Amsterdam

Traore brace puts Ajax on course for Europa final

Ajax Amsterdam produced a performance worthy of the club's illustrious past when they crushed Olympique Lyonnais 4-1 on Wednesday to move to the brink of their first European final since 1996.

August 31, 2018
August 31, 2018

2 hurt in Amsterdam station stabbing

Two people are stabbed at Amsterdam's busy Central Station before the alleged attacker is shot and wounded, Dutch police say.

May 4, 2017
May 4, 2017

Traore brace puts Ajax on course for Europa final

Ajax Amsterdam produced a performance worthy of the club's illustrious past when they crushed Olympique Lyonnais 4-1 on Wednesday to move to the brink of their first European final since 1996.

April 26, 2017
April 26, 2017

Amsterdam Arena to be named after Cruyff

Amsterdam Arena is to be renamed after late Dutch great Johan Cruyff, according to a statement on the stadium's official website.

January 17, 2017
January 17, 2017

Van Gaal ends coaching career after family tragedy

Former Manchester United and Netherlands manager Louis van Gaal has ended his coaching career following a family tragedy, Dutch media reported on Tuesday.

March 9, 2016
March 9, 2016

People with anxiety may be hard-wired to see world differently

People with anxiety may not be able to distinguish between neutral and threatening stimuli as well as individuals without this mental health condition, a small study suggests.

November 4, 2015
November 4, 2015

Amsterdam rolls out red carpet for PM

A red carpet is rolled out as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrives in Amsterdam amid a rousing reception on a three-day official visit to the Netherlands at the invitation of her Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte.

November 3, 2015
November 3, 2015

PM leaves for Amsterdam

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina leaves Dhaka for Amsterdam on a three-day official visit to the Netherlands at the invitation of her Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte.

October 12, 2015
October 12, 2015

Dark days for Dutch

The Netherlands, who were within a penalty shootout victory of reaching the 2014 World Cup final, now stand on the brink of missing the European Championships for the first time since 1984.

September 28, 2015
September 28, 2015

Passenger tries to open plane door at 30,000ft thinking ‘it was a toilet'

A passenger tries to open a jet door at 30,000 feet mistaking it for the toilet before being fined and getting banned from the airline for five years.

June 28, 2015
June 28, 2015

Memorial service to mark MH17 tragedy

A memorial service will be held to mark the one-year anniversary of the MH17 tragedy, says Malaysian Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.