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Dutch Quirk #50: Disagree all the time about Zwarte Piet
Dutch Quirk #50: Disagree all the time about Zwarte Piet Come December, many countries celebrate their traditions. The French have Papa Noël with their helper rats, and Americans have Santa with his elves. The Dutch? They have Sinterklaas and Zwarte Piet (Black Pete), and it’s a controversial topic.
The Dutch ...
Van Rouwendaal wins 10K open water swimming title in thrilling finish
Van Rouwendaal wins 10K open water swimming title in thrilling finish Open water swimmer Sharon van Rouwendaal has won the 10km open water title at the world championships in Budapest, her...
EU states near Russia need to be bolstered, Dutch PM says
EU states near Russia need to be bolstered, Dutch PM says It is extremely important that EU member states which are close to Russia are bolstered by Nato, prime minister Mark...
Stripping ISIS supporter of Dutch citizenship contravened human rights: Council of State
Stripping ISIS supporter of Dutch citizenship contravened human rights: Council of State A decision to revoke the Dutch citizenship of a woman who spent five years in an ISIS controlled area of...
Here are 5 more changes coming to the Netherlands on July 1
Here are 5 more changes coming to the Netherlands on July 1 Every year, changes in laws and policies often take effect on July 1 — many of which have a big impact on our lives.
While some of these changes involve finances or public safety, there are other changes being made ...
Rutte condemns violence after farmers target MP’s and minister’s homes
Rutte condemns violence after farmers target MP’s and minister’s homes Christian Democrat MP Derk Boswijk is staying home until the end of the week after farmers’ protesters turned up at...
The Dutch gave up New York, but why? (Video inside)!
The Dutch gave up New York, but why? (Video inside)! History buffs gather here! We’ve dug up this treasure of an informative video, and we’re pretty sure you want to see it.
The Dutch purchased Manhattan for $24 USD —and then gave it up
This six-minute clip provides you with ...
Owning a second-hand hybrid or electric vehicle in the Netherlands: everything you need to know
Owning a second-hand hybrid or electric vehicle in the Netherlands: everything you need to know Owning a second-hand hybrid or electric vehicle in the Netherlands can seem like a daunting task. 
Why? Well, you first need to figure out where to start looking before you buy one. 
Then, once you own one, there are a ...
‘Timing not right for apology for slavery past’: NOS
‘Timing not right for apology for slavery past’: NOS The cabinet has postponed a decision to apologise for the Netherlands’ slavery past until the autumn because of societal unrest,...
7 things the Dutch don’t talk about, but should
7 things the Dutch don’t talk about, but should There are some things the Dutch don’t talk about that they really really should. What on earth is in ‘bitterballen’? And why is the Netherlands a tax haven?
This article ranges from the absence of curtains to the unspoken presence of ...
PSV seal Xavi Simons signing PSV Eindhoven has signed Xavi Simons from PSG on a free transfer on a deal until 2027. Follow Football-Oranje on Twitter Simons was expected to sign a new deal with PSG and then join PSV Eindhoven on loan, but the ...
Botman seals Newcastle United move Newcastle United has confirmed the signing of Dutch centre-back Sven Botman from the French side Lille OSC, pending final formalities. Follow Football-Oranje on Twitter Newcastle have been looking to sign the former Ajax talent since January and finally, they have ...
Gakpo management in talks with Leeds United According to Voetbal International, Leeds United could be the destination for PSV Eindhoven forward Cody Gakpo. Follow Football-Oranje on Twitter Gakpo has been linked with a move to Liverpool, Bayern Munich and Manchester City already this summer, but he could ...
Manchester United hijack Lyon’s move for Malacia Manchester United looks set to trump Olympique Lyonnais in the battle to sign Feyenoord left-back Tyrell Malacia. Follow Football-Oranje on Twitter Malacia seemed set to join Peter Bosz at Lyon after the French side agreed a deal with Feyenoord, but ...
Arsenal up their offer for Martinez According to De Telegraaf, Ajax has received an improved offer of €40 million for centre-back Lisandro Martinez from Arsenal but it is still not enough. Follow Football-Oranje on Twitter The Premier League side submitted a first offer of €25 million ...
Ben jij een echte waterbaas?
Ben jij een echte waterbaas? Win een zeilles van olympisch kampioen Marit Bouwmeester
Laat net als olympische zeilkampioen Marit Bouwmeester en dijkgraaf Piet-Hein Daverveldt zien dat jij een Waterbaas bent. Schep mee voor schoon water of vergroen je tuin of wijk voor droge voeten.
Kijk ...
How to spend a weekend in Holland, Michigan – Daytrips & Daydreams
How to spend a weekend in Holland, Michigan – Daytrips & Daydreams From the award-winning downtown to the white sandy beaches, you'll fall in love with Holland's small-town charm and big-city amenities. Dine along the waterfront or at a local café. Hike to the top of a sand dune or climb to ...
The oldest house of New York City - (is older than you think)
The oldest house of New York City - (is older than you think) New York City can trace back its roots to the free and liberal city of Amsterdam in the 17th century. The Wyckoff House is the only house in New York City that is from that period, when the Republic of ...
New Netherland Now Introduction
New Netherland Now Introduction New York started out as New Amsterdam, which it was called from about 1625 until 1664. This channel explains what's left of that exciting moment in time.
A forgotten American founding father: Adriaan van der Donck - 3/4
A forgotten American founding father: Adriaan van der Donck - 3/4 If you think the United States was just the result of group of conservative pilgrims fleeing persecution, you're wrong. Part of the United States can be traced to the revolutionary, free and open Dutch Republic. And no American exemplified the ...
How New Amsterdam influenced America - 4/4
How New Amsterdam influenced America - 4/4 If you think the United States was just the result of group of conservative pilgrims fleeing persecution, you're wrong. Part of the United States can be traced to the revolutionary, relatively free and open Dutch Republic. The small colony of ...
Why don't Americans know their own Dutch history? - 1/4
Why don't Americans know their own Dutch history? - 1/4 Why do Americans have this gap in their history about the fact that large parts of the origins of the United States used to be Dutch? In four parts, best-selling author Russell Shorto gives a tour through what used to ...
Dutch Profiles Introduction: Dutch Design Decoded
Dutch Profiles Introduction: Dutch Design Decoded Traditionally, the Dutch have a strong faith in the capacity of design to build a sustainable society. For centuries they have used creativity, technological innovation and social collaboration to create - and protect - half their country from water. Dutch ...
André Rieu and Mirusia Louwerse - Don't cry for me Argentina
André Rieu and Mirusia Louwerse - Don't cry for me Argentina André Rieu (from the Netherlands) and Mirusia Louwerse (from Australia) - Don't cry for me Argentina
Mirusia Louwerse sings Don't cry for me Argentina from the musical Evita, written by Andrew Llody Webber, in a great famous Dutch concert with ...
Pilots offer to help with security checks at Schiphol Dutch pilots want to help out at Schiphol’s security during the summer holidays to reduce long lines and chaos, pilots’ union VNV said to ">
Primary schools were short 9,100 teachers last year Primary education was at least 9,100 teachers short last year. Schools were also looking for 1,100 school leaders.
Woman raped in broad daylight on Leiden street; Suspect in custody A young male allegedly forced a 27-year-old woman to the ground and raped her in broad daylight in Leiden earlier this month.
Parliament experts get safety training amid violent protests; Debate set for Thursday Parliamentarians who speak on nitrogen and agriculture received an email with safety instructions from the Tweede Kamer's Security Authority on Wednesday.
Dutch gov't won't apologize for slavery on commemoration day: report The Cabinet will not apologize for the Netherlands' history of slavery on Friday, the annual commemoration of the abolition of slavery.

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