Leonardus Bijlsma has been found guilty at Birmingham Crown Court over a £1.6 billion drug smuggling operation involving fake ambulances.Read the full story ›
Holland lost ground in their bid to secure automatic qualification for Euro 2016 as they were beaten 1-0 by Group A leaders Iceland on Thursday after being reduced to 10 men in the first half.
Gylfi Sigurdsson scored the only goal of the game for Iceland from the penalty spot in the 51st minute after the hosts had Bruno Martins Indi sent off in the 33rd minute.
The defeat means Holland remain third in the group, eight points behind leaders Iceland and six adrift of second-placed Czech Republic, who beat Kazakhstan 2-1.
A member of the Dutch air force has travelled to Syria and has probably joined the Islamic State group, the Defence Ministry said.Read the full story ›
Three people have been injured after shots were fired on a high-speed train from Amsterdam to Paris.Read the full story ›
Buyers and sellers mooching around a quiet Sunday afternoon car boot sale got the shock of their lives when an elephant crashed the event.Read the full story ›
New Netherlands head coach Danny Blind has admitted he rejected the chance to join Louis van Gaal's coaching staff in order to take on his new role with the national team.
Blind previously worked under Van Gaal as his assistant up until the end of the World Cup, but has decided to go out on his own with the national team.
“I had a fantastic offer from Manchester United,” he told Algemeen Dagblad.
“There were talks about United and Van Gaal a couple of times last year. But I rejected that. If you have ambition, what is more beautiful than becoming manager of your country?”
Danny Blind has been named as Guus Hiddink's replacement with as head coach of the Dutch national team.
Police are hunting for a gunman after a man was shot dead on a residential street in the Netherlands.
A picture widely shared on social media showed a hooded man dressed in black walking with a large gun in the northern city of Zaandam.
Police confirmed that one person had died, adding that officers were now looking for a brown van that may have been used in the shooting.
It is currently unclear whether there is more than one gunman.
Witnesses told local media that 10 to 15 shots were heard in the street which lies close to two schools.
Dutch police have detained a man in connection with a fire at the British embassy in The Hague.
"One man has been detained in relation to the fire at the British embassy this morning," the Twitter message said. "The cause of the fire is being investigated."
Nobody was injured in the fire, which broke out at 7.30am and has been extinguished, Dutch public television reported.
Dutch police raided the house after spotting it was the only one without snow on the roof as lamps used to grow the drug had melted it.Read the full story ›