Sep 10 '14 12:02

Dutch children's television show Bassie en Adriaan is a new meme on the internet. On YouTube, videos of people who don't speak Dutch attempting to sing the intro, with often hilarious results, are being watched by thousands of people.

Kraftwerk at Paradiso
Sep 9 '14 16:02

World-famous German electronic music group Kraftwerk will spend eight consecutive evenings on the main stage of Amsterdam's Paradiso, the band said. The band plans to perform one of their top eight albums during each performance, followed by sets made up of their additional work.

Aug 20 '14 11:06

According to a CNN list of the world's best cycling cities, which rewards aspiration, ambition and progress, Utrecht is featured as the best city in The Netherlands, among other surprising cities in the world.

Aug 4 '14 13:41

Dutch postal service PostNL announces Monday that cuts, the smooth restructuring process and price hikes have resulted in an improved turnover for the second quarter of this year. Turnover increased with an added three percent to more than €1 billion.

May 20 '14 15:55

The Keukenhof has attracted a record number of visitors this year. Around one million people came to see the flower park. A bigger turnout than last year's 849,000.

A so-called Container Town
May 12 '14 15:05

Rotterdam's plans for a Container Town where the city's asocial families will be placed is meant to serve as a harmless solution to a nuisance problem. According to experts, however, such 'aso-villages' won't solve anything.

Dec 27 '13 12:37

The Code Yellow storm predicted by meteorologists for Friday missed most of the country, but still thrashed the Zeeland coast with high winds. Gales of up to 93 km/h (58 mph) hit the southern seaside province earlier today.

Dec 2 '13 04:33

The KWF foundation against cancer wants cigarette packs in the Netherlands to all have the same brown-green color. Packets should no longer carry brand symbols, but large health warnings instead, according to KWF.

Aug 2 '13 08:35

A cheap Dutch rental bike system known as Bike & Go will be applied in 50 railway stations in the UK beginning on August 13, according to BikeBiz.

Jul 26 '13 07:32

A group of young bicyclists are set to travel 350 miles from London to Amsterdam in memory of a Surbiton teacher who passed away at the age of 25 from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Jul 23 '13 08:52

A red helium balloon with logo from Fair in the Square in Highgate, an area in North London, journeyed 440 miles to the Netherlands where it was found by a farmer.

Jul 23 '13 08:14

James 'Pancake' Taylor, 34, wanted over a knife attack at a restaurant in Liverpool, has been arrested in Amsterdam.

Jul 18 '13 07:29

On July 10, 2013, the UK Border Agency (UKBA) has launched a priority visa service in the Netherlands.


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