Arjen Robben isn't expecting to be able to play in the friendly game with France on Wednesday.
Netherlands football coach Louis van Gaal surprised many with his selection of players for a tune-up match against France next week, leaving Nigel de Jong (M) Stefan de Vrij (D) and Maarten Stekelenburg (G) off the sheet. Jean-Paul Boëtius (F), Davy Klaassen (M) and Quincy Promes (F) will get their Oranje debuts in the match.
The crew of an Airbus 321 of Air France reported smoke fumes, Monday morning, only several minutes before initiating the descent. Schiphol sounded the alarm and deployed full force emergency services as a precaution.
Groningen is one of six cities shortlisted for the first European Capital of Innovation, or iCapital, awards.
The Dutch journalist, Frank Renout, was detained in a mosque in Paris for an hour, Saturday, when he was reporting a disturbance, reported the NOS, one of his employers.
On August 7, a US-bound Delta Airlines Airbus carrying 300 persons, diverted to Amsterdam due to issues with its flaps.
Dutch fashion is growing, according to Carlo Wijnands, program director of Amsterdam Fashion Week (AFW), which concluded yesterday.
Based on a report by CBS - Statistics Netherlands, locals spent €16 billion on holidays last year.