Iceland

Delta
Mar 21 '19 10:00

Delta flight DL178 from Portland to Amsterdam had to make an emergency landing in Iceland on Monday due to a medical emergency on board, Delta confirmed to NL Times.

The plane departed from Portland, on the west coast of the United States, to the Netherlands at around 10:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dutch time. Nine hours and 45 minutes later, the Boeing 767-300ER made an emergency landing at Keflavik Airport in Reykjavik, according to Up In The Sky.

Jan 13 '16 14:20

The last Dutch customers who are still owed money by Icelandic bank Icesave, will get their money back in the coming days, interest group for the victims Icesaving announced

El Ghazi Ajax
Oct 5 '15 13:55

With seven goals from six games, the call came as a surprise to Ajax striker Anwar El Ghazi when Dutch coach Danny Blind announced him in the Dutch squad for the last two European Championship qualifiers on Friday. Parool reported that El Ghazi said he was not even thinking about it when he read it on the internet, and was really happy about his selection.

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Sep 6 '15 20:27

Despite holding possession for over 60 percent of the match, the Dutch men’s football team could not buy a goal in Sunday’s match which saw a coordinated Turkey handily beat Orange 3-0. Turkey jumped to an early lead in the eighth minute on a goal by Oguzhan Ozyakup en route to victory in front of a raucuous home crowd at the Konya Torku Arena.

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Sep 4 '15 10:23

Oranje suffered a 0-1 defeat in the European Championship qualifier against Iceland in Amsterdam on Thursday night. On Friday morning Dutch newspapers were merciless in their criticism of the national team's first match under the new coach Danny Blind.

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Apr 24 '15 10:48

The Netherlands is the 7th happiest country in the world according to the United Nation's World Happiness Report 2015. This puts the Netherlands three places down from the 4th place the country got in the 2013 report.

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Feb 26 '15 14:30

The Netherlands' DNA database made its 25,000th match last night. It involved a match between evidence found in the Netherlands and a person whose DNA profile is in the Austrian DNA database

Dec 14 '14 11:31

All Dutch customers who invested in Icesave are to be refunded in full, the bank said last week. The online subsidiary of failed national Icelandic bank Landsbanki had offered Dutch customers five percent interest rates on savings, much higher than what was available in the Netherlands at that time, before going belly-up in 2008.

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Dec 8 '14 18:10

The Dutch men’s national football team is expected to square off against the United States on June 5 in a friendly match, SI.com reported. The game would take place just one week before a critical Oranje qualifier European Championship qualifier against Latvia.

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Oct 14 '14 09:50

The morning newspapers were not kind to the Dutch team after the 2-0 defeat in Reykjavik on Tuesday.

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Oct 13 '14 15:25

On Sunday the Dutch team will travel to Reykjavik for the European Championship qualifier against Iceland without Tim Krul.

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Aug 29 '14 11:59

An eruption in the Bardabunga volcano in Iceland has prompted an aviation warning from the Icelandic Met Office. Civil protection officials announce that Air Traffic Control in Iceland has closed the airspace above the eruption. European airports do not seem to be affected by the eruption as of yet, the BBC reports.

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Aug 27 '14 13:34

The Dutch government has received back the full amount that was made available to protect duped depositors of the Icelandic online savings bank Icesave in 2008/2009.

Jun 4 '14 16:54

The Amsterdam ArenA will serve as the home base for the Dutch men's national football team in the run-up to the 2016 European Championship. Oranje will play all of its home matches in the qualifying round at the Amsterdam stadium, according to the national football association KNVB.

Jul 16 '13 06:14

Dutch broadcaster AvroTros told esctoday.com that the Netherlands will take part at the approaching 2014 Eurovision Song Contest in Denmark.

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