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# amsterdam - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Thousands of mourners bid farewell to slain Dutch journalist de Vries
# Peter R De Vries
# Peter R De Vries

Thousands of mourners bid farewell to slain Dutch journalist de Vries

Jul 21st 2021, 2:57 PM 8,772 Views 4 Comments

Thousands more are expected throughout the day in an “unprecedented” outpouring of grief.

# amsterdam - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

Who is Peter R de Vries? 'Fearless' crime journalist shot in Amsterdam
# Dutch Underworld
# Dutch Underworld

Who is Peter R de Vries? 'Fearless' crime journalist shot in Amsterdam

Jul 7th 2021, 12:23 PM 14,825 Views 5 Comments

The shooting is understood to be linked to de Vries’ work on exposing mobsters and drug lords.

Dutch journalist shooting an 'attack on our values' – EU chief
# Peter R De Vries
# Peter R De Vries

Dutch journalist shooting an 'attack on our values' – EU chief

Updated Jul 7th 2021, 9:39 AM 23,003 Views 21 Comments

Eyewitnesses told local media that the 64-year-old journalist and TV presenter was shot up to five times.

# amsterdam - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

Dutch crime reporter badly wounded after shooting in Amsterdam street
# Holland
# Holland

Dutch crime reporter badly wounded after shooting in Amsterdam street

Jul 6th 2021, 10:03 PM 36,654 Views 0 Comments

Peter R de Vries is a well known figure in Dutch journalism having won awards for his work.

# amsterdam - Monday 7 June, 2021

Ireland earn vital win to close in on World Cup qualification
# Boost
From The42
# Boost

Ireland earn vital win to close in on World Cup qualification

Jun 7th 2021, 3:04 PM 7,106 Views 5 Comments

Naomi Carroll’s 46th-minute goal set up a big victory against Scotland.

# amsterdam - Saturday 22 May, 2021

No terrorism link identified in Amsterdam stabbings
# Amsterdam
# Amsterdam

No terrorism link identified in Amsterdam stabbings

May 22nd 2021, 7:45 PM 25,333 Views 11 Comments

One person has died and four were injured in an attack last night.

# amsterdam - Thursday 1 April, 2021

Amsterdam celebrates 20th anniversary of legalising same-sex marriages
# Equality
# Equality

Amsterdam celebrates 20th anniversary of legalising same-sex marriages

Apr 1st 2021, 1:51 PM 10,465 Views 39 Comments

The Netherlands was home to the world’s first legal same-sex marriages two decades ago.

# amsterdam - Friday 19 June, 2020

Irishman arrested after cocaine worth €1.12 million seized in Amsterdam
# The Netherlands
# The Netherlands

Irishman arrested after cocaine worth €1.12 million seized in Amsterdam

Jun 19th 2020, 10:38 PM 49,601 Views 27 Comments

Searches were carried out in Amsterdam, Meath and Dublin today during a Dutch-Irish police operation.

# amsterdam - Sunday 3 May, 2020

Holland boss Ronald Koeman in hospital after heart procedure
# Get Well Soon
From The42
# Get Well Soon

Holland boss Ronald Koeman in hospital after heart procedure

May 3rd 2020, 8:26 PM 5,006 Views 0 Comments

The former Barcelona player is expected to return home on Monday.

# amsterdam - Thursday 13 February, 2020

Amsterdam has banned tour groups from sex workers’ windows in red light district
# New Rules
# New Rules

Amsterdam has banned tour groups from sex workers’ windows in red light district

Feb 13th 2020, 10:16 PM 51,046 Views 46 Comments

The move is an attempt to address over-tourism and protect workers.

# amsterdam - Thursday 4 July, 2019

The Netherlands' most notorious gangster has been jailed for life for five murders
# Amsterdam
# Amsterdam

The Netherlands' most notorious gangster has been jailed for life for five murders

Jul 4th 2019, 3:20 PM 20,155 Views 15 Comments

Willem Holleeder’s “life was determined by greed, lust for power and violence”, judges said.

# amsterdam - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Amsterdam to ban guided tours through Red Light District from next year
# Disrespectful
# Disrespectful

Amsterdam to ban guided tours through Red Light District from next year

Mar 21st 2019, 7:48 AM 27,779 Views 66 Comments

Local authorities said that guided tours in the area are often “not respectful towards sex workers”.

# amsterdam - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Dutch police search for missing 39 year-old Irish man last seen over two weeks ago
# Connor Murphy
# Connor Murphy

Dutch police search for missing 39 year-old Irish man last seen over two weeks ago

Jan 29th 2019, 9:31 PM 28,334 Views 0 Comments

Connor Murphy, who has been living in the Netherlands for a number of years, was last seen on 13 January.

# amsterdam - Sunday 30 September, 2018

City Break Money Diary: Here's how much I spent across three days in Amsterdam
# Money Diary
From The Daily Edge
# Money Diary

City Break Money Diary: Here's how much I spent across three days in Amsterdam

Sep 30th 2018, 11:00 AM 8,389 Views 0 Comments

‘I put it on my credit card because then it didn’t happen.’

# amsterdam - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Man arrested at Dublin Airport for chasing plane onto tarmac after missing his flight
# Late Flight
# Late Flight

Man arrested at Dublin Airport for chasing plane onto tarmac after missing his flight

Sep 27th 2018, 8:44 AM 152,478 Views 104 Comments

It is reported that the man was seen banging on the window of Terminal One as his flight departed

# amsterdam - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Two people seriously injured in Amsterdam train station stabbing are US citizens, ambassador says
# The Netherlands
# The Netherlands

Two people seriously injured in Amsterdam train station stabbing are US citizens, ambassador says

Updated Sep 1st 2018, 12:45 PM 24,508 Views 80 Comments

The assailant was identified as a 19-year-old Afghan man with a German residency permit.

# amsterdam - Friday 31 August, 2018

Amsterdam police shoot suspect following stabbing in city's central station
# The Netherlands
# The Netherlands

Amsterdam police shoot suspect following stabbing in city's central station

Aug 31st 2018, 12:08 PM 21,502 Views 40 Comments

At least two people were injured.

# amsterdam - Friday 20 July, 2018

Fears of 'dangerous complacency': Thousands gather in Amsterdam for world Aids meeting
# HIV
# HIV

Fears of 'dangerous complacency': Thousands gather in Amsterdam for world Aids meeting

Jul 20th 2018, 7:39 AM 8,014 Views 7 Comments

Experts have warned that there may be a resurgence of the epidemic that has already killed 35 million people.

# amsterdam - Sunday 8 July, 2018

Coins, ID cards, and false teeth... what they found when they dredged canals in Amsterdam
# Below The Surface
# Below The Surface

Coins, ID cards, and false teeth... what they found when they dredged canals in Amsterdam

Jul 8th 2018, 1:00 PM 27,548 Views 14 Comments

All of the items are on display on a fascinating website.

# amsterdam - Thursday 31 May, 2018

'Party city' Amsterdam warns rowdy tourists they may face fines
# A Fine Place
# A Fine Place

'Party city' Amsterdam warns rowdy tourists they may face fines

May 31st 2018, 10:15 PM 22,575 Views 24 Comments

City chiefs warned that there was a “high price for bad behaviour”.

# amsterdam - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Researchers uncover 'dirty jokes' in Anne Frank's diary
# World War II
# World War II

Researchers uncover 'dirty jokes' in Anne Frank's diary

May 15th 2018, 10:54 PM 31,957 Views 42 Comments

Brown paper had been used to cover pages in her first diary.

# amsterdam - Saturday 24 March, 2018

Almost 100 England fans arrested after trouble in streets of Amsterdam
# Public Order
# Public Order

Almost 100 England fans arrested after trouble in streets of Amsterdam

Mar 24th 2018, 9:51 AM 26,715 Views 86 Comments

The men were mainly accused of disrupting public order.

# amsterdam - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Kinahan cartel suffers another blow after international police arrest fourth Irishman in three months
# Kinahan
# Kinahan

Kinahan cartel suffers another blow after international police arrest fourth Irishman in three months

Mar 3rd 2018, 9:00 PM 80,918 Views 32 Comments

Gardai have been working with Dutch police, Interpol, Europol and US agencies in relation to the movements of the Dublin-based cartel.

# amsterdam - Friday 15 December, 2017

Police shoot knife-wielding man at Amsterdam Airport
# Schiphol
# Schiphol

Police shoot knife-wielding man at Amsterdam Airport

Dec 15th 2017, 4:34 PM 22,394 Views 86 Comments

Police say the situation is now secure.

# amsterdam - Sunday 3 December, 2017

European police target Kinahan's hidden Bitcoin cash in Belgium and the Czech Republic
# Cryptocurrency
# Cryptocurrency

European police target Kinahan's hidden Bitcoin cash in Belgium and the Czech Republic

Dec 3rd 2017, 10:00 PM 43,220 Views 63 Comments

A Bitcoin ‘mine’ was discovered in a raid on the cartel last month.

# amsterdam - Friday 13 October, 2017

Cork bound Aer Lingus flight forced into diversion after 'full emergency' declared
# Flight Diversion
# Flight Diversion

Cork bound Aer Lingus flight forced into diversion after 'full emergency' declared

Oct 13th 2017, 4:13 PM 87,568 Views 36 Comments

It was feared the aircraft had a defect that could cause a crash.

# amsterdam - Friday 29 September, 2017

Manchester City confirm Sergio Aguero "sustained injuries" in Amsterdam car crash
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

Manchester City confirm Sergio Aguero "sustained injuries" in Amsterdam car crash

Sep 29th 2017, 11:03 AM 32,426 Views 78 Comments

Aguero was injured last night in the Dutch city when a taxi in which he was a passenger hit a lamp-post.

# amsterdam - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Eight Dublin flights among 81 cancelled by Ryanair for today
# Amsterdamage
# Amsterdamage

Eight Dublin flights among 81 cancelled by Ryanair for today

Sep 17th 2017, 8:50 AM 45,820 Views 92 Comments

The budget carrier is set to cut between 40 and 50 flights each day between now and the end of October.

# amsterdam - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Vegetable garden graves, build-your-own caskets, and coffins to play games on - inside Amsterdam's death expo
# Grave Matters
# Grave Matters

Vegetable garden graves, build-your-own caskets, and coffins to play games on - inside Amsterdam's death expo

May 28th 2017, 5:00 PM 15,414 Views 2 Comments

The death expo recently held at Amsterdam’s historic Westerkerk church attracted 3,500 visitors in just one day.

# amsterdam - Friday 5 May, 2017

European tourism chief says Ryanair and Airbnb travellers are 'destroying' cities
# Bad Tourism
# Bad Tourism

European tourism chief says Ryanair and Airbnb travellers are 'destroying' cities

May 5th 2017, 10:54 PM 47,559 Views 74 Comments

Amsterdam Marketing CEO Frans van der Avert has suggested that a glut of visitors is making historic European cities less ‘livable’.

# amsterdam - Friday 21 April, 2017

These three Irish mams trying weed for the first time in Amsterdam is a joyous thing
# To Be Blunt
From The Daily Edge
# To Be Blunt

These three Irish mams trying weed for the first time in Amsterdam is a joyous thing

Apr 21st 2017, 8:42 AM 9,819 Views 3 Comments

“There’s a funny taste off it… you know the sage stuff you put in chicken”

# amsterdam - Monday 17 April, 2017

14 things Irish people who've been interrailing will know too well
# Interrailing
From The Daily Edge
# Interrailing

14 things Irish people who've been interrailing will know too well

Apr 17th 2017, 1:00 PM 5,099 Views 0 Comments

How many have you done?

# amsterdam - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Passenger plane skids along Amsterdam runway during heavy winds
# Schiphol
# Schiphol

Passenger plane skids along Amsterdam runway during heavy winds

Feb 23rd 2017, 9:04 PM 38,119 Views 22 Comments

No passengers were injured.

# amsterdam - Friday 10 February, 2017

This teddy is being reunited with its owner after being left behind at Cork Airport
# Bear Lingus
# Bear Lingus

This teddy is being reunited with its owner after being left behind at Cork Airport

Feb 10th 2017, 10:38 PM 16,891 Views 10 Comments

The teddy will be making his trip home to be reunited with this owner on Monday.

# amsterdam - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Two Irishmen charged with gun offences in Amsterdam today
# Courts
# Courts

Two Irishmen charged with gun offences in Amsterdam today

Feb 9th 2017, 8:00 PM 19,426 Views 0 Comments

Of the four men who were arrested Sunday, one man has been charged with attempted manslaughter.

# amsterdam - Monday 6 February, 2017

Two Irishmen arrested in Amsterdam after man was threatened with firearm
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

Two Irishmen arrested in Amsterdam after man was threatened with firearm

Feb 6th 2017, 3:19 PM 27,948 Views 27 Comments

Two other men arrested were from the UK.

# amsterdam - Saturday 21 January, 2017

Seven arrested over $72 million Amsterdam diamond heist from 2005
# Diamonds Are Forever
# Diamonds Are Forever

Seven arrested over $72 million Amsterdam diamond heist from 2005

Jan 21st 2017, 2:12 PM 14,897 Views 6 Comments

Most of the stolen diamonds have never been accounted for in what is known as one of the world’s biggest ever heists.

# amsterdam - Monday 19 December, 2016

Anne Frank may have been discovered by police investigating coupon fraud
# Holocaust
# Holocaust

Anne Frank may have been discovered by police investigating coupon fraud

Dec 19th 2016, 9:46 AM 20,745 Views 22 Comments

New research suggests that the August 1944 police raid in which Frank was arrested may have been staged to investigate illegal activity in the building.

# amsterdam - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Poll: Should some venues get 24-hour licences?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should some venues get 24-hour licences?

Oct 13th 2016, 10:23 AM 21,350 Views 40 Comments

Amsterdam has granted them to a number of venues.

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