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# the-netherlands - This year 2022

Trial of two men accused of killing Dutch crime reporter Peter R de Vries opens in Amsterdam
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

Trial of two men accused of killing Dutch crime reporter Peter R de Vries opens in Amsterdam

Jun 7th 2022, 6:38 PM 10,998 Views 0 Comments

De Vries died nine days after he was shot outside an Amsterdam television studio in July 2021.

Koeman to succeed Louis van Gaal as Holland boss after 2022 World Cup
# Ronald's Return
From The42
# Ronald's Return

Koeman to succeed Louis van Gaal as Holland boss after 2022 World Cup

Apr 6th 2022, 9:27 AM 5,445 Views 5 Comments

The former Barcelona coach returns for a second spell.

# the-netherlands - Last year 2021

'My mother didn't want people to know I existed': One woman's mission to find her identity
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

'My mother didn't want people to know I existed': One woman's mission to find her identity

Dec 11th 2021, 8:00 PM 61,733 Views 20 Comments

The woman who set up a register to reconnect people who passed through the Mother and Baby Home system in the Netherlands wants to share her knowledge with Ireland.

From full steam ahead to cancelled: How are other countries handling concerts and festivals?
# Strike The Right Note
# Strike The Right Note

From full steam ahead to cancelled: How are other countries handling concerts and festivals?

Aug 25th 2021, 4:44 PM 16,931 Views 20 Comments

Pressure is mounting on the government to review the restrictions on live music events in Ireland.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Jul 16th 2021, 9:03 PM 7,579 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Dutch crime reporter Peter R de Vries dies after being shot earlier this month
# The Netherlands
# The Netherlands

Dutch crime reporter Peter R de Vries dies after being shot earlier this month

Jul 15th 2021, 1:55 PM 19,514 Views 18 Comments

The journalist was widely lauded for fearless reporting on the Dutch underworld.

Dutch Covid-19 infections soar by 500% in a week
# Delta Variant Surge
# Delta Variant Surge

Dutch Covid-19 infections soar by 500% in a week

Jul 13th 2021, 10:17 PM 60,431 Views 46 Comments

Infection rate rises in many countries have been attributed to the more transmissible Delta variant.

Who is Peter R de Vries? 'Fearless' crime journalist shot in Amsterdam
# Dutch Underworld
# Dutch Underworld

Who is Peter R de Vries? 'Fearless' crime journalist shot in Amsterdam

Jul 7th 2021, 12:23 PM 14,867 Views 5 Comments

The shooting is understood to be linked to de Vries’ work on exposing mobsters and drug lords.

No terrorism link identified in Amsterdam stabbings
# Amsterdam
# Amsterdam

No terrorism link identified in Amsterdam stabbings

May 22nd 2021, 7:45 PM 25,366 Views 11 Comments

One person has died and four were injured in an attack last night.

Amsterdam celebrates 20th anniversary of legalising same-sex marriages
# Equality
# Equality

Amsterdam celebrates 20th anniversary of legalising same-sex marriages

Apr 1st 2021, 1:51 PM 10,508 Views 39 Comments

The Netherlands was home to the world’s first legal same-sex marriages two decades ago.

Dutch police break up anti-government protest on eve of election
# The Hague
# The Hague

Dutch police break up anti-government protest on eve of election

Mar 14th 2021, 5:26 PM 19,512 Views 26 Comments

National elections are taking place in the Netherlands over the next three days.

Second night of violence in the Netherlands amid anger over Covid-19 curfew
# Riots
# Riots

Second night of violence in the Netherlands amid anger over Covid-19 curfew

Jan 26th 2021, 8:00 AM 40,732 Views 52 Comments

Meanwhile, US President Joe Biden has said herd immunity could be achieved this year.

# the-netherlands - All time

'The Netherlands will close for five weeks': Dutch Prime Minister announces strict new lockdown
# Surge
# Surge

'The Netherlands will close for five weeks': Dutch Prime Minister announces strict new lockdown

Dec 14th 2020, 6:59 PM 47,103 Views 24 Comments

The decision from Mark Rutte comes amid a surge of cases in the Netherlands.

Irishman arrested after cocaine worth €1.12 million seized in Amsterdam
# The Netherlands
# The Netherlands

Irishman arrested after cocaine worth €1.12 million seized in Amsterdam

Jun 19th 2020, 10:38 PM 49,974 Views 27 Comments

Searches were carried out in Amsterdam, Meath and Dublin today during a Dutch-Irish police operation.

Teenagers injured during The Hague stabbing aged between 13 and 15
# The Hague
# The Hague

Teenagers injured during The Hague stabbing aged between 13 and 15

Nov 30th 2019, 4:31 PM 14,632 Views 6 Comments

Dutch police say the motive for the stabbing in The Hague remains unknown.

Dutch doctor acquitted in landmark case over euthanising woman with severe dementia
# The Netherlands
# The Netherlands

Dutch doctor acquitted in landmark case over euthanising woman with severe dementia

Sep 12th 2019, 6:59 AM 16,556 Views 55 Comments

Prosecutors had accused the doctor of failing to properly consult the Alzheimer’s patient in the case in 2016.

Three people killed after shooting in Dutch city
# Dordrecht
# Dordrecht

Three people killed after shooting in Dutch city

Sep 9th 2019, 10:07 PM 24,971 Views 3 Comments

The shooter is believed to have been a policeman who also shot himself.

Dutch doctor at centre of IVF scandal used his own sperm to father 49 children
# Jan Karbaat
# Jan Karbaat

Dutch doctor at centre of IVF scandal used his own sperm to father 49 children

Apr 12th 2019, 6:55 PM 49,926 Views 23 Comments

Results of DNA tests conducted today showed that 49 children in the case are direct descendants of the late Jan Karbaat.

Utrecht shooting: Dutch police 'seriously' investigating terror motive after letter found
# Utrecht
# Utrecht

Utrecht shooting: Dutch police 'seriously' investigating terror motive after letter found

Mar 19th 2019, 7:58 PM 17,510 Views 0 Comments

Three people died and five people were injured in the incident yesterday.

The Dutch government is using a giant blue mascot to warn of Brexit risks
# Muppet Show
# Muppet Show

The Dutch government is using a giant blue mascot to warn of Brexit risks

Feb 14th 2019, 9:15 AM 57,815 Views 36 Comments

Around 40 companies last year moved their operations from the UK to the Netherlands because of Brexit.

12 pubs in Bangkok and a beach barbeque in Sydney: How the Irish celebrate Christmas around the world
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

12 pubs in Bangkok and a beach barbeque in Sydney: How the Irish celebrate Christmas around the world

Dec 24th 2018, 12:01 PM 18,949 Views 4 Comments

We spoke to some Irish people who will be spending Christmas day across the miles this year.

France and Germany are 'jumping the gun' on EU army, Dutch Prime Minister says
# European Army
# European Army

France and Germany are 'jumping the gun' on EU army, Dutch Prime Minister says

Nov 16th 2018, 9:02 PM 11,979 Views 54 Comments

“The idea of a European army is going way too far for the Netherlands.”

Two people seriously injured in Amsterdam train station stabbing are US citizens, ambassador says
# The Netherlands
# The Netherlands

Two people seriously injured in Amsterdam train station stabbing are US citizens, ambassador says

Updated Sep 1st 2018, 12:45 PM 24,544 Views 80 Comments

The assailant was identified as a 19-year-old Afghan man with a German residency permit.

Amsterdam police shoot suspect following stabbing in city's central station
# The Netherlands
# The Netherlands

Amsterdam police shoot suspect following stabbing in city's central station

Aug 31st 2018, 12:08 PM 21,529 Views 40 Comments

At least two people were injured.

Waterford man who went missing in Netherlands turns up safe and well in Berlin
# Found
# Found

Waterford man who went missing in Netherlands turns up safe and well in Berlin

Jul 25th 2018, 9:05 PM 71,623 Views 0 Comments

John Power disappeared in Maastricht on 9 June but today presented himself at the Irish Embassy in Berlin.

World's largest freshwater pearl sold at auction for €320,000
# Going Going Gone
# Going Going Gone

World's largest freshwater pearl sold at auction for €320,000

May 31st 2018, 10:41 PM 24,168 Views 12 Comments

The pearl once belonged to Catherine the Great.

"Israel is the rightful winner if we see it as a circus": The Netherlands reacts to the Eurovision results
# Eurovision
From The Daily Edge
# Eurovision

"Israel is the rightful winner if we see it as a circus": The Netherlands reacts to the Eurovision results

May 13th 2018, 3:37 PM 10,148 Views 7 Comments

Netta won for Israel with 529 points.

European champions too strong for Ireland as first-half goals end unbeaten streak
# Coygig
From The42
# Coygig

European champions too strong for Ireland as first-half goals end unbeaten streak

Apr 10th 2018, 8:51 PM 22,772 Views 13 Comments

There were over 4,000 in attendance at Tallaght Stadium as the Netherlands claimed a 2-0 win.

The Dutch employ Ronald Koeman to rescue their struggling national team
# Oranje Alert
From The42
# Oranje Alert

The Dutch employ Ronald Koeman to rescue their struggling national team

Feb 6th 2018, 2:43 PM 5,016 Views 8 Comments

The once-mighty Netherlands have endured a torrid time in recent years.

As it happened: 'A woman is responsible for her own choice, ultimately she has to make the decision'
Live Nov 23rd 2017, 6:30 PM

As it happened: 'A woman is responsible for her own choice, ultimately she has to make the decision'

'The Netherlands said 'stop' to the wrong kind of populism': Wilders set to be defeated in election
# No Brexit Moment
# No Brexit Moment

'The Netherlands said 'stop' to the wrong kind of populism': Wilders set to be defeated in election

Mar 16th 2017, 6:58 AM 17,976 Views 108 Comments

PM Mark Rutte easily defeated a strong challenge from the far-right Geert Wilders.

Dutch voters have rejected Geert Wilders' play to be an anti-Islam Prime Minister
# Tried And Tested
# Tried And Tested

Dutch voters have rejected Geert Wilders' play to be an anti-Islam Prime Minister

Mar 15th 2017, 8:38 PM 23,596 Views 112 Comments

Current PM Mark Rutte has seen his off Wilders’ challenge comfortably.

Explainer: Is the Netherlands about to take a big jump to the far-right?
# Orange Alert
# Orange Alert

Explainer: Is the Netherlands about to take a big jump to the far-right?

Mar 11th 2017, 9:00 PM 27,529 Views 94 Comments

Everything you need to know about this week’s parliamentary election.

Far-right Dutch MP says 'there is a lot of Moroccan scum' as he launches election campaign
# Geert Wilders
# Geert Wilders

Far-right Dutch MP says 'there is a lot of Moroccan scum' as he launches election campaign

Feb 18th 2017, 6:49 PM 17,033 Views 209 Comments

“Dutch people who want their country back will vote for us irrespective of their education or background,” he added.

Dutch gymnast sent home from Olympics after going out drinking
# YURI Van Gelder
# YURI Van Gelder

Dutch gymnast sent home from Olympics after going out drinking

Aug 9th 2016, 8:48 PM 45,032 Views 36 Comments

The team said his behaviour was “unacceptable”.

Who is your tip to be the dark horse at Euro 2016 this summer?
# Cheval Noir
From The42
# Cheval Noir

Who is your tip to be the dark horse at Euro 2016 this summer?

Jun 6th 2016, 9:00 PM 10,152 Views 42 Comments

Because you’re too good to go tipping one of the big boys.

You can now read Anne Frank's diary online
# World War II
# World War II

You can now read Anne Frank's diary online

Jan 3rd 2016, 8:15 AM 22,826 Views 23 Comments

(If you speak Dutch).

THAT Marco van Basten volley is 27-years old today
# Golazo Van Basten
From The42
# Golazo Van Basten

THAT Marco van Basten volley is 27-years old today

Jun 25th 2015, 3:33 PM 5,071 Views 7 Comments

Could he do it on a wet… actually, scrap that, he probably could.

Dutch MP to air cartoons of Mohammed on national television
# Controversy
# Controversy

Dutch MP to air cartoons of Mohammed on national television

Jun 20th 2015, 2:31 PM 12,813 Views 128 Comments

Wilders said the broadcasts are intended to defend freedom of speech but he is well known for his anti-Islam views.

Dutch people used to be tiny... so why are they suddenly giants?
# They Might Be Giants
# They Might Be Giants

Dutch people used to be tiny... so why are they suddenly giants?

Apr 11th 2015, 7:15 PM 58,801 Views 47 Comments

The average male height in the Netherlands has gained 20cm in the last 150 years.

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