Monday, 24 January 2022
Dutch lockdown as Europe intensifies Omicron response
The Netherlands on Saturday announced a Christmas lockdown and London declared a “major incident” as Europe tries to rein in rising Covid-19 case numbers and the highly mutated Omicron strain takes ...
19 Dec 2021, 10:14
Dutch find Omicron a week earlier than thought
The two earlier Dutch infections also came before South Africa first reported the new strain on 24 November to the World Health Organisation
30 Nov 2021, 18:12
Cultural groups can be revealed by people's laughter: Study
According to researchers from the University of Amsterdam with international colleagues, it has been observed that people can infer someone's cultural group from their laughter
22 Nov 2021, 15:36
Netherlands rocked by second night of Covid riots
Fresh rioting broke out late Saturday over the Dutch government's coronavirus measures, with rioters pelting police with stones and fireworks as protests turned violent for a second night in the ...
21 Nov 2021, 16:07
FIFA World Cup qualifier
Dutch book ticket to Qatar with win over Norway
Two late goals by Steven Bergwijn and Memphis Depay on Tuesday saw the Netherlands book a ticket to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, as they held Norway at bay with a 2-0 victory in Rotterdam
17 Nov 2021, 16:10
Ten EU nations causing 'high concern' over Covid-19
Ten countries in the 27-member European Union face a Covid situation of "high concern", the bloc's diseases agency said Friday, warning the pandemic was worsening across the continent
12 Nov 2021, 21:08
Journalist Rozina Islam receives 'Free Press Award'
Prothom Alo’s journalist Rozina Islam, who was harassed for revealing corruption in Bangladesh’s health sector during the coronavirus pandemic, has received this year’s Free Press Award for ...
03 Nov 2021, 08:54
Rozina Islam, 2 others nominated for Most Resilient Journalist award
Prothom Alo’s senior correspondent Rozina Islam has been nominated for ‘Most Resilient Journalist’ award by The Free Press Awards.
30 Oct 2021, 14:33
Sea levels 'could rise much faster': Dutch meteorologists
Sea levels could rise much higher than first predicted along the low-lying Dutch coastline, by up to two metres (6.5 feet) this century, Dutch meteorologists warned Monday
25 Oct 2021, 22:43
Wiese gives Namibia first T20 WC win
David Wiese bludgeoned an unbeaten 66 as Namibia stayed alive at the T20 World Cup on Wednesday with a six-wicket triumph over the Netherlands.
20 Oct 2021, 20:17