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Hidden Goya portrait discovered in Amsterdam

A fully-finished second painting by Spanish master Goya has been discovered beneath one of his masterpieces at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. High-intensity x-ray technology, developed by technicia...
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KLM to run flights on used cooking oil

The Netherlands flagship carrier KLM has announced that, from September, it will begin running flights between Amsterdam and Paris fuelled by used cooking oil. More than 200 flights on the route w...
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First electric taxis on the road in Amsterdam

The first electric taxis in Amsterdam are now on the road. Authorities claim they are a cost effective way of reducing pollution and will help meet new air quality regulations introduced in May. O...
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Rembrandt honoured in Amsterdam

Visitors to Amsterdam will now be able to follow a tourist trail unveiled in honour of 17th-century artist Rembrandt van Rijn, reports Dutch News. The trail will follow the path the artist, who died i...
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Amsterdam hotel prices among highest in Europe

Hotel rooms in Amsterdam have been rated as some of the most expensive in Europe in the Hotel Price Index 2010, carried out by hotel booking website hotels.com. Amsterdam prices rose nine per cent yea...
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New Canal House museum opens in Amsterdam

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Amsterdam removes all mosquito machines

The mosquito noise machine, which emits an irritating and sometimes painful high frequency noise that can be heard only by children and teenagers, is to be removed by city authorities from four sites...
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Direct Amsterdam Maastricht air route from summer 2011

Swedish airline Sverigeflyg has announced that it will begin operations this summer three times daily on weekdays from Amsterdam's Schiphol airport to Maastricht Aachen airport, under the brand Wings...
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Amsterdam average house prices rising

House prices in Amsterdam bucked the national trend and rose by 4.5 per cent in 2010 according to the city
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New Michelin star for Amsterdam

Amsterdam has a new Michelin star restaurant. In the Michelin Netherlands 2011 guide the Restaurant Vermeer on Prins Hendrikkade was awarded its first star. Amsterdam now has six one-star restaura...
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Amsterdam taxi fares among highest in world

Amsterdam is one of the most expensive cities in the world in which to take a taxi journey, according to a survey by price comparison website www.priceoftravel.com, which measured the price of a three...
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Complaints against parking fines spiral in Amsterdam

Almost half of all complaints against parking fines in Amsterdam are upheld, says Dutch News online. Daily newspaper Telegraaf reports that 14,000 complaints were made against tickets in Amsterdam in...
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Amsterdam authorities slash public spending

City authorities in Amsterdam are to slash spending by
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Amsterdam cancels integration test for long-term immigrants

Amsterdam city council is no longer to force long-term immigrants to take an integration course and language test, according to Parool newspaper reports Dutch News online. All non-EU residents are...
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Anne Frank tree to be donated to museums

Pieces of the giant 170 year-old horse chestnut tree written about by Anne Frank in her diaries are likely to be donated to Jewish museums in Berlin, New York, Tel Aviv and Amsterdam, reports Dutch Ne...
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Amsterdam population growing

Recent figures from city authorities have revealed that Amsterdam
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