Wreckage of MH17 arrives in Netherlands

The first two convoys -- each comprising four trucks -- with wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that crashed in eastern Ukraine in July arrived at the Dutch air force base Gilze-Rijenin North Brabant province Tuesday just after 2 p.m.

Dutch jihad suspect sentenced to three years in prison

A Dutch citizen, who had moved to Syria, was Monday sentenced to three years in prison for participating in jihad in Syria, while his wife was acquitted.

19-year-old Dutchwoman remanded after mum rescues her from IS

A blonde, blue-eyed Dutch 19-year-old who was rescued by her mother after marrying an Islamic State fighter in Syria, was ordered on Friday to be detained pending possible terror charges.

Second bird flu outbreak found on Dutch farm

Dutch officials have detected a second case of bird flu on a southern Netherlands farm, officials said on Thursday, but could not yet say whether the strain was of a highly contagious variety discovered earlier this week.

Dutch authorities identify highly contagious bird flu strain

Dutch authorities said on Sunday they had found a highly contagious strain of bird flu at a poultry farm in the central Netherlands and set about destroying 150,00 chickens.

Johan Cruyff brands United 'stupid' for appointing Moyes manager
Johan Cruyff brands United 'stupid' for appointing Moyes manager

 Dutch legendJohan Cruyff has branded Manchester United as stupid for appointing David Moyes as their manager.

Arjen Robben backs Van Gaal to turn Manchester United into champions again
Arjen Robben backs Van Gaal to turn Manchester United into champions again

Netherlands winger Arjen Robben has backed Louis van Gaal to turn Manchester United into champions again, as the Dutch manager has been handed the task of rebuilding the Old Trafford outfit following their dramatic fall from grace.

KLM Open: Fabrizio Zanotti discharged from hospital after being hit by ball
KLM Open: Fabrizio Zanotti discharged from hospital after being hit by ball

Fabrizio Zanotti has been discharged from hospital after being struck on the head by a ball during the first round of the KLM Open on Thursday.

Max Verstappen has first test with Toro Rosso
Max Verstappen has first test with Toro Rosso

Dutch 16-year-old Max Verstappen had his first proper Formula One test on Wednesday as Toro Rosso ramp up preparations for his race debut next year as the sport`s youngest ever driver.

Tactics not the problem, Dutch coach says after Czech loss
Tactics not the problem, Dutch coach says after Czech loss

An angry Guus Hiddink said the Dutch need to learn a lesson from the last-minute loss to the Czech Republic in their opening Euro 2016 qualifier during which the coach surprisingly stuck to a formation unpopular with his team.

Louis van Gaal believes will achieve success at Manchester United just like everywhere else
Louis van Gaal believes will achieve success at Manchester United just like everywhere else

Manchester United new boss Louis van Gaal has revealed that he would achieve success at Manchester United, just like he has everywhere else.

Barcelona agree to loan midfielder Ibrahim Afellay to Olympiakos Piraeus

Barcelona have agreed to loan Dutch attacking midfielder Ibrahim Afellay to Greek champions Olympiakos Piraeus for the 2014-15 season, the La Liga club said on Sunday.

MH17 investigators turn back amid `explosions`: Dutch govt

Dutch and Australian forensic investigators on their way to the MH17 crash site turned back on Monday, after "explosions" in the area, a government spokeswoman in The Hague said.

Grieving relatives at MH17 site as Dutch, Australia ready troops

The first relatives of victims on the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived on Saturday at the crash site, as Dutch and Australian forces prepared for possible deployment to secure the location in rebel-held east Ukraine.

Tottenham sign Ben Davies, Michel Vorm from Swansea

Tottenham made a double swoop on Premier League rivals Swansea on Wednesday when they signed left-back Ben Davies and Dutch international goalkeeper Michel Vorm.

MH 17 crash: `Thank you Mr Putin, for killing my only child`, writes Dutch father

A bereaved Dutch father has written a savagely ironic open letter to whoever shot down Flight MH17, "thanking" them for killing his 17-year-old daughter Elsemiek, "my dear and only child". 

Putin `will help recover bodies, black boxes`: Dutch PM

Russian President Vladimir Putin, on Sunday, promised Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte that he will help retrieve bodies and black boxes from the Ukrainian rebel-held crash site of flight MH17.

Dutch court rules state liable over 300 Srebrenica victims

A court in the Netherlands ruled Wednesday that the Dutch state was liable for the deaths of over 300 Bosnian Muslim men and boys in the Srebrenica massacre, the worst atrocity on European soil since World War II.

Brazil playing for "honour and dignity", Silva says

The Brazil players could not be more motivated ahead of Saturday`s World Cup third-place match against the Netherlands and will be fighting to restore their "honour and dignity", captain Thiago Silva said on Friday.

2014 FIFA World Cup: Van Gaal gunning for Brazil in Brasilia

After deep initial scepticism, Dutch coach Louis van Gaal goes into Saturday`s third place play-off determined to down hosts Brazil and end the World Cup on a high note.