Netherlands News

Dutch on the right road again, says Georginio Wijnaldum

Georginio Wijnaldum's two goals in their 2-1 win against Belarus kept Netherlands top of their group in Euro qualifiers, level on points with Germany and three clear of Northern Ireland.

Social media helps former child refugee find man who gifted her a cycle decades ago

Mevan Babakar, the 29-year-old employee of an independent fact-checking charity in the UK, recently tweeted a photo of the man who had bought her a cycle "out of the kindness of his own heart" and asked for help to find him


UEFA Nations League: Star factor gives UEFA dream final for their inaugural competition

With the UEFA Nations League final on Sunday, the European organisation couldn't hope for it to be any better with the inclusion of players like Cristiano Ronaldo, Virgil van Dijk and Bernardo Silva in the final, between Portugal and Netherlands.

Dutch teen was not euthanised, stopped eating, drinking: report

Noa Pothoven reportedly began refusing all food and fluids a week before her death, and her parents and doctors agreed not to force-feed her. 

'I am drained': Teen rape survivor opts for euthanasia in the Netherlands

According to a report in Daily Beast, Noa was allegedly sexually assaulted at a school party when she was 11 years old. She was allegedly raped by two men three years later.

Facing 19 million tourists, the Dutch urge visitors to try somewhere new

In some ways, the Netherlands is a victim of its own success: Government campaigns to attract visitors have been so fruitful that the hordes have caused problems in places such as the capital, Amsterdam.


400-year-old Bible stolen from US found in Netherlands

The FBI hopes news of the recovery of this Bible will prompt others to look at their collections for any possible items stolen from the Pittsburgh library.

A Dutch church service has been on for six weeks to protect migrants inside from police

The service, which began in late October as a little-noticed, last-gasp measure by a small group of local ministers, is now a national movement.

Netherlands,Italy celebrate FIFA World Cup spots; England improve chances

The Dutch sealed their place after a Robin van Persie double gave them a 2-0 win in Andorra.

Ronald Koeman named as Netherlands football coach

Ronald Koeman appointed coach of the Netherlands football team up to and including the 2022 World Cup, and promised there was enough talent to revive the country's fortunes.

Netherlands Videos

Netherlands: Solar powered bike unveiled in Eindhoven

The world’s first solar ‘Bike 4 all’ was presented today in the Technical University of Eindhoven by the inventor Marc Peters and several of the project’s collaborators, Tuesday. Dutch professional racing cyclist Tim Kerkhof assisted in the presentation of the bicycle. Peters explained how, even on a rainy day in the Netherlands, the bike could […]