Rumours that the fan had suffered fatal injuries in the fall were dismissed by Amsterdam Police after they confirmed the man remains in hospital with serious head injuries
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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.
Thursday 18 March 2010
One of Scotland Yard's most wanted men was arrested when police swooped in Amsterdam today.
Tuesday 16 March 2010
Police appealed to the public today to help them trace six suspected criminals believed to be hiding in Amsterdam.
Album: Solex vs. Cristina Martinez & Jon Spencer, Amsterdam Showdown, King Street Throwdown! (Bronzerat)
Friday 26 February 2010
What I particularly like about Amsterdam Showdown, King Street Throwdown! is the way it defies simple categorisation, shifting shape and direction with virtually every track, and constructing weird, contradictory combinations of sounds which balance, as the poet once said, like a mattress balances on a bottle of wine.
- 1 Cameron's freebie to apartheid South Africa
- 2 Is this the scariest advert ever? Japanese tyre commercial comes with its own disclaimer and health warning
- 3 Sherlock series 3: Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman provide teasers for the biggest comeback in British television
- 4 A forgotten episode in Russian history leaves links with the Philippines
- 5 People will try to reduce Mandela to a lilting reggae tune about ‘love’. They will fail