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KLM
May 14 '14 13:15

A KLM passenger aircraft made an emergency landing at Norwich Airport, England on Tuesday, after the pilot noticed fumes in the cockpit and an electrical fault, BBC News reports.

Niger Delta
May 12 '14 13:55

The three Dutch nationals who were released by their Nigerian kidnappers on saturday landed safely at Schiphol this morning. Only one of the returnees was seen at the exit, the other two left the airport via another exit, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.

An NS train waiting on the tracks (Photo: TahR78/Wikipedia)
May 2 '14 09:11

NS-cleaners will be going to the NS headquarters in Utrecht in their thousands to thank the company for agreeing to mediate the collective labor agreement conflict about better working conditions.

Football stadium
Apr 29 '14 10:56

Wilson Raj Perumal from Singapore, one of the world's most notorious match-fixers, has been in the Netherlands twice. While here, he sought contact with a footballer from the premier league, the Telegraaf reports.

Apr 18 '14 13:54

On Thursday night, a shuttle bus from Schiphol drove into the water, injuring five people, a spokesperson for the royal military police reports.

Lelystad Airport
Apr 8 '14 08:40

Schiphol is putting €90 million into an entirely new airport in Lelystad, which will serve to help lessen the congestion at the main airport.

World Forum
Mar 24 '14 10:42

Strict security measures are in place to make sure that the delegates and other attendees for the Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague on Monday are able to travel safely.

Royal Netherlands Marechaussee
Mar 21 '14 13:01

Last year, the Royal Military Police encountered a hefty rise in cases of human trafficking and smuggling, busting 175 cases of person smuggling in 2013, a 25 percent increase from the year before, the NOS reports.

Schiphol Cargo
Mar 18 '14 10:01

Employees at the cargo department of Schiphol are going on strike. Their employer, Aviapartner Cargo (APC) wanted to impose a lawsuit prohibiting the strike, but the judge ruled against it, FNV Bondgenoten announces.

Schiphol Airport
Mar 13 '14 15:50

Customs officers on Schiphol found the remains of a dead monkey in a suitcase of a traveler from Surinam, Thursday. The passenger claimed the monkey was intended for a soup.

Malaysia Airlines
Mar 10 '14 09:03

If the story isn't mysterious enough already, new developments around the false passports of passengers in the missing Malaysia Airlines flight should cause for more intrigue.

Mar 7 '14 16:25

An American co-pilot was arrested at Schiphol this morning for planning to fly off intoxicated.

Mar 6 '14 16:54

Shurendy Q., the alleged drug ring leader, suspected of trafficking cocaine from the Dutch Caribbean to the Netherlands by way of Schiphol, was acquitted of all charges today by the Schiphol court.

Police Van
Feb 28 '14 07:05

The border police apprehended a man on Thursday who has an approximate outstanding fine of €320,000. The arrest was made in cooperation with the Royal Military Police.

Feb 27 '14 04:31

The Royal Military Police (RMP) of the border patrol apprehended a 51-year-old Dutch man Tuesday on Schiphol, when he tried to leave the country for North Africa. Upon checking his passport the RMP discovered he was wanted for acquiring unlawful benefits adding up to more than €279,000. The suspect may be detained up to 540 days if he can't or won't pay his dues.

Richard Reid Shoe Bomb
Feb 21 '14 06:55

Schiphol is one of the airports that has received warnings about 'shoe bombs' to flights heading for America.

Feb 4 '14 19:45

Construction on the railways this summer will surely cause delays for train travelers, but the Dutch Railways, ProRail, and travelers organizations joined forces to minimize the discomfort, stated Minister Melanie Schultz during the question round in Parliament earlier today.

Feb 3 '14 13:50

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.

Jan 31 '14 04:35

The Royal Military Police from the Police and Security Brigade, arrested a 55-year-old woman and her 27-year-old daughter on Schiphol, Wednesday afternoon, on suspicion of money laundering.

Jan 23 '14 16:43

The Prosecution demanded 15-year prison sentences before the court at Schiphol against 2 suspected leaders of major drug gangs, Wednesday. In addition to smuggling drugs, the suspects, Franklin A. (40), and Shurendy Q.(31) are also guilty of an attempted assassination and membership of a criminal organization, according to the Prosecution.

Jan 16 '14 18:48

Trains traveling between Hilversum and Naarden-Bussum will be shut down until Monday at the earliest as investigators continue to examine the Wednesday's train derailment. Bus service between the two stations has been arranged throughout the closure, adding 30 to 60 minutes to travel time.

Jan 16 '14 12:51

Dutch gas company Gasunie has started work on a gas pipeline project under the Polderbaan runway at Schiphol airport.

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Jan 15 '14 14:42

St. Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport lived up to its illustrious reputation Tuesday, when a KLM aircraft damaged at least 17 vehicles parked alongside the beachside runway. KLM flight 785 was on its way from Amsterdam, and was a fully booked, according to a spokesman for the airline.

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Jan 10 '14 15:37

The Royal Marechaussee arrested two Bolivian nationals on Thursday at Schiphol who were trying to take more than €105,000 out of the country.

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