Amsterdam

Jan 24 '14 16:45

Three men, who organized an illegal poker tournament in 2007, were acquitted of violating the Gambling Act by the Amsterdam court. Their lawyer, Peter Plasman, argued that poker is a game of skill, not a gambling game. The court ruled in his favor.

Jan 23 '14 09:53

Amsterdam football club Ajax has reached the semi-finals of the KNVB Cup after beating Rotterdam's Feyenoord on Wednesday night in Amsterdam.

Jan 22 '14 14:41

Badr Hari, professional kickboxer and suspect in several assaults in the nightlife environment, will appear before the Amsterdam court today, where his trial will be resumed.

Jan 22 '14 12:44

Pabo, a German-based adult goods company, has opened a super store in Amsterdam.

Jan 21 '14 10:26

Football club Ajax has sacked a volunteer who was under suspicion of sexual abuse of junior league players.

Jan 21 '14 04:34

Rotterdam Mayor, Ahmed Aboutaleb, urges Feyenoord fans who managed to buy tickets online for the game in the ArenA, Wednesday, to stay home.

Jan 17 '14 14:31

Amsterdam public prosecutor Jolanda de Boer has criticized police and judges approach to pimps, Parool reported.

Jan 17 '14 12:22

A court in Amsterdam on Friday ordered Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment Melanie Schultz to look again at her decision to increase the speed limit on the A10, Nieuws reported.

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Jan 17 '14 12:12

A man sustained serious injuries Thursday evening when he slammed face-first into an advertising billboard as he tried to run from police to conceal a gun he was carrying.

Jan 17 '14 04:36

A 30-year-old man turned himself in to the Amsterdam police Wednesday evening for the execution of the 34-year-old Serbian, Dalibor Spasic on December 27, last year.

Jan 16 '14 18:48

Trains traveling between Hilversum and Naarden-Bussum will be shut down until Monday at the earliest as investigators continue to examine the Wednesday's train derailment. Bus service between the two stations has been arranged throughout the closure, adding 30 to 60 minutes to travel time.

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Jan 16 '14 18:33

Police in Noord Holland arrested two people suspected of embezzling €224,000 from political party Leefbaar Amsterdam. Investigators carried out searches "in several places in Amsterdam," police said on Thursday.

Jan 15 '14 20:38

Amsterdam is planning to make wearing helmets compulsory for moped riders.

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Jan 15 '14 14:42

St. Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport lived up to its illustrious reputation Tuesday, when a KLM aircraft damaged at least 17 vehicles parked alongside the beachside runway. KLM flight 785 was on its way from Amsterdam, and was a fully booked, according to a spokesman for the airline.

Jan 13 '14 15:28

A technical error in the payment system is expected to cost Amsterdam up to 1.5 million euros.

polling station
Jan 10 '14 11:47

The Amsterdam City Council plans to spend €400,000 to encourage ethnic minorities to vote in the local elections to be held in March 2014.

Jan 10 '14 06:30

By now, most people know that with a few international work opportunities under your belt, you can not only boost your career and spice up your CV, but will also be rewarded with unforgettable personal experiences. Each year, more and more people choose to be expatriates, and the Netherlands are among the more popular destinations not only for expats from the EU, but from around the globe.

Jan 9 '14 14:11

The ban on away supporters of Ajax Amsterdam and Feyenoord Rotterdam will not be lifted during the next two matches between the clubs.

Jan 9 '14 04:31

On appeal, the Amsterdam Moroccan, Samir S., was still convicted for his membership of a terrorist organization.

stocks
Jan 8 '14 14:25

Telecom company Altice SA wants to list its shares on the Amsterdam stock exchange and wants to raise about 750 million euros in an initial public offering (IPO).

Jan 8 '14 10:49

The identities of as many as 150 people were stolen by hackers exploiting a security vulnerability in a government-backed online identification system. Each victim's' identity was stolen through the DigiD programme, where bank account numbers may be changed to reroute money being sent for tax refunds and social benefits, a Ministry of the Interior spokesperson told NOS.

Jan 8 '14 10:13

American entertainment group Time Warner is mulling the acquisition of Amsterdam-based Eyeworks.

Jan 7 '14 18:05

Reacting to the news of a conspicuous street assassination in his neighborhood, Amsterdam Nieuw-West President Achmed Baâdoud is working with the council there on initiatives to prevent kids from becoming "killing machines."

Jan 7 '14 14:08

American television and film producer Warner Bros intends to acquire Dutch television production company Eyeworks, RTL Z reported citing unnamed sources.

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