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#Holland

# holland - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Amsterdam pays alcoholics in beer to clean streets
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

Amsterdam pays alcoholics in beer to clean streets

Nov 23rd 2013, 8:31 PM 34,113 Views 132 Comments

Scheme targets anti-social behaviour of groups of alcoholics in main park – but is it successful?

# holland - Sunday 27 October, 2013

Dutch asked to volunteer so ageing relatives get care
# Obligation
# Obligation

Dutch asked to volunteer so ageing relatives get care

Oct 27th 2013, 9:45 AM 10,587 Views 16 Comments

Netherlands’ generous welfare state slowly being replaced by “society of participation”.

# holland - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Thief threatens to sue museum because robbery was too easy
# Cheeky
# Cheeky

Thief threatens to sue museum because robbery was too easy

Oct 22nd 2013, 9:31 PM 16,949 Views 11 Comments

Radu Dogaru is among six people on trial for last year’s spectacular three-minute heist from the Kunsthal museum in Rotterdam which stunned the art world.

# holland - Friday 13 September, 2013

Bentleys, grenades and drugs in the post --- details of Garda 'Operation Majesty' revealed
# Operation Majesty
# Operation Majesty

Bentleys, grenades and drugs in the post --- details of Garda 'Operation Majesty' revealed

Sep 13th 2013, 10:01 PM 19,564 Views 65 Comments

To date, €2.5 million in cash, €2.5 million worth of drugs, along with firearms, and luxury cars have been uncovered as part of the operation targetting a Dutch drug gang.

# holland - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Maastricht cannabis cafés flouting drug tourist ban
# Drug Tourism
# Drug Tourism

Maastricht cannabis cafés flouting drug tourist ban

Jun 8th 2013, 10:30 AM 8,613 Views 23 Comments

Authorities are struggling to enforce new law which bans sale of marijuana to foreigners.

# holland - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

Irish smoke as much marijuana as the Dutch
# European Drug Report
# European Drug Report

Irish smoke as much marijuana as the Dutch

May 28th 2013, 1:42 PM 30,144 Views 197 Comments

Irish and Dutch roll together when it comes to Cannabis use.

# holland - 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 10,443 Views 41 Comments

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

# holland - Thursday 25 April, 2013

Happy birthday Johan Cruyff, here are your best goals
# Dutch Master
From The42
# Dutch Master

Happy birthday Johan Cruyff, here are your best goals

Apr 25th 2013, 3:53 PM 1,808 Views 0 Comments

The former Ajax and Barcelona star turns 66 today.

# holland - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

International football round-up: Spain regain initiative, England slip up, Dutch just perfect
# Review
From The42
# Review

International football round-up: Spain regain initiative, England slip up, Dutch just perfect

Mar 26th 2013, 11:31 PM 2,394 Views 0 Comments

Vicente del Bosque’s side secured a valuable win tonight.

Memory lane: Roy Keane on when Ireland lost to Austria but passed 'Harry's Challenge'
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Memory lane: Roy Keane on when Ireland lost to Austria but passed 'Harry's Challenge'

Mar 26th 2013, 8:00 AM 14,886 Views 33 Comments

The former Irish captain recalled the infamous events surrounding the 1995 fixture in his autobiography.

# holland - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Worst in show? 23 dogs who’d rather be anywhere else
# Morto
From The Daily Edge
# Morto

Worst in show? 23 dogs who’d rather be anywhere else

Feb 16th 2013, 11:30 AM 16,690 Views 23 Comments

There are pictures in here of people putting makeup on dogs.

# holland - 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 13,479 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).

# holland - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Dutch priest to display photos of Church quitters
# Religion
# Religion

Dutch priest to display photos of Church quitters

Jan 9th 2013, 3:42 PM 12,440 Views 60 Comments

Many Catholics in the country were shocked by the Pope’s recent call to “fight” gay marriage.

# holland - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Pic of the Day: Ruud van Nistelrooy goes to bizarre lengths to cheer patients
# Wise Move?
From The42
# Wise Move?

Pic of the Day: Ruud van Nistelrooy goes to bizarre lengths to cheer patients

Jan 5th 2013, 2:34 PM 4,351 Views 1 Comment

We wonder what Rio Ferdinand makes of this?

# holland - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Gardaí identify body of man found in Ballymun apartment
# Ballymun
# Ballymun

Gardaí identify body of man found in Ballymun apartment

Dec 11th 2012, 8:35 PM 10,807 Views 3 Comments

The man has been named as 31-year-old Kamel El Habsati, a Dutch citizen of Moroccan descent.

# holland - Saturday 8 December, 2012

'I don't think I'd ever felt the emotions I felt on that day' - Kilbane on Keane, Rooney and that famous Holland game
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

'I don't think I'd ever felt the emotions I felt on that day' - Kilbane on Keane, Rooney and that famous Holland game

Dec 8th 2012, 5:29 PM 13,930 Views 30 Comments

The player’s retirement was announced earlier today.

# holland - Sunday 9 September, 2012

Dutch vote to test EU popularity in tough times
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

Dutch vote to test EU popularity in tough times

Sep 9th 2012, 9:23 AM 4,794 Views 23 Comments

As the nation heads into elections this week, observers are wondering which of the two Netherlands will emerge: the EU guiding light or the harbinger of European disarray.

# holland - Monday 3 September, 2012

Dutch teen jailed for 'shocking' Facebook killing
# FACEBOOK KILLING
# FACEBOOK KILLING

Dutch teen jailed for 'shocking' Facebook killing

Sep 3rd 2012, 4:36 PM 15,347 Views 17 Comments

A teenage boy has been jailed for stabbing a 15-year-old girl he didn’t know to death – reportedly in exchange for money – over comments she allegedly made on Facebook.

# holland - Thursday 16 August, 2012

'Fatman and Robin (van Persie)' - Dutch media reacts to RVP transfer
# Dynamic Duo
From The42
# Dynamic Duo

'Fatman and Robin (van Persie)' - Dutch media reacts to RVP transfer

Aug 16th 2012, 1:44 PM 3,391 Views 3 Comments

De Telegraaf laid the blame/credit for this headline at the door of Arsenal supporters

# holland - Thursday 2 August, 2012

6 cool items made from recycled stuff this summer
# Second Life
# Second Life

6 cool items made from recycled stuff this summer

Aug 2nd 2012, 9:00 PM 6,632 Views 5 Comments

A cardboard bicycle and a dress you can recycle yourself are just some of the innovations in recycling we’ve seen these past two months alone.

# holland - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

# holland - Monday 30 July, 2012

Off the record: 5 sports stories you may have missed this weekend
# Hidden Gems
From The42
# Hidden Gems

Off the record: 5 sports stories you may have missed this weekend

Jul 30th 2012, 1:35 PM 2,191 Views 0 Comments

Michelle Obama hugs the entire, new Dream Team and Sycerika McMahon is studying a South African sensation closely.

# holland - Friday 6 July, 2012

I'm back: Van Gaal takes Netherlands job for a second time
# Oranje
From The42
# Oranje

I'm back: Van Gaal takes Netherlands job for a second time

Jul 6th 2012, 8:46 PM 679 Views 0 Comments

The veteran coach replaces Bert van Marwijk’s after the team’s poor showing at Euro 2012.

# holland - Sunday 17 June, 2012

Euro 2012 talking points: day 10
# Review
From The42
# Review

Euro 2012 talking points: day 10

Jun 17th 2012, 11:00 PM 3,896 Views 1 Comment

Miguel Delaney assesses the respective wins for Germany and Portugal earlier this evening.

Euro 2012 as it happened: Holland v Portugal, Denmark v Germany From The42
Live Jun 17th 2012, 7:21 PM

Euro 2012 as it happened: Holland v Portugal, Denmark v Germany

Preview: Holland cling to hope as Portugal eye last eight
# Euro2012
From The42
# Euro2012

Preview: Holland cling to hope as Portugal eye last eight

Jun 17th 2012, 9:02 AM 369 Views 0 Comments

No team has ever reached the knockout phase at a Euro after losing their first two matches. Can the Dutch beat the odds?

# holland - Saturday 16 June, 2012

'Forest boy' outed as Dutch man who ran away from home
# Not Forest Boy
# Not Forest Boy

'Forest boy' outed as Dutch man who ran away from home

Jun 16th 2012, 4:11 PM 8,144 Views 5 Comments

The teenager hit headlines worldwide when he turned up in Germany claiming to have lived in the woods for years.

# holland - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

'Holland will not make the same mistakes again' - Loew fearful of Oranje backlash
# Euro 2012
From The42
# Euro 2012

'Holland will not make the same mistakes again' - Loew fearful of Oranje backlash

Jun 12th 2012, 9:05 AM 200 Views 0 Comments

The German manager believes the Netherlands’ defeat to Denmark was an aberration.

# holland - Saturday 9 June, 2012

Euro 2012 talking points: day 2
# Upset
From The42
# Upset

Euro 2012 talking points: day 2

Jun 9th 2012, 10:17 PM 4,973 Views 2 Comments

Miguel Delaney looks back at the opening set of Group B matches.

As it happened: Holland v Denmark, Euro 2012 From The42
Live Jun 9th 2012, 4:35 PM

As it happened: Holland v Denmark, Euro 2012

# holland - Friday 8 June, 2012

Dutch master Gullit hopes racism doesn't ruin Euro 2012
# Racism
From The42
# Racism

Dutch master Gullit hopes racism doesn't ruin Euro 2012

Jun 8th 2012, 5:45 PM 271 Views 0 Comments

Former Holland star Gullit wants UEFA to take a sensible approach to any offences.

# holland - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Dark horses: Four outsiders who could be worth taking a punt on
# Euro 2012
From The42
# Euro 2012

Dark horses: Four outsiders who could be worth taking a punt on

Jun 7th 2012, 3:04 PM 775 Views 2 Comments

Looking beyond Spain, Germany and Holland, where is a winner likely to come from?

# holland - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

As it happened: Ireland v Holland, European Championships, 18 June 1988 From The42
Live Jun 5th 2012, 7:35 PM

As it happened: Ireland v Holland, European Championships, 18 June 1988

Dutch coach Van Marwijk promises attacking football
# Euro 2012
From The42
# Euro 2012

Dutch coach Van Marwijk promises attacking football

Jun 5th 2012, 2:37 PM 330 Views 0 Comments

The World Cup 2010 finalists will play an offensive style but in a “responsible way”, according to their manager.

# holland - 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 9,980 Views 65 Comments

No, really.

# holland - Saturday 2 June, 2012

The debate: was Euro 2000 the greatest international tournament ever?
# Euro 2000
From The42
# Euro 2000

The debate: was Euro 2000 the greatest international tournament ever?

Jun 2nd 2012, 3:02 PM 9,746 Views 29 Comments

With less than a week to go until the start of the 2012 tournament, Miguel Delaney argues that its predecessor was the highest-quality competition of all time.

# holland - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Push the Trigger: McAteer says Keane can not let footballing rivalry lie
# Happier Times
From The42
# Happier Times

Push the Trigger: McAteer says Keane can not let footballing rivalry lie

May 30th 2012, 2:01 PM 1,894 Views 5 Comments

“He decided what he wanted to do was the right thing,” said the former Irish international. “He’s got to live with that.”

# holland - Saturday 26 May, 2012

13 days to Euro 2012: Ireland denied a clear penalty in Russia draw
# Euro 2012
From The42
# Euro 2012

13 days to Euro 2012: Ireland denied a clear penalty in Russia draw

May 26th 2012, 2:43 PM 697 Views 0 Comments

Tony Galvin was “decapitated by the goalkeeper” but the Irish were not awarded a penalty that may have taken them to the semi-finals.

# holland - Friday 25 May, 2012

WATCH: Is this the worst football anthem ever?
# Unlistenable
From The42
# Unlistenable

WATCH: Is this the worst football anthem ever?

May 25th 2012, 10:31 PM 537 Views 3 Comments

A song for Holland’s Euro 2012 campaign has been recorded and we’re not going to lie – it’s appalling.

# holland - Sunday 13 May, 2012

26 Days to Euro 2012: How did John Aldridge miss this?
# Countdown
From The42
# Countdown

26 Days to Euro 2012: How did John Aldridge miss this?

May 13th 2012, 9:25 AM 476 Views 0 Comments

Most of us can remember that Paul McGrath hit the post with a header but can you recall Aldo’s fresh air follow-up?