Amsterdam unveils new plan to fight creeping congestion

Amsterdam unveiled Thursday a new traffic plan aimed at reducing the Dutch capital`s rising congestion crisis, caused in part by the explosion of two-wheeled transport in one of the world`s top cycling cities.

Lee Chong Wei doping hearing starts in Amsterdam
Lee Chong Wei doping hearing starts in Amsterdam

Malaysian ace Lee Chong Wei`s long-awaited doping hearing opened before a three-member Badminton World Federation panel Saturday in Amsterdam, a BWF official said, where the former world number one has vowed to clear his name.

Alleged dealer of deadly heroin surrenders in Amsterdam

A man suspected of selling heroin disguised as cocaine that killed three British tourists in Amsterdam has turned himself in, police said on Tuesday.

Massive Dutch power cut causes chaos, halts Amsterdam flights

A massive power cut has caused chaos in Netherlands` densely-populated North Holland province, including halting all flights to and from Amsterdam`s busy Schiphol International Airport, an airport spokeswoman said.

Dutch regulators raid Uber offices over court ruling compliance

A Dutch regulatory agency raided the Amsterdam offices of taxi hailing service Uber on Thursday in connection with its UberPOP unit after a court deemed it illegal in December.

Ikea kills world's most ambitious 'hide-and-seek' game

 A hide-and-seek match with more than 32,000 Facebook signees has been squashed by Ikea, a report said.

`Terror owl` trapped in Dutch city

A rogue owl that has terrorised a northern Dutch city for the past year, forcing citizens to arm themselves with umbrellas at night, has finally been caught, officials announced Friday.

Michael Van Praag wants bigger FIFA World Cup
Michael Van Praag wants bigger FIFA World Cup

Michael van Praag wants more teams from outside Europe in the World Cup and aims to implant more strict measures to combat match fixing, the FIFA presidential candidate stated during his presentation at the Olympic Stadium here.

Zac Efron was all lovey-dovey with Sami Miro on birthday
Zac Efron was all lovey-dovey with Sami Miro on birthday

Actor Zac Efron was spotted in Amsterdam with rumoured girlfriend Sami Miro, celebrating his birthday.

Wierd and wacky secrets of Amsterdam
Wierd and wacky secrets of Amsterdam

If you're going to Amsterdam, you must watch out for these unconventional and unique aspects of the city of canals, says Pooja Bhula

Hooks do the job of elevators

Dutch Eredivisie: Ajax held by PEC in goalless stalemate
Dutch Eredivisie: Ajax held by PEC in goalless stalemate

Reigning champions Ajax and PEC Zwolle drew 0-0 in a disappointing top of the table clash in Dutch Eredivisie football.

Daniel Radcliffe visits marijuana cafe
Daniel Radcliffe visits marijuana cafe

Actor Daniel Radcliffe visited a marijuana cafe during a trip to Amsterdam.

Paul Casey fends off Simon Dyson to claim KLM Open victory
Paul Casey fends off Simon Dyson to claim KLM Open victory

England`s Paul Casey withstood a late surge from compatriot Simon Dyson to win his 13th European Tour title at the KLM Open on Sunday.

UP CM Akhilesh Yadav to visit Netherlands from Monday

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will be visiting the Netherlands along with a delegation from Monday to attract overseas investment in the state.

PSV beat Ajax in Dutch top-of-table clash

PSV Eindhoven defeated reigning champions Ajax 3-1 in Amsterdam to claim the top spot in the Dutch Eredivisie after three match rounds.

Malaysia pauses in solemn homecoming for MH17 dead

Black-clad Malaysians observed a minute of silence and a nationwide day of mourning on Friday as the first remains of the country`s 43 citizens killed in the MH17 disaster returned home.

PM Modi condoles loss of lives in MH17 crash

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written to his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte expressing his condolences on the loss of lives in crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 and hoping that circumstances of the disaster will quickly be established, a statement said Friday.

Global anger intensifies over downed Malaysia Airlines jet

Anger deepened around the world Friday with the United States demanding an "unimpeded" international inquiry after a Malaysian passenger jet was apparently shot down by a missile strike in separatist-controlled eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 on board.

Malaysia Airlines MH17 shot down: All that we know

MH17 was flying from Amsterdam`s Schiphol Airport to Kuala Lumpur International Airport. It had left Amsterdam at 10:15 GMT, contact was lost four hours later at 14:15 GMT.

Stricken Portuguese airliner `rains debris` on cars

A Portuguese airliner suffered engine failure shortly after taking off from Lisbon early Saturday, scattering debris on cars below and forcing it to turn around.