Amsterdam

Mar 4 '14 09:31

The price of a night's stay in a hotel in the Netherlands has fallen by 1 percent. Travelers on average paid €120 for a room.

Mar 3 '14 13:15

The shirt for the Dutch national team's World Cup Brazil kit has been unveiled, and it's a classic.

Steve McQueen
Mar 3 '14 12:43

12 Years A Slave has won three Academy Awards at the Oscars this year.

Mar 3 '14 07:11

A 60-year old man from Amsterdam was arrested on the southern Spanish coast, at the request of Belgian authorities.

Banksy
Feb 28 '14 10:52

The Board for Human Rights has determined that the Amsterdam club Escape discriminates at the door.

Feb 28 '14 07:26

'The Last Judgement', a triptych from the 16th century, can from next year be seen for the first time in history outside of Leiden.

Sao Paolo
Feb 27 '14 10:55

Amsterdam and São Paolo are going to work together, and exchange knowledge on the areas of water management, gay rights, sustainability and mobility and culture.

Caduceus, Medical
Feb 27 '14 07:24

An 81-year old diabetic woman from Haarlem passed away after being stuck under a couch for four days.

Feb 27 '14 04:31

The Royal Military Police (RMP) of the border patrol apprehended a 51-year-old Dutch man Tuesday on Schiphol, when he tried to leave the country for North Africa. Upon checking his passport the RMP discovered he was wanted for acquiring unlawful benefits adding up to more than €279,000. The suspect may be detained up to 540 days if he can't or won't pay his dues.

Feb 25 '14 09:28

The maximum speed on the A13 at Rotterdam-Overschie and the A10-west at Amsterdam will go down from 100 to 80 kmph at the end of March, minister for traffic Schultz van Haegen announced on Tuesday.

Paleis van Justitie
Feb 25 '14 07:55

An MBO student of the ROC in Amsterdam is demanding her internship back by means of interim proceedings at the court of justice in Amsterdam.

Feb 25 '14 04:35

VU University Medical Center Amsterdam (VUmc) received considerably more requests for gender surgery at the start of this year than in the first few weeks in 2013. Due to insufficient funding the hospital can not accommodate any new patients.

Kadavers
Feb 24 '14 09:20

The municipality is asking residents of Amsterdam to vote on where they would like to see the new Nelson Mandela Square, Street or Park.

Feb 21 '14 15:50

After 125 years the family owned chain department store, Maison de Bonneterie, closes the doors to its two main locations in Amsterdam and The Hague. The 100 staff members were informed this morning.

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Feb 21 '14 15:24

Kick boxer Badr Hari has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for aggravated assault; six months are conditional.

Feb 21 '14 15:20

Amsterdam-based professional kickboxer has repeatedly found himself on the wrong side of the law in the years leading up to his sentencing hearing today in Amsterdam. A judge in one of the city's courtrooms handed Hari an 18-month prison sentence, of which six months may be suspended, for his role in the assault of Koen Everink at the July 2012 Sensation White party in the Amsterdam ArenA.

Feb 17 '14 09:33

A man is in intensive care at the hospital after a fight broke out in the Pretoriusstraat in Amsterdam on Friday night.

Feb 15 '14 04:32

The memorial service for D66 politician and Minister of State, Els Borst, will begin at 10:30 in the Dom church in Utrecht, Saturday, February 15, according to her obituary. Following the service there will be a private funeral.

Feb 14 '14 04:31

Police investigators are calling on anyone who spoke to or saw former minister Els Borst after she left the D66 congress in the Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam on Saturday, to contact them. Detectives are trying to retrace what exactly happened to Borst.

Feb 12 '14 04:35

During Tuesday night's "Opsporing Verzocht" police highlighted several cases, among which a home robbery, distraction burglaries, the death of an elderly due to a burglary, and an assassination.

Feb 11 '14 04:32

Sheldon V. (18) and Stefan T. (17) appeared before the Amsterdam court Monday for five armed robberies and one kidnapping in Amsterdam and Nieuw-Vennep between April 4 and May 29, last year.

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Feb 6 '14 15:26

The appellate court in The Hague has granted Rotterdam permission to forbid blowing in public place.

Mario D.
Feb 6 '14 10:19

Communal hot-tubbing. Seems like a relic trend from the 70s, right? But a new cinema seems to think it'll make waves in Amsterdam today.

Feb 5 '14 10:22

Residents in the Van Woustraat in Amsterdam were jolted out of their beds by an explosion in a restaurant.

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