Scheveningen

Apr 20 '15 17:22

Dutch movie museum EYE releases rare color footage from World War II, surrounding Liberation Day 70 years after the liberation of Deventer. The film "How we saw the Netherlands" is filmed by Alex Roosdorp and his wife Marie Roosdorp - van den Berg and depicts ravaged towns, destroyed infrastructure and food plains after the Second World War, EYE reveals on their website.

Mar 19 '15 15:35

The new owners of the Scheveningen Pier are in search of entrepreneurs for the reopening of their historic venue. The owners want to attract innovative restaurants, bars and shops as soon as possible, they say.

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Jan 21 '15 12:58

The Ugandan warlord Dominic Ongwen arrived at The Hague Airport last night. He has to appear in the International Criminal Court in The Hague to answer for war crimes.

Jan 2 '15 10:35

The bonfire in Scheveningen, The Hague has broken a world record. The pallet stack of 15 by 15 meters on the beach at Duindorp went into the record books as "biggest bonfire in the world". An employee of the Guinness Book of Records confirmed this.

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Oct 27 '14 11:17

The Kurhaus in Scheveningen remains open. The curator confirmed that the upscale hotel is being taken over by the Dutch hotel group Amrath.

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Aug 21 '14 11:21

A dead whale was discovered drifting in a channel, around 5 kilometers off the coast of Katwijk on Wednesday afternoon. The whale was moved by the Royal Netherlands Rescue Society (KNRM), and is now lying on the beach north of Scheveningen, according to a spokesperson, De Telegraaf reports.

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Aug 18 '14 16:30

A man was arrested Saturday night after flying his drone-mounted camera over the fireworks festival in Scheveningen. The 45-year-old man from the Hague is suspected of violating rules governing model airplanes.

Café de Ceuvel
May 27 '14 15:46

A new café is in the final stages of being built, and is almost ready for business. De Ceuvel in Amsterdam-North just needs to gather a little more money before it hopes to be the first fully-sustainable café, Het Parool.

Apr 18 '14 11:01

Residents of the small village of Duindorp near The Hague are making life unlivable for foreigners who move there.

Sea dragon
Apr 14 '14 15:42

Four sea dragons were brought to the Sea Life center in Scheveningen on Monday. These sea dragons are unique, as they come from a special breeding program in Australia.

Aug 21 '13 21:45

The ANWB (Wegenwacht) expects heavy traffic on the roads towards the end of this week and during the weekend, due to road closures and planned events. The Tourist Union announced Wednesday that there will be road closures on A4, A10, A27, A65, A73 and A79.

Aug 19 '13 05:23

About 80,000 people visited the second day of the 34th eddition of the International Fireworks Festival in Scheveningen. This was announced by the organization and the police. Friday, the event attracted 60,000 visitors, thus the total number of visitors in this first weekend was 140,000.

The International Fireworks Festival is an event which is spread over two weekends. Last Friday evening, August 16, was the kick-off. Belgium and Germany were the first competitors, followed by China and Austria on Saturday.

Jul 5 '13 07:55

On Wednesday, the largest living crab was spotted in Scheveningen at Sea Life Center near The Hague, according to live5news.

Jun 21 '13 06:27

At the auction of IJmuiden, the first barrel of New Dutch Soused Herring on Thursday delivered an amount of 69,000 euros. The money was raised by local traders and businesses and goes to two charities. The auction is organized every year by a local restaurant. The first barrel of New Dutch Soused Herring at the auction in Scheveningen, was sold for 66,500 euro on Wednesday.

The money from the auction in IJmuiden goes to Telstar Home IJmuiden a foundation that organizes all kind of sporting events. The other charity is the Fund for the Poor of IJmuiden.

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