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San Bennett: “I know we’ve a fantastic team for this race, and we should able to have a good shot in a lot of stages here.”

“Cycling is suffering.” Fausto Coppi said that, and he knew what he was talking about, the original Il Campionissimo won who the Tour de France not o(...)

Frans Hals painting was stolen twice before in The Netherlands in 2011 and 1988. Photograph: Ilvy Njiokiktjien

A work by the 17th-century Dutch Golden Age portrait artist Frans Hals, worth about €15 million, has made art theft history by being stolen from the s(...)

A much more effective way of supporting cycling than financing the cycle-to-work scheme would be to spend the money on bike parks at commuter stations. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The July stimulus package, announced last week, was along expected lines. It was clear that some of the temporary support schemes, introduced so rapid(...)

  Tiede Herrema   with his wife Elizabeth on a visit to Ireland in 2015. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Tiede Herrema passed away in Arnhem, The Netherlands, on April 24th, having just entered his 100th year. Elizabeth, his beloved wife of 72 years, pred(...)

Smoking cannabis in a coffee shop in Amsterdam. Photograph: Jasper Juinen/Getty

If there’s one contradiction that goes to the heart of why Dutch drugs policy has lost its way, it’s this: that while it’s legal for “coffee shops” to(...)

The late Adrienne Cullen at her home in Voorschoten.

A Dutch hospital failed to tell Irishwoman Adrienne Cullen it had discovered what went wrong with her treatment before her death, it has emerged. UMC(...)

Dutch police give a press conference on the  arrest in Dubai of Ridouan Taghi, who was wanted on international  warrants for murder and drug trafficking. Photograph: Jeroen Jumelet/ANP/AFP via Getty

Dutch police carried out a string of raids across the Netherlands on Tuesday after the country’s most wanted man was arrested in the Gulf emirate of D(...)

Jones Engineering announces a €1 million donation to Technological University Dublin: Jim Curley; Molly Mew, BA drama; Gearóid Cronin, BSc product design; and TUD president  Prof David FitzPatrick.

Jones Engineering is investing €7 million in a new Carlow plant that will make modular buildings. The long-established Dublin group has created 50 ne(...)

Blue mosque:  imam Yassin Elforkani says his request for the call to prayer was “to normalise Islam in this beautiful world city”.

In a 21st-century answer to a proposal with its roots in the seventh century, Amsterdam has rejected a plan by a prominent mosque to become the first (...)

Groningen. ‘There is a lot of interest in Dutch universities: they have high-ranking courses.’ Photograph: iStock

The CAO has an almost hallowed air, but going to college abroad can be a particularly rewarding, more accessible and often cheaper option than staying(...)

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