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AMSTERDAM NEWS

Amsterdam installs plant pots as urinals to prevent tourists from urinating in streets

August 20, 2020 8:30 pm

This new move will not only deter tourists from urinating on walls, the urine collected would be used to make fertiliser

In COVID-19 darkness, gift of a `Moment of Light' to Amsterdam's famous museum

June 04, 2020 4:35 pm

The painting itself seems an allegory for both the times in which we live in and the future for which the world hopes, said the museum's General Director Taco Dibbits.

Air traffic at Amsterdam still disrupted after fuel outage

July 25, 2019 3:21 pm

Many flights from Europe's third largest airport were delayed on Thursday morning, as airlines tried to get their schedules back on track.

Amsterdam is to ban tours of the red-light district

March 22, 2019 7:47 am

Amsterdam will prohibit guided visits to the area in an effort to tackle overcrowding by tourists and improve working conditions for prostitutes. The ban will come into effect from Jan 1

Amsterdam’s plea to tourists: Visit, but behave

October 03, 2018 1:57 pm

There is a growing perception that some who come to the city are more interested in less high-minded pursuits — namely, marijuana and prostitution, both of which are largely legal — and may be doing more harm than good.

At Rs 3,204 and three-and-a-half hours, you can now reach Amsterdam from London by train

April 05, 2018 10:19 am

Although passengers will be able to travel directly to Amsterdam on the upward journey, return trips to London will involve changing trains in Brussels for passport checks and security screening.

Man with knife shot at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport, building cleared: police

December 15, 2017 10:19 pm

Amsterdam military police shot a man wielding a knife at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport, prompting authorities to clear the building.

France train attacker 'went to Syria', was known to police

August 23, 2015 7:00 am

The suspect, who has been named as 25-year-old Moroccan national Ayoub El Khazzani, was wrestled to the floor by three American passengers after opening fire with an assault rifle.

Young MH17 victim has eerie premonition of crash

July 23, 2014 4:38 pm

Flight 17 took off around 12:15 p.m. on what should have been an 11 hour and 45 minute flight.

Amsterdam: What's picture perfect, and what's not

May 23, 2014 2:13 pm

From picturesque canals, contemporary dining to a bustling art scene, Amsterdam has something for everyone