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12 Jul
Federer joined 1996 Wimbledon champion Richard Krajicek and former wheelchair player Esther Vergeer in helping children from the two Dutch ex player’s respective foundations.
31 Jan
Brentford has signed Denmark international Christian Eriksen as a free agent for the rest of this season, the Premier League club said on Monday. Eriksen has not played since suffering a cardiac arrest in Denmark's opening match of the European Championship against Finland in June and has been training with his former club Ajax Amsterdam to build up his fitness.
23 Oct 2021
Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) has started hosting its five-day dance music festival after the Dutch government lifted restrictions on the entertainment sector, as well as clubs and bars. The event has been scaled down compared to previous years, while measures are in place to prevent the spread of Covid-19, including on-site testing.
3 Jul 2021
The Netherlands has become a major gateway for drugs into Europe, mainly through the major international port city of Rotterdam.
3 Mar 2019
From an Amsterdam supermarket which has become the first in the world to open a plastic-free section to a Berlin store which has cut out plastic completely: we visit two pioneering stores taking a stand against waste.

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