Amsterdam

Feb 5 '14 08:01

The crisis has also hit Amsterdam concert halls, which has forced Bimhuis to add pop music to the line-ups.

Feb 4 '14 15:57

The Amsterdam district South presumable threw out 46,000 guilders with the trash, when it disposed of discarded furniture that was stored in a former district office.

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Feb 3 '14 09:41

Amsterdam alderman Eric Wiebes is set to replace state secretary of Finance Frans Weekers, who made the decision to resign last week.

Feb 3 '14 07:29

Last night, a huge fire destroyed an office building on the Melissaweg in Amsterdam, according to the fire department.

Jan 31 '14 17:25

A man was shot dead in his car this morning around 07:45 in de Den Helderstraat in Amsterdam Noord. His identity has not yet been confirmed.

Jan 31 '14 16:21

On Wednesday, hundred foreign students were arrived in Amsterdam, the Parool reports.

Jan 31 '14 15:18

Cable operator Altice has raised €1.3 billion in its initial public offering (IPO) at the Amsterdam Stock Exchange, Bloomberg News reports.

Jan 29 '14 16:30

Amsterdam Mayor Eberhard van der Laan wants broadcaster National Geographic to rectify an episode of Scam City television program.

Jan 29 '14 07:36

Students at the ROC college in Amsterdam stole exams and then offered them for sale via sms and WhatsApp.

Jan 28 '14 12:21

Royal Philips, based in Amsterdam, reported fourth-quarter 2013 earnings before interest, taxes, amortization and one-time items of €915 million, up 20% from €765 million in the fourth quarter of 2012.

Jan 28 '14 04:32

Homeless people in the four major cities, Amsterdam, The Hague, Rotterdam, and Utrecht can turn to Community Health Services (GGD), starting Wednesday, for admittance to the Winter shelter.

Jan 27 '14 09:13

Politician Pieter Hilhorst received a blow to the head on saturday afternoon when he tried to protect two women from racist remarks, he reports on Twitter.

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.

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