Netherlands

Dutch companies set up giant bread bins to help cities tackle rat scourge

Businesses in Amsterdam, The Hague and Rotterdam are getting involved in efforts to collect waste bread and turn it into biogas and fertiliser<p>Once upon a time, you would throw your old bread to the birds. But in the Netherlands, where an excess of crumbs is feeding a growing scourge of rats, people …

Rotterdam

London named Europe's most dynamic city followed by Paris, Cambridge, Amsterdam and Berlin

London has been named the most "dynamic" city in Europe based on infrastructure investment, population growth forecasts and its ability to attract …

Amsterdam

Malware causes Maersk to cease some operations in LA, New York, New Jersey, and Rotterdam

Rotterdam

Rins apologises for holding up Petrucci on final lap in Assen MotoGP

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email<p>Suzuki rider Alex Rins has apologised for holding up Danilo Petrucci on the final lap of …

Motorcycles

This Crib Is Designed To Grow Babies Outside The Womb

The provocative concept, presented at the Biodesign Challenge Summit, may not be as far-fetched as it sounds.<p>When <i>People</i> magazine revealed last week that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West had hired a surrogate to carry their third child, it dominated headlines but shocked almost no one. After all, …

Product Design

Why The Netherlands Should Be On Your Bucket List

The Netherlands, or Holland, does not tend to be a bucket list destination and yet it’s utterly unique landscape, history, lifestyle and architecture …

Van Gogh Museum

This Electric Bike Company Will Search The Entire World If Your Bike Gets Stolen

The Dutch cycling brand VanMoof is using the data collected from its GSM-tracking-enabled SmartBikes to get customers their rides back—and build a better picture of the global bike theft trade.<p>In mid-February of this year, Brent van Assen, the operations director for the Amsterdam-based bike …

Sport (UK)

MotoGP: Valentino Rossi breaks drought with stunning Assen win

• <b>Valentino Rossi</b> has launched himself right back into <b>2017 MotoGP</b> title contention with a stunning victory at the <b>Dutch TT</b> in <b>Assen</b>, holding off a …

Motorsport

I’m (almost) speechless

<b>I have no words after watching an old man win in the riskiest of conditions, but that wouldn’t make much of a blog…</b><p>In October 2011 a photographer and …

Auto Racing

Motorcycle Race Hits Rider With DNF For Sliding Across Finish Line On His Tummy

It was heartbreak in Assen, Netherlands for Dutch rider Bo Bendsneyder as his 10th place finish was given a DNF. A last lap kurfuffle with another …

Motorcycles

Dutch sports world inadequate at handling sexual abuse reports: Report

Reports of sexual abuse in the Dutch sports world are often not adequately handled, concludes a research report by Bureau Beke and the Vrije …

Rotterdam and Climate Change

<b>To the Editor:</b><p>Re “Dutch Face Rising Seas. The World Is Watching” (“Changing Climate, Changing Cities,” front page, June 16):<p>Michael Kimmelman is correct in his assessment of climate change as a business in the Netherlands. Rotterdam, vying for distinction from glamorous Amsterdam, has seized an …

Rotterdam

Rossi says 'everything easier' with new chassis

Valentino Rossi feels much more comfortable using the new Yamaha chassis, which has solved the issues he was facing in corner entry.<p>Rossi, who won …

Motorcycles

How Earthquakes Are Rattling a Dutch Province Atop One of the World's Richest Gas Troves

GRONINGEN, The Netherlands—For decades, the giant Groningen gas field beneath the flat, green farmland in the north of this country counted among the greatest prizes for Exxon Mobil Corp. and Royal Dutch Shell PLC.<p>Then the earthquakes started.<p>The exploitation of Groningen—the biggest gas field in …

Earthquakes

The Netherlands is turning its empty prisons into hotels

While many American prisons are trying to navigate overcrowding, prisons in the Netherlands are so empty, people are coming up with creative new …

Hotels

Adventuring in Rotterdam

New Headspace<p>If you’re into meditation (or even want to just try it for a few days), I recommend the new version of the “Headspace” app. All the …

Rotterdam

Crutchlow: I thought I’d be good at poker – but I’d be s**t!

When the dust settled on a spectacular battle for the final podium place at Assen, Cal Crutchlow happily reflected on an epic duel with fellow Honda …

Auto Racing

Lorenzo: I'm not a specialist in these conditions…

Jorge Lorenzo's weakness when riding with slicks on a damp track returned to haunt him in Sunday's Dutch MotoGP.<p>The five-time world champion had made …

Auto Racing

Watch: Viñales spectacularly crashes out at Assen

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MotoGP

Favorite Moments from the Grand Prix Port of Rotterdam CHIO5*

Peder Fredricson was the deserved winner of the <b>€200,000 Longines Grand Prix Port of Rotterdam CHIO5*</b> on Sunday, June 25, 2017, taking a narrow …

Rotterdam

Jack Miller writes about MotoGP Assen

Hi everyone,<p>Sixth on Sunday at Assen felt like a result that had been coming for a while. We've had some top-10 finishes this year and I reckoned I …

Motorsport

Rossi 'had no time to think about Vinales'

Valentino Rossi says Maverick Vinales' demise did not have any impact on how he approached the remainder of the race in Assen.<p>Vinales led the MotoGP …

Motorsport

Dovizioso: "I thought about the Championship"

A top five finish sees the Ducati rider heading the standings - and playing the long game<p>Tags , , , , ,<p>Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) is still in …

Auto Racing

Zarco: If it rained more, I could have been a god

MotoGP races tend to be just over 40 minutes long, but Johann Zarco is quickly developing the reputation for cramming a career's worth of drama into …

Auto Racing

Petrucci: Ducati/Aprilia decision in summer

Assen runner-up Danilo Petrucci says he will make a decision on his future during the upcoming summer break after asking Ducati and Aprilia for time …

Motorcycles

Review: The Toren Boutique Hotel in Amsterdam

Name: The Toren, Amsterdam<p>Related: Amsterdam<p>Location: Netherlands<p>Amsterdam is a fabulous location for a city break; cruise its canals, immerse …

Hotels

Zarco takes his first MotoGP pole in Assen

(Reuters) - French rookie Johann Zarco took the first pole position of his MotoGP career on Saturday with a late flying lap in qualifying for the Dutch Grand Prix at Assen.<p>The two times Moto2 champion, who rides for the non-works Tech3 Yamaha team, lapped in one minute 46.141 seconds to become the …

Motorcycles

Assen MotoGP qualifying - Race Centre Live

Azerbaijan <i>/</i> Results<p>Pos<p>Driver<p>Time<p>1<p>2h03m55.573s<p>2<p>2h03m59.477s<p>3<p>2h03m59.582s<p>4<p>2h04m01.549s<p>5<p>2h04m01.761s<p>Standings <i>/</i> After 8 races<p>Pos<p>Driver<p>Points<p>Coming …

Red Bull Ring

Assen MotoGP: Ducati's Jorge Lorenzo explains worst-ever qualifying

Jorge Lorenzo put his worst-ever MotoGP qualifying position down to a 'poor feeling' in Q1 at Assen, and said he was a victim of the 2017 series' …

Motorcycles

All Hondas using 'Crutchlow' chassis?

Following yesterday's news that MotoGP champion Marc Marquez has finally switched away from his 2014 chassis, it appears that all Honda riders are …

Motorcycles