The Netherlands


Tourists in Amsterdam warned over heroin

2015-02-27 21:12

Amsterdam authorities have started warning tourists about white heroin being sold as cocaine after three Danish tourists became ill.

Dutch government releases redacted MH17 documents

2015-02-10 19:49

The Dutch government has released dozens of documents about the aftermath of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, but much of the information has been redacted.

Dutch court seals 'horror dentist' extradition

2014-12-23 18:28

A Dutch court has confirmed the extradition of a rogue Dutch dentist to stand trial in France on suspicion of mutilating dozens of patients.

Dutch to recover MH17 wreckage within days

2014-11-06 21:35

Dutch investigators expect to begin recovering wreckage from the site of downed flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine "within a few days" and bring it to the Netherlands, the Dutch Safety Board says.

Amazon mulls e-books in the Netherlands

2014-09-24 12:46

Online retailer Amazon is in talks with a number of Dutch publishers to sell e-books in the Netherlands.

Casey wins KLM Open

2014-09-14 17:16

England's Paul Casey has shot a final round 66 to win the KLM Open by a single shot from Simon Dyson.

Hockey coach filmed changing room

2014-09-04 20:59

Dutch police have arrested a coach suspected of secretly filming hundreds of women and girls inside a changing room at a prestigious hockey club.

Trial over MH17 not likely at ICC - Dutch

2014-07-30 21:46

The Netherlands or Malaysia are likely to try those responsible for the downing in Ukraine of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, not the ICC in The Hague, the Dutch have said.

Dutch experts headed to MH17 crash site

2014-07-27 10:32

A team of 30 Dutch forensic experts is headed to the crash site of flight MH17 in rebel-controlled east Ukraine, Dutch officials say, despite intensifying fighting in the area.

First MH17 victims' remains arrive in the Netherlands

2014-07-23 16:06

Two aircraft carrying the remains of some of the 298 passengers who died on flight MH17 touched down at an airport in the Dutch city of Eindhoven.

 

ICC upholds war crimes acquittal of DRC leader

2015-02-27 17:30

The International Criminal Court has upheld the acquittal of Congolese ex-militia leader Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui who had been freed more than two years ago.

Police raid Belgium-linked jihad suspect's home

2015-01-20 20:43

Dutch police have raided the home of a young man believed to have links to a jihadist cell dismantled by Belgian security forces last week, prosecutors say.

'Tractor girl' returns triumphant

2014-12-22 22:36

When Dutch actress and adventurer Manon Ossevoort arrived with her tractor at Novolazarevskaya Station, Russia's Antarctic research base, its inhabitants did not rate her chances of driving the machine to the South Pole and back too highly...

Two children dead in Dutch monster truck crash

2014-09-28 19:41

Two children have been killed and at least 15 injured when a giant pick-up truck span out of control and drove into the audience while attempting to perform a stunt demonstration.

Dutch stage tomato fight against sanctions

2014-09-14 21:12

Hundreds of young Dutch men and women have turned Amsterdam's central Dam square into a blizzard of red goop as they pelted each other mercilessly with overripe tomatoes.

Zanotti leaves hospital

2014-09-11 17:10

Fabrizio Zanotti has been discharged from hospital after being struck on the head by a ball during the first round of the KLM Open.

No more remains found at MH17 site

2014-08-03 22:22

The head of a team of international investigators says more personal belongings of victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster in eastern Ukraine have been found, but no human remains.

Experts scrap MH17 site visit over security

2014-07-27 13:05

Dutch and Australian police who were planning to head to the crash site of Malaysian flight MH17 have had to scrap their trip over security concerns, an OSCE spokesperson says.

First MH17 crash victims identified

2014-07-26 21:18

Forensic experts have identified the first of 298 people killed when flight MH17 which was shot down over Ukraine, the Dutch government says.

Dutch Twitter pics go black for MH17 bodies' return

2014-07-21 22:28

Dutch social media users are turning their profile photos black and tweeting the hashtag #BringThemHome as anger mounts that bodies from flight MH17 have not yet been repatriated.

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