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Apr 27 '15 14:55

From May 1st, drivers entering the center of Utrecht in a diesel vehicle made before 2001 will be issued a fine of 90 euros, BN De Stem reports. Utrecht is the first city in the Netherlands to have a environmental zone for all old diesel vehicles.

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Apr 27 '15 14:35

Pieter Litjens, the Amsterdam alderman of Traffic, is considering banning pollutant tourist buses from the capital. He is looking at possibilities to move the buses to the edge of the city, he said in the AT5 political program Park Politiek.

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Apr 27 '15 14:10

A total of 291,717 people visited AutoRAI 2015, the largest auto show in the Netherlands, which took place between April 17th and 26th. That is an increase of more than 21 thousand compared to the number of people that visited the 2011 edition, the event organizers announced on their website on Sunday.

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Apr 27 '15 13:48

The government will continue to support and encourage electric driving in the Netherlands, even though it is expensive, Minister Henk Kamp of Economic Affairs told BNR at the auto show in Amsterdam.

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Apr 27 '15 13:35

The police have arrested three suspects in connection with the robbery on Braak en Bosch in Amsterdam-Osdorp on Sunday that left two people injured - one with a stab wound and another with a bullet wound.

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Apr 27 '15 13:29

The police arrested a 19 year old suspect in his home in Tilburg on Monday morning. He is being held on suspicion of involvement in the death of the woman whose body was found in an apartment on Bartokstraat on Sunday.

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Apr 27 '15 13:19

Alarm central SOS International has had contact with 190 Dutch people stuck in Nepal after the earthquake.

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Apr 27 '15 13:03

A disturbed man was arrested at the Town Hall in Dordrecht on Monday morning, where King Willem-Alexander and the royal family are attending the King's Day festivities.

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Apr 27 '15 12:47

A large fire has destroyed three apartments on Schoonveld in the Rotterdam district of Zuidwijk. Several homes had to be evacuated.

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Apr 27 '15 12:07

On Monday the Netherlands is celebrating King's Day on King Willem-Alexander's actual birthday for the first time. The royal family is received by the city of Dordrecht, and also for the first time, in a manner of the King's own choosing.

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Apr 27 '15 11:19

While a number of Dutch people think that King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima's salaries should be reduced, the vast majority is happy with the royal couple's reign and believe that the King is performing his duties well.

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Apr 27 '15 10:53

According to Zwolle football coach Ron Jans, King Willem-Alexander is an Ajax fan, while Queen Maxima supports Feyenoord.

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