Brad Jones Feyenoord deal

AUSTRALIAN goalkeeper Brad Jones has been rewarded for a breakout season with a new two-year deal with Eredivisie champions Feyenoord.<p>While …


5 Airbnb trips you need to take with your girl gang

If you’re planning a trip with your closest set Airbnb has the most unique (and enticing) listing ever. Head to fashion capital of the world in …

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Socceroos squad: Club promotion, relegation, Europe spots

THE Socceroos’ latest 30-man squad has been announced, but not all of the their seasons are over.<p>Some stars have been relegated, others have been …


Shell shareholders reject emissions target proposal

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell (L:RDSa) shareholders on Tuesday widely rejected a proposal by an environmental activist group demanding the …

The Hague

Abstract and Industrial Dutch Home Captivates with Picture-Perfect Views

An incandescent interplay between light and dark, darkness and illumination at its brilliant bets, classic Dutch paintings from masters such as …

Interior Design

Maclaren set for Socceroos recall

Jamie Maclaren is expected to be named in coach Ange Postecoglou's extended 30-man Socceroos squad on Monday after another sterling A-League season.


Will technology help or hinder access to famous art?

<b>Prints in Paris 1900: From elite to the street, to 11 June, Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam</b><p>IMPRESSIONISM, the movement that shaped a generation of …

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Robben return would be an absolute dream, says Groningen director

The 33-year-old started his career with the Eredivisie side and holds close ties to them, with the prospect of a return being raised by Hans Nijland<p>Groningen director Hans Nijland says it would be an "absolute dream" if Arjen Robben were to return to his former side.<p>The Bayern Munich attacker rose …


Traders Brace for First Winter Without U.K.'s Big Gas Store - Bloomberg

For the first time in more than three decades, natural gas traders, utilities and producers are preparing for a winter without the U.K.’s biggest …


Former Dutch International Kuyt Announces Retirement

After an illustrious career, Dirk Kuyt has decided to retire as soccer player, the 36-year-old former Dutch international announced on Wednesday.<p>Kuyt …


Ede is the happiest Dutch town and Rotterdam is bottom of the list

Ede looks idyllic in winter. Photo: By Rasbak via Wikimedia Commons<p>People who live in the Dutch countryside are happier than those who live in towns, …

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I would be honored by Socceroos call, says tug-of-war whizkid Hrustic

The Melbourne-born 20-year-old winger has broken through with Eredivisie side Groningen in the second half of the season, and is firmly on the radar …

Dutch Football

11 trips to take after graduating from college

The immediate aftermath of college graduation is fraught with competing emotions. Your mood is a mosh pit of relief, excitement, uncertainty, …

Van Gogh Museum

Funky Dutch crosswalk celebrates — and protects — pedestrians

Pedestrians encouraged to 'stand straight, walk proud' in Rotterdam.<p>Gritty, vibrant and thoroughly modern Rotterdam is somewhat of an anomaly when it …


Tour a Scandinavian Fairy Tale House in The Netherlands

<b>Name:</b> Ria and Piet Veld <b><br>Location:</b> Appingedam, the Netherlands <b><br>Size:</b> 1,722 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 18 years; owned<p>In the most northern province of …


King Willem-Alexander flies regular flights for KLM, retrains to fly a Boeing 737

The king could have piloted this flight. Photo: Depositphotos<p>It is no secret that king Willem-Alexander is keen on flying, but for the past 21 years, …


How This Oil Giant Influences Curriculum at Top Dutch University

By Emma Howard Shell has a contractual agreement with a major Dutch university , which allows the oil giant to influence its curriculum, according to …


More Dutch homeowners associations ban Airbnb rentals

An increasing number of homeowners associations have problems with Airbnb rentals, according to umbrella organization VvE Belang. A number of recent …

Real Estate

Brad Jones wins Eredivise with Feyenoord, Craig Goodwin stars, Rogic’s amusement: Roo Radar

BRAD Jones’ emotional career high, Craig Goodwin’s major moment, Tomi Juric on the scoreboard and what left Tom Rogic so amused in Scotland.<p><b>That and</b> …


Talks on forming a new Dutch government collapse over immigration

The Dutch lower house of parliament. Photo: Sisyfus via Wikimedia<p>Talks on forming a new Dutch government collapsed on Monday after chief negotiator …

European News

Kuyt has last laugh as Feyenoord take title

Dirk Kuyt remembers being ridiculed when he returned to an ordinary Feyenoord side two years ago and said they could win the Dutch title.<p>But the veteran forward, who will turn 37 in July, had the last laugh on Sunday when he scored a hat-trick in a 3-1 home win over Heracles Almelo that clinched …


How title-winners Van Bronchkhorst and Kuyt epitomise the spirit of Feyenoord’s greatest ever manager

<b>Whenever you pay a visit to De Kuip, the spiritual home of Feyenoord Rotterdam, you can’t escape the sense of history and tradition. Everything that</b> …


Wisdom wins title, Awoniyi scores again, Dunn suffers Wembley heartbreak - Liverpool FC Loan Watch

<b>There was both agony and ecstasy among Liverpool’s loanees this week, as Jack Dunn suffered Wembley heartbreak but Andre Wisdom claimed league title</b> …


Advancing to the next level: the quantified self and the gamification of academic research through social networks

<i>Measurement of performance using digital tools is now commonplace, even in institutional activities such as academic research. The phenomenon of the</i> …


Goodwin saves Sparta Rotterdam from relegation dogfight

The Australian came off the bench and played a role in three goals to end his first season in Europe on a high<p>Socceroos winger Craig Goodwin has saved Sparta Rotterdam from relegation on the final day of the Dutch Eredivisie season.<p>As fellow Australian Brad Jones was helping Feyenoord to the league …


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Northern Ireland quarry firm in major new Dutch order

A Northern Ireland firm is to supply 55,000 tonnes of stone for a road in Holland.<p>Quarrying firm Conexpo's latest deal follows a 200,000-tonne order …


Think Leicester's title victory was romantic? You haven't heard about Feyenoord's fairytale

Dirk Kuyt scored a hat-trick on the final game of the season as Giovanni van Bronckhorst's team clinched a first Eredivisie title in 18 years<p>As the last game of the Eredivisie season kicked off on Sunday, an immense nervous excitement swept De Kuip. Feyenoord had been top of the table every week of …


Kuyt's hat-trick leads Feyenoord to 1st Eredivisie title in 18 years

For the first time since 1999, Feyenoord is atop the Dutch football pyramid.<p>Powered by a hat-trick from Dirk Kuyt - his first treble since 2015 - …


Battleground Hague: India, Pakistan at ICJ, after 18 years

A Pakistani military court awarded death sentence to Kulbushan Jadhav last month for alleged espionage and subversive activities.

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