User review: Driving BMW's i8 sports car

2015-11-18 09:33

Wheels24 user TREVOR NOBLE experiences BMW's i8 sports car paces for a weekend. Here are his thoughts...

Scientists dispute clever chimpanzee study

2015-11-03 11:08

A team of scientists have taken issue with a study published in February claiming to demonstrate vocal learning by chimpanzees in their food grunts.

Russia accused of hacking MH17 inquiry

2015-10-23 21:03

Russian spies likely tried to hack into the Dutch Safety Board's computer systems to access a sensitive final report into the shooting down of flight MH17 over Ukraine.

MH17 wreckage reveals horror of plane's last moments

2015-10-13 21:17

A partial reconstruction of a Malaysia Airlines jet made of wreckage found strewn across eastern Ukraine has told the graphic story of its violent last moments after being hit by a surface-to-air missile.

Emergency refugee accommodation attacked in the Netherlands

2015-10-10 13:21

Some 20 hooded people have attacked an emergency hostel for refugees in the central Dutch city of Woerden.

Belgium, Netherlands facing oil slick

2015-10-07 08:36

Belgium and the Netherlands are frantically trying to stop the spread of oil leaking from a collision between a freighter and a tanker in the North Sea.

Dutch police arrest man after causing security threat

2015-09-18 14:26

Police in the Netherlands have arrested a man who locked himself in a toilet of a Thalys high-speed train heading for Paris.

Norway sends first convicts to Dutch prison

2015-09-01 17:54

Norway has sent for the first time a group of convicts to a jail in the Netherlands because its own prisons are filled to the brim.

Enormous Pacific flotsam gyre mapped

2015-08-24 20:04

Researchers have returned from mapping and sampling a massive swirling cluster of debris floating in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.

Dutch PM faces no-confidence vote

2015-08-19 19:27

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte is facing a grilling in parliament, and a possible no-confidence vote, for his cabinet's support for debt-ridden Greece's third international bailout.


German friendly cancelled, reports of explosives-laden ambulance brushed aside

2015-11-18 00:04

The threat of a bomb attack prompted the decision to call off the "life must go on" soccer friendly between Germany and The Netherlands, security sources say. But reports of an explosives-packed ambulance were brushed aside.

ABN Amro confirms IPO before year-end

2015-10-27 19:10

Dutch bank ABN Amro has confirmed plans to sell the first of its state-owned shares in an initial public offering later this year, seven years since its bailout.

Now MH17 prosecutors must catch culprits

2015-10-15 05:18

A Dutch-led criminal probe to find those responsible for shooting down flight MH17 has now become the top priority after the cause of the crash was unveiled, but doubts remain whether the culprits will ever be caught.

US: Report on MH17 a milestone in accountability

2015-10-13 19:00

The White House says a Dutch Safety Board report on the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is "an important milestone" in efforts to hold accountable those responsible.

17th century 'selfies' show at Dutch museum

2015-10-07 19:36

These days, anybody with a smartphone can snap a selfie in a split second. Back in the Dutch Golden Age, they were called self-portraits and were the preserve of highly trained artists who thought long and hard about every aspect of the painting.

ICC declines term cut for Lubanga

2015-09-22 20:01

The International Criminal Court has rejected an application by convicted Congolese war criminal Thomas Lubanga for his early release.

Dutch schools do away with 'Black Pete'

2015-09-17 18:01

Elementary schools in the Dutch city of The Hague will stop using Santa helpers with painted black faces, a holiday tradition that has drawn UN criticism as racially offensive.

Russia ordered to compensate Greenpeace in Arctic Sunrise case

2015-08-25 13:11

Environmental campaigners Greenpeace have welcomed a ruling by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague that says Russia must pay them compensation for boarding their ship the Arctic Sunrise.

Three injured in shooting on Amsterdam-Paris train

2015-08-21 21:29

A gunman has shot and wounded three people on a train travelling between Amsterdam and Paris before being overpowered by passengers, a spokesperson for French state rail company SNCF says.

Dutch crane collapse demolishes houses WATCH

2015-08-03 20:29

Two cranes hoisting a massive section of bridge collapsed in a western Dutch town flattening a row of houses and injuring at least 20 people. VIDEO

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