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City says no to Dutch New Year’s Eve beach towering infernos

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 …


Dutch police arrest 2 men suspected of year-end terror plot

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.


MH17 probe reveals close ties between Russia, Ukraine rebels

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 suspect man of illegally detaining Dutch family

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

Dutch inventor says his ocean cleaning boom is working

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

At 98, D-Day vet jumps again, with eyes on the big 100

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.


New heat wave in Europe starts to breaks records

Europeans cooled off in public fountains Wednesday as a new heat wave spread across parts of the continent and is already breaking records.


Relatives of victims mark 5th anniversary of MH17 downing

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

Tim Dahlberg: U.S. women won World Cup on their own terms

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

Back-to-back! Megan Rapinoe-led U.S. beats Dutch 2-0 for fourth World Cup title

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

Carli Lloyd says 2019 U.S. Women’s World Cup team not a continuation of 2015

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

Netherlands down Sweden 1-0 to reach first Women’s World Cup final, will face U.S.

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.


Dutch government presents measures to cut carbon emissions

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

Women’s World Cup quarterfinals preview: Italy, Netherlands try to advance in heat wave

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

Dutch railway company to pay reparations for WWII transports

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 …


4 charged in downing of Malaysian airliner over Ukraine

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 …


Netherlands advances at Women’s World Cup with 3-1 win

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 …


On Anne Frank’s 90th birthday, her friends meet students

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.


Netherlands bests New Zealand 1-0 on stoppage time goal

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

Cristiano Ronaldo, Virgil Van Dijk face off in UEFA Nations League final

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

Netherlands beats England 3-1 to reach UEFA Nations League final

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, UK voters kick off 4-day European Parliament vote

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 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv

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.


Dutch fertility doctor may have more than 49 children

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

3 killed, 9 injured in streetcar shooting in Utrecht, Netherlands

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.


Dutch suspect kept in custody in slaying of U.S. student

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

Clashes as yellow vest protests grow in Belgium, Netherlands

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 …


Police arrest 84 in European crackdown on Italian mob

In an investigation that underscored an Italian crime syndicate’s role as a leading player in international cocaine trafficking, police in four countries arrested at least 84 suspected mobsters Wednesday in …


Dutch church holds 24/7 service to shield asylum-seekers

For more than a month, a rotating roster of preachers has been leading a non-stop, round-the-clock service at a small Protestant chapel in The Hague in an attempt to shield …