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Amsterdam celebrates 20th anniversary of legalising same-sex marriages
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Amsterdam celebrates 20th anniversary of legalising same-sex marriages

Apr 1st 2021, 1:51 PM 10,382 Views 39 Comments

The Netherlands was home to the world’s first legal same-sex marriages two decades ago.

Irishman arrested after cocaine worth €1.12 million seized in Amsterdam
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Irishman arrested after cocaine worth €1.12 million seized in Amsterdam

Jun 19th 2020, 10:38 PM 49,493 Views 27 Comments

Searches were carried out in Amsterdam, Meath and Dublin today during a Dutch-Irish police operation.

Holland boss Ronald Koeman in hospital after heart procedure
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Holland boss Ronald Koeman in hospital after heart procedure

May 3rd 2020, 8:26 PM 4,992 Views 0 Comments

The former Barcelona player is expected to return home on Monday.

Amsterdam has banned tour groups from sex workers’ windows in red light district
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Amsterdam has banned tour groups from sex workers’ windows in red light district

Feb 13th 2020, 10:16 PM 50,952 Views 46 Comments

The move is an attempt to address over-tourism and protect workers.

The Netherlands' most notorious gangster has been jailed for life for five murders
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The Netherlands' most notorious gangster has been jailed for life for five murders

Jul 4th 2019, 3:20 PM 19,979 Views 15 Comments

Willem Holleeder’s “life was determined by greed, lust for power and violence”, judges said.

Amsterdam to ban guided tours through Red Light District from next year
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Amsterdam to ban guided tours through Red Light District from next year

Mar 21st 2019, 7:48 AM 27,719 Views 66 Comments

Local authorities said that guided tours in the area are often “not respectful towards sex workers”.

Dutch police search for missing 39 year-old Irish man last seen over two weeks ago
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Dutch police search for missing 39 year-old Irish man last seen over two weeks ago

Jan 29th 2019, 9:31 PM 28,315 Views 0 Comments

Connor Murphy, who has been living in the Netherlands for a number of years, was last seen on 13 January.

City Break Money Diary: Here's how much I spent across three days in Amsterdam
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# Money Diary

City Break Money Diary: Here's how much I spent across three days in Amsterdam

Sep 30th 2018, 11:00 AM 8,362 Views 0 Comments

‘I put it on my credit card because then it didn’t happen.’

Man arrested at Dublin Airport for chasing plane onto tarmac after missing his flight
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Man arrested at Dublin Airport for chasing plane onto tarmac after missing his flight

Sep 27th 2018, 8:44 AM 152,412 Views 109 Comments

It is reported that the man was seen banging on the window of Terminal One as his flight departed

Two people seriously injured in Amsterdam train station stabbing are US citizens, ambassador says
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Two people seriously injured in Amsterdam train station stabbing are US citizens, ambassador says

Updated Sep 1st 2018, 12:45 PM 24,496 Views 80 Comments

The assailant was identified as a 19-year-old Afghan man with a German residency permit.

The 9 at 9: Saturday
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The 9 at 9: Saturday

Sep 1st 2018, 8:56 AM 9,087 Views 0 Comments

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

Amsterdam police shoot suspect following stabbing in city's central station
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Amsterdam police shoot suspect following stabbing in city's central station

Aug 31st 2018, 12:08 PM 21,496 Views 40 Comments

At least two people were injured.

Fears of 'dangerous complacency': Thousands gather in Amsterdam for world Aids meeting
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Fears of 'dangerous complacency': Thousands gather in Amsterdam for world Aids meeting

Jul 20th 2018, 7:39 AM 8,012 Views 7 Comments

Experts have warned that there may be a resurgence of the epidemic that has already killed 35 million people.

Coins, ID cards, and false teeth... what they found when they dredged canals in Amsterdam
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Coins, ID cards, and false teeth... what they found when they dredged canals in Amsterdam

Jul 8th 2018, 1:00 PM 27,529 Views 14 Comments

All of the items are on display on a fascinating website.

'Party city' Amsterdam warns rowdy tourists they may face fines
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'Party city' Amsterdam warns rowdy tourists they may face fines

May 31st 2018, 10:15 PM 22,573 Views 24 Comments

City chiefs warned that there was a “high price for bad behaviour”.

Researchers uncover 'dirty jokes' in Anne Frank's diary
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Researchers uncover 'dirty jokes' in Anne Frank's diary

May 15th 2018, 10:54 PM 31,890 Views 42 Comments

Brown paper had been used to cover pages in her first diary.

Almost 100 England fans arrested after trouble in streets of Amsterdam
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Almost 100 England fans arrested after trouble in streets of Amsterdam

Mar 24th 2018, 9:51 AM 26,702 Views 86 Comments

The men were mainly accused of disrupting public order.

Kinahan cartel suffers another blow after international police arrest fourth Irishman in three months
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Kinahan cartel suffers another blow after international police arrest fourth Irishman in three months

Mar 3rd 2018, 9:00 PM 80,890 Views 32 Comments

Gardai have been working with Dutch police, Interpol, Europol and US agencies in relation to the movements of the Dublin-based cartel.

Police shoot knife-wielding man at Amsterdam Airport
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Police shoot knife-wielding man at Amsterdam Airport

Dec 15th 2017, 4:34 PM 22,378 Views 86 Comments

Police say the situation is now secure.

European police target Kinahan's hidden Bitcoin cash in Belgium and the Czech Republic
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European police target Kinahan's hidden Bitcoin cash in Belgium and the Czech Republic

Dec 3rd 2017, 10:00 PM 43,177 Views 60 Comments

A Bitcoin ‘mine’ was discovered in a raid on the cartel last month.

Cork bound Aer Lingus flight forced into diversion after 'full emergency' declared
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Cork bound Aer Lingus flight forced into diversion after 'full emergency' declared

Oct 13th 2017, 4:13 PM 87,566 Views 36 Comments

It was feared the aircraft had a defect that could cause a crash.

Manchester City confirm Sergio Aguero "sustained injuries" in Amsterdam car crash
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Manchester City confirm Sergio Aguero "sustained injuries" in Amsterdam car crash

Sep 29th 2017, 11:03 AM 32,400 Views 78 Comments

Aguero was injured last night in the Dutch city when a taxi in which he was a passenger hit a lamp-post.

Eight Dublin flights among 81 cancelled by Ryanair for today
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Eight Dublin flights among 81 cancelled by Ryanair for today

Sep 17th 2017, 8:50 AM 45,818 Views 92 Comments

The budget carrier is set to cut between 40 and 50 flights each day between now and the end of October.

Vegetable garden graves, build-your-own caskets, and coffins to play games on - inside Amsterdam's death expo
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Vegetable garden graves, build-your-own caskets, and coffins to play games on - inside Amsterdam's death expo

May 28th 2017, 5:00 PM 15,404 Views 2 Comments

The death expo recently held at Amsterdam’s historic Westerkerk church attracted 3,500 visitors in just one day.

European tourism chief says Ryanair and Airbnb travellers are 'destroying' cities
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European tourism chief says Ryanair and Airbnb travellers are 'destroying' cities

May 5th 2017, 10:54 PM 47,550 Views 74 Comments

Amsterdam Marketing CEO Frans van der Avert has suggested that a glut of visitors is making historic European cities less ‘livable’.

These three Irish mams trying weed for the first time in Amsterdam is a joyous thing
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# To Be Blunt

These three Irish mams trying weed for the first time in Amsterdam is a joyous thing

Apr 21st 2017, 8:42 AM 9,810 Views 3 Comments

“There’s a funny taste off it… you know the sage stuff you put in chicken”

14 things Irish people who've been interrailing will know too well
# Interrailing
# Interrailing

14 things Irish people who've been interrailing will know too well

Apr 17th 2017, 1:00 PM 5,090 Views 0 Comments

How many have you done?

Passenger plane skids along Amsterdam runway during heavy winds
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Passenger plane skids along Amsterdam runway during heavy winds

Feb 23rd 2017, 9:04 PM 38,114 Views 22 Comments

No passengers were injured.

This teddy is being reunited with its owner after being left behind at Cork Airport
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This teddy is being reunited with its owner after being left behind at Cork Airport

Feb 10th 2017, 10:38 PM 16,883 Views 10 Comments

The teddy will be making his trip home to be reunited with this owner on Monday.

Two Irishmen charged with gun offences in Amsterdam today
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Two Irishmen charged with gun offences in Amsterdam today

Feb 9th 2017, 8:00 PM 19,421 Views 0 Comments

Of the four men who were arrested Sunday, one man has been charged with attempted manslaughter.

Two Irishmen arrested in Amsterdam after man was threatened with firearm
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Two Irishmen arrested in Amsterdam after man was threatened with firearm

Feb 6th 2017, 3:19 PM 27,942 Views 27 Comments

Two other men arrested were from the UK.

Seven arrested over $72 million Amsterdam diamond heist from 2005
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Seven arrested over $72 million Amsterdam diamond heist from 2005

Jan 21st 2017, 2:12 PM 14,881 Views 6 Comments

Most of the stolen diamonds have never been accounted for in what is known as one of the world’s biggest ever heists.

Anne Frank may have been discovered by police investigating coupon fraud
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Anne Frank may have been discovered by police investigating coupon fraud

Dec 19th 2016, 9:46 AM 20,710 Views 22 Comments

New research suggests that the August 1944 police raid in which Frank was arrested may have been staged to investigate illegal activity in the building.

Poll: Should some venues get 24-hour licences?
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Poll: Should some venues get 24-hour licences?

Oct 13th 2016, 10:23 AM 21,331 Views 40 Comments

Amsterdam has granted them to a number of venues.

Italian police have found two priceless Van Gogh paintings stolen from a Dutch museum
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Italian police have found two priceless Van Gogh paintings stolen from a Dutch museum

Sep 30th 2016, 10:31 AM 10,634 Views 8 Comments

The thieves broke into the museum through the roof and used sledgehammers to break a first-floor window.

Ireland's Barr and Gregan miss out on final places at European Championships
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Ireland's Barr and Gregan miss out on final places at European Championships

Jul 7th 2016, 4:56 PM 2,510 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, Amy Foster and Marcus Lawler progressed to their respective semi-finals in Amsterdam.

A new twice-daily flight from Dublin to Amsterdam has been announced
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A new twice-daily flight from Dublin to Amsterdam has been announced

Jun 21st 2016, 1:14 PM 19,457 Views 47 Comments

And Tourism Ireland is very happy about the news.

Adele pulled a random fan up on stage, then freaked out once she realised she knows her
# Small World
# Small World

Adele pulled a random fan up on stage, then freaked out once she realised she knows her

Jun 3rd 2016, 8:33 AM 9,535 Views 0 Comments

“OH MY GOD. Oh my god! SHUT UP!”

Man arrested due to 'suspicious situation' at Amsterdam airport
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Man arrested due to 'suspicious situation' at Amsterdam airport

Apr 12th 2016, 10:18 PM 37,305 Views 17 Comments

Part of the building was evacuated.

Amsterdam ArenA could be renamed after Johan Cruyff
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Amsterdam ArenA could be renamed after Johan Cruyff

Mar 25th 2016, 10:43 AM 3,678 Views 6 Comments

The Dutch legend tragically passed away on Thursday, leading to a number of suggestions on social media suggesting the Amsterdam ArenA be renamed in his honour.

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