Stories tagged: netherlands
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 …
Sat., June 15, 2019
Vivianne Miedema scored a goal in each half to put the Netherlands into the second round of the Women’s World Cup for the second straight tournament with a 3-1 win …
Wed., June 12, 2019
For Jacqueline van Maarsen, attending Anne Frank’s 13th birthday party in 1942 was a welcome distraction from the grim reality of life in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam during World War II.
Tue., June 11, 2019
Jill Roord came off the bench and scored in stoppage time to give the Netherlands a 1-0 victory over New Zealand in the Women’s World Cup group opener for both …
UPDATED: Sat., June 8, 2019
The final of UEFA’s newest competition features another clash between Cristiano Ronaldo and Virgil van Dijk. The inaugural Nations League ends on Sunday in Porto with Ronaldo’s Portugal taking on …
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019
The Netherlands took advantage of two sloppy defensive mistakes by England in extra time to earn a 3-1 win in the semifinals of the Nations League on Thursday. An own …
UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019
Dutch and British voters on Thursday kicked off four days of elections across the European Union for the bloc’s Parliament, a vote that pits supporters of close European integration against …
UPDATED: Sat., May 18, 2019
The Netherlands wins the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, with Duncan Laurence’s doleful piano ballad “Arcade” crowned champion of Europe’s annual music extravaganza.
Mon., April 15, 2019
A Dutch fertility doctor who used his own sperm to father 49 children, without telling their mothers he was the donor, may have even more children.
UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019
Dutch police were hunting down a suspect after a shooting Monday on a tram in the central city of Utrecht that left one person dead and multiple people injured.
Fri., Dec. 14, 2018
A suspect in the slaying of a 21-year-old American psychology student living in the Dutch port of Rotterdam appeared before a judge Friday and was ordered detained for two more …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 8, 2018
Belgian police fired tear gas and water cannons at yellow-vested protesters calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Charles Michel after they tried to breach a riot barricade, as the …