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Wednesday 22 March 2023

# Holland

Last year
# Netherlands
'A crime against humanity': Dutch PM apologises for 250 years of slavery
The apology comes almost 150 years after the end of slavery in the Netherlands’ overseas colonies
# Adriaan Palm
EU countries looking to persuade Irish navy to move contracts away from UK
Three Dutch naval vessels paid a courtesy visit to Cork harbour last weekend.
Netherlands declares official water shortage as extreme heat imperils Europe's crops
Fears are growing in Europe that extreme drought driven by climate change in the continent’s breadbasket nations will dent stable crop yields.
All time
# Protests
'An orgy of violence': Injuries reported after Dutch police open fire during Rotterdam Covid riot
The country has seen record numbers of infections in recent days and a new partial lockdown came into force a week ago.
# iron tulip
Van Gaal to take charge of Dutch national team one more time - reports
The former Man Utd manager’s appointment follows the resignation of Frank de Boer after the Euros.
# Holland
Dutch crime reporter badly wounded after shooting in Amsterdam street
Peter R de Vries is a well known figure in Dutch journalism having won awards for his work.
# Czech Mate
Czech Republic hit two second-half goals to stun 10-man Holland and book quarter-final spot
The Dutch completely lost their way after Matthijs de Ligt was sent off for handball on 55 minutes.
# AstraZeneca
The EMA has granted approval for AstraZeneca plant at centre of diplomatic dispute
The Dutch plant has been at the centre of a bitter spat between the UK and the EU over AstraZeneca’s vaccine production shortfall.
# Netherlands
Dutch prime minister orders bars and restaurants to close in new 'partial lockdown'
The sale of alcohol and cannabis will also be banned after 8pm.
# fighting back
‘We owe it to our fans to deliver a performance’
Billy Holland insists Munster are not on a downward spiral despite losing yet again last Sunday.
# Die Mannschaft
Schulz's 90th-minute winner seals dramatic late win for Germany over the Netherlands
The dramatic victory lifted pressure off manager Joachim Löw as Germany secured an important Euro 2020 qualification win.
# got the power
'The fans were chanting my name' - Rising Irish star impressing on Dutch loan move
20-year-old Norwich winger Simon Power found the back of the net in a glittering first start for Dordrecht.
# Late Drama
Van Dijk scores 91st-minute equaliser as Netherlands secure incredible draw against Germany
Late goals saw the Netherlands advance to the semi-finals of the Nations League at the expense of France.
# Brilliant Orange
Injuries force Rafael Van der Vaart to announce retirement
After a frustrating start to life in the Danish Superliga with Esbjerg, the Dutch playmaker has called it a day.
# Holland
Liverpool pair Wijnaldum and Van Dijk on the scoresheet as Netherlands embarrass Germany
Germany are still without a goal in the Nations League after a chastening defeat to Netherlands in Amsterdam.
# Dutch Gold
'I have always said that it is an ambition' - Koeman has eyes on Netherlands job
The former Oranje star is taking time to consider his future but admits the vacant national team job is one of his biggest ambitions.
# that's my boy
18-year-old Justin Kluivert did something his dad never could: score a hat-trick for Ajax!
The teenager scored a brilliant solo hat-trick against Roda JC on Sunday.
# Drugs Seizure
Gardaí release pictures of cash and drugs seized from massive Irish-Dutch operation
Three Irish men were arrested in the operation.
# Absent
Here are 10 stars that won’t be at the World Cup in Russia next summer
It just won’t be the same without them.
# el rico
Kinahan cartel members to face international murder charges following arrest of Chilean drug lord
Over 100 lines of inquiry have been investigated.
# Hilversum
Man arrested in Dutch radio station after taking woman hostage over car park argument
The NOS newscaster said the man was armed with a knife.
# Eindhoven
Dutch police arrest 'radical' filming outside stadium during concert
“He was filming and had no reasonable explanation for what he was doing, and also had no ticket to the concert.”
# christy kinahan snr
Christy Kinahan Snr tracked to Switzerland as gardaí, CAB and Interpol work to tackle drug cartel
A number of investigations has the head of the crime syndicate scrambling to hide his assets.
# tried and tested
Dutch voters have rejected Geert Wilders' play to be an anti-Islam Prime Minister
Current PM Mark Rutte has seen his off Wilders’ challenge comfortably.
# voting begins
'The Dutch Trump' and PM Rutte go head-to-head in Netherlands' elections
There is an intense media frenzy around the Dutch elections this year because of the anti-Islam sentiment linked with Brexit and the US election last year.
# orange alert
Explainer: Is the Netherlands about to take a big jump to the far-right?
Everything you need to know about this week’s parliamentary election.
# Netherlands
Dutch Muslims react as far-right MP threatens to close mosques
The 53-year-old Wilders has courted controversy with his hardline anti-Islam, anti-immigrant stance and his incendiary insults against Moroccans and Turks.
# Courts
Two Irishmen charged with gun offences in Amsterdam today
Of the four men who were arrested Sunday, one man has been charged with attempted manslaughter.
# Holocaust
Anne Frank may have been discovered by police investigating coupon fraud
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.
# Netherlands
390,000 ducks and hens in northern Europe culled over bird flu fears
The birds were culled in the space of three days in Sweden and the Netherlands following a resurgence in the virus across Europe.
# Take a Bow
Ireland's Jack Byrne scored another stunning goal in Holland today
The young on-loan Man City midfielder has impressed at Cambuur this season.
# Holl-Exit?
What did the Netherlands just vote for and is it anything like a Brexit?
In short: no.
# headache for brussels
Never mind the Brexit - the Dutch go to the polls today in another EU referendum
The Dutch are going to the polls today, with eurosceptic campaigners hoping to send Brussels a message.
# Rotterdam
Police find 45 kilos of ammunition in flat linked to a failed terror attack on France
French suspect Anis Bahri was arrested at the flat in Rotterdam on 27 March at France’s request.
# lasting legacy
From Pele to Maradona - How the football world reacted to the death of Johan Cruyff
The Dutch legend died from lung cancer yesterday.
Dutch football legend Johan Cruyff dies aged 68
The former Barcelona and Ajax player and manager had fought a long battle with lung cancer.
Co-pilot wounded by "confused passenger" on flight to China
The man was arrested as the flight landed.
# White Christmas
Large amount of cocaine intercepted at Dublin Port
A 51-year-old man has been arrested.
# den bosch
Husband detained after Irish woman is found dead in the Netherlands
She has been named as 64-year-old Martina O’Brien-Viguurs, originally from Co Limerick.
# Amsterdam
BBC quiz show star claims that he may have killed a homeless man
The gameshow regular has made the admission in a new autobiography.