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From TheJournal.ie Journalist apologises for saying Dutch excel at Winter Olympics as skating is 'important mode of transport' Katie Couric

Journalist apologises for saying Dutch excel at Winter Olympics as skating is 'important mode of transport'

Katie Couric made the comments during the Winter Olympics opening ceremony on Friday.

From The42 'I have always said that it is an ambition' - Koeman has eyes on Netherlands job Dutch Gold

'I have always said that it is an ambition' - Koeman has eyes on Netherlands job

The former Oranje star is taking time to consider his future but admits the vacant national team job is one of his biggest ambitions.

From TheJournal.ie Police shoot knife-wielding man at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Police shoot knife-wielding man at Amsterdam Airport

Police say the situation is now secure.

From TheJournal.ie European police target Kinahan's hidden Bitcoin cash in Belgium and the Czech Republic Cryptocurrency

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

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

From The42 18-year-old Justin Kluivert did something his dad never could: score a hat-trick for Ajax! That's My Boy This post contains videos

18-year-old Justin Kluivert did something his dad never could: score a hat-trick for Ajax!

The teenager scored a brilliant solo hat-trick against Roda JC on Sunday.

From The42 'It was just me being realistic. I wouldn't have been happy sacrificing my education for football' Making Good Choices

'It was just me being realistic. I wouldn't have been happy sacrificing my education for football'

Republic of Ireland’s Harriet Scott decided to put her studies first but kept the faith that she might still have the chance to pursue international football.

From The42 Here are 10 stars that won’t be at the World Cup in Russia next summer Absent

Here are 10 stars that won’t be at the World Cup in Russia next summer

It just won’t be the same without them.

From The42 'A 7-0 win at home to Sweden isn't going to happen' Honesty

'A 7-0 win at home to Sweden isn't going to happen'

Arjen Robben gave a frank assessment of the Dutch side’s chances of overhauling their rivals.

From TheJournal.ie Manchester City confirm Sergio Aguero "sustained injuries" in Amsterdam car crash Netherlands

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Power to the Peepee': Dutch women are protesting about a lack of female public loos Vote Number 1

'Power to the Peepee': Dutch women are protesting about a lack of female public loos

A woman was fined €90 this week for public urination.

From TheJournal.ie Family of Ava Twomey separated as she remains in Netherlands for medicinal cannabis treatment Cbd This post contains videos

Family of Ava Twomey separated as she remains in Netherlands for medicinal cannabis treatment

Ava’s mother Vera led a public campaign for her daughter to access medicinal cannabis in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Dutch police ramp up terrorism probe after Rotterdam gig cancelled Allah-Las

Dutch police ramp up terrorism probe after Rotterdam gig cancelled

A 22-year-old was arrested in a pre-dawn raid on a house this morning, and a van driver is in custody.

From TheJournal.ie Concert in Rotterdam cancelled after terror tip-off from Spanish police Netherlands

Concert in Rotterdam cancelled after terror tip-off from Spanish police

The band Allah-Las were due to play the Maassilo arena.

From TheJournal.ie Supermarkets scrambling to remove products as millions of European eggs 'could be poisonous' Whisky Business

Supermarkets scrambling to remove products as millions of European eggs 'could be poisonous'

It is feared over 10 million eggs may contain high traces of an insecticide.

From TheJournal.ie Netherlands vows to prosecute anyone suspected of shooting down Malaysia Airlines flight Mh17

Netherlands vows to prosecute anyone suspected of shooting down Malaysia Airlines flight

Most of the 298 victims were Dutch citizens.

From TheJournal.ie Vegetable garden graves, build-your-own caskets, and coffins to play games on - inside Amsterdam's death expo Grave Matters

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

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

From TheJournal.ie IVF doctor who 'swapped donors' sperm for his own' allegedly did it at major Dutch hospital Rotterdam

IVF doctor who 'swapped donors' sperm for his own' allegedly did it at major Dutch hospital

Jan Karbaat is said to have fathered at least 19 children in this manner.

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair hits back at tourism boss who accused it of 'destroying' cities Going Dutch

Ryanair hits back at tourism boss who accused it of 'destroying' cities

Amsterdam Marketing chief executive Frans van der Avert said that “cities are dying from tourism”.

From TheJournal.ie European tourism chief says Ryanair and Airbnb travellers are 'destroying' cities Bad Tourism

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Dutch men are holding hands en masse in wake of a brutal attack on gay couple Solidarity

Dutch men are holding hands en masse in wake of a brutal attack on gay couple

The trend comes after gay couple Jasper Vernes-Sewratan and Ronnie Sewratan-Vernes were attacked on their way home last weekend in Arnhem.

From The42 What can you say? This is a nightmare - Robben blasts Netherlands defeat Anger

What can you say? This is a nightmare - Robben blasts Netherlands defeat

The Dutch side were abject in their loss to Bulgaria their star man was scathing, though he refused to single out debutant Matthijs de Ligt.

From TheJournal.ie Dutch voters have rejected Geert Wilders' play to be an anti-Islam Prime Minister Tried And Tested

Dutch voters have rejected Geert Wilders' play to be an anti-Islam Prime Minister

Current PM Mark Rutte has seen his off Wilders’ challenge comfortably.

From TheJournal.ie 'The Dutch Trump' and PM Rutte go head-to-head in Netherlands' elections Voting Begins

'The Dutch Trump' and PM Rutte go head-to-head in Netherlands' elections

There is an intense media frenzy around the Dutch elections this year because of the anti-Islam sentiment linked with Brexit and the US election last year.

From TheJournal.ie 'Broken character' ... 'repugnant falsehood': Netherlands-Turkey diplomatic crisis deepens War Of Words

'Broken character' ... 'repugnant falsehood': Netherlands-Turkey diplomatic crisis deepens

In a dramatic escalation of the crisis Turkey has said it is suspending high-level relations with the Hague.

From TheJournal.ie Dutch leader urges voters to halt rise of the right wing in Europe Careful Now

Dutch leader urges voters to halt rise of the right wing in Europe

The election will be held tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Dutch PM says he won't apologise to Turkey over escalating diplomatic row Diplomatic Dispute

Dutch PM says he won't apologise to Turkey over escalating diplomatic row

A diplomatic dispute between the two countries continues to worsen.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Is the Netherlands about to take a big jump to the far-right? Orange Alert This post contains videos

Explainer: Is the Netherlands about to take a big jump to the far-right?

Everything you need to know about this week’s parliamentary election.

From TheJournal.ie "They are the vestiges of the Nazis": Turkey president slams Dutch over foreign minister ban European Union

"They are the vestiges of the Nazis": Turkey president slams Dutch over foreign minister ban

An upcoming referendum in the Netherlands if passed will increase Erdogan’s power.

From TheJournal.ie Dutch Muslims react as far-right MP threatens to close mosques Netherlands

Dutch Muslims react as far-right MP threatens to close mosques

The 53-year-old Wilders has courted controversy with his hardline anti-Islam, anti-immigrant stance and his incendiary insults against Moroccans and Turks.

From TheJournal.ie Measures to trap suspected paedophiles among far-reaching powers in new Dutch cybercrime bill Online Crime

Measures to trap suspected paedophiles among far-reaching powers in new Dutch cybercrime bill

Police had previously used fake teens to trap potential paedophiles.

From TheJournal.ie This teddy is being reunited with its owner after being left behind at Cork Airport Bear Lingus

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Two Irishmen charged with gun offences in Amsterdam today Courts

Two Irishmen charged with gun offences in Amsterdam today

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

From TheJournal.ie Dutch far right MP sparks fake news row after photoshopping rival into tweet with radical Islamists Geert Wilders

Dutch far right MP sparks fake news row after photoshopping rival into tweet with radical Islamists

The Netherlands is set to go to the polls on 15 March.

From TheJournal.ie Two Irishmen arrested in Amsterdam after man was threatened with firearm Netherlands

Two Irishmen arrested in Amsterdam after man was threatened with firearm

Two other men arrested were from the UK.

From TheJournal.ie There's 'Tinder for orangutans' now Finding Your Primate

There's 'Tinder for orangutans' now

‘Sure they’re all at it.’

From TheJournal.ie Seven arrested over $72 million Amsterdam diamond heist from 2005 Diamonds Are Forever

Seven arrested over $72 million Amsterdam diamond heist from 2005

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

From TheJournal.ie Right-wing Dutch MP found guilty of discrimination, innocent of inciting hatred Geert Wilders

Right-wing Dutch MP found guilty of discrimination, innocent of inciting hatred

The judges said there was “insufficient evidence” his words amounted to incitement to hatred.

From TheJournal.ie 390,000 ducks and hens in northern Europe culled over bird flu fears Netherlands

390,000 ducks and hens in northern Europe culled over bird flu fears

The birds were culled in the space of three days in Sweden and the Netherlands following a resurgence in the virus across Europe.

From TheJournal.ie Over 100 arrested at Dutch anti-fascist protest, as Geert Wilders trial proceeds The Hague

Over 100 arrested at Dutch anti-fascist protest, as Geert Wilders trial proceeds

About 200 protesters had gathered for the demonstration, organised under the slogan “Stop oppression against anti-facists and anarchists”.

From TheJournal.ie Meet 'Black Pete', the Dutch Christmas tradition that's under fire for being racist blackface Old Saint Nick