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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 27,978 Views 27 Comments

Two other men arrested were from the UK.

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 14,918 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.

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 20,790 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.

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 21,376 Views 40 Comments

Amsterdam has granted them to a number of venues.

Italian police have found two priceless Van Gogh paintings stolen from a Dutch museum
# Post-Impressionist
# Post-Impressionist

Italian police have found two priceless Van Gogh paintings stolen from a Dutch museum

Sep 30th 2016, 10:31 AM 10,658 Views 8 Comments

The thieves broke into the museum through the roof and used sledgehammers to break a first-floor window.

Ireland's Barr and Gregan miss out on final places at European Championships
# Athletics
From The42
# Athletics

Ireland's Barr and Gregan miss out on final places at European Championships

Jul 7th 2016, 4:56 PM 2,535 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, Amy Foster and Marcus Lawler progressed to their respective semi-finals in Amsterdam.

A new twice-daily flight from Dublin to Amsterdam has been announced
# KLM
# KLM

A new twice-daily flight from Dublin to Amsterdam has been announced

Jun 21st 2016, 1:14 PM 19,492 Views 47 Comments

And Tourism Ireland is very happy about the news.

Adele pulled a random fan up on stage, then freaked out once she realised she knows her
# Small World
From The Daily Edge
# Small World

Adele pulled a random fan up on stage, then freaked out once she realised she knows her

Jun 3rd 2016, 8:33 AM 9,576 Views 0 Comments

“OH MY GOD. Oh my god! SHUT UP!”

Man arrested due to 'suspicious situation' at Amsterdam airport
# Schiphol
# Schiphol

Man arrested due to 'suspicious situation' at Amsterdam airport

Apr 12th 2016, 10:18 PM 37,335 Views 17 Comments

Part of the building was evacuated.

Amsterdam ArenA could be renamed after Johan Cruyff
# Icon
From The42
# Icon

Amsterdam ArenA could be renamed after Johan Cruyff

Mar 25th 2016, 10:43 AM 3,884 Views 6 Comments

The Dutch legend tragically passed away on Thursday, leading to a number of suggestions on social media suggesting the Amsterdam ArenA be renamed in his honour.

Decapitated head found outside a café in central Amsterdam
# Gang Warfare
# Gang Warfare

Decapitated head found outside a café in central Amsterdam

Mar 9th 2016, 9:55 PM 29,384 Views 30 Comments

It is believed the killing has come as part of gang warfare.

Co-pilot wounded by "confused passenger" on flight to China
# KLM
# KLM

Co-pilot wounded by "confused passenger" on flight to China

Jan 5th 2016, 4:50 PM 18,784 Views 6 Comments

The man was arrested as the flight landed.

Flight to Paris grounded after threatening tweet received
# Paris Under Attack
# Paris Under Attack

Flight to Paris grounded after threatening tweet received

Nov 14th 2015, 3:48 PM 43,493 Views 55 Comments

There has been no comment on how seriously they are taking the threat.

Dutch brothel owners now have to speak the same language as sex workers
# Ruling
# Ruling

Dutch brothel owners now have to speak the same language as sex workers

Oct 1st 2015, 9:49 PM 21,266 Views 20 Comments

The judgement is aimed at preventing abuse.

BBC quiz show star claims that he may have killed a homeless man
# Amsterdam
# Amsterdam

BBC quiz show star claims that he may have killed a homeless man

Sep 7th 2015, 2:45 PM 52,760 Views 23 Comments

The gameshow regular has made the admission in a new autobiography.

Ryanair's just launched a new route to Amsterdam (and extra flights to Spain and Germany)
# Taking Flight
# Taking Flight

Ryanair's just launched a new route to Amsterdam (and extra flights to Spain and Germany)

Sep 3rd 2015, 12:36 PM 46,990 Views 44 Comments

There are also extra flights to the UK, Italy and Belgium.

Terror suspect walked out of toilet cubicle 'topless and armed'
# Train Attack
# Train Attack

Terror suspect walked out of toilet cubicle 'topless and armed'

Aug 25th 2015, 6:00 PM 14,910 Views 16 Comments

French police say the man’s claims he just wanted to rob people are “barely credible”.

The blood rave scene from Blade is going to happen in real life
# Bloody Hell
# Bloody Hell

The blood rave scene from Blade is going to happen in real life

Aug 23rd 2015, 8:30 PM 36,365 Views 72 Comments

Organisers of a Halloween party in Amsterdam are going to rain blood down on partygoers.

Facebook ordered to hand over identity of man who posted 'revenge porn' of his ex-girlfriend
# Amsterdam
# Amsterdam

Facebook ordered to hand over identity of man who posted 'revenge porn' of his ex-girlfriend

Jun 25th 2015, 8:11 PM 23,179 Views 16 Comments

A lawyer for the woman told Dutch media his client’s life “turned into hell.”

Man suspected of selling deadly heroin to tourists turns himself in
# Amsterdam
# Amsterdam

Man suspected of selling deadly heroin to tourists turns himself in

Apr 8th 2015, 8:10 AM 23,587 Views 12 Comments

At least 20 tourists were made ill and three died after snorting white heroin sold to them as cocaine.

This 'rogue owl' has been terrorising a Dutch city for the past year...
# WHO
# WHO

This 'rogue owl' has been terrorising a Dutch city for the past year...

Mar 13th 2015, 7:57 PM 14,839 Views 21 Comments

The aggressive European eagle owl is suspected of more than 50 attacks on humans,

Tourists warned of white heroin being sold as cocaine
# Amsterdam
# Amsterdam

Tourists warned of white heroin being sold as cocaine

Mar 1st 2015, 6:00 PM 17,267 Views 31 Comments

Three tourists have already become ill as a result of the drug in the past few days.

International Repair Café movement is setting up shop in Kilkenny
# Fixer Upper
# Fixer Upper

International Repair Café movement is setting up shop in Kilkenny

Oct 26th 2014, 10:15 AM 16,146 Views 15 Comments

The initiative, which originated in Amsterdam, is becoming increasingly popular in Ireland.

Shia LaBeouf ran around a museum 144 times as baffled tourists looked on
# Oh Shia
From The Daily Edge
# Oh Shia

Shia LaBeouf ran around a museum 144 times as baffled tourists looked on

Sep 26th 2014, 8:21 AM 3,498 Views 2 Comments

Why? Because art.

Meet the dog that works in an airport returning people's lost property
# Sniffed Out
From The Daily Edge
# Sniffed Out

Meet the dog that works in an airport returning people's lost property

Sep 24th 2014, 10:09 AM 4,038 Views 0 Comments

Sherlock the beagle works for KLM, returning items in a special little backpack.

Timeline: Here's everything we know so far about the flight MH17 crash
# Mh17
# Mh17

Timeline: Here's everything we know so far about the flight MH17 crash

Jul 18th 2014, 10:35 PM 34,281 Views 104 Comments

A run-through of events surrounding the shooting down of the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane yesterday.

Someone stole a bench used in The Fault In Our Stars from a street in Amsterdam
# Tfios
From The Daily Edge
# Tfios

Someone stole a bench used in The Fault In Our Stars from a street in Amsterdam

Jul 3rd 2014, 10:15 AM 1,444 Views 0 Comments

The bench had become a tourist attraction for fans of the film visiting the city.

Antiques dealer charged for selling Mein Kampf
# Banned
# Banned

Antiques dealer charged for selling Mein Kampf

Jun 20th 2014, 8:30 PM 19,492 Views 76 Comments

The book by Adolf Hitler is banned in the Netherlands for promoting hatred and discrimination.

Obama's secret service agents sent home after getting drunk in Amsterdam
# Eurotrip
# Eurotrip

Obama's secret service agents sent home after getting drunk in Amsterdam

Mar 26th 2014, 8:58 AM 17,526 Views 25 Comments

“One of them was found drunk and passed out in a hotel hallway,” according to the Washington Post.

How Amsterdam is paying alcoholics to work for beer
# Pilot Project
# Pilot Project

How Amsterdam is paying alcoholics to work for beer

Jan 16th 2014, 7:35 PM 19,599 Views 54 Comments

In a pilot project, the city is giving participants beer in exchange for light work collecting litter and eating a decent meal.

Miley Cyrus under police investigation for smoking joint on stage
# Bifta Awards
From The Daily Edge
# Bifta Awards

Miley Cyrus under police investigation for smoking joint on stage

Nov 13th 2013, 11:16 AM 3,052 Views 0 Comments

But not because it was a joint. Because it was a no-smoking room.

12 of the best moments from last night's EMAs
# EMAs
From The Daily Edge
# EMAs

12 of the best moments from last night's EMAs

Nov 11th 2013, 12:49 PM 4,274 Views 1 Comment

There were winners, and there were losers. But mostly losers.

6 things we learned from Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan’s Cannabis Regulation Bill
# Cannabis
# Cannabis

6 things we learned from Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan’s Cannabis Regulation Bill

Oct 24th 2013, 12:00 PM 35,959 Views 279 Comments

If this bill was made law, driving after using the drug would be legal and advertising cannabis products would also be allowed.

Long-lost Van Gogh painting unveiled in Amsterdam
# Lost And Found
# Lost And Found

Long-lost Van Gogh painting unveiled in Amsterdam

Sep 9th 2013, 3:30 PM 8,139 Views 20 Comments

The 1888 painting was abandoned for years as a forgery in an attic in Norway.

How many of these things are you brave enough to do alone?
# Forever Alone
From The Daily Edge
# Forever Alone

How many of these things are you brave enough to do alone?

Jul 9th 2013, 6:00 PM 22,105 Views 71 Comments

Do you dine alone, or go solo to the cinema? Where do you draw the line?

Customs seize €48k in cash from passenger at Cork Airport
# Amsterdam
# Amsterdam

Customs seize €48k in cash from passenger at Cork Airport

Jul 6th 2013, 2:03 PM 11,637 Views 39 Comments

The money was found in the carry-on luggage of a passenger attempting to fly to Amsterdam.

John Hinde: Nostalgic images are not just for Ireland
# Postcard Perfect
# Postcard Perfect

John Hinde: Nostalgic images are not just for Ireland

May 19th 2013, 9:45 AM 13,161 Views 10 Comments

London and Amsterdam will see exhibition of shots from major landmarks around England and, of course, Ireland.

Your Liverpool Fans Trolling Chelsea Pic of the Day
# Teasing
From The42
# Teasing

Your Liverpool Fans Trolling Chelsea Pic of the Day

May 15th 2013, 5:19 PM 5,053 Views 15 Comments

Several of the Anfield club’s supporters have reportedly been spotted in Amsterdam ahead of tonight’s Europa League final

Queen Beatrix abdicates as son Willem-Alexander becomes king
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

Queen Beatrix abdicates as son Willem-Alexander becomes king

Apr 30th 2013, 9:30 AM 10,453 Views 40 Comments

The abdication of the Netherlands’ queen saw the population of Amsterdam double overnight as King Willem-Alexander became Europe’s youngest monarch

The Week in Photos: All change
# Week In Photos
# Week In Photos

The Week in Photos: All change

Apr 20th 2013, 6:30 PM 15,703 Views 5 Comments

This is the week that was, in photos…