AMSTERDAM (AP) — A lawyer who represented a key witness in a major Dutch organized crime trial was shot dead in Amsterdam early Wednesday, sparking outrage and calls for a tougher crackdown on...
Amsterdam police detain 100 Lille fans ahead of Ajax match
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Amsterdam police say they have detained about 100 Lille fans ahead of the French club's Champions League match against Ajax.
Garcia, Shinkwin share KLM Open lead after 3rd round
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Sergio Garcia and Callum Shinkwin shot 6-under 66s and shared the lead at 15 under after the third round of the KLM Open on Saturday.
Jamieson makes 7 birdies to open 2-stroke lead at KLM Open
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Scott Jamieson of Scotland shot a 7-under 65 in the second round, including seven birdies, to lead the KLM Open by two strokes at the halfway stage on Friday.
Museum says not everything glittered in Dutch ‘Golden Age’
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Not everything glittered in the 17th century when what is now the Netherlands was a mercantile, military and artistic superpower, so a Dutch museum has decided to stop calling...
Dutch prosecutors seek 25-year sentence for stabbing suspect
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch prosecutors have demanded a 25-year sentence for an Afghan asylum-seeker accused of stabbing two American tourists in the back at Amsterdam's main railway...
LGBT pride parade in Amsterdam features boats as floats
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Tens of thousands of spectators are lining an Amsterdam canal to watch a parade of decorated boats during the Dutch capital's LGBT pride festival.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport is warning passengers that delays caused by a fuel delivery problem will drag on into a second day.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Thousands of passengers flying to and from Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport suffered delays and canceled flights Wednesday because of problems refueling planes that...
TOKYO (AP) — Few paid much attention when Mikio Oda won Japan's first Olympic gold medal — and Asia's first individual gold medal — way back at the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An Amsterdam court has convicted a 38-year-old career criminal of organizing the murder of an Iranian who lived in the Netherlands, but says the motive for the...
VIJFHUIZEN, Netherlands (AP) — 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...
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An appeals court in Amsterdam said Tuesday it needs more time to rule on the ownership of a valuable trove of historical artefacts loaned to a Dutch museum by four...
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch court has cleared the way for a monument to be built in Amsterdam commemorating victims of the Holocaust.
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Ajax says Serbia forward Dusan Tadic has extended his contract with the Amsterdam club by a year until the end of the 2023 season.
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Researchers and restorers at Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum launched a months-long project Monday, using high-tech imaging technology to throw new light on Rembrandt van Rijn's iconic...
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The windows where scantily clad sex workers stand to attract customers in Amsterdam could be closing for good.
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THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — 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...
Ajax to sign Netherlands international Quincy Promes
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Ajax is acquiring Netherlands international Quincy Promes from Sevilla in the Amsterdam club's first major signing of a summer that is expected to see several stars...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — For the third consecutive week, officials in Las Vegas are marking new commercial air service from an international destination.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A sapling from the horse chestnut tree that Anne Frank watched from her World War II hiding place in an attic in Amsterdam was planted and dedicated at U.N. headquarters...
AMSTERDAM (AP) — 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...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials in Las Vegas are marking the start of direct KLM Royal Dutch Airlines service from Amsterdam following the arrival of the first scheduled flight.
BRUSSELS (AP) — Amsterdam's busy Schiphol Airport is warning passengers about likely delays due to a nationwide public transport strike.
Most Dutch buses, trains, trams and ferries lay idle...
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Facing a three-goal deficit at halftime in their Champions League semifinal, Tottenham's players only had to think back 24 hours or so to find a source of inspiration.
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has suggested he may look for a new challenge if he can lead his team to the Champions League title this season.
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Police fire water cannon at fans outside Ajax stadium
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Police in Amsterdam fired a water cannon at football fans "to put out flares and prevent unsafe situations" and carried out charges on horseback ahead of the first leg of the...
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Police in The Hague say they found a hand grenade at a building used by supporters of the city's soccer team, ADO The Hague.
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Soccer teams will be playing with fine art in the Dutch league next season.
Marking the 350th anniversary of the death of Rembrandt, the league has launched an official ball...
AMSTERDAM (AP) — The city of Amsterdam's latest attempt to rein in the nuisance of over-tourism by banning guided tours of the red light district has run into opposition from some of the people it...
Dutch art sleuth recovers Picasso stolen 20 years ago
AMSTERDAM (AP) — A Dutch art detective said Tuesday that he has recovered a valuable painting by Pablo Picasso 20 years after it was stolen from a wealthy Saudi's yacht in France.
Show dog awaiting flight goes missing at Atlanta airport
ATLANTA (AP) — A Dutch man says his show dog went missing at Atlanta's airport while waiting to board a flight to Amsterdam.
Floris van Essen tells news outlets that the American...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A painting at a Connecticut museum that has long been thought to be by Vincent Van Gogh has been authenticated as such by Dutch researchers.
BRUSSELS (AP) — Dutch prosecutors say police have detained two men in Amsterdam on suspicion of involvement in providing weapons used in the deadly November 2015 terror attacks in...
Thousands attend climate march in Dutch capital
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Thousands of people, many warding off rain under umbrellas, have packed a central square in Amsterdam to march for more progressive climate policies in the...
Back to his roots: Hockney landscapes adorn Van Gogh Museum
AMSTERDAM (AP) — A new exhibition at Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum highlights the influences of the tormented Dutch master on the later landscape works of one of the world's greatest living artists,...
Vandals paint swastikas on buildings in Amsterdam
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Vandals suspected of being soccer hooligans from The Hague have painted graffiti including swastikas and anti-Semitic texts on buildings in Amsterdam.
A look at companies moving UK business in the age of Brexit
LONDON (AP) — Honda's decision to close a plant in Britain comes at a time when businesses are worrying about the potential impact of the country's looming departure from the European...
Substitute Asensio strikes late, Real Madrid beats Ajax 2-1
AMSTERDAM (AP) — With a little help from the video assistant referee, defending champion Real Madrid overcame a spirited Ajax to win the first leg of its Champions League round-of-16 match 2-1 on Wednesday and take a big step toward the quarterfinals.
Substitute Marco Asensio scored a late winner to put Madrid in a strong position going into the second leg on March 5.
Rijksmuseum shows off its Rembrandts in blockbuster show
AMSTERDAM (AP) — For the first time, and likely the last, the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is showing off most of its works by Rembrandt van Rijn in a single exhibition.
From imposing portraits to intimate sketches and prints that usually lie cocooned in the darkness of climate-controlled storage, the Amsterdam museum is exhibiting 22 paintings, 60 drawings and some 300 of its best etchings in the blockbuster show that turns visitors into flies on the walls of the Dutch master's life.
Man fatally shot by Amsterdam police was carrying fake gun
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Prosecutors say a man fatally shot by police near the Dutch central bank in Amsterdam was carrying a fake weapon and may have been attempting to incite officers into killing him.
Detectives investigating Wednesday night's shooting say the 31-year-old victim was carrying a replica weapon that "could not be differentiated" from a real gun.
He was shot after he began walking toward police responding to reports of an armed man walking the streets.
Amsterdam: Kilometers of canal walls need urgent repairs
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Years of neglect combined with wear and tear from heavy trucks driving next to Amsterdam's famous canals have left kilometers (miles) of canal walls at risk of subsiding and in urgent need of repair, the city's municipality said Thursday.
A report commissioned by the city says that repairing infrastructure such as canal walls and bridges is "a complex, large and urgent" task.
Dutch police kill gunman near Netherlands central bank
AMSTERDAM (AP) — A police spokesman in the Netherlands says officers shot and killed an armed man on a street next to the country's central bank.
Amsterdam police spokesman Ruben Sprong said the suspect was shot on Wednesday night when he approached officers with the gun. He says a person passing by was wounded.
Sprong said: "There is no big signal of terror or anything like that" from what happened.
Not plane sailing: Jumbo jet crawls through Dutch fields
AMSTERDAM (AP) — A Boeing 747 has begun its final journey — making its way at walking pace rather than jet speed — from Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport to the grounds of a nearby hotel, where it will be turned into a visitor attraction.
German police catch suspect in Amsterdam watch robbery
BERLIN (AP) — German police say they have caught a suspect over the theft of watches worth some 125,000 euros ($143,000) from an Amsterdam jeweler.
Federal police said the 34-year-old Estonian man, whose name wasn't released, was arrested on Friday evening as he crossed the border hours later after the robbery.
They said in a statement Monday that he was picked up in a routine check on a bus traveling from Amsterdam to Berlin as it stopped at a rest area near the Dutch border on the A280 highway.
Prosecutors: Prison for man who firebombed Turkish consulate
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch prosecutors have demanded a 20-month prison sentence for a man who threw home-made firebombs at the Turkish consulate in Amsterdam, saying he wanted to draw attention to the "Kurdish question."
Prosecutors said Thursday that the 35-year-old was waving a knife when police arrested him near the consulate on Amsterdam's Museum Square on Aug. 11. One of the devices caused a small blaze in the grounds of the diplomatic post.
Van Gogh’s ‘Sunflowers’ staying put in Amsterdam museum
AMSTERDAM (AP) — A "full body scan" carried out on the Van Gogh Museum's version of the Dutch master's iconic "Sunflowers" has shown the painting is not fit to travel because it's in "stable but vulnerable" condition, the museum's director said Thursday.
Barcelona signs young Dutch midfielder De Jong for 75M euros
Barcelona signed promising 21-year-old Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong from Ajax for 75 million euros ($85.5 million) on Wednesday, although he won't start playing for the Spanish champions until next season.
The deal could reach 86 million euros ($98 million) including possible add-ons depending on the youngster's and the team's performances during the five-year contract, which starts in July.
The transfer was finalized by Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu in Amsterdam.