Posts tagged as Dutch

Dutch to allow 5,000 fans to attend Latvia game

Thursday, March 18, 2021

The Netherlands will allow 5,000 spectators who have tested negative for COVID-19 to attend their 2022 World Cup qualifier against Latvia this month as part of a study that could help get fans back into games quicker, the Dutch FA (KNVB) said. Spectators at the Johan Cruijff Arena on March 27 will be divided into different sections, where some must wear face masks but others will be allowed to go…

Dutch woman required by court to delete social media photos of grandchildren

Saturday, May 23, 2020

A court in The Netherlands has ruled that a grandmother has to delete photos of of her grandchildren that she posted on social media Facebook and Pinterest without their parents’ permission under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The row reached the court after the woman refused to delete photographs of her grandchildren, which she had posted on social media, despite numerous calls by the mother of the children…

Dutch court needs more time to rule on Crimean treasures

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

An appeals court in Amsterdam said Tuesday it needs more time to rule on the ownership of a valuable trove of historical artefacts loaned to a Dutch museum by four museums in Crimea shortly before the region’s annexation by Russia in 2014. The Amsterdam Court of Appeal said in an interim ruling that it needs “greater clarity” on the competing claims by Ukraine and the museums in Crimea. The court…

Suspect in deadly Dutch tram shooting appears in court

Monday, July 1, 2019

Dutch prosecutors said Monday they have a “strong indication” that a man accused of fatally shooting four passengers on a tram in the central city of Utrecht in March had a “terrorist motive.” In a written statement following a preliminary hearing at Utrecht District Court, prosecutors said 37-year-old suspect Gokmen Tanis left a handwritten letter in a getaway car that said in Dutch: “I’m doing this for my religion, you…

Dutch soldiers in Lithuania go ice diving as part of NATO winter training

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Lithuania, Dutch and Czech forces from one of NATO’s battlegroups undergo cold weather training in February, experiencing winter diving and acquiring other skills for survival in extreme weather conditions. NATO wrote in a press release on Monday, February 18, that allied troops in Lithuania focused on building shelters to protect themselves from the elements. «It is important not to build your shelter too high. Hot air rises and cold air…

Estonian, Dutch people think similarly

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid said at a meeting with King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands on Tuesday that both countries’ people are able to appreciate the benefits of digital society but have a similar understanding also of things farther from home. The Estonian head of state said at the press conference following the meeting that both Estonian and Dutch people value the ease of arranging their everyday lives, the president’s press…