Moura sends Tottenham through to Champions League final

Sports 05/08/19, 16:06

Lucas Moura completed a hat trick in the sixth minute of injury time as Tottenham pulled off another stunning Champions League comeback on Wednesday, beating Ajax 3-2 to set up an all-English final.A day after Liverpool stunned Barcelona by erasing ...

Dutch soccer league dedicates official ball to Rembrandt

Soccer 04/08/19, 09:18

Soccer teams will be playing with fine art in the Dutch league next season.Marking the 350th anniversary of the death of Rembrandt, the league has launched an official ball inscribed with the artist's face and extracts from his work.The project ...

Vandals paint swastikas on buildings in Amsterdam

Sports 02/22/19, 07:40

Vandals suspected of being soccer hooligans from The Hague have painted graffiti including swastikas and anti-Semitic texts on buildings in Amsterdam.The graffiti was discovered Friday, ahead of Sunday's match between ADO and Ajax in The Hague. Ajax fans are banned ...

Amsterdam: Kilometers of canal walls need urgent repairs

Europe 02/07/19, 10:49

Years of neglect combined with wear and tear from heavy trucks driving next to Amsterdam's famous canals have left kilometers (miles) of canal walls at risk of subsiding and in urgent need of repair, the city's municipality said Thursday.A report ...

EU Medicines Agency starts shift to Amsterdam before Brexit

Europe 01/09/19, 10:03

The European Union's Medicines Agency has started shifting its work from London to Amsterdam in a concrete consequence of Britain's looming departure from the bloc.European Medicines Agency Executive Director Guido Rasi was given a pair of Dutch wooden shoes Wednesday ...

Dutch court upholds Amsterdam’s ban on new tourist stores

Europe 12/19/18, 07:03

The Netherlands' highest administrative court has upheld an Amsterdam municipality ban on new stores in the city's historic heart that sell goods specifically to tourists.The Council of State ruling Wednesday is a victory for the Dutch capital's attempts to rein ...

Hailing the future taxi: Drone-car mashup model takes flight

World 11/27/18, 09:42

A scale model of a flying drone-car drove and hovered across an Amsterdam exhibition hall Tuesday, providing a glimpse of what could be the future of urban mobility.The "Pop.Up Next" prototype drone, being developed by aviation giant Airbus, automaker Audi ...

Soccer great Van Basten leaves FIFA technical director role

Soccer 10/12/18, 11:41

Soccer great Marco van Basten is leaving FIFA after two years as technical director.The former Netherlands forward is leaving amicably to be closer to his family in Amsterdam, FIFA said Friday.Van Basten helped oversee the introduction of video review for ...

Dutch police arrest 7 men suspected of plotting major attack

Europe 09/27/18, 14:02

Seven men were arrested Thursday in the Netherlands on suspicion of plotting a large-scale extremist attack that Dutch prosecutors said they think was foiled following a months-long investigation.The national prosecutor's office said in a statement that heavily armed police arrested ...

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