Rotterdam is preparing for a big night. Feyenoord is facing off against the Rangers from Glasgow, Scotland in De Kuip on Thursday evening, and rumors are circulating that 10 thousand Rangers fans were expected in Rotterdam and Amsterdam. With Rotterdam mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb recently reducing police presence at football matches due to police capacity problems, it is set to be a tense night.
The police are looking for a Scottish fugitive in connection with the murder of crime blogger and ex-criminal Martin Kok in 2016. Christopher Hughes is suspected of luring Kok to his murder, the police revealed on Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday.
A couple from Linz in Austria received a quite remarkable wrong delivery. Instead of the clothing they ordered from the Netherlands, they received a package containing 25 thousand ecstasy pills, worth around 500 thousand euros, the Austrian police announced on Monday.
The couple returned the package of ecstasy pills to the post office, who called the police.
Scottish company TEC-Farragon is working on a ferry service between the Scottish town of Rosyth and Eemshaven in the Netherlands. Scottish companies currently make use of the port of Dover in southern England. But with the Brexit approaching, Scotland wants a direct ferry connection with Europe, NOS reports.
KLM and other airlines scrapped a number of flights from Schiphol airport to Ireland and back for Monday. Hurricane Ophelia is expected to hit Ireland during the course of Monday morning.
Dutch airline KLM canceled a total of five flights between Schiphol Dublin and between Schiphol and Belfast. The airline will reassess the situation during the course of Monday and see if any further changes to the schedule are necessary. At this time all flights to Scotland are still going through as planned.
Airline FlyBe is cooperating in an investigation into a crash landing by one of its planes at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam last week. The plane crash landed next to the Schiphol runway on Thursday late afternoon. None of the 59 passengers were injured.
It seems that the plane's landing gear on the right side collapsed when it touched ground. Exactly what happened should be revealed in the investigation. The flight was from Edinburgh, Scotland to Schiphol.
The Scottish police found the body of a man in a wooded area near the village of Tomich on Thursday afternoon, local time. The body has not yet officially been identified, but the Scottish police already made contact with the family of missing Dutch hiker Cornelius van der Wetering, the Highlands & Islands police department said on Facebook.
A Dutch hiker is missing in the Scottish Highlands. 54-year-old Cornelius Hendrick van der Wetering was last seen the area of Inverness on December 28th. The Scottish police believe that he is hiking and camping through the Highlands and are calling on local residents to keep an eye out for him.
The Dutch man left the guesthouse he was staying in on December 28th. He was last seen in the Tomich area, according to the Highland and Islands Police Division on Facebook. Since then he has been unreachable. A concerned friend contacted the police.
A drunken night out in Glasgow with friends on Thursday must have taken an unexpected turn for Scottish amateur wrestler David McCallum. Because he woke up in Amsterdam on Friday morning, with no idea where he was or how he got there.
An investigation into the death of Scottish tourist Chris Nelson indicated "drowning" as the cause of his demise, police said on Thursday. The body of the 24 year old was found by divers searching the Oudeschans canal in Amsterdam Centrum a day earlier.
A body found in the Oudeschans canal in Amsterdam’s city center on Wednesday was positively identified as that of missing Scottish tourist Chris Nelson, police confirm. He was 24 years old. His family was notified of the discovery later that day, police said.
A dive team working in the area around the Oudeschans canal in Amsterdam centrum recovered a body late Wednesday afternoon while searching for clues connected to the disappearance of tourist Christopher Nelson. The Scotsman disappeared early Saturday morning when he left a friend's flat on Rechtboomssloot to go for a walk and clear his head.
Football hooligans supporting Amsterdam club Ajax are expected to instigate multiple violent clashes in Scotland on Wednesday night, police in Glasgow told local newspaper Evening Times. Officers are concerned about Ajax fans arriving in Glasgow in advance of the Dutch team’s Europa League match against Celtic.
The Amsterdam police expects much fewer Celtic fans in the city for the Europa League match against Ajax on Thursday after the riots in 2013. Only 1,300 of the 2,600 tickets made available to the Scots have been sold, a spokesperson for Ajax confirmed
Ajax will be facing off against Scotland's Celtic, Turkey's Fenerbahçe and Norway's Molde FK in the group stage of the Europa League. AZ will come up against Spain's Athletic Bilbao, Germany's FC Augsburg and Serbia's Partizan Belgrado.
The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam has won the European Museum of the Year award for 2015.
A KLM flight had to turn around and fly back to Amsterdam due to engine problems on Tuesday morning, the airline announced on Twitter.
The Lowlands Festival confirmed 13 new artists to its line-up earlier this week. Scotland-based indie-rockers Franz Ferdinand & Sparks (FFS) will showcase their supergroup. American nu-metal band Limp Bizkit is among the most well-known acts added to the lineup in the latest announcement.
A 40-year-old Brit was arrested in Amsterdam earlier this month, after his prominent and unique tattoo collection leaked his identity to police.
American pop icon Lionel Richie will appear at the 40th North Sea Jazz Festival. It will be his first performance at the annual event.
The national parks in the Netherlands need to be changed. They need to become bigger and more attractive.
Trains from a NS subsidiary will be transporting people in Scotland. Abellio has won a concession for 7 years, which may be extended by three years.
Over 4 million Scotsmen will head to the polls today, holding the fate of the United Kingdom in their hands. After waiting 300 years for the chance to decide its own independence, voters will cast either a ‘No’ vote to remain united with Britain, or vote ‘Yes’ to gain independence, throwing off the shackles of their historic oppressors. Across the world, all eyes are turned to the highlands as Scotland takes what might be a gigantic leap into the future.