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News: Netherlands

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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Netherlands: news

ABN Amro executives renounce bonus

Sunday, March 29th 2015, 20:25

Executives at the Dutch bank ABN Amro have renounced a €100,000 allowance after a public outcry over the extra pay.
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Flight chaos from Amsterdam power cut

Friday, March 27th 2015, 11:19
related places: Amsterdam

Flights are diverted from Schiphol airport after a major power cut hits Amsterdam and surrounding areas in the northwest of the Netherlands.
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Netherlands horsemeat trial begins

Tuesday, March 24th 2015, 10:17

A Dutch meat trader goes on trial accused of selling 300 tonnes of horsemeat as beef, during one of Europe's largest food scandals.
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Two die in Dutch UN helicopter crash

Tuesday, March 17th 2015, 22:25
related countries: Mali Mali
related places: Gao

A Dutch UN peacekeeping helicopter crashes near Gao in northern Mali, killing two crew members, the Dutch defence ministry says.
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Sunderland appoint Advocaat as boss

Tuesday, March 17th 2015, 14:38

Sunderland appoint former Netherlands coach Dick Advocaat as their new manager until the end of the season.
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'Kidnapped' Dutch kids brought to IS

Monday, March 16th 2015, 22:36
related countries: Syria Syria

A Chechen woman in the Netherlands takes her two young children against their father's will to join Islamic State militants in Syria, prosecutors say.
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ITV to buy The Voice producer Talpa

Thursday, March 12th 2015, 9:07

ITV has agreed to acquire Dutch TV production company Talpa Media, which makes talent show The Voice, for £355m.
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Dutch 'drug money' ministers resign

Tuesday, March 10th 2015, 0:40

Dutch Justice Minister Ivo Opstelten and his state secretary resign after misleading parliament over compensation for a convicted drug trafficker.
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MH17 families view plane wreckage

Tuesday, March 3rd 2015, 22:35
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Ukraine Ukraine

Families of passengers who died when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was downed over Ukraine view the wreckage of the plane at a Dutch air base.
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Video technology trials delayed

Saturday, February 28th 2015, 14:07

Football's lawmakers have postponed plans in the Netherlands to trial video replays in live games.
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Dutch town terrorised by rogue owl

Wednesday, February 25th 2015, 17:36
related places: Purmerend

Residents of the Dutch town of Purmerend are advised to take umbrellas out at night after a rogue owl leaves man requiring stitches to head wounds.
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VIDEO: Man survives fall off 'World's End'

Sunday, February 22nd 2015, 10:25
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Dutch honeymooner Mamitho Lendas becomes the first person to survive a fall from Sri Lanka's 4,000ft so-called World's End cliff.
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VIDEO: Dutch fans clash with police in Rome

Thursday, February 19th 2015, 21:44
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

Fans of Dutch football club Feyenoord clash with police in Rome ahead of their team's Europa League match on Thursday night.
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Murray's motivational notes revealed

Wednesday, February 18th 2015, 11:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Dutch sports journalist Wilfred Genee revealed British number one Andy Murray's motivational messages at the Rotterdam Open.
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Dutchman released by Colombia's ELN

Thursday, February 12th 2015, 1:41
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombia's second largest rebel group, the ELN, releases a Dutch citizen who had been held in captivity for more than a year.
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VIDEO: Dutch chimps 'learn Scottish accent'

Friday, February 6th 2015, 6:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Chimpanzees from The Netherlands who were moved to Edinburgh Zoo appear to have learnt to speak in a Scottish accent.
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'Bullet-proof fashion' store opens

Monday, February 2nd 2015, 11:53
related places: Eindhoven

A company offering 'stylish' bullet-proof clothing for ordinary citizens opens in the Dutch city of Eindhoven.
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VIDEO: Dutch reporters film 'gunman' incident

Saturday, January 31st 2015, 15:49

Police in the Netherlands say a man who forced his way into a studio of Dutch news broadcaster NOS with a fake gun has no known links to terrorist organisations.
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10 things we didn't know last week

Saturday, January 31st 2015, 0:39
related countries: United States United States

Who smiles more - Dutch babies or US babies?
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Friday, January 30th 2015, 12:35

A man who forced his way into a studio of Dutch news broadcaster NOS with a fake gun has no known links to terrorist organisations, police say.
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Man with fake gun disrupts Dutch TV

Friday, January 30th 2015, 1:56

A man wielding a fake gun is arrested in a studio of Dutch news broadcaster NOS, causing the main evening bulletins to be cancelled.
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Shell revives Arctic drilling plans

Thursday, January 29th 2015, 14:36

Royal Dutch Shell revives Arctic drilling plans, despite announcing a $15bn cut in global spending and profit figures that disappointed investors.
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Indonesia executions prompt spat

Sunday, January 18th 2015, 13:15
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Indonesia Indonesia

Brazil and the Netherlands recall their ambassadors from Indonesia following the execution of their nationals over drug trafficking.
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VIDEO: Meet the Author: Michaela DePrince

Friday, January 9th 2015, 15:48

On this week's Meet the Author Nick Higham talks to Dutch National Ballet dancer Michaela DePrince, author of Hope in a Ballet Shoe.
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Shell agrees Nigeria oil spill deal

Wednesday, January 7th 2015, 11:16
related countries: Niger Niger, Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Bodo

Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell agrees to a $84m (£55m) settlement with residents of the Bodo community in the Niger Delta for two major oil spills.
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Dutch journalist detained in Turkey

Tuesday, January 6th 2015, 17:45
related countries: Turkey Turkey

A Dutch journalist, Frederike Geerdink, is detained briefly by Turkish police over her alleged support for Kurdish rebels.
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VIDEO: Could 'salt potatoes' create revolution

Sunday, January 4th 2015, 8:33

A team of researchers in the Netherlands has discovered that potatoes can grow in earth fed by salty sea water prompting hopes that previously unusable land could be used for agriculture.
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Luxembourg speaks for the Dutch

Thursday, December 18th 2014, 22:26
related countries: Luxembourg Luxembourg

How Luxembourg came to represent the Dutch
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Wilders faces charges of incitement

Thursday, December 18th 2014, 11:51

Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders is to be tried on charges of inciting racial hatred against Moroccans in a speech, the authorities say.
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Dutch marriage proposal wrecks house

Saturday, December 13th 2014, 15:47

A Dutchman's attempt to engineer a romantic marriage proposal ends in chaos as a crane smashes into the roof a house and forces more to be evacuated.
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VIDEO: Crane crash as proposal goes wrong

Saturday, December 13th 2014, 15:33
related places: IJsselstein, Utrecht

A crane tips over and crashes into the roof of a house in IJsselstein, near Utrecht in the Netherlands, after a marriage proposal went wrong.
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VIDEO: Explorer drives tractor to South Pole

Tuesday, December 9th 2014, 10:32

A Dutch explorer who has driven to the South Pole in a tractor says she has achieved "an impossible dream".
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