Entertainment

Sep 21 '15 16:40

U2 frontman Bono has signed on to assist with the production of a new documentary on Dutch pop artist Herman Brood. The film's director, Dennis Alink, is ecstatic to work with the musician, according to ANP.

Sep 18 '15 12:30

We love cakes, we love cakes a lot! In our blog we have experimented on a few in the last few months and we loved each one of them. However, the one we are writing about today is possibly one of our favorites.

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Sep 16 '15 12:14

A-Film, one of the largest independent Benelux movie distributors, requested deferral of payment on Monday. The company is facing difficult market conditions and has a heavy debt burden.

Sep 11 '15 15:30

A few months ago we started , a food blog. Our main goal was, and still is, to share our passion for the food we eat and for how we cook it. Since then we reached all corners of the world and connected with amazing people. We reached out to the NL Times to build on another platform and to engage with a different audience. We hope to be able to inspire you to have a great time in your kitchen.

Sep 8 '15 16:00

Jessie Jazz Vuijk has been named the new Miss Netherlands. The 20 year old woman from Amsterdam was crowned at the Media Park in Hilversum on Monday night.

Sep 8 '15 10:53

Rock band U2 was spotted enjoying a trip in a boat on Amsterdam's canals on Tuesday afternoon. The band has four concerts scheduled in the Ziggo dome this week this week.

Sep 2 '15 14:37

Construction to turn one of Sloterdijk's largest vacant office buildings - KPN Telehouse - into a massive entertainment heaven, started on Wednesday. This mega hospitality building will be called Ven and will include a hotel, a casino, a convention center, restaurants, a rooftop bar and a spa

Aug 31 '15 15:41

The arrest of young rapper Lil'Kleine in Hilversum on Saturday night nearly caused a riot when dozens of young girls stormed the police station.

Aug 25 '15 15:22

If you have ever wondered what it would be like to live in a sandcastle, it is time to visit Oss in Noord-Brabant. The second sand castle hotel in the world has just opened at the Sand Sculpture Festival Brabant. The first sand hotel opened in Sneek, Friesland, where a sand sculpture festival is also taking place.

Aug 25 '15 14:35

Calvin Harris is once again the world's highest paid DJ on the Forbes Electronic Cash Kings list for 2015. According to Forbes, the Scottish DJ made a a massive 66 million dollars this past year. He is followed by French DJ David Guetta at 37 million dollars and Dutch DJ Tiesto and 36 million dolla

Aug 24 '15 15:18

Six houseboats that were used for prostitution on the Zandpad in Utrecht, has been put up for sale on Marktplaas for 10 thousand euros each.

Aug 21 '15 14:56

Eight men suspected of having sex with an underage prostitute being held trapped in the cellar of a flat in Schiedam are appearing in the court in Rotterdam on Friday.

Aug 20 '15 16:18

The Netherlands will have its first ever "Blood Rave" - a dance party where dancers are sprayed with 5 thousand liters of blood - in Amsterdam on Halloween night.

Aug 19 '15 10:42

The tall ships participating in Sail Amsterdam 2015 are lined up and setting sail from IJmuiden towards the capital. The first ships started their journey at 10:00 a.m. and are expected to reach Amsterdam around 2:00 p.m.

Aug 18 '15 14:06

Netflix has announced a price increase for its Standard-subscription. New subscribers will now pay 9.99 euros per month.

Aug 12 '15 14:52

Johan de Vries, the 83 year old grandfather from Haarlem, has become an internet sensation. His smooth dance moves, most recently at Dance Valley in Spaarnwoude, has gained him the internet nickname "House Grandpa".

Aug 5 '15 11:53

The court in Amsterdam ruled on Wednesday that hip-hop festival Appelsap will be allowed to take place in the Flevopark on Saturday. The lawsuit against the permit for the festival was filed by the association Vrienden van het Felvopark

Aug 4 '15 14:12

Copyright watchdog BREIN has filed a lawsuit against a provider of streaming media players in an effort to stop the sale of these devices. The case is currently before the European court. Should this lawsuit prove successful, the anti-piracy foundation will turn its attention to other providers

Jul 21 '15 13:07

Long time sports presenter Jack van Gelder has resigned from NOS. From mid-September the 64 year old Van Gleder will be working as weekend presenter at the commercial Sport 1 Studio.

Jul 21 '15 12:12

Good news for roller-coaster fans - the brand new Efteling ride Baron 1898 is working again, the amusement park announced on Tuesday morning. The ride had been shut down for two days due to malfunctions.

Jul 20 '15 10:30

On Monday Tilburg is celebrating the city's 25th edition of Roze Maandag, or Pink Monday in English - one of the largest gay rights events in the Netherlands.

Jul 10 '15 14:49

Entree fees at amusements parks have increased significantly over the past five years. The average price of a ticket is now 35 euros, compared to 30 euros in 2010 - an increase of 17 percent.

Jul 10 '15 11:27

The number of women appearing in television programs on public broadcasting has decreased over the past 5 years. Women are heavily outnumbered, especially in the big daily talk shows - De Wereld Draait Door, Pauw and Jinek.

Jul 10 '15 09:28

People going out for a round of drinks on a terrace will pay the most in Amsterdam and the least in Almere. The capital moved up from 4th place last year and after two years is now once again the most expensive city in which to have a drink on a terrace, taking the first place from Haarlem.

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