Nov 22 '13 17:59

Amsterdam will be keeping a close watch on its entertainment sector next week Tuesday, when the city hosts the Champions League football match between Ajax and Barcelona. Two separate letters went to businesses on Friday –one on behalf of Mayor Eberhard van der Laan and one from the police officers in charge of the Wallen Area-, asking them to be watchful as well.

Nov 22 '13 17:40

A 49-year-old Emmen resident was freed by police Thursday, from a company warehouse in Urk. The fish trader was taken hostage by three men from Urk after a business conflict, reported the police.

Nov 22 '13 17:19

Dutch publishing firm Weekbladpers Concern Group will cut 100 jobs, RTL News reports.

President Kennedy and Prince Bernhard
Nov 22 '13 17:00

As the world marked the fiftieth anniversary of U.S. President John F. Kennedy's assassination, some in the Netherlands recalled the President's two meetings with Prince Bernhard.

Screen captured image of Humberto Tan
Nov 22 '13 16:04

RTL Late Night talk show host Humberto Tan was told by actor Jack Spijkerman, “My God, you’re not only dark [skinned], you’re dumb as well.”

Nov 22 '13 13:53

A Boeing 767 of the Portuguese charter airline, Euro Atlantic Airways, continued to its destination in Paramaribo, Wednesday, despite apparently serious problems at the start from the airport

Nov 22 '13 12:37

A court in Amsterdam has sent five Celtic supporters to up to two months in prison on for open violence against the police prior to the Champions League match between Ajax and Celtic on November 6 in Amsterdam, Xinhua reports.

Nov 22 '13 11:54

OMA has completed its colossal vertical city complex in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, Dezeen reports.

Reaper Drone
Nov 22 '13 11:06

The Netherlands is buying four MQ-9 Reaper medium-altitude long-endurance (MALE) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) from United States, Defense Minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert told the parliament in a statement on Thursday.

Nov 22 '13 04:41

The Argentine journalist, Camilo Martín Garcia, responded Thursday for the first time to his arrest in Aruba a day earlier when he tried to approach Queen Máxima during the music festival in honor of the royal visit.

Nov 22 '13 04:40

Of all EU Member States, the Netherlands spends the least on families and children as a proportion of its social spending, according to statistics by Eurostat, the European statistical office, published Thursday.

Nov 22 '13 04:39

The first episode of the live show The Voice of Holland, was the best watched program of the Friday evening, with nearly 2.7 million viewers, according to figures from the Stichting Kijkonderzoek (Audience Research Foundation).

Nov 22 '13 04:38

The Angolan ambassador invited Powned president, Dominique Weesie, to discuss the assault on a reporter from the broadcaster.

Nov 22 '13 04:36

A rocket was launched, Thursday, from a Russian launch base, with three Dutch nano satellites on board. According to the Dutch aerospace company, ISIS, the launch was successful

Fred Teeven
Nov 22 '13 04:35

State Secretary Fred Teeven from Security and Justice intends to have 4,000 illegal aliens deported next year also, which can be concluded from a letter to Parliament. He wants to come to a 'quantitative agreement' with the police for 4,000 transfer files for Repatriation and Departure Service (DT & V).

Nov 22 '13 04:34

The Greenpeace activists in Russia would be offered grace, according to President Vladimir Putin Thursday. They campaigned for a noble cause, but should not have climbed a platform. However, the state should show mercy, stated Putin to state news agency RIA Novosti.


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