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A woman who alleges she was raped by two men on a tour bus following a concert by US singer Jason Derulo has described the scene on the bus as "like something from Amsterdam". The defendants, aged 35 and 44, deny the offences which are alleged to have occurred in a vehicle at an unknown ...
Like many other cities, Amsterdam is looking for new ways to protect itself from overtourism and ensure it remains a pleasant place to both live and visit. Now it's announced new rules to halve the amount of time locals can rent their homes on Airbnb. The council wants to ensure Amsterdam retains its charm.
Amsterdam's local council has unveiled plans to crack down on holiday rentals in the city - more specifically, the rules around residents renting out their homes to tourists. Under current regulations, residents who choose to offer up their homes on platforms such as Airbnb can do so for up to 60 days a year ...

The cheapest holiday destinations to fly to this summer - from Dubai to Amsterdam. Even during peak July and August, return flights to Amsterdam, Paris and Berlin cost well under £100. Rosie Gizauskas. 15th January 2018, 7:23 pm. Updated: 16th January 2018, 9:29 am. IT'S official - today is the most depressing day of ...
Red Bull Can You Make It? is back. Teams start from either Budapest, Madrid, Manchester, Rome or Stockholm, with only a smartphone and 24 cans of Red Bull to use to get them all the way to Amsterdam. The premise of Red Bull Can You Make It? is incredibly simple. Selected teams of three people ...
(Amsterdam) - "Where Do I Stand?" is the theme of the sixth edition of the human rights Weekend in De Balie, Amsterdam, from February 2 to 4, 2018. Human Rights Watch, De Balie and partners invite participants to reflect on these questions: What is your opinion on important human rights issues of our ...
Airbnb was the most popular, with 19.000 rental addresses in Amsterdam. The substantial growth in housing rented out to tourists has had an impact on the living environment in certain neighbourhoods in Amsterdam. According to research carried out by the municipality, these holiday rentals generate 220 ...
The popularity of Amsterdam among tourists and business people, particularly those headed for international congresses, continues unabated, ...
The city of Amsterdam in the Netherlands is taking a unique approach to waste management, Inhabitat reports. Under the direction of The New ...
Incredible images show the cargo ship in its former life while others show the new and improved version to be used on Amsterdam's canals.
In the end, after three rounds of voting, it came down to a proverbial coin flip between the Dutch capital and an Italian fashion hub.
KLM, based in Amsterdam, and its partner Air France, cancelled many flights, including round-trips to Heathrow, Paris, Nantes and Hanover.
The European Union has decided to relocate one of its agencies to Amsterdam by drawing the name of the new city out of a hat at random, after ...
Amsterdam won another prize from London, as financial companies in the British capital plan for life after the EU: Michael Spencer, CEO of ...

Chainges conference is hosted in Amsterdam (4-5 May 2018) under a roof at the Kromhouthal - a popular, industrial venue in the heart of the ...
A 44-year-old Amsterdam man suspected of involvement in the disappearance of Sabrina Oosterbeek earlier this year and the murder of Mirela ...
The police are looking for 24-year-old Amra Talic from Ouderkerk aan de Amstel. She went missing on Sunday after leaving her home for a ...
The Amsterdam police recently confiscated over 80 kilograms of cocaine in a home on Ladogameerhof in Amsterdam Nieuw-West.
THE HAGUE - The foundation maintaining the Amsterdam house where Anne Frank hid from the Nazis during World War II said Thursday that ...
Three Irish men arrested in Amsterdam as part of crack down on ... It is believed eight men were arrested in total by cops in Amsterdam.
Home affairs minister Kajsa Ollongren should be jailed for 30 years for calling on Amsterdam to break away and form a republic if the PVV ...
After growing up in the suburbs of a city once called Nieuw Amsterdam, admiring Franklin Roosevelt (from a family of Dutch settlers), lying on ...
Amsterdam has a reputation for the Red Light District and cakes you wouldn't offer to your granny. But these are unfair stereotypes the Dutch ...
Adam Beyer is hosting the first Drumcode Festival in Amsterdam next August. According to the one-day event's facebook page, it's being held ...
Cleaning industry association ISSA has publicly refuted claims by trade show partner Rai Amsterdam that its alliance has been terminated. Reacting to a series ...
Today, November 8, and tomorrow, November 9, a major terrorist attack drill will take place in the capital of the Netherlands, Amsterdam.
The roughly 400 Pieten helping Sinterklaas in Amsterdam's celebration this year, will be decked out in brand new, specially designed suits, the ...
In the previous two parts of our Offbeat Amsterdam series, we wrote about Day trips to charming Zaanse Schans and Volendam-Marken.
Amsterdam has banned beer bikes amid complaints about rowdy tourists being drunk and disorderly. A court ruling on Tuesday allowed ...
In Amsterdam's busy centre, on the northern side of the square called the Spui, an unassuming timber door is a portal into one of the city's most ...
The early bird gets the worm when it comes to Europe flights, with fares to Amsterdam for the first half of 2018 now available for just $819 return ...
In the hurly-burly that is modern day life in Amsterdam, you sometimes forget the treasure trove of history the Dutch capital has to offer.
The new church of Scientology on Wibaustraat in Amsterdam informed local broadcaster AT5 that it was not welcome at the Scientology church ...
AN Amsterdam-BOUND flight which circled over the coast for over an hour after taking off is now returning to Dublin Airport because of a ...
THE HAGUE (AFP) - Amsterdam will enforce a new ban on "beer-bikes" this week after years of complaints by locals about rowdy tourists ...
Amsterdam has banned "beer bikes" after years of complaints by local people about rowdy tourists getting drunk and disorderly while pedalling ...
Amsterdam's late mayor Eberhard van der Laan was involved in a secret anti-radicalisation plan involving a city official recently sacked over ...
Amsterdam -- hiding from the Gestapo in a secret annex of her father's warehouse in Amsterdam during World War II, Anne Frank heard a ...
IT has a reputation as Europe's loosest city but Amsterdam is now cracking down on the party -- including this glorious must-do for tourists.
However, in 2016 a petition begging Amsterdam city council to outlaw the "terrible phenomenon" garnered thousands of signatures.
Metallica was performing the song "Now That We're Dead" at Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam when Hetfield apparently took a wrong step and fell ...
Any city can do what Amsterdam did if it takes action! Unsurprisingly, advocates who earn their livelihood from cycling or urbanism put this ...
The Prize includes two return economy Class tickets to either Paris or Amsterdam. Runner-up prizes include an afternoon tea for two at ...
When the retailer opens its doors on Tuesday in Amsterdam it marks the first time in its history that Hudson's Bay stepped outside Canada's ...
Advertising which targets children and promotes unhealthy food such as chips and ice cream will be banned throughout the Amsterdam metro ...
A group has formed in Amsterdam to push for the restoration of Guy Park Manor, a building dating to 1766 that has been closed since 2011, ...
Dutch fashion label Scotch & Soda is paying homage to the free-thinking nature of its Amsterdam birthplace in its latest film, which sees its teams exploring the ...


 

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