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That Amsterdam News That Others Dare Not Whisper
That Amsterdam News That Others Dare Not Whisper

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It’s April and, once again, it is time for the Amsterdam Tulip Festival, the world’s largest celebration of the national flower of the Netherlands. Throughout the month, there will be tulip-related events and everyone will enjoy an added dash of color in…

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General Mart de Kruif, the retiring boss of the Dutch Army, has lobbed a few missiles at his old colleagues as he retreats into retirement, saying that the shockingly low physical fitness of modern-day recruits has forced the army to make its training…

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Rising ominously out of the ground every night, like a stainless steel robotic nightmare, Amsterdam’s latest public toilet for women looks somewhat out of place next to the 17th Century royal palace on Dam Square but it is there to protect this…

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Amsterdam city officials, anxious to reduce the sheer number of tourists clustering at traditional attractions in the center of the city, such as the Anne Frank House, the Red Light District and Dam Square, have cooked up an innovative marketing campaign…

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There was joy on the streets of Amsterdam this Easter as the King of Morocco visited the city and informally mingled with surprised local fans. The atmosphere was playful as the affable billionaire and absolute ruler of the destitute North African country…

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Already the world’s tallest people and widely agreed to be among the most beautiful, the people of The Netherlands clearly are not willing to leave anything to chance, spending a staggering €2.1bn on beauty services last year. Throughout the country, the…

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In a rather extreme development for the ever-evolving vacation rentals industry, one British tourist has pioneered a way to stay in Amsterdam without booking a room. After becoming drunk, separated from his friends, losing his phone and unable to find his…

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Customers of The Fayrouz Lounge on the Amstelveenseweg, near the popular Vondel park in Amsterdam, have been devastated to learn that, from now on, they will have to find somewhere else to smoke their water pipes and plan their violent robberies. Popular…

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In what sounds like a rejected script from the American crystal meth TV drama Breaking Bad, drug dealers in Amsterdam have been making use of the unique people skills of crocodiles. During recent raids, Dutch police scooped up meth with a street value of…
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