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Three shot dead in Dutch family drama: reports

2019-09-09 22:03

At least three people were killed in an apparent family shooting at a home in the southern Dutch city of Dordrecht on Monday evening, police and news reports say.

Dutch ban on burqas and niqabs takes effect

2019-08-05 11:04

The Netherlands has banned face-covering clothing, such as a burqa or niqab, in public buildings and on transport, as a contentious law on the garment worn by some Muslim women came into force.

WATCH: World's first floating farm in operation in Rotterdam

2019-07-06 19:49

The aim of the initiative, said designer Peter Van Wingerden, was to shorten the distance between the production and consumption of food.

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.

 

Dutch plan big Brexit beach party

2019-08-21 05:57

Thousands of people have signed up on Facebook to a Dutch beach party for Brexit, featuring food from across the European Union to mark Britain's departure.

Kauai to roll out stores in Europe and Asia

2019-07-30 12:01

Natural food franchise Kauai is set to follow in the footsteps of Nando’s, as it is set to expand its global footprint by rolling out franchises in Europe and Asia, according to a statement from Real Foods, the business’s owner.

Tram attack suspect tells court he refuses to recognise Dutch law

2019-07-02 05:17

Alleged attacker, who killed four people in Utrecht, said he rejects the Dutch law and does not recognise its authority.

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

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