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#Netherlands

From TheJournal.ie Here's what affordable housing looks like in the Netherlands... International Inspiration

Here's what affordable housing looks like in the Netherlands...

It’s far from gingko-covered apartments we were reared.

From TheJournal.ie Dutch government plans to ban the burqa (sort of) Netherlands

Dutch government plans to ban the burqa (sort of)

“It has nothing to do with religion,” says the Prime Minister.

From TheJournal.ie Man suspected of selling deadly heroin to tourists turns himself in Amsterdam

Man suspected of selling deadly heroin to tourists turns himself in

At least 20 tourists were made ill and three died after snorting white heroin sold to them as cocaine.

From TheJournal.ie Tourists warned of white heroin being sold as cocaine Amsterdam

Tourists warned of white heroin being sold as cocaine

Three tourists have already become ill as a result of the drug in the past few days.

From TheJournal.ie Police catch cannabis growers after spotting snow-free roof Busted

Police catch cannabis growers after spotting snow-free roof

Growing more than five plants is illegal in the Netherlands.

From TheJournal.ie Integration tests are ok, says EU Double Dutch

Integration tests are ok, says EU

This came in relation to a case in the Netherlands involving a New Zealand and a United States national.

From TheJournal.ie You can now lie in a box and relive what Diana's death smelled like Morbid

You can now lie in a box and relive what Diana's death smelled like

A Dutch university has recreated the smell and sounds of celebrity deaths.

From TheJournal.ie Dutch students can live in nursing homes rent-free (as long as they keep the residents company) Help The Aged

Dutch students can live in nursing homes rent-free (as long as they keep the residents company)

It sounds like they’re all having the craic together.

From TheJournal.ie 60 arrested at protests against St Nicholas sidekick 'Black Pete' Racism

60 arrested at protests against St Nicholas sidekick 'Black Pete'

The debate around Black Pete has divided The Netherlands. Some say he’s a racist stereotype, others say he’s black from coming down the chimney.

There were stunning goals (and one unbelievable miss) in Mexico's 3 - 2 win over Holland last night

Yes. We’re looking at you, Klaas Jan Huntelaar.

From TheJournal.ie Monster truck crashes into crowd killing two people Netherlands

Monster truck crashes into crowd killing two people

The truck surged off the track into the crowd of spectators.

From TheJournal.ie Two die in 150-car pileup in the Netherlands A58

Two die in 150-car pileup in the Netherlands

Several people are seriously injured following the crash, which occurred in heavy fog.

From TheJournal.ie Who or what downed MH17? Investigators to release crash report Malaysia Airlines

Who or what downed MH17? Investigators to release crash report

The West has blamed the pro-Russia rebels, Russia has blamed Ukraine, but the investigators will now give their opinion.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how fighting in Ukraine is holding up the MH17 investigation Stalling

Here’s how fighting in Ukraine is holding up the MH17 investigation

Again, fighting in the towns around the crash site made it impossible for Dutch and Australian authorities to get to the wreckage today.

From TheJournal.ie MH17 black boxes show crash caused by rocket shrapnel, says Ukrainian official Investigation

MH17 black boxes show crash caused by rocket shrapnel, says Ukrainian official

The investigators leading the probe in the Netherlands would not give confirmation.

From TheJournal.ie Downing of flight MH17 'may amount to a war crime' United Nations

Downing of flight MH17 'may amount to a war crime'

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights added that an “effective” investigation is needed.

From The42 Ireland Under-19s suffer disappointment in Euro semi-final Bitter End

Ireland Under-19s suffer disappointment in Euro semi-final

The Women’s team lose 4-0 to the Netherlands and fail to qualify for the decider.

From TheJournal.ie Bodies of MH17 victims keep arriving in the Netherlands Coming Home

Bodies of MH17 victims keep arriving in the Netherlands

Relatives joined the King yesterday as bodies arrived at Eindhoven airport.

From TheJournal.ie Sky News apologises after reporter rifled through luggage of MH17 passenger Mistake

Sky News apologises after reporter rifled through luggage of MH17 passenger

“We shouldn’t really be doing this,” reporter Colin Brazier said on air.

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins has written to Dutch king to express sympathies after MH17 Condolences

President Higgins has written to Dutch king to express sympathies after MH17

President Higgins said he was “greatly saddened” by the loss of 298 lives.

From TheJournal.ie Court rules that Dutch State 'liable' for deaths of 300 Srebrenica victims Bosnia War

Court rules that Dutch State 'liable' for deaths of 300 Srebrenica victims

The Dutch UN peacekeepers should have taken into account the possibility that these men would be the victim of genocide, the court ruled.

From The42 Should Ron Vlaar's penalty have counted against Argentina? ON THE SPOT This post contains videos

Should Ron Vlaar's penalty have counted against Argentina?

Was the ball still in play? Did it cross the line? Where was that goal-line technology graphic that plagued us during the group stages?

From The42 LVG: Two Dutch players turned down first penalty before Ron Vlaar stepped up Third Choice

LVG: Two Dutch players turned down first penalty before Ron Vlaar stepped up

Louis Van Gaal signalled the beginning of finger-pointing season in The Netherlands.

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: Froome's falls, Brazil's sorrows and all today’s sport Wednesday

We’ll Leave It There So: Froome's falls, Brazil's sorrows and all today’s sport

An Irish player joined a French club, Nicolas Roche struggled and Argentina got ready for the Dutch.

From The42 World Cup hangout: The prize-giving webchat that's pity-partying hard in Brazil Wchangout This post contains videos

World Cup hangout: The prize-giving webchat that's pity-partying hard in Brazil

We’ve got another phone to give away and the hungry Mikey Stafford is in São Paulo awaiting Argentina v The Netherlands.

From The42 Breakfast at Bebeto's: All you need to know from last night’s World Cup action Then There Were 4

Breakfast at Bebeto's: All you need to know from last night’s World Cup action

The Oranje crushed Costa Rica (on penalties) and Argentina fortified their position in enemy territory.

From The42 Krul exit for Costa Rica as Netherlands hold their nerve to reach World Cup semi-final Spot-on

Krul exit for Costa Rica as Netherlands hold their nerve to reach World Cup semi-final

The Newcastle United ‘keeper was an inspired late substitute from Holland boss, Louis van Gaal.

From The42 Van Gaal guards against complacency ahead of Costa Rica quarter-final Dutch Gold

Van Gaal guards against complacency ahead of Costa Rica quarter-final

“We should not underestimate Costa Rica. It is going to be a very tough match,” says LVG.

Someone stole a bench used in The Fault In Our Stars from a street in Amsterdam

The bench had become a tourist attraction for fans of the film visiting the city.

From The42 Breakfast at Bebeto's: All you need to know from last night’s World Cup action Top Klaas

Breakfast at Bebeto's: All you need to know from last night’s World Cup action

Late drama and four incredible team performances made for a super duper Sunday in Brazil.

From The42 KLM's cheeky post-match tweet sent Gael Garcia Bernal into a blind rage Y Tu Mama Tambien

KLM's cheeky post-match tweet sent Gael Garcia Bernal into a blind rage

Our third favourite Mexican celebrity has a potty mouth.

From The42 World Cup Hangout: Live and dangerous from Brazil with a tablet to give away Wchangout

World Cup Hangout: Live and dangerous from Brazil with a tablet to give away

Not that guy, he’s not live at all.

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: O'Rourke retires, Netherlands fire against Chile and today’s sport Monday

We’ll Leave It There So: O'Rourke retires, Netherlands fire against Chile and today’s sport

Andy Murray made a strong start at Wimbledon, Spain recorded a win and all the rest of the day’s top stories.

From The42 Louis van Gaal suggests FIFA favour Brazil Controversial

Louis van Gaal suggests FIFA favour Brazil

Bad refereeing decisions have led to claims that the governing body were giving preferential treatment.

From TheJournal.ie Antiques dealer charged for selling Mein Kampf Banned

Antiques dealer charged for selling Mein Kampf

The book by Adolf Hitler is banned in the Netherlands for promoting hatred and discrimination.

From TheJournal.ie Court says bombers not protected as a journalistic source ECHR

Court says bombers not protected as a journalistic source

A group claiming responsibility for bomb attacks in the Netherlands sent a letter to a magazine – and the publication’s offices were subsequently searched.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies after staying up too long to watch the World Cup Dead Tired

Man dies after staying up too long to watch the World Cup

The issue of exhaustion during football events is an ongoing problem in China.

From TheJournal.ie Move over NASA. Pilots are pretty good at dramatic selfies as well Aviation

Move over NASA. Pilots are pretty good at dramatic selfies as well

The pilots take on the astronauts in the ‘who takes the best selfies’ war.

From The42 Letter from Brazil: Netherlands' big orange bus rumbles on as Spain fall hard Oranje

Letter from Brazil: Netherlands' big orange bus rumbles on as Spain fall hard

Our man in Brazil reports on the fall out from the stunning clash in Salvador last night.

From The42 Van Gaal making no apologies for defensive approach to thwart world champions Spain Group B

Van Gaal making no apologies for defensive approach to thwart world champions Spain

Vincent Del Bosque meanwhile, is also sticking by his tiki-taka guns.