Amsterdam

Nov 22 '13 12:37

A court in Amsterdam has sent five Celtic supporters to up to two months in prison on for open violence against the police prior to the Champions League match between Ajax and Celtic on November 6 in Amsterdam, Xinhua reports.

Nov 21 '13 15:06

Amsterdam has launched a new initiative designed to employ chronic alcoholics as street cleaners.

Nov 21 '13 04:31

PowNews-reporter Danny Ghosen was assaulted Wednesday afternoon, by the ambassador of Angola and three of his colleagues, announced PowNed director, Dominique Weessie

Nov 20 '13 11:01

Amsterdam RAI is building the largest solar photovoltaic (PV) rooftop system in the Netherlands.

Nov 19 '13 13:10

A previously unknown group of activists has claimed responsibility for the Youtube film that shows Zwarte Piet caps on the heads of the human figures in the slavery monument in Amsterdam. The prank has reheated and sprawled the ongoing heated debate about the black-face tradition in The Netherlands.

Nov 19 '13 04:36

A liquidation attempt, a shooting incident and a murdered man in a burned down house will be covered in "Opsporing Verzocht" Monday. All three cases take place in Amsterdam

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Nov 18 '13 16:19

The data centres in city of Amsterdam have agreed to reduce the energy use, Telecom Paper reports.

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Nov 18 '13 06:18

Amsterdam will host the 29th European Photovolatics Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC) next year.

Nov 16 '13 04:47

Firefighters found a corpse after a raging fire burned down a house on the Elizabeth Boddaerstraat in Amsterdam West on Saturday November 9th around 5:00

Nov 15 '13 13:35

Amsterdam is phasing out a number of its coffee-shops, choosing education over a controversial business that has been a major tourist draw. The City Council said on Friday that it is taking into consideration the owners of 31 shops that have to close because they are in too close proximity to schools. “We are not forcing them to close all at once; we’re giving the owners an opportunity to start different businesses,” the council said.

Nov 15 '13 05:00

Police have released images of a woman who is suspected of a very serious abuse in Amsterdam. The woman stabbed another visitor of the café in her face with a glass.

Nov 15 '13 04:36

After Industrieele Groote Club, De Kring, and Arti et Amicitiae there is now a club for the internet generation in the city: The Club Amsterdam on the Herengracht - members only

Nov 14 '13 13:11

AMSTERDAM—An Amsterdam based minter, arrested by police last week, was apparently living the high life while ducking from creditors, and reneging on promises he was making to clients. “Patrick O.

Nov 12 '13 12:41

Amsterdam-based coffee and tea company DE Master Blenders said it is slashing 110 jobs.

Nov 11 '13 16:13

Women afflicted with breast cancer have the resolve within themselves to face their fears, maintain their femininity and ultimately fight the disease with strength and dignity.

Nov 11 '13 11:50

The 20th edition of MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA) was held in Amsterdam’s Ziggo on Sunday, November 10.

Nov 11 '13 09:55

Dutch pop singer Anouk has rescheduled dates of her October postponed concert later this year.

Nov 11 '13 06:45

A 34-year-old man was shot to death Sunday morning in Amsterdam Noord. An ambulance was on scene at the Korte Papaverweg, where the shooting took place at 12:30am.

Nov 11 '13 06:00

Amsterdam has become the nerve center for 'hawala' bankers, money launderers who use some form of underground banking. Despite major criminal cases against those involved, tens of millions are diverted annually through the ancient banking system, but probably much more.

Nov 11 '13 00:30

The 2013 edition of the MTV EMA, the music channel's annual awards show, was held Sunday night with Bruno Mars taking home the award for best song for his "Locked Out of Heaven." Held in Amsterdam's Ziggo Dome, 292 million audience members worldwide voted for the winners, which included Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry, and Beyoncé.

Nov 10 '13 18:30

Worldwide top 10 DJ and record label owner Nicky Romero gave an amazing free show for a small crowd of just under 100 fans in a pop-up MTV Mobile store Friday Night.

Nov 9 '13 00:21

The round-up of some of this week’s most noteworthy events and news stories features: two mechanics killed in a fire in a wind turbine, the Filipino Sweety attracts a thousand child molesters, an F-16 damages a control tower, eight police officers injured by soccer fans, Labour support for F-35 purchases, and the permanent Body World's exhibition.

Nov 8 '13 19:34

Funk/rockers Chef'Special continued their rising notoriety with a gig at the MTV Mobile pop-up store last night. The Haarlem-based band played the small show as part of MTV Music Week

Nov 8 '13 14:51

The Amsterdam court rules this afternoon whether 'Zwarte Piet' is welcome next Sunday at the entrance of the Sint in the capital. Opponents of the annual childrens' festivity find 'Zwarte Piet' racist and disrespectful to people of African descent.

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