Amsterdam

 
Where street names are double Dutch
Where street names are double Dutch
THE FIFTH COLUMN
High time to 'zwijg' in Amsterdam
High time to 'zwijg' in Amsterdam
THE FIFTH COLUMN
Dutch cuisine gets a shake-up
Dutch cuisine gets a shake-up
Traditionally, Dutch cuisine was seen as simple, straightforward and relatively unrefined. Now, as their capital celebrates a new king, 401 years...
Dark forces at work in Amsterdam
Dark forces at work in Amsterdam
He is known for his ceramics but, in part due to the practicalities of using clay in the small Amsterdam studio and not having a kiln, he has...
Cannabis chaos as Dutch city flouts drug tourist ban
Cannabis chaos as Dutch city flouts drug tourist ban
The battle has been fought on the streets, in the courtroom and in the media as authorities struggle to enforce a law aimed at ridding the...
Thousands witness opening of long-closed Rijksmuseum
Thousands witness opening of long-closed Rijksmuseum
There were cheers and fireworks on Saturday as the 75-year-old queen, making one of her last official appearances before her abdication, turned a...
Prostitution a Fokkens nightmare
Prostitution a Fokkens nightmare
Neither Louise nor Martine Fokkens fits the stereotype of a window prostitute in Amsterdam. The majority of women working in the most notorious...
Dutch military leads the way in gay pride
Dutch military leads the way in gay pride
Embracing a policy of "Do Tell," the Dutch military joined Amsterdam's annual Gay Pride parade for the first time this year, with uniformed men and...
Dutch bank asks managers to forgo bonuses
Dutch bank asks managers to forgo bonuses
Dutch ING Bank has asked its top 1 200 managers not to accept their bonuses for the year 2008.
Dutch company to deliver extra gas to Germany, Italy
Dutch company to deliver extra gas to Germany, Italy
Dutch gas company GasTerra said on Monday it is prepared to increase its gas deliveries by 10% to alleviate the ongoing gas crisis in Europe.
Root canal sounds more fun
Root canal sounds more fun
Amsterdam's reputation as a seething, hot-boxed bordello does the city a disservice. It has a cultural side -- from contemporary hip-hop bands such...

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