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Special KLM flight brings home 276 Indians from Netherlands

May 27, 2020 7:43 pm

On June 8, another batch of stranded Indians will be sent home by a special Air India flight from Amsterdam to New Delhi as part of the second leg of the 'Vande Bharat Mission'.

Dutch authorities find 25 migrants in refrigerated container on UK-bound ferry

November 20, 2019 11:01 am

The origins of the migrants discovered aboard the Danish-owned ferry are unknown. The driver of the truck has been detained for questioning over possible involvement in human trafficking.

Black Pete: Why the quaint Dutch tradition is offensive to many

November 21, 2019 7:27 am

During the festivities, Black Pete is portrayed across the Netherlands by children as well as adults who put on ‘blackface’ makeup, red lipstick and wear curly wigs. The depiction is offensive to many, who see it as being racist.

Water can really be a leverage mechanism to help build sustainability & development: Dutch Special Envoy to UN

November 03, 2019 1:41 am

"Too much water or too little water hits our economy. The Netherlands is (also) a country where water always is and has been part of the way we develop ... Our water authorities are almost 1,000 years old, so we have a water democracy," says Henk Ovink.

Dutch on the right road again, says Georginio Wijnaldum

October 14, 2019 1:54 pm

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

August 14, 2019 1:32 pm

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

June 08, 2019 6:12 pm

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

June 06, 2019 10:34 am

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

June 05, 2019 1:20 pm

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

May 09, 2019 12:30 pm

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.