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Suspected letter bombs hit two Dutch buildings, no injuries - police

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 - 08:40 GMT

No injuries were reported in either blast, police added.

Egyptian community in Netherlands celebrates anniversary of October 6 victory

Mon, 07 Oct 2019 - 01:22 GMT

In a wonderful gathering, the Egyptian community in the Netherlands stood in front of the Royal Palace in Amsterdam, chanting "Long live Egypt".

Several injured in shooting in Dutch city of Utrecht

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 - 10:40 GMT

Several people have been injured in a shooting in the central Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday morning, police said.

Dutch police shoot man near central bank; witnesses report gunfight

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 - 09:40 GMT

Dutch police shot a man on a street next to the country's central bank in Amsterdam on Wednesday, they said.

Man held at Amsterdam airport after bomb threat, departure hall reopens

Mon, 31 Dec 2018 - 07:20 GMT

A departure hall at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport was briefly cleared on Monday after a man claimed to have a bomb, national police said in a statement.

TAKE A LOOK-Arrest of Carlos Ghosn rocks Renault-Nissan alliance

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 - 11:02 GMT

Nissan Motor's CEO plans to meet one-on-one with the deputy CEO of automaking partner Renault in Amsterdam this week.

Amsterdam police shoot, wound stabbing suspect

Fri, 31 Aug 2018 - 02:53 GMT

Dutch police shot and wounded a suspect at Amsterdam's main train station after a stabbing incident in which two others were injured

Bye bye 'beer bike'? Amsterdam determined to tame tourism

Thu, 17 May 2018 - 09:14 GMT

Amsterdam unveiled far-reaching plans on Wednesday to rein in tourism, reflecting the dissatisfaction of many residents who feel the city’s historic center has been overrun.

Suicide machine draws crowds at Amsterdam funeral show

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 - 09:58 GMT

A controversial suicide pod that enables its occupant to kill themselves at a press of a button went on display at Amsterdam funeral show on Saturday.

Storm kills three in the Netherlands, flights scrapped

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 - 12:48 GMT

Three people were killed in the Netherlands on Thursday as powerful winds erupted and forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights

Man with knife shot at Amsterdam airport; suspect is known offender

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 - 11:41 GMT

A Dutchman wielding a knife was shot by military police on Friday at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport and taken into custody, an official said.

Snow grounds flights at Dutch airports

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 - 12:17 GMT

now wreaked havoc in the low-lying Netherlands on Monday, briefly closing down Eindhoven airport.

'Expats go home': Amsterdam's visitor boom angers locals

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 - 01:10 GMT

Dutch politicians gave each other high-fives when they won a contest to host the European Medicines Agency last month.

Amsterdam bans controversial 'beer-bikes'

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 - 08:57 GMT

Amsterdam will enforce a new ban on "beer-bikes" this week after years of complaints by locals about rowdy tourists getting drunk and disorderly while pedalling.

A new Amsterdam hotel staffed and run by asylum-seekers

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 - 07:00 GMT

lt used to be Bijlmerbajes, the Netherlands' most notorious prison, but earlier this month it inaugurated as a hotel with a different name

Hakim to perform 8 concerts in Europe

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 - 01:13 GMT

Hakim to perform 8 concerts in Europe

Planning a trip to Amsterdam? A proposed tourist tax hike could make it more expensive

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 - 01:47 GMT

Amsterdam wants to attract tourists who spend more money and stay for some time, dine out and visit museums. To do so, it is planning a tourist tax hike.

Oil prices fall after rally encourages profit-taking

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 - 10:32 GMT

Oil prices fell on Monday as a rally at the end of last week prompted investors to close positions at a higher price.

Soccer-Ajax midfielder Nouri out of danger after collapsing on pitch

Sun, 09 Jul 2017 - 10:21 GMT

Ajax Amsterdam midfielder Abdelhak Nouri is out of danger but "kept asleep" in hospital after collapsing during a pre-season friendly against Werder Bremen in Austria.

Dutch teacher wins 'night at the museum' dream prize

Sat, 03 Jun 2017 - 09:28 GMT

A Dutch school teacher won a one-time dream prize: spending a night alone in Amsterdam's famous Rijksmuseum.

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