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Whale sculpture stops Dutch train plummeting off platform
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Whale sculpture stops Dutch train plummeting off platform

Nov 2nd 2020, 2:14 PM 77,616 Views 54 Comments

No passengers were aboard the train at the time of the incident.

8.4 million cigarettes, hidden behind frozen chicken, seized at Dublin Port
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8.4 million cigarettes, hidden behind frozen chicken, seized at Dublin Port

May 6th 2020, 10:57 PM 21,539 Views 32 Comments

The smuggled cigarettes have an estimated value of over €4.1 million.

Gary O'Donovan wins bronze medal in Rotterdam as four Irish crews reaching World Cup semi-finals
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Gary O'Donovan wins bronze medal in Rotterdam as four Irish crews reaching World Cup semi-finals

Updated Jul 13th 2019, 3:20 PM 5,494 Views 6 Comments

It has been a highly successful day on the water in Rotterdam.

Dutch doctor at centre of IVF scandal used his own sperm to father 49 children
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Dutch doctor at centre of IVF scandal used his own sperm to father 49 children

Apr 12th 2019, 6:55 PM 49,874 Views 23 Comments

Results of DNA tests conducted today showed that 49 children in the case are direct descendants of the late Jan Karbaat.

Dutch police ramp up terrorism probe after Rotterdam gig cancelled
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Dutch police ramp up terrorism probe after Rotterdam gig cancelled

Aug 24th 2017, 12:23 PM 10,375 Views 21 Comments

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

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

Aug 23rd 2017, 9:35 PM 24,021 Views 33 Comments

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

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

May 27th 2017, 2:13 PM 25,258 Views 26 Comments

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

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

Mar 12th 2017, 6:39 PM 37,006 Views 74 Comments

A diplomatic dispute between the two countries continues to worsen.

€300k worth of cigarettes seized at Dublin Port were registered as "cleaning products"
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€300k worth of cigarettes seized at Dublin Port were registered as "cleaning products"

Nov 25th 2016, 7:53 PM 8,770 Views 16 Comments

The 600,000 cigarettes were seized in Dublin Port today by Revenue.

Police find 45 kilos of ammunition in flat linked to a failed terror attack on France
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Police find 45 kilos of ammunition in flat linked to a failed terror attack on France

Apr 4th 2016, 10:35 PM 15,242 Views 47 Comments

French suspect Anis Bahri was arrested at the flat in Rotterdam on 27 March at France’s request.

Terror scare: Armed police arrest man who locked himself in train toilet
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Terror scare: Armed police arrest man who locked himself in train toilet

Sep 18th 2015, 1:14 PM 16,466 Views 40 Comments

Half of the platforms and much of the central station in Rotterdam had to be cleared.

Dozens of teenagers are now tweeting bomb threats to American Airlines
# Hoax
# Hoax

Dozens of teenagers are now tweeting bomb threats to American Airlines

Apr 15th 2014, 6:50 PM 36,030 Views 63 Comments

Yes, it’s a thing.

Dutch school does not want footage of bullying to be shown on TV
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Dutch school does not want footage of bullying to be shown on TV

Apr 10th 2014, 3:29 PM 15,426 Views 19 Comments

And is going to court to stop the station from airing its show. Is this reality TV gone too far?

Terminally ill zookeeper pays last visit to his animals
# Holland
# Holland

Terminally ill zookeeper pays last visit to his animals

Mar 21st 2014, 6:00 PM 38,218 Views 41 Comments

This is very touching.

Lawyer fined €850 for wearing these blue runners in court
# Blue Suede Shoes
# Blue Suede Shoes

Lawyer fined €850 for wearing these blue runners in court

Sep 11th 2013, 6:00 PM 24,948 Views 34 Comments

“I am scented, shaved and fresh,” Catalin Dancu told listeners at a courthouse in Romania.

'Torched masterpieces' case shines spotlight on sleepy village
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'Torched masterpieces' case shines spotlight on sleepy village

Aug 11th 2013, 5:30 PM 9,089 Views 0 Comments

Next week sees the opening of a trial in Romania which features the curious case of a major art theft and the alleged burning of priceless paintings in a home stove.

Dutch police arrest Romanian woman over art heist
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Dutch police arrest Romanian woman over art heist

Mar 4th 2013, 8:33 PM 7,590 Views 6 Comments

The works stolen include Picasso’s “Tete d’Arlequin”, Monet’s “Waterloo Bridge” and Lucian Freud’s “Woman with Eyes Closed” – experts put the paintings’ value at between €100 and €200 million.

Slideshow: The 7 masterpieces stolen from Dutch Kunsthal museum
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Slideshow: The 7 masterpieces stolen from Dutch Kunsthal museum

Oct 16th 2012, 4:52 PM 6,777 Views 21 Comments

Several paintings have been stolen from a museum in the Dutch city of Rotterdam, including works by Picasso, Matisse, and two by Monet.

Art thieves steal 7 masterpieces from Dutch museum
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Art thieves steal 7 masterpieces from Dutch museum

Oct 16th 2012, 1:19 PM 4,896 Views 9 Comments

Several paintings have been stolen from a museum in the Dutch city of Rotterdam, including works by Picasso, Matisse, and two by Monet.

Over five million cigarettes seized at Dublin Port
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Over five million cigarettes seized at Dublin Port

May 29th 2012, 1:08 PM 2,236 Views 13 Comments

Over 55 million cigarettes have now been seized by the Revenue so far this year.

Revenue seize nine million cigarettes described as 'sports socks'
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Revenue seize nine million cigarettes described as 'sports socks'

Dec 19th 2011, 11:10 AM 2,222 Views 13 Comments

The seizure, with an estimated street value of nearly €4 million, was made at a premises in Co Monaghan over the weekend.

Oil tanker requests assistance after developing cracks off Donegal coast
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Oil tanker requests assistance after developing cracks off Donegal coast

Dec 16th 2011, 1:35 PM 3,367 Views 12 Comments

The tanker is understood to have developed cracks in its hull.

Taylor safely through in Rotterdam
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Taylor safely through in Rotterdam

Oct 18th 2011, 3:48 PM 362 Views 5 Comments

Bray lightweight Katie Taylor booked her place in the quarter-finals of the European Women’s Boxing Championships this afternoon.