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#The Netherlands

# the-netherlands - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Dutch doctor acquitted in landmark case over euthanising woman with severe dementia

Prosecutors had accused the doctor of failing to properly consult the Alzheimer’s patient in the case in 2016.

# the-netherlands - Monday 9 September, 2019

Three people killed after shooting in Dutch city

The shooter is believed to have been a policeman who also shot himself.

# the-netherlands - Friday 12 April, 2019

Dutch doctor at centre of IVF scandal used his own sperm to father 49 children

Results of DNA tests conducted today showed that 49 children in the case are direct descendants of the late Jan Karbaat.

# the-netherlands - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Utrecht shooting: Dutch police 'seriously' investigating terror motive after letter found

Three people died and five people were injured in the incident yesterday.

# the-netherlands - Thursday 14 February, 2019

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.

# the-netherlands - Monday 24 December, 2018

12 pubs in Bangkok and a beach barbeque in Sydney: How the Irish celebrate Christmas around the world

We spoke to some Irish people who will be spending Christmas day across the miles this year.

# the-netherlands - Friday 16 November, 2018

France and Germany are 'jumping the gun' on EU army, Dutch Prime Minister says

“The idea of a European army is going way too far for the Netherlands.”

# the-netherlands - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Two people seriously injured in Amsterdam train station stabbing are US citizens, ambassador says

The assailant was identified as a 19-year-old Afghan man with a German residency permit.

# the-netherlands - Friday 31 August, 2018

Amsterdam police shoot suspect following stabbing in city's central station

At least two people were injured.

# the-netherlands - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Waterford man who went missing in Netherlands turns up safe and well in Berlin

John Power disappeared in Maastricht on 9 June but today presented himself at the Irish Embassy in Berlin.

# the-netherlands - Thursday 31 May, 2018

World's largest freshwater pearl sold at auction for €320,000

The pearl once belonged to Catherine the Great.

# the-netherlands - Sunday 13 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge "Israel is the rightful winner if we see it as a circus": The Netherlands reacts to the Eurovision results Eurovision

# the-netherlands - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

From The42 European champions too strong for Ireland as first-half goals end unbeaten streak Coygig

European champions too strong for Ireland as first-half goals end unbeaten streak

There were over 4,000 in attendance at Tallaght Stadium as the Netherlands claimed a 2-0 win.

# the-netherlands - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

From The42 The Dutch employ Ronald Koeman to rescue their struggling national team 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.

# the-netherlands - Thursday 23 November, 2017

As it happened: 'A woman is responsible for her own choice, ultimately she has to make the decision' Eighth Amendment This post contains videos

As it happened: 'A woman is responsible for her own choice, ultimately she has to make the decision'

The Eighth Amendment Committee today focused on obstetric medicine in the Netherlands.

# the-netherlands - Thursday 16 March, 2017

'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.

# the-netherlands - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Dutch voters have rejected Geert Wilders' play to be an anti-Islam Prime Minister

Current PM Mark Rutte has seen his off Wilders’ challenge comfortably.

# the-netherlands - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Explainer: Is the Netherlands about to take a big jump to the far-right? Orange Alert This post contains videos

Explainer: Is the Netherlands about to take a big jump to the far-right?

Everything you need to know about this week’s parliamentary election.

# the-netherlands - Saturday 18 February, 2017

Far-right Dutch MP says 'there is a lot of Moroccan scum' as he launches election campaign

“Dutch people who want their country back will vote for us irrespective of their education or background,” he added.

# the-netherlands - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Dutch gymnast sent home from Olympics after going out drinking

The team said his behaviour was “unacceptable”.

# the-netherlands - Monday 6 June, 2016

From The42 Who is your tip to be the dark horse at Euro 2016 this summer? Cheval Noir

Who is your tip to be the dark horse at Euro 2016 this summer?

Because you’re too good to go tipping one of the big boys.

# the-netherlands - Sunday 3 January, 2016

You can now read Anne Frank's diary online

(If you speak Dutch).

# the-netherlands - Thursday 25 June, 2015

From The42 THAT Marco van Basten volley is 27-years old today Golazo Van Basten

THAT Marco van Basten volley is 27-years old today

Could he do it on a wet… actually, scrap that, he probably could.

# the-netherlands - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Dutch MP to air cartoons of Mohammed on national television

Wilders said the broadcasts are intended to defend freedom of speech but he is well known for his anti-Islam views.

# the-netherlands - Saturday 11 April, 2015

Dutch people used to be tiny... so why are they suddenly giants?

The average male height in the Netherlands has gained 20cm in the last 150 years.

# the-netherlands - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

IKEA: Stop playing hide -and-seek in our shops, seriously

They are not amused.

# the-netherlands - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Flight MH17 broke up in the air after being pierced by 'high-energy objects'

The Dutch Safety Board has published its first report into the deadly incident today.

# the-netherlands - Monday 21 July, 2014

Remains of MH17 victims to be handed over to Dutch authorities

A deal was reportedly also reached today with Ukrainian separatists over the recovery of the flight’s black boxes.

# the-netherlands - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

From The42 Should Javier Mascherano be free to play on after reacting to a head injury like this? Head Games

Should Javier Mascherano be free to play on after reacting to a head injury like this?

The Argentina midfielder collapsed to the turf after a clash of heads.

# the-netherlands - Monday 12 May, 2014

From The42 Formative failure: Louis van Gaal's first spell with the Netherlands King Louis

Formative failure: Louis van Gaal's first spell with the Netherlands

For the first time in 16 years, the Netherlands were not going to the World Cup.

# the-netherlands - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Dutch school does not want footage of bullying to be shown on TV

And is going to court to stop the station from airing its show. Is this reality TV gone too far?

# the-netherlands - Saturday 11 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Useful, or terrible stereotype? This Irish pub has a 'puke bowl' Corcán Aisig

# the-netherlands - Friday 6 December, 2013

From The42 Six 2014 World Cup group games we're looking forward to most Brazil 2014

Six 2014 World Cup group games we're looking forward to most

There’s only 188 days to go, folks.

# the-netherlands - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Operation to lift the Astrid from the sea should be completed by next week

Work to prepare the 95-year-old vessel for the salvage operation has been ongoing since the weekend. All aboard were rescued when she crashed on the rocks six weeks ago.

# the-netherlands - Friday 23 August, 2013

Raids across three countries uncovers ecstasy pills worth €1.3bn

The drugs bust has been described as the biggest seizure of synthetic drugs in Europe.

# the-netherlands - Monday 17 June, 2013

From The42 6 teens and father convicted of killing Dutch linesman Guilty

6 teens and father convicted of killing Dutch linesman

A court heard how Richard Nieuwenhuizen was beaten to death after officiating a youth match last December.

# the-netherlands - Saturday 25 May, 2013

Ukraine gay rights activists hold first ever march Gay Rights This post contains images

Ukraine gay rights activists hold first ever march

Around one hundred gay rights activists marched in Ukraine today despite fears of violence and a court ban – marking the first gay pride event in the ex-Soviet country.

# the-netherlands - Thursday 25 April, 2013

From The42 Happy birthday Johan Cruyff, here are your best goals Dutch Master

Happy birthday Johan Cruyff, here are your best goals

The former Ajax and Barcelona star turns 66 today.

# the-netherlands - Saturday 20 October, 2012

From The42 Back in Oranje: Dutch legend Davids makes Barnet debut The Bees Knees

Back in Oranje: Dutch legend Davids makes Barnet debut

The 39-year-old midfielder has come out of retirement to help the struggling League Two outfit.

# the-netherlands - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Kenny did not call leaders following bank debt deal statement

The Taoiseach conceded that he did not contact the leaders of Finland, the Netherlands and Germany after their finance ministers issued a statement on the bank debt deal.

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