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Airbnb agrees to limit private rentals in Amsterdam

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 10:19:36 GMT2016-12-01T10:19:36Z

AMSTERDAM (AP) -- Airbnb has agreed to limit private home rentals in Amsterdam, in a move city authorities had wanted to curb complaints about illegal hotels....

Dutch lower house lawmakers approve limited burqa ban

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 16:19:54 GMT2016-11-29T16:19:54Z

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- Lawmakers in the lower house of the Dutch parliament on Tuesday approved a limited ban on "face-covering clothing" including Islamic veils and robes such as the burqa and niqab....

No shots fired! 2 EU nations exchange territory as friends

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 14:35:52 GMT2016-11-28T14:35:52Z

BRUSSELS (AP) -- The Netherlands and Belgium, with their royals in attendance, on Monday signed a deal for a peaceful exchange of land between them for the mere fact that it makes sense to do so....

Dutch populist lawmaker Wilders slams his trial as 'charade'

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 16:34:02 GMT2016-11-23T16:34:02Z

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- Populist anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders delivered a fiery closing statement Wednesday at his hate speech trial, slamming his prosecution as a "charade, a disgrace for the Netherlands, a mockery for our society" that threatens freedom of speech....

Poem signed by Anne Frank sells for nearly $150,000

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 13:10:01 GMT2016-11-23T13:10:01Z

HAARLEM, Netherlands (AP) -- A rare handwritten poem signed by Anne Frank sold at auction Wednesday for 140,000 euros ($148,620)....