High school classroom
Jun 19 '18 09:24

Dutch high schools are increasingly getting rid of traditional timetables and experimenting with new ones. Currently at least a fifth of secondary schools in the Netherlands have said goodbye to traditional 50 minutes-long lessons, according to a survey by Leerling 2020, a project of sector organization VO-Raad, AD reports.

Amsterdam Tulip Festival 2017
May 24 '17 15:25

This spring was a record season for flowers in the Netherlands. Famous flower park Keukenhof in Lisse welcomed a record number of 1.4 million visitors. And the Amsterdam Tulip Festival featured over 550 blooming tulips.

The Keukenhof considered this a "top season", reports. Due to a relatively cool spring, the flowers were in full bloom for eight weeks. 

Jul 1 '16 15:30

Two 18-year-old men from Lisse and Boskoop were arrested in Leiden during the early hours of Friday morning for vandalism, the police said in a statement on their website.

Mar 24 '16 10:22

The Keukenhof garden park opens its doors on Thursday with "The Golden Age" as theme and large Delft blue floral mosaic arrangements as extra attraction.

May 18 '15 08:41

The flower exhibition Keukenhof in Lisse closed its doors to the public on Sunday after another record season. A total of 1.175 million people visited the flower park this year, Keukenhof announced on Twitter.

Nov 26 '13 14:25

Police arrested twelve men who misbehaved around Ajax matches. The defendants are charged with public violence.

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