Netherlands


Three lions rescued in Albania sent to the Netherlands

2019-05-08 05:26

Three lions, rescued in October from a private zoo in Albania where they were kept in "hellish" conditions have been transported to the Netherlands, an animal welfare organisation says.

Ford teases next-gen crossover: New Puma to debut later in 2019

2019-04-03 09:47

Ford revealed the first image of its Puma – an SUV-inspired compact crossover with hybrid technology.

Dutch police continue investigation in deadly tram shooting

2019-03-20 14:04

Dutch police and prosecutors are questioning two suspects as they investigate whether a deadly shooting on a tram in the central city of Utrecht was an act of terror.

WATCH: 1 dead and several injured in tram shooting in Utrecht, police hunt suspect

2019-03-18 20:06

Dutch police are hunting down a suspect after a shooting on a tram in the central city of Utrecht that left one person dead and multiple people injured.

Diversify energy supply, do more with renewables - Netherlands Ambassador on Eskom

2019-03-13 07:50

Netherlands Ambassador to SA Han Peters says it is good that government has a plan for Eskom, as energy supply is "vital" - but now we have to see how to implement it.

Investors will wait for SA election outcomes, says Netherlands ambassador to SA

2019-03-11 22:10

The outcomes of SA's national elections in May will give investors a clearer idea of the direction the country will take over the next few years, says Netherlands Ambassador to SA Han Peters.

Uber settles criminal probe for R37m

2019-03-10 15:15

US ride-hailing giant Uber is to pay more than R37m to settle a criminal probe into the breach of local taxi laws, prosecutors say.

Man 'set himself on fire' at Turkish consulate - Netherlands

2019-01-07 20:38

Dutch police say that a man has been taken to hospital after reportedly setting himself on fire in the Turkish consulate in the port city of Rotterdam.

Public warned away from ship containers lost off Dutch coast

2019-01-02 23:02

Dutch authorities are warning the public to stay away from some of the 270 containers that a cargo ship lost off the northern coast of the Netherlands because they contained a hazardous chemical.

Dutch to ban raw ivory sales from 2019

2018-12-18 13:12

The Netherlands said it will ban all raw ivory sales from next year, as it unveiled the results of a major operation to combat trafficking in endangered animals and plants.

 

Fertility doctor used own sperm to secretly father 49 children

2019-04-15 12:20

A Dutch infertility doctor has been revealed to be the father of 49 children.

'Cow toilets' in Netherlands aim to cut e-moo-ssions

2019-03-30 13:48

Teaching cows to use the toilet is not the easiest task, but a Dutch inventor is banking on a new bovine urinal to help cut emissions that cause environmental damage.

Many opportunities for SA, Netherlands to strengthen ties - Ambassador

2019-03-18 22:01

Agriculture is the main export from SA to the Netherlands, but there is room to strengthen ties, says Netherlands Ambassador to SA Han Peters.Agriculture is the main export f South Africa to the Netherlands, but there is room to strengthen trade ties between the countries, Netherlands Ambassador to SA Han Peters said.

LATEST: 3 dead, 9 wounded in Utrecht tram shooting

2019-03-18 12:53

Police in the Dutch city of Utrecht report 'multiple' injuries as a result of a shooting in a residential neighbourhood.

We all want to support Ramaphosa's fight against corruption - Netherlands Ambassador

2019-03-12 12:53

Efforts by President Cyril Ramaphosa to address corruption have international support, Netherlands Ambassador to SA Han Peters has said.

Dutch firebrand Wilders: Man with knives detained at event

2019-03-11 20:55

Dutch authorities say a man carrying two knives and an ax has been detained over the weekend shortly before anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders was due to hand out political flyers before provincial elections

Operation begins to lift sunken containers off Dutch coast

2019-01-18 22:46

A salvage operation to lift scores of shipping containers from the seabed off the northwestern coast of the Netherlands has begun, more than two weeks after they tumbled off a cargo vessel in a storm

WATCH: Cargo ship's lost containers wash up on Dutch islands

2019-01-03 20:14

Dozens of containers with items including flat-screen televisions have washed up on Dutch islands in the North Sea after a ship lost part of its cargo in heavy seas, bringing a windfall for local treasure hunters.

WATCH: Thousands of swimmers brave the cold in the North Sea

2019-01-02 11:10

Thousands of people throw themselves into the icy waters of the North Sea in Schevingen, a seaside district of The Hague, the Netherlands, singing and dancing to celebrate the New Year, as tradition has it for several decades.

Dutch court upholds maximum sentence for cyberbully

2018-12-14 20:13

A Dutch appeals court has upheld a prison sentence of nearly 11 years for a man convicted of cyberbullying dozens of young women and gay men around the world.

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