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#The Netherlands

# the-netherlands - Thursday 15 July, 2021

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 19,467 Views 18 Comments

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

# the-netherlands - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

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 60,409 Views 46 Comments

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

# the-netherlands - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

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 14,830 Views 5 Comments

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

# the-netherlands - Saturday 22 May, 2021

No terrorism link identified in Amsterdam stabbings
# Amsterdam
# Amsterdam

No terrorism link identified in Amsterdam stabbings

May 22nd 2021, 7:45 PM 25,339 Views 11 Comments

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

# the-netherlands - Thursday 1 April, 2021

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 10,467 Views 39 Comments

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

# the-netherlands - Sunday 14 March, 2021

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 19,457 Views 26 Comments

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

# the-netherlands - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

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 40,707 Views 52 Comments

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

# the-netherlands - Monday 14 December, 2020

'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 47,077 Views 24 Comments

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

# the-netherlands - Friday 19 June, 2020

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 49,610 Views 27 Comments

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

# the-netherlands - Saturday 30 November, 2019

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 14,620 Views 6 Comments

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

# the-netherlands - Thursday 12 September, 2019

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 16,517 Views 55 Comments

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

# the-netherlands - Monday 9 September, 2019

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

Three people killed after shooting in Dutch city

Sep 9th 2019, 10:07 PM 24,959 Views 3 Comments

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

# the-netherlands - Friday 12 April, 2019

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 49,901 Views 23 Comments

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

# the-netherlands - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

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 17,482 Views 0 Comments

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

# the-netherlands - Thursday 14 February, 2019

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 57,794 Views 36 Comments

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

# the-netherlands - Monday 24 December, 2018

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 18,920 Views 4 Comments

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

# the-netherlands - Friday 16 November, 2018

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 11,945 Views 54 Comments

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

# the-netherlands - Saturday 1 September, 2018

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 24,514 Views 80 Comments

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

# the-netherlands - Friday 31 August, 2018

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 21,502 Views 40 Comments

At least two people were injured.

# the-netherlands - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

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 71,492 Views 0 Comments

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

# the-netherlands - Thursday 31 May, 2018

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 24,143 Views 12 Comments

The pearl once belonged to Catherine the Great.

# the-netherlands - Sunday 13 May, 2018

"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 10,130 Views 7 Comments

Netta won for Israel with 529 points.

# the-netherlands - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

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 22,730 Views 13 Comments

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

# the-netherlands - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

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 4,987 Views 8 Comments

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

# the-netherlands - Thursday 23 November, 2017

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 - Thursday 16 March, 2017

'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 17,964 Views 108 Comments

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

# the-netherlands - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

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 23,584 Views 112 Comments

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

# the-netherlands - Saturday 11 March, 2017

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 27,385 Views 94 Comments

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

# the-netherlands - Saturday 18 February, 2017

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 17,015 Views 210 Comments

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

# the-netherlands - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

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 44,983 Views 36 Comments

The team said his behaviour was “unacceptable”.

# the-netherlands - Monday 6 June, 2016

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 10,130 Views 42 Comments

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

# the-netherlands - Sunday 3 January, 2016

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 21,143 Views 23 Comments

(If you speak Dutch).

# the-netherlands - Thursday 25 June, 2015

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 5,036 Views 7 Comments

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

# the-netherlands - Saturday 20 June, 2015

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 12,795 Views 128 Comments

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

# the-netherlands - Saturday 11 April, 2015

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 57,213 Views 47 Comments

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

# the-netherlands - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

IKEA: Stop playing hide -and-seek in our shops, seriously
# Flatpack Fun
# Flatpack Fun

IKEA: Stop playing hide -and-seek in our shops, seriously

Mar 17th 2015, 12:08 PM 31,883 Views 25 Comments

They are not amused.

# the-netherlands - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Flight MH17 broke up in the air after being pierced by 'high-energy objects'
# Malaysia Airlines
# Malaysia Airlines

Flight MH17 broke up in the air after being pierced by 'high-energy objects'

Sep 9th 2014, 10:59 PM 26,844 Views 310 Comments

The Dutch Safety Board has published its first report into the deadly incident today.

# the-netherlands - Monday 21 July, 2014

Remains of MH17 victims to be handed over to Dutch authorities
# Mh17
# Mh17

Remains of MH17 victims to be handed over to Dutch authorities

Jul 21st 2014, 10:46 PM 13,569 Views 79 Comments

A deal was reportedly also reached today with Ukrainian separatists over the recovery of the flight’s black boxes.

# the-netherlands - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Should Javier Mascherano be free to play on after reacting to a head injury like this?
# Head Games
From The42
# Head Games

Should Javier Mascherano be free to play on after reacting to a head injury like this?

Jul 9th 2014, 10:02 PM 10,859 Views 18 Comments

The Argentina midfielder collapsed to the turf after a clash of heads.

# the-netherlands - Monday 12 May, 2014

Formative failure: Louis van Gaal's first spell with the Netherlands
# King Louis
From The42
# King Louis

Formative failure: Louis van Gaal's first spell with the Netherlands

May 12th 2014, 10:00 AM 3,883 Views 3 Comments

For the first time in 16 years, the Netherlands were not going to the World Cup.

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