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# netherlands - Monday 25 January, 2021

Explainer: What's going on with anti-lockdown protests in the Netherlands?
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Explainer: What's going on with anti-lockdown protests in the Netherlands?

Jan 25th 2021, 2:54 PM 45,505 Views 62 Comments

Around 250 people were arrested following protests across the Netherlands yesterday over a new curfew.

Netherlands anti-curfew protests spark clashes with police
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Netherlands anti-curfew protests spark clashes with police

Jan 25th 2021, 8:08 AM 24,793 Views 73 Comments

Hundreds gathered to protest a curfew in place until February.

# netherlands - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Covid curfew to take effect in Netherlands as lockdown tightens in bid to stem spread of virus
# Mark Rutte
# Mark Rutte

Covid curfew to take effect in Netherlands as lockdown tightens in bid to stem spread of virus

Jan 21st 2021, 10:14 PM 33,974 Views 36 Comments

Home visits have also been cut as well as flights from Britain, South Africa and South America.

# netherlands - Friday 15 January, 2021

Dutch government resigns over child benefits scandal
# Mark Rutte
# Mark Rutte

Dutch government resigns over child benefits scandal

Jan 15th 2021, 2:51 PM 37,218 Views 20 Comments

Dutch authorities wrongly accused thousands of parents of fraudulently claiming child allowance.

Dublin Airport private Antigen testing begins as Dutch authorities make it compulsory for fliers
# Antigen Test
# Antigen Test

Dublin Airport private Antigen testing begins as Dutch authorities make it compulsory for fliers

Jan 15th 2021, 2:24 PM 18,656 Views 19 Comments

The antigen tests come as Dutch authorities have banned untested passengers from entering the country.

# netherlands - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Dutch officials confiscate ham sandwiches from UK visitors
# Batch-stop
# Batch-stop

Dutch officials confiscate ham sandwiches from UK visitors

Jan 12th 2021, 9:42 AM 99,682 Views 150 Comments

One driver asked if a border guard could “take off the meat and you leave me the bread”.

# netherlands - Sunday 20 December, 2020

Government considering travel restrictions from Britain as European countries ban UK flights
# COVID19 STRAIN
# COVID19 STRAIN

Government considering travel restrictions from Britain as European countries ban UK flights

Updated Dec 20th 2020, 3:25 PM 94,289 Views 133 Comments
  • The UK has announced tougher measures to contain the spread of the variant
  • Belgium has said the ban will remain in place for at least 24 hours
  • The Dutch ban on UK flights will remain in place until 1 January

# netherlands - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Covid-19: Curfews, lockdowns and travel limits in place across Europe amid fears of Christmas surge
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: Curfews, lockdowns and travel limits in place across Europe amid fears of Christmas surge

Dec 16th 2020, 2:34 PM 19,385 Views 6 Comments

Tougher measures are being implemented across the continent.

# netherlands - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Manchester United's Donny van de Beek earns the Dutch a draw against Spain
# Netherlands
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# Netherlands

Manchester United's Donny van de Beek earns the Dutch a draw against Spain

Nov 11th 2020, 10:33 PM 8,175 Views 0 Comments

The Manchester United midfielder scored the leveller in this evening’s international friendly in Amsterdam.

# netherlands - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Liverpool striker scores twice as Portugal cruise to victory in Ronaldo's absence
# Business As Usual
From The42
# Business As Usual

Liverpool striker scores twice as Portugal cruise to victory in Ronaldo's absence

Oct 14th 2020, 11:09 PM 14,126 Views 4 Comments

Diogo Jota’s brace helped his side to a comfortable Nations League win over Sweden this evening.

Dutch prime minister orders bars and restaurants to close in new 'partial lockdown'
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

Dutch prime minister orders bars and restaurants to close in new 'partial lockdown'

Oct 14th 2020, 7:35 AM 25,218 Views 25 Comments

The sale of alcohol and cannabis will also be banned after 8pm.

# netherlands - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

De Boer appointed Netherlands boss after being sacked by MLS club
# To Be Frank
From The42
# To Be Frank

De Boer appointed Netherlands boss after being sacked by MLS club

Sep 23rd 2020, 7:35 PM 11,319 Views 5 Comments

The former Atlanta United manager succeeds Ronald Koeman as Dutch national team boss.

# netherlands - Monday 24 August, 2020

Cruyff inspiration for new Barca boss Koeman
# Brilliant Orange
From The42
# Brilliant Orange

Cruyff inspiration for new Barca boss Koeman

Aug 24th 2020, 4:31 PM 6,581 Views 1 Comment

Koeman was named as replacement for the sacked Quique Setien last week.

# netherlands - Friday 10 July, 2020

Dutch government taking Russia to court over ‘shooting down’ of MH17 flight
# Mh17
# Mh17

Dutch government taking Russia to court over ‘shooting down’ of MH17 flight

Jul 10th 2020, 4:53 PM 8,839 Views 6 Comments

A missile fired from territory controlled by pro-Moscow Ukrainian rebels blew the plane out of the sky on 17 July 2014.

# netherlands - Monday 25 May, 2020

Dutch prime minister didn't visit dying mother due to lockdown measures
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

Dutch prime minister didn't visit dying mother due to lockdown measures

May 25th 2020, 10:10 PM 43,188 Views 57 Comments

Mark Rutte today announced the recent death of his 96-year-old mother in a care home in The Hague.

# netherlands - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Euro delay sees Koeman's Barcelona clause pushed back
# Blond Ambition
From The42
# Blond Ambition

Euro delay sees Koeman's Barcelona clause pushed back

Mar 18th 2020, 8:09 AM 12,149 Views 1 Comment

The club’s former assistant has revealed any return to Camp Nou will now have to wait another year.

# netherlands - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Dutch PM shakes hands with expert immediately after ordering end to handshaking
# Mark Rutte
# Mark Rutte

Dutch PM shakes hands with expert immediately after ordering end to handshaking

Mar 10th 2020, 8:36 PM 50,011 Views 28 Comments

Mark Rutte, realising his mistake, then bumped elbows with Jaap van Dissel.

# netherlands - Monday 9 March, 2020

MH17 murder trial begins despite suspects still being at large
# Schiphol
# Schiphol

MH17 murder trial begins despite suspects still being at large

Mar 9th 2020, 8:57 AM 15,419 Views 0 Comments

Four men are charged and are likely to go on trial in absentia.

# netherlands - Thursday 5 March, 2020

Four people to stand trial over the downing of flight MH17 that killed all 298 people on board
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

Four people to stand trial over the downing of flight MH17 that killed all 298 people on board

Mar 5th 2020, 7:36 AM 24,016 Views 24 Comments

The plane travelling between Amsterdam and Kuala Lumpur was hit by a Russian-made missile in July 2014.

# netherlands - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Daley Blind diagnosed with inflammation of the heart muscle
# Ajax
From The42
# Ajax

Daley Blind diagnosed with inflammation of the heart muscle

Dec 21st 2019, 1:47 PM 14,044 Views 4 Comments

The former Manchester United defender insists he is “feeling good” after he was diagnosed with a heart problem.

# netherlands - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Van Dijk 'respects greatness' after losing out to Messi
# Pipped
From The42
# Pipped

Van Dijk 'respects greatness' after losing out to Messi

Dec 3rd 2019, 12:05 AM 8,749 Views 11 Comments

He may have finished runner up to Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi, but Virgil van Dijk had no qualms about losing out to the Barcelona star.

# netherlands - Friday 29 November, 2019

Three minors injured in The Hague stabbing have been released from hospital
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

Three minors injured in The Hague stabbing have been released from hospital

Updated Nov 29th 2019, 10:03 PM 43,792 Views 46 Comments

Police say they are are still searching for the suspect.

# netherlands - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Dutch supermarket drops call for staff to upload pictures in underwear to help size uniforms
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

Dutch supermarket drops call for staff to upload pictures in underwear to help size uniforms

Nov 26th 2019, 10:35 PM 37,683 Views 16 Comments

The Dutch Data Protection Authority said the move was “bizarre”.

# netherlands - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

25 migrants found alive in refrigerated container on boat going to Britain
# Migration
# Migration

25 migrants found alive in refrigerated container on boat going to Britain

Nov 20th 2019, 6:53 AM 18,807 Views 19 Comments

The people found received medical attention at the port.

# netherlands - Friday 11 October, 2019

'It's terrible to watch' - Dutch boss Koeman criticises Northern Ireland's playing style
# Euro 2020
From The42
# Euro 2020

'It's terrible to watch' - Dutch boss Koeman criticises Northern Ireland's playing style

Oct 11th 2019, 12:31 PM 11,322 Views 10 Comments

The Netherlands scored three late goals to overcome Michael O’Neill’s side last night.

# netherlands - Thursday 10 October, 2019

'They are fighting machines, they will get you by the throat' - Koeman wary of Northern Ireland threat
# Dutch Courage
From The42
# Dutch Courage

'They are fighting machines, they will get you by the throat' - Koeman wary of Northern Ireland threat

Oct 10th 2019, 8:10 AM 2,969 Views 4 Comments

The Oranje host Michael O’Neill’s men in tonight’s Euro 2020 qualifier.

# netherlands - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Dutch defence lawyer representing state witness in huge gangland case shot dead in broad daylight
# Derk Wiersum
# Derk Wiersum

Dutch defence lawyer representing state witness in huge gangland case shot dead in broad daylight

Sep 18th 2019, 10:00 PM 32,254 Views 28 Comments

Prime Minister Mark Rutte said the killing in broad daylight in the Dutch capital was “incredibly disturbing”.

# netherlands - Friday 6 September, 2019

Gini Wijnaldum on target as Netherlands come from behind to stun Germany in Euro qualifier
# Dutch Gold
From The42
# Dutch Gold

Gini Wijnaldum on target as Netherlands come from behind to stun Germany in Euro qualifier

Sep 6th 2019, 10:24 PM 11,492 Views 4 Comments

The Liverpool midfielder scored and assisted on Friday night as the Netherlands secured a 4-2 win.

# netherlands - Monday 12 August, 2019

After an incredible career, Netherlands great Sneijder retires from professional football
# The End
From The42
# The End

After an incredible career, Netherlands great Sneijder retires from professional football

Aug 12th 2019, 6:48 PM 9,179 Views 11 Comments

Wesley Sneijder has struck a business deal with Utrecht, having called time on his playing career.

# netherlands - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Ban on burqas in public places in the Netherlands takes effect
# Burqa Ban
# Burqa Ban

Ban on burqas in public places in the Netherlands takes effect

Aug 1st 2019, 9:30 PM 37,465 Views 74 Comments

Between 200 and 400 women are estimated to wear a burqa or niqab in the country of 17 million people.

# netherlands - Saturday 13 July, 2019

Gary O'Donovan wins bronze medal in Rotterdam as four Irish crews reaching World Cup semi-finals
# Rotterdam
From The42
# Rotterdam

Gary O'Donovan wins bronze medal in Rotterdam as four Irish crews reaching World Cup semi-finals

Updated Jul 13th 2019, 3:20 PM 5,494 Views 6 Comments

It has been a highly successful day on the water in Rotterdam.

# netherlands - Friday 12 July, 2019

Mystery surrounds Dutch postman's burial of thousands of letters in forest
# LOST IN THE MAIL
# LOST IN THE MAIL

Mystery surrounds Dutch postman's burial of thousands of letters in forest

Jul 12th 2019, 9:50 PM 65,855 Views 34 Comments

Police found a “significant amount” of mail in eight holes each measuring one metre deep.

# netherlands - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

'The Marc Overmars route' - Barcelona new boy De Jong reveals dream of joining Arsenal
# Go Your Own Way
From The42
# Go Your Own Way

'The Marc Overmars route' - Barcelona new boy De Jong reveals dream of joining Arsenal

Jul 10th 2019, 7:45 PM 10,260 Views 3 Comments

The former Ajax midfielder thought he would move to north London before he went to Spain, following in the footsteps of another Dutch great.

# netherlands - Monday 8 July, 2019

'I was born ready' - Dream day for Wexford's O'Neill after World Cup gold and meeting Rapinoe
# On The Line
From The42
# On The Line

'I was born ready' - Dream day for Wexford's O'Neill after World Cup gold and meeting Rapinoe

Jul 8th 2019, 5:06 PM 4,488 Views 4 Comments

Michelle O’Neill lined out as an assistant referee in yesterday’s World Cup final in Lyon.

# netherlands - Sunday 7 July, 2019

As it happened: USA v Netherlands, Women's World Cup final
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

As it happened: USA v Netherlands, Women's World Cup final

Jul 7th 2019, 5:22 PM 35,613 Views 34 Comments

USA faced Netherlands in women’s football’s biggest game.

# netherlands - Friday 5 July, 2019

Netherlands legend Cocu appointed Derby boss with Shay Given part of coaching team
# Dutch Gold
From The42
# Dutch Gold

Netherlands legend Cocu appointed Derby boss with Shay Given part of coaching team

Jul 5th 2019, 9:29 AM 6,134 Views 3 Comments

The 48-year-old won three Eredivisie titles with PSV but was fired as Fenerbahçe boss in November.

# netherlands - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Dutch legend Robben announces his retirement at age of 35
# Cutting Inside No More
From The42
# Cutting Inside No More

Dutch legend Robben announces his retirement at age of 35

Jul 4th 2019, 5:34 PM 7,773 Views 14 Comments

Having left Bayern Munich, he calls time on a remarkable, trophy-laden career.

The Netherlands' most notorious gangster has been jailed for life for five murders
# Amsterdam
# Amsterdam

The Netherlands' most notorious gangster has been jailed for life for five murders

Jul 4th 2019, 3:20 PM 19,937 Views 15 Comments

Willem Holleeder’s “life was determined by greed, lust for power and violence”, judges said.

# netherlands - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

As it happened: Netherlands v Sweden, Women's World Cup semi-final
# Minute-by-Minute
From The42
# Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Netherlands v Sweden, Women's World Cup semi-final

Jul 3rd 2019, 7:00 PM 29,064 Views 20 Comments

Relive all the drama as the Dutch found a winner in extra-time to book their place in Sunday’s decider.

# netherlands - Saturday 29 June, 2019

Oranje make history with second-half headers
# Brilliant Orange
From The42
# Brilliant Orange

Oranje make history with second-half headers

Jun 29th 2019, 4:08 PM 11,354 Views 1 Comment

The Netherlands scored twice in the second half to see off Italy in the Women’s World Cup quarter-finals.

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