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Aug 8 '13 04:53

Two women were arrested at Schiphol, trying to smuggle a large sum of money abroad. They had 300,000 euro in cash hidden in their underwear. This was reported by the Fiscal Intelligence and Investigation Service (FIOD) on Wednesday.

The women were on their way to Brazil and were caught during a security check. The IRS has confiscated the money. The smugglers have been arrested. Pending the investigation, the IRS will not disclose the nationality of the women. The two were arrested, among other, on suspicion of money laundering.

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Jul 31 '13 07:16

A new exhibition Chambres des Canaux: The Tolerant Home will open on November 1 until November 17 in different venues near the Amsterdam canals.

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Jul 26 '13 05:56

Friday will be the busiest day of the year at Schiphol. Around 178,000 travelers are expected to be at the airport. Many Dutch people go on holiday this weekend, but a lot of people also return from their holiday destination.

For Friday, Saturday and Sunday Schiphol expects a total of  half a million passengers departing, arriving or transiting. The number of passengers on the busiest day is slightly higher than last year, when the counter stood at 177,000. In the months of July, August and September, the airport handled over 15 million people in 2012.

Jul 22 '13 11:13

New electric buses from a Chinese manufacturer will roll onto Schiphol tarmac in about a year.

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Jul 3 '13 10:10

More and more travelers must first pay an outstanding fine at Schiphol before they can board the plane.

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Apr 18 '13 16:00

Strong winds caused a lot of problems on Thursday. In the provinces of North-Holland and Overijssel several trucks and trailers blew down.

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Apr 11 '13 14:45

Schiphol is again the best airport in the EU, for two years in a row now. The Dutch airport moved to the third place on the list of best airports in the world, one place higher than last year.

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