Amsterdam

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Feb 18 '15 17:37

Amsterdam mayor Eberhard van der Laan and the city's aldermen want to build a large, underground bicycle parking garage for 7,000 bikes on the south side of Amsterdam Centraal Station. The storage is planned for an area between Prins Hendrikkade and the pathway to the station, just west of the entrance to Damraak, in an area called the "Open Havenfront," the city announced on Wednesday.

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Feb 18 '15 14:30

SAIL Amsterdam will be bigger than ever this year. The organization announced on its website yesterday that there will be an 8 kilometer parade of Tall Ships on August 19th.

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Feb 18 '15 12:57

Two of the six Bitcoin ATM's in Amsterdam were stolen in the last four weeks. The ATM's were located at the Thai restaurant Warie's Thai Food on Rozengracht in Amsterdam and at cafe ' Hofje van Wijs on Zeedijk, Het Parool reports.

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Feb 18 '15 10:29

A man was shot on Australiëweg in the Westelijk Havengebied of Amsterdam around 11:00 p.m. Tuesday. The incident occurred not far from a postal sorting office. According to a police spokesperson, the victim was taken to the hospital, AD reports.

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Feb 17 '15 17:35

Topshop will open the first "Topman" flagship store of continental Europe on Kalverstraat in Amsterdam on February 26th. The new Topman flagship store will open on Kalverstraat 48/52 in the premises of the old book store, de Slegte, a Topman spokesperson told NL Times.

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Feb 17 '15 16:57

US-based taxi application Uber is now making their services available in Utrecht despite a ban put in place against one of the company's schemes in the Netherlands. The company does not only offer the regular UberBLACK service but the forbidden UberPOP as well, Uber stated on Tuesday. The application is now available in the four largest cities in the Randstad area.

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Feb 17 '15 15:28

The street-level assassination of 60-year old Beyhan Demirci, who was shot while standing on her balcony, is possibly a case of mistaken identity, police revealed on Tuesday. The victim was shot by unidentified assailants standing on the street below in Amsterdam Nieuw-West on January 14th.

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Feb 17 '15 14:00

A police officer who allegedly lied about a suicide note after the death of Talitha (25) from Amsterdam should be prosecuted. This is according to lawyer Sébas Diekstra, who is assisting the young woman's relatives, Het Parool reports.

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Feb 17 '15 09:30

Several Dutch museums are banning the selfie stick from their premises. Not only does it annoy other museum visitors, but a selfie stick could also damage the art.

Feb 17 '15 09:00

The Director of Gemeentelijk Vervoerbedrijf wants more money invested in public transport in the Amsterdam region, primarily in expanding the subway network to Schiphol

Feb 16 '15 18:31

Amsterdam in 2014 saw a significant drop in muggings, pickpocketing and robberies but an increase in underworld-related assassinations and violent deaths, reveal figures released on Monday by the municipality.

Feb 16 '15 18:22

Following insufficient enrollment numbers for the 2015-2016 academic year, the Duisenberg School of Finance will be integrated into the economics and business faculties at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) for the start of the next academic year, the institution announced.

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Feb 16 '15 12:40

The owner of the property where former sex club Yab Yum was located wants the property to house the municipal brothel planned by the city of Amsterdam.

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Feb 16 '15 09:55

Representatives of more than 40 European countries will meet at a conference to discuss UN Peacekeeping missions today and tomorrow. This is at the invitation of Minister Bert Koenders of Foreign Affairs.

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Feb 16 '15 09:42

A few hundred Greek protesters held a demonstration on Dam Square yesterday. They protested solidarity with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' new government, Dichtbij reports.

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Feb 16 '15 09:17

Uber has received a 50 thousand euro fine for five UberPOP drivers caught by the Environment and Transport Inspectorate this weekend, NOS reports.

Feb 16 '15 08:17

Protesting students and at least one lecturer are still barricaded inside the University of Amsterdam's humanities building, the Bungehuis.

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Feb 13 '15 17:52

Amsterdam Ajax and Feyenoord Rotterdam got a financial advantage when both team received big checks from lottery organization VriendenLoterij during the Goed Geld Gala in the Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam.

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Feb 13 '15 16:14

A group of students and at least one lecturer barricaded themselves inside the University of Amsterdam humanities building, the Bungehuis, while others marched in demonstration through the city center in protest against anticipated funding and resource cuts to the university's humanities department on Friday.

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Feb 13 '15 12:46

A record number of 139 international companies established new offices in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area last year, amsterdam business announced in a press release today.

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Feb 13 '15 07:41

There will be fewer trains traveling between Rotterdam Central and The Hague Central Station this morning because of a points failure, NS reports. There will also be fewer IC-Brussels trains between Rotterdam and Amsterdam because of this failure.

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Feb 12 '15 20:09

King Willem-Alexander opened the Late Rembrandt exhibition in the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam on Thursday morning. The major Rembrandt exhibition of nearly half a century offers the late period work of the famous Dutch master. Visitors can see approximately 40 paintings and 60 drawings, all made in Amsterdam, in the Philips wing.

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Feb 12 '15 17:02

The Netherlands is allowed to extradite Rabbi Eliezer Berland to Israel, a court in Haarlem, Noord-Holland ruled Thursday. Dutch justice and security minister Ivo Opstellen must now decide if Berland will in fact be transferred to Israel.

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Feb 12 '15 15:39

Danish photojournalist Mads Nissen’s image of a young gay couple in St. Petersburg was named World Press Photo of the Year on Thursday.

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