The Netherlands, an outsider's view.

The Netherlands, an outsider's view.

Steve

Area 51-Dutch Youths Arrested


Two Dutch youth face trespassing charges storming Area 51

Two Dutch Youtube personalities were arrested in the US, trespassing through the notorious “Area 51”. Located in the state of...


They were migrants too: when the Dutch sought fortune in the new world

It is difficult to imagine but the Dutch also have a history of emigration, and not just from the Netherlands to its former colonies, but...

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Amsterdam is home of choice for incoming EMA employees

Of the over 500 employees of the European Medicines Agency (EMA), half have decided to live in Amsterdam. The numbers were released by the...

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Hundreds protest imminent arrival of 5G technology

With 5G technology imminent (2020) in the Netherlands, hundreds of people took to the Den Haag streets to protest its implementation....

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Manifesto Film Festival: Exploring the zeitgeist

From 6 – 8 September, the Manifesto Film Festival will descend onto multiple Amsterdam venues for its 3rd edition. Taking place...

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Amsterdam taxi driver sentenced to jail for drug & weapons dark web sales

An Amsterdam taxi driver has just been sentenced to three years in prison for selling weapons and drugs via the dark web. The 31-year-old...

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Another crystal meth bust worth millions found, this time in Hilversum

A 47-year-old man from Almeer, a 32-year-old man from Amsterdam, and a 43-year-old man from Uithoorn were arrested on Monday in possession...

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As Chinese intimidation increases, Dutch Uyghurs call for government action

NOS reports that Dutch Uyghurs have launched a formal complaint against the Chinese government around the continued plight of their people...

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Dutch football legend Frank de Boer claims calls for equal pay “ridiculous”

Former Ajax manager, and current MLS Atlanta United manager, Frank de Boer has come out against equal pay for men and women in football,...

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Rotterdam police bust over 1000 kilos of cocaine in produce deliveries

Over the weekend, Rotterdam police and customs officials made two large scale drug posts in the Dutch port city. Hidden in a shipment of...

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Amsterdam Central Station to host two huge raves this October

Amsterdam’s Central Station will transform into an all-out rave for two events during 2019’s Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE). Put...