Stories tagged: netherlands
UPDATED: Fri., July 10, 2020
The Dutch government is taking Russia to the European Court of Human Rights for its alleged role in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine six …
UPDATED: Thu., July 2, 2020
European police delivered a major blow to organized crime after cracking an encrypted communications network, allowing them to covertly watch “over the shoulder” of criminals in real time as they …
Tue., May 12, 2020
Dutch authorities said Tuesday that five experienced surfers drowned when they went out for a session in stormy weather off the coast of The Hague.
UPDATED: Mon., May 11, 2020
Plastic spacing barriers and millions of masks appeared Monday on the streets of Europe’s newly reopened cities, as France and Belgium emerged from lockdowns, the Netherlands sent children back to …
UPDATED: Fri., May 8, 2020
A group of volunteer on both sides of the Atlantic have made it their mission to put faces to the names of US men and women buried and memorialized at …
UPDATED: Mon., April 27, 2020
There was no orange crush as coronavirus restrictions reined in festivities marking the Dutch king’s birthday.
Thu., April 23, 2020
Judges in the trial of three Russians and a Ukrainian charged with murder for their alleged roles in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in 2014 will be …
Mon., April 13, 2020
The sailing trip that 25 Dutch high school students embarked on last month was supposed to end in Cuba, where they would trade a tall ship for a plane flight …
UPDATED: Mon., March 30, 2020
A painting by Dutch master Vincent van Gogh was stolen in an overnight smash-and-grab raid on a museum that was closed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, police and …
UPDATED: Thu., March 19, 2020
A pair of twin polar bear cubs have made their public debut at a Dutch zoo — but without the public because of coronavirus restrictions.
UPDATED: Mon., March 9, 2020
A Dutch prosecutor on Monday solemnly read out the names of the 298 people killed in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, at the start of the trial …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 7, 2020
A Dutch organization that carries out euthanasia received 3,122 requests last year, a 22% increase from the year before, the Euthanasia Expertise Center said Friday.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 18, 2020
Tulip growers in the Netherlands have beaten back winter, if only for a day, with a riotous explosion of color in an Amsterdam square
Tue., Dec. 3, 2019
The two giant fires that have for years lit up beaches in The Hague on New Year’s Eve won’t be ignited this year after the city’s municipality refused to grant …
Tue., Nov. 26, 2019
Police counterterror officers have arrested two men suspected of plotting a jihadi attack using suicide vests and one or more car bombs, prosecutors announced Tuesday.
Thu., Nov. 14, 2019
An international team of investigators piecing together a criminal case in the July 2014 shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine said Thursday that evidence suggests links …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019
Prosecutors said Wednesday they are charging a 58-year-old man arrested in connection with the discovery of a Dutch family who lived largely isolated from the outside world for nine years.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 2, 2019
After a series of setbacks, a system for catching plastic floating in the Pacific between California and Hawaii is now working, its Dutch inventor said Wednesday.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 19, 2019
Jump by jump, 98-year-old D-Day veteran Tom Rice is nudging closer to his goal of leaping out of planes at age 100.
Wed., July 24, 2019
Europeans cooled off in public fountains Wednesday as a new heat wave spread across parts of the continent and is already breaking records.
Wed., July 17, 2019
With songs, speeches and solemn silence, relatives and friends on Wednesday commemorated the 298 passengers and crew killed five years ago when a missile blew Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 out …
UPDATED: Sun., July 7, 2019
Megan Rapinoe left early, her work done for the day. The celebration came early, too, for a U.S. team determined up until the final minute to win this Women’s World …
UPDATED: Sun., July 7, 2019
The United States won its record fourth Women’s World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 when Megan Rapinoe converted a penalty kick in the second …
UPDATED: Sat., July 6, 2019
Larry Stone: As World Cup final nears, U.S. women don’t care what anyone thinks of them. Nor should they.
The USWNT is on the verge of winning another Women’s World Cup, and they’ve gotten to the final with a brash confidence that they shouldn’t need to apologize for. If …
UPDATED: Thu., July 4, 2019
The defending champions will be vying for their second straight title and fourth overall when they face the Netherlands in the final Sunday in Lyon.
UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019
The Netherlands will play the United States for the Women’s World Cup title after Jackie Groenen sealed a 1-0 victory over Sweden in extra time on Wednesday night.
Fri., June 28, 2019
The Dutch government presented Friday a wide-ranging raft of measures – from a carbon tax for business to more bicycle parking at railway stations – that aim to slash by …
UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019
Italy and the Netherlands are hot about the heat. Contesting the only Women’s World Cup quarterfinal being played in the afternoon means playing in some of the harshest temperatures of …
UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019
The Dutch national railway company said Wednesday it will pay reparations to Jews, Roma and Sinti whom it transported to camps in the Netherlands during World War II – from …
Wed., June 19, 2019
International prosecutors announced murder charges Wednesday against four men – three of them Russians with military or intelligence backgrounds – in the missile attack that blew a Malaysia Airlines jet …