Night at the museum
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Sunday 31 October 2010
Five Britons were among several dozen people arrested during a demonstration by the right-wing English Defence League in Amsterdam.
Friday 22 October 2010
A German freight ship struck a small Dutch passenger ferry in a canal near Amsterdam today, capsizing the smaller vessel and knocking the skipper and any other passengers who may have been aboard into the water, national police say.
Sunday 03 October 2010
Produced by John Leckie, recorded at Abbey Road. Whatever next?
Monday 20 September 2010
A British man has been arrested at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport on suspicion of involvement in terrorism.
Wednesday 25 August 2010
Saturday 24 July 2010
The oil trading company Trafigura was fined more than £800,000 after being found guilty of concealing the dangerous nature of toxic waste which was then illegally exported from Amsterdam and dumped in Africa.
Wednesday 21 July 2010
Martin Jol took charge of Ajax for a friendly match against the amateur side Rijnsburgse Boys last night, but Fulham were still confident that it would be his last game as manager of the four-time European champions.
Saturday 10 July 2010
BA makes lots of money from staff travel as it fills seats that would otherwise go empty. Staff are on standby until the check-in desks close and are allocated seats if any remain empty. They pay 10 per cent of the full fare plus all the taxes, charges and surcharges – making BA staff travel one of the most expensive in the industry.
Wednesday 23 June 2010
Thailand's government must hold elections soon to prove it has a public mandate after protests that left 90 dead in the nation's capital, a lawyer for fugitive former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra said today.
Wednesday 09 June 2010
Polls are open in the Netherlands and Dutch voters are electing a new parliament after an election campaign focused on economic and immigration policy.
Sunday 06 June 2010
Varieté is a record that feels as though it’s happening in the dive from Brel’s “Amsterdam”.
Wednesday 02 June 2010
The oil-trading company Trafigura was yesterday accused of putting "self-interest above people's health and environment", after a ship carrying toxic sludge which was dumped in Africa was allowed to leave the port of Amsterdam with the noxious cargo on board.
Sunday 09 May 2010
A slightly limp first Kyrie from Capella Amsterdam's tenors, a curdled counter-tenor soloist and an unsettled tempo in Et in terra pax shouldn't put you off Franz Brüggen's live recording of the B Minor Mass.
Sunday 25 April 2010
Technically faultless, with a gleaming, heroic tone, the Concertgebouw's principal horn player Jasper de Waal barely breaks a sweat in this decorous selection of aristocratic background music from the two Haydns.
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