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Eurostar to start London to Amsterdam train service

Eurostar to start London to Amsterdam train service

London-based Eurostar runs high speed trains carrying passengers through the Channel tunnel, which is operated by Eurotunnel.

Amsterdam airport nears 'safety limits': watchdog

Amsterdam airport nears 'safety limits': watchdog

Amsterdam's rapidly-growing Schiphol airport is reaching its limits for the safe movement of planes on its busy airstrips, the Dutch safety watchdog warned on Thursday.

Dutchman gets 11-year sentence in sex cyberbully case

Dutchman gets 11-year sentence in sex cyberbully case

An Amsterdam court sentenced a 38-year-old Dutchman to almost 11 years in jail on Thursday for blackmailing dozens of young women into performing sex acts in front of their webcams.

Dutch prosecutors seek 11 years in cyberbully case

Dutch prosecutors seek 11 years in cyberbully case

Dutch prosecutors on Thursday called for almost 11 years behind bars for a man accused of a global cyberbullying racket which coaxed young girls into posing naked and then blackmailed them.

Amsterdam's Schiphol airport hit by major computer outage

Amsterdam's Schiphol airport hit by major computer outage

A major computer malfunction crippled traffic at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport on Wednesday causing the delay or cancellation of more than 100 flights at one of Europe's largest transportation hubs.

Flight MH17 'downed by Russian-made missile'

Flight MH17 'downed by Russian-made missile'

Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down by a missile fired from a launcher brought into Ukraine from Russia and located in a village held by pro-Russian rebels, international prosecutors said on Wednesday.

Uber launches global assault on takeaway meals market

Uber launches global assault on takeaway meals market

Uber Technologies is making an aggressive drive into takeaway meal deliveries, with the US firm gearing up with a big staff recruitment campaign to enter at least 22 more countries.

Two years on, Ukraine villagers mourn at MH17 crash site

Two years on, Ukraine villagers mourn at MH17 crash site

Dozens of villagers carried flowers and lit candles on Sunday at the site in rebel-held eastern Ukraine where flight MH17 crashed two years ago, killing all 298 people on board.

Raids in Germany, Switzerland in MH17 probe

Raids in Germany, Switzerland in MH17 probe

German and Swiss authorities have carried out raids seizing documents after learning a German private detective had investigated the MH17 air disaster, Dutch officials and media said on Tuesday.

Tigers on the loose near Dutch village, police close in

Tigers on the loose near Dutch village, police close in

Two tigers escaped from a big cat shelter near a small Dutch village on Saturday and remained free after a tranquiliser dart fired by police failed to take effect.

Dutch probe airport security scare, man still held

Dutch probe airport security scare, man still held

Dutch military police were on Wednesday investigating a major security alert triggered overnight at Amsterdam's busy international airport, with one man still in custody.