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# 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 31,893 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 26,866 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 13,579 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 10,871 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 3,890 Views 3 Comments

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

# the-netherlands - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Dutch school does not want footage of bullying to be shown on TV
# Dutch Scandal
# Dutch Scandal

Dutch school does not want footage of bullying to be shown on TV

Apr 10th 2014, 3:29 PM 15,444 Views 19 Comments

And is going to court to stop the station from airing its show. Is this reality TV gone too far?

# the-netherlands - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Useful, or terrible stereotype? This Irish pub has a 'puke bowl'
# Corcán Aisig
From The Daily Edge
# Corcán Aisig

Useful, or terrible stereotype? This Irish pub has a 'puke bowl'

Jan 11th 2014, 4:30 PM 3,836 Views 1 Comment

Not sure this is OK.

# the-netherlands - Friday 6 December, 2013

Six 2014 World Cup group games we're looking forward to most
# Brazil 2014
From The42
# Brazil 2014

Six 2014 World Cup group games we're looking forward to most

Dec 6th 2013, 7:41 PM 19,539 Views 55 Comments

There’s only 188 days to go, folks.

# the-netherlands - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Operation to lift the Astrid from the sea should be completed by next week
# Tall Ship Astrid
# Tall Ship Astrid

Operation to lift the Astrid from the sea should be completed by next week

Sep 3rd 2013, 7:15 AM 5,997 Views 2 Comments

Work to prepare the 95-year-old vessel for the salvage operation has been ongoing since the weekend. All aboard were rescued when she crashed on the rocks six weeks ago.

# the-netherlands - Friday 23 August, 2013

Raids across three countries uncovers ecstasy pills worth €1.3bn
# Drugs Bust
# Drugs Bust

Raids across three countries uncovers ecstasy pills worth €1.3bn

Aug 23rd 2013, 6:46 PM 15,434 Views 48 Comments

The drugs bust has been described as the biggest seizure of synthetic drugs in Europe.

# the-netherlands - Monday 17 June, 2013

6 teens and father convicted of killing Dutch linesman
# Guilty
From The42
# Guilty

6 teens and father convicted of killing Dutch linesman

Jun 17th 2013, 2:57 PM 14,649 Views 17 Comments

A court heard how Richard Nieuwenhuizen was beaten to death after officiating a youth match last December.

# the-netherlands - Saturday 25 May, 2013

Ukraine gay rights activists hold first ever march
# Gay Rights
# Gay Rights

Ukraine gay rights activists hold first ever march

May 25th 2013, 1:52 PM 6,210 Views 38 Comments

Around one hundred gay rights activists marched in Ukraine today despite fears of violence and a court ban – marking the first gay pride event in the ex-Soviet country.

# the-netherlands - 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 1,802 Views 0 Comments

The former Ajax and Barcelona star turns 66 today.

# the-netherlands - Saturday 20 October, 2012

Back in Oranje: Dutch legend Davids makes Barnet debut
# The Bees Knees
From The42
# The Bees Knees

Back in Oranje: Dutch legend Davids makes Barnet debut

Oct 20th 2012, 3:42 PM 2,242 Views 2 Comments

The 39-year-old midfielder has come out of retirement to help the struggling League Two outfit.

# the-netherlands - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Kenny did not call leaders following bank debt deal statement
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Kenny did not call leaders following bank debt deal statement

Oct 16th 2012, 5:13 PM 6,456 Views 37 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Sep 29th 2012, 8:05 AM 14 Views 57 Comments

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
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Kenny shrugs off impact of trilateral statement on banking deal

Sep 26th 2012, 11:44 AM 3,311 Views 50 Comments

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
# Project X Haren
# Project X Haren

Facebook invite leads to Dutch party riots

Sep 22nd 2012, 4:59 PM 8,137 Views 12 Comments

Another viral party…

# the-netherlands - Monday 23 July, 2012

New technology will make your car clean itself
# Magic
# Magic

New technology will make your car clean itself

Jul 23rd 2012, 7:36 PM 6,889 Views 22 Comments

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

# the-netherlands - 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 4,965 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

# the-netherlands - 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 267 Views 0 Comments

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

# the-netherlands - Friday 23 March, 2012

New Van Gogh painting discovered in Dutch museum
# New Discovery
From The Daily Edge
# New Discovery

New Van Gogh painting discovered in Dutch museum

Mar 23rd 2012, 6:00 PM 6,002 Views 12 Comments

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
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

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

Mar 20th 2012, 10:04 AM 2,491 Views 13 Comments

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
# Avalanche
# Avalanche

Dutch prince 'may never regain consciousness' after avalanche injury

Feb 24th 2012, 8:39 PM 7,821 Views 14 Comments

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
# Israel
# Israel

Iran denies involvement in Israeli embassy attacks

Feb 13th 2012, 8:54 PM 3,038 Views 32 Comments

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
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Oct 8th 2011, 7:55 PM 1,872 Views 7 Comments

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
# Coffee Shops
# Coffee Shops

Dutch will limit strength of cannabis sold in coffee shops

Oct 8th 2011, 2:34 PM 884 Views 45 Comments

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

# the-netherlands - Saturday 1 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Oct 1st 2011, 7:47 PM 1,636 Views 1 Comment

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
# Budget Blunder

Dutch budget exposed early by enterprising student

Sep 19th 2011, 10:20 AM 1,316 Views 4 Comments

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
# Child Pornography
# Child Pornography

Dutch authorities uncover child pornography on 'hidden' websites

Aug 31st 2011, 5:33 PM 1,346 Views 6 Comments

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 Netherlands
# The Netherlands

Dutch Catholic institute to review child deaths

Aug 19th 2011, 8:42 AM 337 Views 8 Comments

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

# 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

Jun 9th 2011, 2:36 PM 306 Views 2 Comments

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
# Murder Solved
# Murder Solved

Woman, 96, confesses to 1946 murder

Jun 8th 2011, 8:22 PM 1,619 Views 12 Comments

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
# Cannabis
# Cannabis

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

May 27th 2011, 10:03 PM 1,006 Views 13 Comments

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
Live Apr 10th 2011, 10:42 AM

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

Icelanders reject plan to repay bank debt to the UK and the Netherlands
Live Apr 10th 2011, 9:54 AM

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

# the-netherlands - Saturday 9 April, 2011

Iceland goes to the polls over whether or not to pay back loans
Live Apr 9th 2011, 1:37 PM

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