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Amsterdam’s Club 11 relocates.

Following the closure of Amsterdam
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Amsterdam prostitutes.

Amsterdam city council have launched the
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Ziggo Dome, Amsterdam’s new concert venue .

Construction begins this year on a new concert hall near Amsterdam
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NewYork400 in Amsterdam.

A myriad of cultural and economic exchanges between the USA and the Netherlands will commemorate 400 years since English explorer Henry Hudson sailed into New York
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Amsterdam City of Art in 2009.

The opening of two important museums and the staging of numerous exclusive exhibitions have led the Netherlands Tourist Board to declare Amsterdam a City of Art in 2009. The new Hermitage Amsterdam...
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Amsterdam council sets vocabulary lists for primary schools.

The Amsterdam city council has drawn up a list of 3,000 words that children going up into third year of primary school must know. The list, which includes words such as juicy, wizard and surroundings,...
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Amsterdam debates reducing districts.

A committee set up to examine the restructuring of Amsterdam
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Ramsey Nasr elected Dutch Poet Laureate.

Dutch/Palestinian poet and actor Ramsey Nasr (1974-) has been chosen as Holland
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Skating on Keizersgracht canal.

For the first time since 1997 Amsterdam
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Amsterdam Spinoza monument

Three hundred years after his death, Jewish philosopher Baruch de Spinoza (1632-1677) has finally been honoured by his native city. A monument designed by local artist Nicolas Dings has been erected o...
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Amsterdam monument to Spinoza.

Three hundred years after his death, Jewish philosopher Baruch de Spinoza (1632-1677) has finally been honoured by his native city. A monument designed by local artist Nicolas Dings has been erected o...
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Ice skating in Amsterdam.

Ice-skating rinks have been set up on the Leidseplein between Leidsestraat and Stadsschouwburg (open until 11 Jan), at the Westergasfabriek and on the Beursplein (both open until 4 Jan). The 20mx18m r...
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Amsterdam plans new cultural centre.

An advisory committee commissioned by the Amsterdam city council has unveiled plans for a
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First official storyteller appointed in Amsterdam.

Amsterdam city council has appointed professional narrator Karel Baracs as its first official storyteller. Baracs
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Amsterdam police bug suspect scooters.

A rise in bag-snatching offences in the Dutch capital has prompted police to experiment with secret transmitters attached to the scooters of suspected thieves. The use of the transmitters was discover...
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Spam network based in Amsterdam.

A network of Nigerian spammers based in the African community in south-east Amsterdam has been identified as being responsible for defrauding people worldwide of millions of euro. Spam messages inviti...
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Amphibious bus tours in Amsterdam.

Travellers making a brief stopover at Amsterdam
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Starbucks opens in central Amsterdam.

Seattle-based coffee giant Starbucks is to open its first store in the Amsterdam Central Station following a licensing agreement with Servex, the Dutch railways food and beverage concessionaire. Techn...
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Amsterdam Expatcentre for foreign employees.

A pilot project aimed at simplifying residency applications for newly arrived foreign workers has been launched in Amsterdam. Currently only providing services for highly skilled
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The nationwide tobacco smoking ban in restaurants and caf
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New museum honours Salvation Army celebrity.

A museum dedicated to Major Alida Bosshardt, one of the Dutch Salvation Army
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Amsterdam railway station

The Royal Institute of Dutch Architects (BNA) has named the new railway station at the Bijlmer ArenA as Building of the Year for 2008. Designed by Jan van Belkum of Arcadis Architecten and Neven Sidor...
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Amsterdam church steeples re-open for summer.

The 17th-century church towers of Amsterdam
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Increased flight tax in the Netherlands.

A court in The Hague has upheld the introduction by the Dutch government of an environmental tax on airline tickets. The move had been opposed by Schiphol and Maastricht airports as well as budget car...
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Amsterdam world’s most multicultural city.

As of 1 Jan 2007 people representing a total of 177 different nationalities are residing in the Dutch capital according to Amsterdam city council, making it once again the most multi-cultural city in...
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