NYT: Provocateur's Death Haunts the Dutch
AMSTERDAM — Nothing marks the spot on an unremarkable street in east Amsterdam where on Nov. 2, 2004, Mohammed Bouyeri, a 26-year-old Moroccan Dutchman — saying he was acting to defend the name of Allah — shot dead, then slashed the throat of the Dutch filmmaker, television host and provocateur Theo van Gogh.
Daily Echo: Let's celebr...eight!
Ronals Koeman well and truly disproved the manager of the month hoodoo as his Saints side produced a record-setting display to destroy a woeful Sunderland outfit 8-0.
BBC: The Dutch boy mopping up a sea of plastic
Boyan Slat is a 20-year-old on a mission - to rid the world's oceans of floating plastic. He has dedicated his teenage years to finding a way of collecting it. But can the system really work - and is there any point when so much new plastic waste is still flowing into the sea every day?
WSJ: How many Rembrandts are there?
The Netherlands-based Rembrandt Research Project issues a final volume that says 70 paintings, many of them attributed to Rembrandt followers, are by the master.
Guardian: Death masks and warm smiles
A new exhibition on pain and pleasure in art asks whether the face is truly the mirror of the soul. More than 50 works from the golden age of Dutch painting – on show at the Frans Hals Museum in Haarlem, the Netherlands – embrace every emotion from despair to lust.
The Bold and the Beautiful comes to Amsterdam
The picturesque canals of Amsterdam have long attracted filmmakers and now the city will feature on the small screen as well, as the American soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful films in the Dutch capital.
NYT: A Dutch Town Honors U.S. Soldiers' Wartime Bravery at Germany's Edge
NIJMEGEN, the Netherlands — When Henny Meijer was 2 years old, his hometown was liberated by American soldiers. Hearing the commotion on the street, his 8-year-old brother ran to greet them with a neighbor — a woman who was handing the Americans orange flowers — when a soldier threw himself on the boy.
Reuters: Startups go Dutch for new era in manufacturing
(Reuters) - Beneath the low beams of a converted warehouse in Amsterdam lives a company with many of the attributes of a Silicon Valley startup, except that at less than a year old it has zero venture capital and says it is already making enough money to sustain itself.
Guardian: Cruyff interview
The Dutch legend, who once tried to block the appointment of Louis van Gaal at Ajax, says Manchester United manager must get the players to develop their games for the sake of the team
NYT: The Dutch Are Back in Town
On Sept. 24, in an avant-garde condo tower that butts up against the High Line, an unusual gallery called Chamber will open in Chelsea. Like a 17th-century cabinet of curiosities, it will be filled with the eclectic treasures of intrepid explorers.
Arnhem's bitcoin boulevard
Bitcoin merchants in Arnhem, the Netherlands have recently become popular as many of the local cafes and shops now accept Bitcoin.
Wallpaper: Letter from the Netherlands
When architectural historian Bart Lootsma coined the term Superdutch in 2000 he was highlighting a common thread among the work of 1990s Dutch architects, who achieved great global success and influence through simple yet expressive forms that didn't sacrifice their native spirit of realism.
Variety: Dutch DJ Tiesto Traffics in Hits on 'Paradise'
A consistent presence near the top of Forbes’ rankings of the most fiscally successful DJs, and a tireless performer at fests and residencies, Dutch veteran Tiesto released “A Town called Paradis” this summer, his first proper album since 2009’s “Kaleidoscope.”
Daily Mail: Tulips from Amsterdam
They may look like an abstract painting, or even microscope slides, but these coloured straight lines are made of tulips. A nature photographer has captured bright aerials of tulip fields in the outskirts of Amsterdam to reveal their geometric perfection.
Economist: The MH17 crisis: a wake-up call
Like most of Europe, the Netherlands went along half-heartedly with efforts to impose retaliatory sanctions on Moscow, and among the Dutch public there was a tendency to treat the Ukrainian conflict as an ethnolinguistic clash or a Russian-American power contest.