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Tuesday 6 June 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Dutch

Last year
# Crash
Six people killed after truck crashes into Netherlands barbecue
The accident happened around 6pm local time (5pm Irish time) yesterday.
All time
# Netherlands
'My mother didn't want people to know I existed': One woman's mission to find her identity
The woman who set up a register to reconnect people who passed through the Mother and Baby Home system in the Netherlands wants to share her knowledge with Ireland.
# Netherlands
Rioters throw stones and fireworks at Dutch police in second night of Covid protests
Five police officers were injured and at least seven people arrested.
# hospital visit
Van Gaal injures his hip in bike accident, Dutch boss forced to watch training from golf buggy
The 70-year-old suffered a fall ahead of their crucial World Cup qualifier against Norway.
# dutch underworld
Who is Peter R de Vries? 'Fearless' crime journalist shot in Amsterdam
The shooting is understood to be linked to de Vries’ work on exposing mobsters and drug lords.
# Holland
Dutch crime reporter badly wounded after shooting in Amsterdam street
Peter R de Vries is a well known figure in Dutch journalism having won awards for his work.
# Netherlands
Dutch PM Mark Rutte savours ‘overwhelming vote of confidence’ in poll
It was the fourth consecutive poll win for his conservative party and he will now move to form a new coalition.
# Sail the open sea
Dutch students forced to sail home from the Caribbean due to Covid-19 arrive safe and sound
They returned after a five-week voyage of over 7,000km.
# Game Over
Ajax denied Dutch title as Eredivisie season is declared void
It is the first major European league to end the campaign prematurely, meaning there will be no relegation or promotion.
# Courts
Dutchman who caused 'pandemonium' with hoax Covid-19 claim on Amsterdam-Dublin flight jailed
Cabin crew began crying and passengers overheard and it caused upset, disruption and inconvenience.
# Jail
Man who fraudulently claimed over €225,000 in social welfare admits to falsely claiming a further €18,000
Leendert Stolk fraudulently used a school stamp while claiming child benefit for his two children between 2011 and 2018, a court heard today.
# Prison Break
Dutch police arrest four after foiled jailbreak
Pictures from the scene showed the partially burnt white van parked outside the prison gate.
# Ruinerwold
Dutch family locked in cellar for years were 'waiting for the end of time'
A man has been arrested by police.
# The Hague
Dutch doctor goes on trial on charges of euthanising patient with dementia in landmark case
Prosecutors claim the patient may have had second thoughts about dying.
# Hard Luck
Japan coach sorry for her players after 'cruel' penalty ends World Cup dream
Lieke Martens’ late spot-kick sent Japan crashing out of the Women’s World Cup at the hands of Netherlands.
# Muppet Show
The Dutch government is using a giant blue mascot to warn of Brexit risks
Around 40 companies last year moved their operations from the UK to the Netherlands because of Brexit.
# Netherlands
'This is a very dark day': Four young children killed in Dutch train crossing collision
The accident happened in the southern town of Oss, 100 kilometres southeast of Amsterdam.
# lost de koonings
Art dealer buys storage locker full of 'junk', finds six priceless paintings
David Killen says the priceless find ‘is not about the money – I want some publicity for my auction house’.
# oranje alert
The Dutch employ Ronald Koeman to rescue their struggling national team
The once-mighty Netherlands have endured a torrid time in recent years.
# emptied out
Falling crime rates mean Netherlands' prisons are being used to house asylum seekers
They are also being turned into business hubs.
# seek the netherlands
A Wicklow business is Brexit-proofing itself by eyeing-up the Dutch market
“People hoping Brexit won’t happen,” businessman Paul Jacobs says. “Hope is for mass on Sundays.”
# Lesson Learned
'I'm not here to write history because I'm sh*tting in the bushes, I'm here to win in Milan'
Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin protected his 31-second lead over Nairo Quintana on today’s 17th stage.
# Medical Emergency
Plane makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport after pensioner dies on board flight
The Delta Airlines flight was en route from Amsterdam to Atlanta, Georgia in the US.
# unmanned crossing
Man and three-year-old son killed as car collides with train in Netherlands
They had been taking part in a school outing to see baby lambs when the accident happened.
# no brexit moment
'The Netherlands said 'stop' to the wrong kind of populism': Wilders set to be defeated in election
PM Mark Rutte easily defeated a strong challenge from the far-right Geert Wilders.
# Online Crime
Measures to trap suspected paedophiles among far-reaching powers in new Dutch cybercrime bill
Police had previously used fake teens to trap potential paedophiles.
# Netherlands
Two Irishmen arrested in Amsterdam after man was threatened with firearm
Two other men arrested were from the UK.
# Hate speech
Dutch anti-Islam politician to snub his own hate speech trial
Geert Wilders is facing charges over comments made in 2014 about Moroccan residents in the Netherlands.
# eurosceptic
Dutch voters have sent out a strong anti-EU message to the world
Voters were asked if they supported the European Union’s association agreement with Ukraine.
# World War Two
Goodbye letter from Dutch resistance fighter delivered 70 years on
Peter Will wrote the letter to his wife and son shortly before being sent to a concentration camp.
# tiede herrema
40 years ago, a Dutch concentration camp survivor was set free by his IRA captors after 36 days
Tiede Herrema’s kidnapping caught the world’s attention.
# viaduct
Teenage girl dies while bungee jumping in Spain
The 17-year-old was on holidays.
# Srebrenica
WATCH: Serbian PM stoned while attending commemoration for victims of massacre
More than 1,000 of the bodies of those killed are yet to be recovered.
# Amsterdam
Facebook ordered to hand over identity of man who posted 'revenge porn' of his ex-girlfriend
A lawyer for the woman told Dutch media his client’s life “turned into hell.”
# Borders and Boundaries
This small town is in two countries
And its border is marked very, VERY clearly.
This 'rogue owl' has been terrorising a Dutch city for the past year...
The aggressive European eagle owl is suspected of more than 50 attacks on humans,
# Busted
Police catch cannabis growers after spotting snow-free roof
Growing more than five plants is illegal in the Netherlands.
# Shot Down
Final victims of MH17 crash may never be found --- Dutch minister
“We cannot say at this moment in any certain way … at what moment and even if we can recover the last nine”
# secret fan
Watch this guy try to play it cool after being caught on camera enjoying Dutch pop music
This guy.
# Investigation
251 passengers who died on flight MH17 have now been identified
26 victims were named this week, 19 of whom were Dutch.