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Feb 24 '15 08:28

Following the chaos in Rome last week after the Match between Feyenoord and AS Roma, 2,400 AS Roma fans is coming to the Netherlands to watch the match between these two teams in the Kuip on Thursday, NOS reports.

Feb 21 '15 10:00

The Dutch Marechaussee busted a 26-year old man who had fines worth of 17,000 euros at the Schiphol Airport on Wednesday. He was required to pay the fine on the spot, or spend 504 days in jail to cover the debt.

Feb 19 '15 10:32

The Schiphol Group presented its annual figures for 2014 today. The figures showed that last year brought an increase in passengers, air transport movements and revenue for the group.

Feb 17 '15 09:00

The Director of Gemeentelijk Vervoerbedrijf wants more money invested in public transport in the Amsterdam region, primarily in expanding the subway network to Schiphol

Feb 12 '15 17:02

The Netherlands is allowed to extradite Rabbi Eliezer Berland to Israel, a court in Haarlem, Noord-Holland ruled Thursday. Dutch justice and security minister Ivo Opstellen must now decide if Berland will in fact be transferred to Israel.

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Feb 10 '15 12:00

The Koninklijke Marechaussee on Schiphol arrested a 27 year old man last week on suspicion that he was traveling to Syria to join the armed conflict.

Feb 3 '15 14:22

A KLM aircraft headed from Amsterdam to Madrid skidded onto the grass along the taxiway while readying for takeoff at Schiphol Airport Tuesday morning. There were no injuries amongst the 116 people onboard the Boeing 737.

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Jan 19 '15 14:02

Unexpected fog has caused delays at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam throughout Monday. The airport issued an advisory telling passengers to pay attention to their website and app, or to contact their airlines for the latest information.

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Jan 10 '15 11:00

Strong winds blew across the Netherlands for a second straight day, causing trouble on the roads and delays at the airports. The government’s highway and waterway management department, Rijkswaterstaat, said some motorists should stay off the road until the ongoing weather warning is lifted.

Jan 7 '15 08:15

Police working at Schiphol Airport arrested four men in December suspected of stealing a valuable truckload. The Marechaussee, the policing branch of the Dutch armed forces, caught the men red-handed as they tried to steal cargo worth roughly two million euros.

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Jan 6 '15 11:28

Civil airspace over eastern Ukraine should have been closed at least two months before a missile brought down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, aviation experts said this weekend. Pointing to the increased use of the airspace for warfare in the conflict between Ukraine and Russia, the analysts say it makes no sense the airspace was still open for civilian flights on July 17, 2014, when the Boeing 777 blew apart in the sky.

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Dec 19 '14 08:59

Four men have been arrested following an investigation into the theft of luxury goods worth "several tens of thousands of euros" from an airliner's passenger jets, the Marechaussee military police say. Two of the suspects are employed by the airline, while the other two were caught after trying to sell the goods online.

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Dec 18 '14 08:14

The Koninklijke Marechaussee (Royal Military Police) arrested four men between the ages of 27 and 42 years during an investigation into the theft of luxury goods from airplanes at Schiphol airport.

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Dec 15 '14 12:30

The new NS timetable took effect yesterday. The new schedule means that there will be a train every half an hour on all routes.

Dec 12 '14 14:20

TNO determined that the amount of particulate matter in residential areas in Amsterdam and Amstelveen is two times higher than normal when the wind is blowing from the direction of Schiphol.

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Dec 10 '14 22:06

British budget Airline, EasyJet, is expanding their routes to vacation destinations at a rapid rate. The airline announced on Wednesday that flights from Amsterdam's Schiphol to Ibiza, Spain, Corfu, Greece and Palermo, Italy will be available from June 2015.

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Dec 8 '14 18:46

A truck carrying parts of the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 is expected to arrive at Gilze-Rijen airbase in Noord Brabant at 2 p.m. tomorrow afternoon, reports the Dutch Safety Board (AMM). Debris from the Boeing 777 was salvaged from the scene of the accident in eastern Ukraine last month, and taken to Kharkiv by train.

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Dec 8 '14 12:33

Hundreds of KLM travelers were stranded in Sint Maarten for two days while they waited for their flight from Sint Maarten to Curacao and then to Amsterdam.

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Dec 5 '14 18:03

Three more victims who perished in the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 disaster flight were identified this week, one of whom was Dutch. At the request of the relevant embassies, the other two identified victim's nationalities are not being disclosed at this point.

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Dec 1 '14 14:22

At least 118 arrests have been made in connection with a global investigation aimed at ending the fraudulent purchase of airline tickets. Arrests came via the Global Airport Action, an alliance formed by centers at Europol in The Hague, Interpol in Singapore and Ameripol in Bogota. Several of those arrested were in the Netherlands.

Nov 29 '14 09:30

Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde talks about his upcoming plans for Schiphol Airport, a 32-km dyke, and new technologies, and the childhood that inspired everything including the Van Gogh-Roosegaarde Starry Night bike path.

Nov 27 '14 14:30

During rush hour on Wednesday morning, train passenger Mark found a large amount of on a train seat that seemed to have been left behind by another passenger.

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Nov 25 '14 11:32

In New York Bianca Krijgsman won the Emmy for best actress. Krijgsman was nominated fore her role in the TV move De Nieuwe Wereld, in which she plays a grouchy cleaning lady in the immigration center at Schiphol airport.

Nov 20 '14 10:08

The 19 year old Aicha is back in the Netherlands. Earlier this year the girl traveled to the ISIS area in Syria, where she planned to marry a jihadist. Her mother Monique, who also traveled to Syria to rescue her daughter, has also returned.

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