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#Netherlands

# netherlands - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Integration tests are ok, says EU

This came in relation to a case in the Netherlands involving a New Zealand and a United States national.

# netherlands - Friday 26 December, 2014

You can now lie in a box and relive what Diana's death smelled like

A Dutch university has recreated the smell and sounds of celebrity deaths.

# netherlands - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Dutch students can live in nursing homes rent-free (as long as they keep the residents company)

It sounds like they’re all having the craic together.

# netherlands - Saturday 15 November, 2014

60 arrested at protests against St Nicholas sidekick 'Black Pete'

The debate around Black Pete has divided The Netherlands. Some say he’s a racist stereotype, others say he’s black from coming down the chimney.

# netherlands - Thursday 13 November, 2014

There were stunning goals (and one unbelievable miss) in Mexico's 3 - 2 win over Holland last night

Yes. We’re looking at you, Klaas Jan Huntelaar.

# netherlands - Monday 29 September, 2014

Monster truck crashes into crowd killing two people

The truck surged off the track into the crowd of spectators.

# netherlands - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Two die in 150-car pileup in the Netherlands A58

Two die in 150-car pileup in the Netherlands

Several people are seriously injured following the crash, which occurred in heavy fog.

# netherlands - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Who or what downed MH17? Investigators to release crash report

The West has blamed the pro-Russia rebels, Russia has blamed Ukraine, but the investigators will now give their opinion.

# netherlands - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Here’s how fighting in Ukraine is holding up the MH17 investigation

Again, fighting in the towns around the crash site made it impossible for Dutch and Australian authorities to get to the wreckage today.

# netherlands - Monday 28 July, 2014

MH17 black boxes show crash caused by rocket shrapnel, says Ukrainian official

The investigators leading the probe in the Netherlands would not give confirmation.

Downing of flight MH17 'may amount to a war crime'

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights added that an “effective” investigation is needed.

# netherlands - Thursday 24 July, 2014

From The42 Ireland Under-19s suffer disappointment in Euro semi-final Bitter End

Ireland Under-19s suffer disappointment in Euro semi-final

The Women’s team lose 4-0 to the Netherlands and fail to qualify for the decider.

Bodies of MH17 victims keep arriving in the Netherlands

Relatives joined the King yesterday as bodies arrived at Eindhoven airport.

# netherlands - Sunday 20 July, 2014

Sky News apologises after reporter rifled through luggage of MH17 passenger

“We shouldn’t really be doing this,” reporter Colin Brazier said on air.

# netherlands - Saturday 19 July, 2014

President Higgins has written to Dutch king to express sympathies after MH17

President Higgins said he was “greatly saddened” by the loss of 298 lives.

# netherlands - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Court rules that Dutch State 'liable' for deaths of 300 Srebrenica victims

The Dutch UN peacekeepers should have taken into account the possibility that these men would be the victim of genocide, the court ruled.

# netherlands - Friday 11 July, 2014

From The42 Should Ron Vlaar's penalty have counted against Argentina? ON THE SPOT This post contains videos

Should Ron Vlaar's penalty have counted against Argentina?

Was the ball still in play? Did it cross the line? Where was that goal-line technology graphic that plagued us during the group stages?

# netherlands - Thursday 10 July, 2014

From The42 LVG: Two Dutch players turned down first penalty before Ron Vlaar stepped up Third Choice

LVG: Two Dutch players turned down first penalty before Ron Vlaar stepped up

Louis Van Gaal signalled the beginning of finger-pointing season in The Netherlands.

# netherlands - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: Froome's falls, Brazil's sorrows and all today’s sport Wednesday

We’ll Leave It There So: Froome's falls, Brazil's sorrows and all today’s sport

An Irish player joined a French club, Nicolas Roche struggled and Argentina got ready for the Dutch.

From The42 World Cup hangout: The prize-giving webchat that's pity-partying hard in Brazil Wchangout This post contains videos

World Cup hangout: The prize-giving webchat that's pity-partying hard in Brazil

We’ve got another phone to give away and the hungry Mikey Stafford is in São Paulo awaiting Argentina v The Netherlands.

# netherlands - Sunday 6 July, 2014

From The42 Breakfast at Bebeto's: All you need to know from last night’s World Cup action Then There Were 4

Breakfast at Bebeto's: All you need to know from last night’s World Cup action

The Oranje crushed Costa Rica (on penalties) and Argentina fortified their position in enemy territory.

From The42 Krul exit for Costa Rica as Netherlands hold their nerve to reach World Cup semi-final Spot-on

Krul exit for Costa Rica as Netherlands hold their nerve to reach World Cup semi-final

The Newcastle United ‘keeper was an inspired late substitute from Holland boss, Louis van Gaal.

# netherlands - Saturday 5 July, 2014

From The42 Van Gaal guards against complacency ahead of Costa Rica quarter-final Dutch Gold

Van Gaal guards against complacency ahead of Costa Rica quarter-final

“We should not underestimate Costa Rica. It is going to be a very tough match,” says LVG.

# netherlands - Thursday 3 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Someone stole a bench used in The Fault In Our Stars from a street in Amsterdam Tfios

Someone stole a bench used in The Fault In Our Stars from a street in Amsterdam

The bench had become a tourist attraction for fans of the film visiting the city.

# netherlands - Monday 30 June, 2014

From The42 Breakfast at Bebeto's: All you need to know from last night’s World Cup action Top Klaas

Breakfast at Bebeto's: All you need to know from last night’s World Cup action

Late drama and four incredible team performances made for a super duper Sunday in Brazil.

# netherlands - Sunday 29 June, 2014

From The42 KLM's cheeky post-match tweet sent Gael Garcia Bernal into a blind rage Y Tu Mama Tambien

KLM's cheeky post-match tweet sent Gael Garcia Bernal into a blind rage

Our third favourite Mexican celebrity has a potty mouth.

From The42 World Cup Hangout: Live and dangerous from Brazil with a tablet to give away Wchangout

World Cup Hangout: Live and dangerous from Brazil with a tablet to give away

Not that guy, he’s not live at all.

# netherlands - Monday 23 June, 2014

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: O'Rourke retires, Netherlands fire against Chile and today’s sport Monday

We’ll Leave It There So: O'Rourke retires, Netherlands fire against Chile and today’s sport

Andy Murray made a strong start at Wimbledon, Spain recorded a win and all the rest of the day’s top stories.

# netherlands - Sunday 22 June, 2014

From The42 Louis van Gaal suggests FIFA favour Brazil Controversial

Louis van Gaal suggests FIFA favour Brazil

Bad refereeing decisions have led to claims that the governing body were giving preferential treatment.

# netherlands - Friday 20 June, 2014

Antiques dealer charged for selling Mein Kampf

The book by Adolf Hitler is banned in the Netherlands for promoting hatred and discrimination.

Court says bombers not protected as a journalistic source

A group claiming responsibility for bomb attacks in the Netherlands sent a letter to a magazine – and the publication’s offices were subsequently searched.

# netherlands - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Man dies after staying up too long to watch the World Cup

The issue of exhaustion during football events is an ongoing problem in China.

# netherlands - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Move over NASA. Pilots are pretty good at dramatic selfies as well

The pilots take on the astronauts in the ‘who takes the best selfies’ war.

From The42 Letter from Brazil: Netherlands' big orange bus rumbles on as Spain fall hard Oranje

Letter from Brazil: Netherlands' big orange bus rumbles on as Spain fall hard

Our man in Brazil reports on the fall out from the stunning clash in Salvador last night.

# netherlands - Friday 13 June, 2014

From The42 Van Gaal making no apologies for defensive approach to thwart world champions Spain Group B

Van Gaal making no apologies for defensive approach to thwart world champions Spain

Vincent Del Bosque meanwhile, is also sticking by his tiki-taka guns.

# netherlands - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Kenny: Comments were made to me about the top EU job, but 'that matter is now irrelevant' Enda's Choice This post contains videos

Kenny: Comments were made to me about the top EU job, but 'that matter is now irrelevant'

The Taoiseach was speaking at a press conference with the Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte who is in Dublin on an official visit today.

# netherlands - Monday 9 June, 2014

From The42 6 reasons Holland will win the World Cup Future Is Orange

6 reasons Holland will win the World Cup

Holland, Netherlands. Po-tay-toe, po-tah-toe. This is the year The Oranje go all the way.

# netherlands - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

From The42 Van Gaal: Van Persie will be fit for World Cup Oh Rvp

Van Gaal: Van Persie will be fit for World Cup

The Netherlands will come up against defending champions Spain, Chile and Australia.

# netherlands - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

From The42 Louis van Gaal tips Brazil and Argentina for possible World Cup success Flutter

Louis van Gaal tips Brazil and Argentina for possible World Cup success

Dutch coach points to the tournament’s history as the reason for his selection.

# netherlands - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

From The42 RVP chasing World Cup relief after 'complicated' season Teacher's Pet

RVP chasing World Cup relief after 'complicated' season

The striker is hoping to finally score a goal at the knockout stage of an international tournament.