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#The Netherlands

# the-netherlands - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Kenny did not call leaders following bank debt deal statement

The Taoiseach conceded that he did not contact the leaders of Finland, the Netherlands and Germany after their finance ministers issued a statement on the bank debt deal.

# the-netherlands - Saturday 29 September, 2012

Aaron McKenna: How we all missed the week’s biggest story

Roisin Shortall’s resignation dominated the news this week – which may be a relief for some in Government.

# the-netherlands - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Kenny shrugs off impact of trilateral statement on banking deal

Enda Kenny says last night’s statement from the ministers of Finland, Germany and the Netherlands does not change EU policy.

# the-netherlands - Saturday 22 September, 2012

Facebook invite leads to Dutch party riots

Another viral party…

# the-netherlands - Monday 23 July, 2012

New technology will make your car clean itself

The self cleaning, self repairing coating can also be used in mobile phones and contact lenses.

# the-netherlands - Saturday 9 June, 2012

From The42 Euro 2012 talking points: day 2 Upset

Euro 2012 talking points: day 2

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

From The42 As it happened: Holland v Denmark, Euro 2012 Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Holland v Denmark, Euro 2012

The Dutch were in town and began their quest for European glory against ’92 winners Denmark in Kharkiv. Find out how it unfolded.

# the-netherlands - Friday 8 June, 2012

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

Dutch master Gullit hopes racism doesn't ruin Euro 2012

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

# the-netherlands - Friday 23 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge New Van Gogh painting discovered in Dutch museum New Discovery This post contains images

New Van Gogh painting discovered in Dutch museum

X-ray of still life finds sketch of two wrestling men underneath.

# the-netherlands - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Calls for Dutch inquiry into 'forced castrations' following clerical abuse claims

Dutch paper reports on castrations in the 1950s ‘to cure homosexuality’ after youths complained about abuse.

# the-netherlands - Friday 24 February, 2012

Dutch prince 'may never regain consciousness' after avalanche injury

Doctors say Johan Friso suffered serious brain damage during last week’s accident in Austria.

# the-netherlands - Monday 13 February, 2012

Iran denies involvement in Israeli embassy attacks

An explosion struck an embassy car in New Delhi, while Georgian authorities defused a grenade attached to a car in Tbilisi.

# the-netherlands - Saturday 8 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday

In tonight’s Fix: Bill Clinton’s ideas for economic recovery, why your taps may not be working, and how Amsterdam drug users’ highs are now a little lower…

Dutch will limit strength of cannabis sold in coffee shops

The most powerful ‘skunk’ varieties will be banned, and classed alongside heroin and cocaine.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things your should know this morning…

# the-netherlands - Saturday 1 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday

In tonight’s Fix: The latest in the race for the Áras; the Central Bank under fire; and what was discovered in one man’s underwear?

# the-netherlands - Monday 19 September, 2011

Dutch budget exposed early by enterprising student Budget Blunder

Dutch budget exposed early by enterprising student

Bram Talman discovered the financial plans after simply changing the government’s web address from 2010 to 2011.

# the-netherlands - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

Dutch authorities uncover child pornography on 'hidden' websites

The authorities say the discovery was sparked by an investigation into a former pre-school worker suspected of abusing young children.

# the-netherlands - Friday 19 August, 2011

Dutch Catholic institute to review child deaths

The deaths of 40 children at the home in the early 1950s are not being treated as suspicious, according to Dutch prosecutors.

# the-netherlands - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

Take 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# the-netherlands - Thursday 9 June, 2011

Less dangerous E. coli strain found in Dutch beet sprouts

Less dangerous E. coli strain found in Dutch beet sprouts

Authorities in the Netherlands have recalled red beet sprouts as a precautionary measure after discovering a strain of E.coli present in the vegetables. The strain is apparently less dangerous than the one causing Europe’s deadly E. coli crisis.

# the-netherlands - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

Woman, 96, confesses to 1946 murder

The elderly woman confessed to the high-profile murder of a man over six decade ago, explaining that she mistakenly believed he had collaborated with the Nazis.

# the-netherlands - Friday 27 May, 2011

Dutch government says tourists will be banned from buying cannabis in cafes

Ministers say new regulations will mean only registered Dutch residents will be able to buy cannabis through the country’s coffee shops.

# the-netherlands - Sunday 10 April, 2011

Dutch mourn victims of shopping mall shooting that left six people dead

Police have identified the shooter who wounded 15 others including an infant before he shot himself in the head. He had previously been investigated for weapons offences.

Icelanders reject plan to repay bank debt to the UK and the Netherlands

The country had been voting on proposal to repay €4 billion lost as a result a bank collapse.

# the-netherlands - Saturday 9 April, 2011

Iceland goes to the polls over whether or not to pay back loans

Voters are deciding on whether or not to approve a deal to repay Britain and the Netherlands money owed from the collapse of an online bank in 2008.

# the-netherlands - Thursday 2 September, 2010

Dutch woman arrested after three dead infants found

Police trying to establish relationship between woman and babies.

# the-netherlands - Monday 9 August, 2010

A 25-YEAR-OLD WOMAN in the Netherlands has confessed to giving birth to four babies, and then placing them in a suitcase.The bodies were then stored in the house the woman shares with her parents in Nij Beets, a rural town.

Dutch police said yesterday that they were concentrating on finding the father, or fathers, of the infants. The woman was arrested last week, but has not been charged.

Authorities believe the babies were born between 2002 and 2010. Forensic examinations of the remains to determine the cause and dates of death are being carried out.

Police found the bodies after being tipped off by the woman’s neighbour about her suspicious pregnancies. When questioned by police before the search, the woman said she had given birth to three babies but they had all been adopted. However, she was unable to produce evidence of the adoptions.

The woman’s parents are not believed to have known anything of the babies. The house remains sealed off.

# the-netherlands - Friday 6 August, 2010

A 25-YEAR-OLD Dutch woman has been arrested after the bodies of four infants were found in the attic of her home in a rural town in the Netherlands.

Police searched the woman’s home in Nij Beets in the Friesland province of the country after a tip off from a neighbour. Suspicions had been raised when the woman appeared to be pregnant but then never seemed to have given birth.

Police found four suitcases in the attic of the house the woman shared with her parents. Police immediately identified the bodies of three infants in three of the suitcases; a forth body was later confirmed to be in the remaining suitcase.

It has not been established if the babies were alive when they were born. Police believe that the births took place between 2002 and 2010.

The woman’s parents are not thought to have had any knowledge about the pregnancies or the births.

At a press conference, police commissioner Wim van Essen said that the woman “Could not give a plausible explanation over the pregnancies and the babies that were born. She was then arrested on August 4th in consultation with the public prosecution as a suspect and a search was conducted in the parental home.”

A Dutch woman who drowned four of her newborn children was jailed and required to undergo psychological treatment in 2006.

The cases echoes that of French woman Dominique Cottrez, who last month confessed to suffocating eight of her newborn babies.

Similarly, the high-profile trials of Frenchwomen Céline Lesage in 2007 and Véronique Courjault in 2010 found that the women had killed their newborns.

The women were suspected of suffering from a psychological illness called pregnancy denial.