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# amsterdam - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

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 18,764 Views 6 Comments

The man was arrested as the flight landed.

# amsterdam - Saturday 14 November, 2015

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 43,474 Views 55 Comments

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

# amsterdam - Thursday 1 October, 2015

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 21,179 Views 20 Comments

The judgement is aimed at preventing abuse.

# amsterdam - Monday 7 September, 2015

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 52,697 Views 24 Comments

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

# amsterdam - Thursday 3 September, 2015

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 46,931 Views 44 Comments

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

# amsterdam - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

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 14,895 Views 16 Comments

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

# amsterdam - Sunday 23 August, 2015

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 36,176 Views 72 Comments

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

# amsterdam - Thursday 25 June, 2015

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 23,159 Views 16 Comments

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

# amsterdam - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

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 23,555 Views 12 Comments

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

# amsterdam - Friday 13 March, 2015

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 14,822 Views 21 Comments

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

# amsterdam - Sunday 1 March, 2015

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 17,234 Views 31 Comments

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

# amsterdam - Sunday 26 October, 2014

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 16,098 Views 15 Comments

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

# amsterdam - Friday 26 September, 2014

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 3,481 Views 2 Comments

Why? Because art.

# amsterdam - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

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 4,002 Views 0 Comments

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

# amsterdam - Friday 18 July, 2014

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 34,248 Views 104 Comments

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

# amsterdam - Thursday 3 July, 2014

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 1,429 Views 0 Comments

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

# amsterdam - Friday 20 June, 2014

Antiques dealer charged for selling Mein Kampf
# Banned
# Banned

Antiques dealer charged for selling Mein Kampf

Jun 20th 2014, 8:30 PM 19,431 Views 76 Comments

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

# amsterdam - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

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 17,495 Views 25 Comments

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

# amsterdam - Thursday 16 January, 2014

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 19,517 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.

# amsterdam - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

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 2,904 Views 0 Comments

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

# amsterdam - Monday 11 November, 2013

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 4,212 Views 1 Comment

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

# amsterdam - Thursday 24 October, 2013

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 35,821 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.

# amsterdam - Monday 9 September, 2013

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 8,056 Views 20 Comments

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

# amsterdam - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

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 22,018 Views 70 Comments

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

# amsterdam - Saturday 6 July, 2013

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 11,596 Views 39 Comments

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

# amsterdam - Sunday 19 May, 2013

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 13,140 Views 10 Comments

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

# amsterdam - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

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 5,034 Views 15 Comments

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

# amsterdam - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

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 10,405 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

# amsterdam - Saturday 20 April, 2013

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

The Week in Photos: All change

Apr 20th 2013, 6:30 PM 15,692 Views 5 Comments

This is the week that was, in photos…

# amsterdam - Monday 15 April, 2013

Anne Frank museum defends Bieber after furore over 'belieber' comment
# Justin Bieber
# Justin Bieber

Anne Frank museum defends Bieber after furore over 'belieber' comment

Apr 15th 2013, 3:00 PM 12,808 Views 63 Comments

Justin had written in the guestbook that he hoped Anne Frank would have been a “belieber”.

# amsterdam - Sunday 27 January, 2013

Dutch architect to build house with 3D printer
# WALLPAPER
# WALLPAPER

Dutch architect to build house with 3D printer

Jan 27th 2013, 12:00 PM 13,458 Views 18 Comments

The 12,000 sq ft ‘house’ would take around 18 months to build (and you might even be able to build it on the moon).

# amsterdam - Monday 21 January, 2013

Amsterdam wants end to Hells Angels civil servants
# Hells Bells
# Hells Bells

Amsterdam wants end to Hells Angels civil servants

Jan 21st 2013, 5:41 PM 17,040 Views 54 Comments

The mayor of Amsterdam says he doesn’t believe its possible to be a member of Hells Angels while working in public service.

# amsterdam - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Dutch police make four more arrests in linesman murder case
# Football Violence
From The42
# Football Violence

Dutch police make four more arrests in linesman murder case

Dec 11th 2012, 12:23 PM 6,425 Views 0 Comments

Richard Nieuwenhuizen was set upon after running the line for a match that involved his son.

# amsterdam - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Three teens to be charged over death of linesman
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Three teens to be charged over death of linesman

Dec 4th 2012, 4:10 PM 10,986 Views 0 Comments

The Royal Netherlands Football Association (KNVB) has also cancelled all activities this weekend.

# amsterdam - Friday 30 November, 2012

Revenue seizes €52,760 in cash at Dublin airport
# Revenue
# Revenue

Revenue seizes €52,760 in cash at Dublin airport

Nov 30th 2012, 3:58 PM 9,104 Views 31 Comments

The money was found during four different seizures on Irish men about to board two different flights to Amsterdam yesterday.

# amsterdam - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Larry Murphy traced to Amsterdam by TV3 programme
# Murphy
# Murphy

Larry Murphy traced to Amsterdam by TV3 programme

Nov 28th 2012, 2:22 PM 23,593 Views 68 Comments

The convicted rapist is shown talking to a number of women with a “very close pal” of his in the show which airs tonight.

# amsterdam - Friday 9 November, 2012

Ajax line up Edwin van der Sar for manager's job
# Yesh
From The42
# Yesh

Ajax line up Edwin van der Sar for manager's job

Nov 9th 2012, 12:56 PM 1,138 Views 0 Comments

Ajax have been without a general manager for several months after a feud between Louis van Gaal and Ajax legend Johan Cruyff.

# amsterdam - Thursday 1 November, 2012

Amsterdam's cannabis cafes to remain open, says mayor
# Café Culture
# Café Culture

Amsterdam's cannabis cafes to remain open, says mayor

Nov 1st 2012, 2:05 PM 12,912 Views 33 Comments

The government is planning to restrict cannabis sales by requiring residents to show identification when entering the shops.

# amsterdam - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Derry makes the Lonely Planet's Top 10 best cities for 2013
# In Pictures
# In Pictures

Derry makes the Lonely Planet's Top 10 best cities for 2013

Oct 23rd 2012, 10:48 AM 9,476 Views 15 Comments

The Northern Ireland city has been chosen as the UK’s City of Culture next year. Find out where else made the cut…

# amsterdam - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Art thieves steal 7 masterpieces from Dutch museum
# Art Heist
# Art Heist

Art thieves steal 7 masterpieces from Dutch museum

Oct 16th 2012, 1:19 PM 4,896 Views 9 Comments

Several paintings have been stolen from a museum in the Dutch city of Rotterdam, including works by Picasso, Matisse, and two by Monet.