31 seats, with Geert Wilders' anti-immigrant party predicted to win 19.
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Dutch election: Voters go to the polls in key test for populists

Wednesday, March 15th 2017, 19:43

All eyes are on the anti-immigrant Freedom Party in a test of populism's appeal in Europe.
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Turks 'detached from reality' - EU's Donald Tusk

Wednesday, March 15th 2017, 12:25

The EU's Donald Tusk hits back at Turkish remarks describing the Dutch government as "fascists".
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Turkey-Netherlands row: Erdogan slams Dutch over Srebrenica

Wednesday, March 15th 2017, 0:14
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Erdogan

The Turkish president shows no sign of ending his angry tirade at the Netherlands.
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Turkey slams EU officials in row over Netherlands campaigning

Tuesday, March 14th 2017, 13:00
related countries: Turkey Turkey

EU officials had urged restraint in a row over Turkish political campaigning in the Netherlands.
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Turkey-Netherlands row: Dutch ambassador barred

Tuesday, March 14th 2017, 6:47
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Ankara

Ankara says it is suspending high-level meetings with Dutch officials as a bilateral row escalates.
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Dutch election: PM warns against populism in TV debate with Wilders

Tuesday, March 14th 2017, 0:04

Mark Rutte says he fears a Brexit and Trump "domino effect", in his election debate with Geert Wilders.
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Turkey-Netherlands row: Dutch warn citizens after Erdogan threat

Monday, March 13th 2017, 18:59
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Erdogan

Turkey's president had vowed retaliation after his ministers' rallies were blocked in Europe.
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Dutch man told to remove 80 goldfish from canal

Monday, March 13th 2017, 16:25

Dutch agency says the goldfish are a threat to native species.
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A complicated affair

Monday, March 13th 2017, 0:14

Politics is a complicated affair in the Netherlands' multi-party system as Anna Holligan explains.
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Steve King: Geert Wilders tweet sparks a social media backlash

Sunday, March 12th 2017, 23:46

Iowa congressman Steve King is blasted after praising the Dutch anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders.
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Turkey rallies row: Germany and Netherlands harden stance

Sunday, March 12th 2017, 23:34
related countries: Germany Germany, Turkey Turkey

Germany's foreign minister said he hoped Turkey would "return to its senses".
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Turkey's Erdogan warns Dutch will pay price for dispute

Sunday, March 12th 2017, 17:57
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Erdogan

The Turkish president says he will teach the Dutch about diplomacy after his ministers are barred.
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Turkey and the Netherlands: Why the falling out?

Sunday, March 12th 2017, 13:58

A look at how tensions between the two countries unfolded.
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Turkey referendum: Clashes as Dutch expel minister

Sunday, March 12th 2017, 12:18
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Erdogan, Rotterdam

Turkey vows a "harsh response" as a diplomatic row with the Netherlands escalates.
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Turkey's Erdogan calls Dutch authorities 'Nazi remnants'

Saturday, March 11th 2017, 22:32
related places: Rotterdam

Turkey's president brands the Dutch government "Nazi remnants" as a diplomatic row escalates.
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Turkey referendum: Dutch withdraw FM Cavusoglu's travel permission

Saturday, March 11th 2017, 11:02
related places: Rotterdam

Mevlut Cavusoglu wants to visit Rotterdam on Saturday, despite a ban on him addressing a rally.
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Valfrejus avalanche: One dead and two missing in France

Wednesday, March 8th 2017, 9:46
related countries: France France

An avalanche at the Alpine ski resort Valfrejus kills a Dutch snowboarder with two others missing.
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The Dutch-Moroccans at the centre of an election campaign

Tuesday, March 7th 2017, 7:54

When Dutch populist leader Geert Wilders accused young Moroccans of making the streets unsafe, they were thrust into the centre of his election campaign.
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Why liberal Dutch are turning to the right

Tuesday, February 28th 2017, 0:54

With an election looming, anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders is still leading the polls.
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Grey 'blob' takes seat in Ukraine parliament

Friday, February 24th 2017, 13:51
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

MP brings mini copy of Dutch sculpture to parliament to shame absent colleagues.
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