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#Amsterdam

# amsterdam - Thursday 1 October, 2015

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

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

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)

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# amsterdam - Friday 26 September, 2014

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

# amsterdam - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

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

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

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

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

# amsterdam - Thursday 3 July, 2014

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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

Miley Cyrus under police investigation for smoking joint on stage

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

# amsterdam - Monday 11 November, 2013

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

12 of the best moments from last night's EMAs

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

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

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

# amsterdam - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

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

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

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

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 This post contains images

John Hinde: Nostalgic images are not just for Ireland

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

# amsterdam - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

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

Your Liverpool Fans Trolling Chelsea Pic of the Day

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

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 This post contains images

The Week in Photos: All change

This is the week that was, in photos…

# amsterdam - Monday 15 April, 2013

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

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

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

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

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

Dutch police make four more arrests in linesman murder case

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# amsterdam - Thursday 11 October, 2012

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: Two years in two minutes… story of a Dublin couple Two Years

VIDEO: Two years in two minutes… story of a Dublin couple

Dublin couple Amy and Jamie had two years worth of photos on a camera. Here it is in two minutes.

# amsterdam - Friday 5 October, 2012

Man arrested over false imprisonment of Raheny family in 2005

The 49-year-old was arrested in Amsterdam today.