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# amsterdam - Thursday 11 October, 2012

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

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

Oct 11th 2012, 7:45 PM 12,197 Views 14 Comments

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
# Richardson Family
# Richardson Family

Man arrested over false imprisonment of Raheny family in 2005

Oct 5th 2012, 8:56 PM 7,626 Views 6 Comments

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

# amsterdam - Sunday 22 July, 2012

Give us a smile Andy! It’s the sporting tweets of the week
# Chuckles
From The42
# Chuckles

Give us a smile Andy! It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Jul 22nd 2012, 10:20 AM 948 Views 0 Comments

Melanie Nocher hopes the Scottish tennis star won’t bring down the buzz in the Olympic Village.

# amsterdam - Monday 4 June, 2012

Video: Dead cat turned into a helicopter
# Cat-copter
From The Daily Edge
# Cat-copter

Video: Dead cat turned into a helicopter

Jun 4th 2012, 4:41 PM 9,953 Views 65 Comments

No, really.

# amsterdam - Monday 14 May, 2012

2010 fall in Irish air passenger numbers was EU's worst
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

2010 fall in Irish air passenger numbers was EU's worst

May 14th 2012, 2:20 PM 2,316 Views 7 Comments

Figures compiled by Eurostat show that passenger numbers in Ireland fell by a greater proportion than those of any other.

# amsterdam - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Ban on tourists buying cannabis officially begins in Netherlands
# Cannabis
# Cannabis

Ban on tourists buying cannabis officially begins in Netherlands

May 1st 2012, 7:08 PM 6,850 Views 31 Comments

But many coffee shops have already revealed plans to flout the legal measures.

# amsterdam - Saturday 28 April, 2012

Dutch uphold ban on foreigners buying cannabis
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

Dutch uphold ban on foreigners buying cannabis

Apr 28th 2012, 7:25 AM 4,546 Views 37 Comments

A Dutch judge has upheld a government plan to ban foreign tourists from buying marijuana by introducing a “weed pass” available only to Dutch citizens and permanent residents.

# amsterdam - Friday 27 April, 2012

Netherlands to decide today on café ban for foreigners
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

Netherlands to decide today on café ban for foreigners

Apr 27th 2012, 7:59 AM 7,028 Views 63 Comments

Under the ban, foreigners will not be able to access the country’s cannabis cafés.

# amsterdam - Sunday 22 April, 2012

The 9 at 9: Sunday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Apr 22nd 2012, 8:52 AM 7,442 Views 39 Comments

Good morning! Here’s some (well, nine) things you should know this Sunday am.

# amsterdam - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

PICS: Immortalised in wax - Kate and Will
# Royal Waxworks
From The Daily Edge
# Royal Waxworks

PICS: Immortalised in wax - Kate and Will

Apr 4th 2012, 11:46 AM 3,880 Views 13 Comments

A year into their marriage, the royal couple are looking a little stiff…oh wait..

# amsterdam - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Holland's Next Top Model winner wins case against modelling agency
# Next Top Model
From The Daily Edge
# Next Top Model

Holland's Next Top Model winner wins case against modelling agency

Mar 7th 2012, 12:17 PM 4,885 Views 13 Comments

Ananda Marchildon claimed that Elite dropped her because her 34.5-inch hips were too big.

# amsterdam - Friday 17 February, 2012

Clipped wings: Blow for  Manchester United as Antonio Valencia faces a month on the sidelines
# Title Hopes
From The42
# Title Hopes

Clipped wings: Blow for Manchester United as Antonio Valencia faces a month on the sidelines

Feb 17th 2012, 10:25 AM 312 Views 0 Comments

“It looks like a bad one,” Ferguson told reporters afterwards.

# amsterdam - Monday 13 February, 2012

Iran denies involvement in Israeli embassy attacks
# Israel
# Israel

Iran denies involvement in Israeli embassy attacks

Feb 13th 2012, 8:54 PM 3,025 Views 32 Comments

An explosion struck an embassy car in New Delhi, while Georgian authorities defused a grenade attached to a car in Tbilisi.

Suspect arrested as Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport evacuated in bomb threat
# Amsterdam
# Amsterdam

Suspect arrested as Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport evacuated in bomb threat

Feb 13th 2012, 1:25 PM 3,329 Views 4 Comments

An airport spokesman said two departure halls have been evacuated after a threat received earlier this morning.

# amsterdam - Friday 16 December, 2011

Barcelona the top destination for Irish seeking festive getaway
# Bon Nadal
# Bon Nadal

Barcelona the top destination for Irish seeking festive getaway

Dec 16th 2011, 7:15 AM 1,418 Views 10 Comments

New figures show that Irish spend on average €441 for a festive getaway over the Christmas and New Year period, just below the European average.

# amsterdam - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

Room with a view: exhibition shows 24 hours worth of Flickr photos
# Quick Pic
From The Daily Edge
# Quick Pic

Room with a view: exhibition shows 24 hours worth of Flickr photos

Nov 16th 2011, 11:09 AM 1,758 Views 23 Comments

Artist Erik Kessels has a new take on the photography room.

# amsterdam - Monday 14 November, 2011

Dublin Airport body scanner tests delayed until 2012
# Body Scanners
# Body Scanners

Dublin Airport body scanner tests delayed until 2012

Nov 14th 2011, 5:26 PM 1,513 Views 14 Comments

Meanwhile, today the European Commission adopted guidelines concerning the use of the controversial scanning machines at airports across the EU.

# amsterdam - Saturday 1 October, 2011

Dutch city bans foreign tourists from cannabis coffee shops
# Drug Tourism
# Drug Tourism

Dutch city bans foreign tourists from cannabis coffee shops

Oct 1st 2011, 4:02 PM 10,068 Views 14 Comments

The city of Maastricht has implemented the ban to show the government that a nationwide restriction on foreign tourists won’t work.

# amsterdam - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

Dutch authorities uncover child pornography on 'hidden' websites
# Child Pornography
# Child Pornography

Dutch authorities uncover child pornography on 'hidden' websites

Aug 31st 2011, 5:33 PM 1,331 Views 6 Comments

The authorities say the discovery was sparked by an investigation into a former pre-school worker suspected of abusing young children.

Dublin Airport to begin trial on new full-body scanners
# Airports
# Airports

Dublin Airport to begin trial on new full-body scanners

Aug 31st 2011, 11:03 AM 2,988 Views 22 Comments

Here’s how you might look with the new scanners, which will be trialled on staff only for 18 months beginning in November.

# amsterdam - Thursday 23 June, 2011

Far-right Dutch politician cleared of hate charges
# Holland
# Holland

Far-right Dutch politician cleared of hate charges

Jun 23rd 2011, 11:50 AM 362 Views 9 Comments

Geert Wilders had compared the Koran to Mein Kampf and faced charges of hate speech and discrimination.

# amsterdam - Friday 27 May, 2011

Dutch government says tourists will be banned from buying cannabis in cafes
# Cannabis
# Cannabis

Dutch government says tourists will be banned from buying cannabis in cafes

May 27th 2011, 10:03 PM 1,004 Views 13 Comments

Ministers say new regulations will mean only registered Dutch residents will be able to buy cannabis through the country’s coffee shops.

# amsterdam - Thursday 21 April, 2011

Body parts found in Amsterdam canal in search for Paul Nolan Miralles
# Search
# Search

Body parts found in Amsterdam canal in search for Paul Nolan Miralles

Apr 21st 2011, 2:26 PM 3,020 Views 0 Comments

The family of the missing Irishman who had been living in Amsterdam have been searching for more body parts following the discovery of a bag and jacket belonged to Nolan Miralles, missing since last week.

# amsterdam - Tuesday 19 April, 2011

Body spotted during Amsterdam search for missing Irishman
# Search
# Search

Body spotted during Amsterdam search for missing Irishman

Apr 19th 2011, 2:53 PM 2,932 Views 0 Comments

Paul Nolan Miralles’ sister says she believes her brother’s body has been seen and the family are waiting for police divers to recover it from the canal.

# amsterdam - Monday 18 April, 2011

Sonar and police divers used in continuing search for Irishman missing in Amsterdam
# Missing
# Missing

Sonar and police divers used in continuing search for Irishman missing in Amsterdam

Apr 18th 2011, 9:10 PM 1,222 Views 0 Comments

Sister of Paul Nolan Miralles, who has been missing since the early hours of last Wednesday, says family is “in bits” over his disappearance.

# amsterdam - Sunday 17 April, 2011

Family of missing Irishman in Amsterdam appeal for information
# Missing
# Missing

Family of missing Irishman in Amsterdam appeal for information

Apr 17th 2011, 1:49 PM 3,667 Views 8 Comments

The family of missing Paul Nolan Miralles say they ‘expect the worst outcome’ as they try to locate the 36-year-old who went missing in Amsterdam last Wednesday.

# amsterdam - Monday 11 April, 2011

Dutch mall shooter fired over 100 rounds in minutes
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

Dutch mall shooter fired over 100 rounds in minutes

Apr 11th 2011, 3:26 PM 515 Views 0 Comments

Tristan van der Vlis used three different guns during his shooting rampage on Saturday, in which he killed six people and injured 17 others.

# amsterdam - Sunday 10 April, 2011

Dutch mourn victims of shopping mall shooting that left six people dead
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

Dutch mourn victims of shopping mall shooting that left six people dead

Apr 10th 2011, 10:42 AM 456 Views 0 Comments

Police have identified the shooter who wounded 15 others including an infant before he shot himself in the head. He had previously been investigated for weapons offences.

# amsterdam - Wednesday 6 April, 2011

Man sets himself on fire outside Amsterdam's Royal Palace
# Shocking
# Shocking

Man sets himself on fire outside Amsterdam's Royal Palace

Apr 6th 2011, 1:23 PM 3,449 Views 0 Comments

A video of the incident shows people trying to put out the fire using their coats.

# amsterdam - Friday 22 October, 2010

One missing after Dutch ferry collision
# Dutch Ferry
# Dutch Ferry

One missing after Dutch ferry collision

Oct 22nd 2010, 11:10 AM 119 Views 0 Comments

Dutch rescue workers are still searching the waters for a missing man hours after a collision between a freight ship and a small passenger ferry.

# amsterdam - Tuesday 31 August, 2010

Dutch police question men over terror suspicion
# Terror Suspicions
# Terror Suspicions

Dutch police question men over terror suspicion

Aug 31st 2010, 9:34 AM 230 Views 0 Comments

Taped-up bundles found in passengers’ luggage have led to suspicions about a “dry run” for a terrorist attack.

# amsterdam - Tuesday 24 August, 2010

Anne Frank's tree collapses during rain storm
# Amsterdam
# Amsterdam

Anne Frank's tree collapses during rain storm

Aug 24th 2010, 7:15 AM 197 Views 0 Comments

The chestnut tree that gave Anne Frank hope when hiding from the Nazis has finally collapsed.