Gilbert Kreijger

Thousands witness opening of long-closed Rijksmuseum

Almost 10 000 people have gathered outside Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum as Queen Beatrix declared the national museum open after a decade-long renovation.

Airport evacuated after World War II bomb scare

Authorities have evacuated parts of Amsterdam's Schiphol airport after workers found an unexploded World War II bomb underground near a busy terminal.

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