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Amsterdam opens largest bicycle garage. You’ll never guess where…

Amsterdam bike garage: The shelter has a combined capacity for 11,000 bikes in the cycling-mad Dutch capital.

Amsterdam unveils its largest bike garage underwater. (Twitter)
Amsterdam unveils its largest bike garage underwater. (Twitter)
Published on Jan 26, 2023 07:30 AM IST
AFP | | Posted by Shobhit Gupta

Hostage seige in Amsterdam ends, armed man overpowered: Police

"He is lying in the street and a robot is checking him for explosives," police said on Twitter.

A police officer stands next to a police vehicle near an Apple store in central Amsterdam during a hostage incident in the store, in Amsterdam, Netherlands.(REUTERS)
A police officer stands next to a police vehicle near an Apple store in central Amsterdam during a hostage incident in the store, in Amsterdam, Netherlands.(REUTERS)
Updated on Feb 23, 2022 05:46 AM IST
AFP |

Possible hostage situation at Apple store in Amsterdam, police at scene

Officers did not specify how many people were in the shop, but police had received a report of an armed robbery at 17:40 pm (1640 GMT).

Images on social media showed a gunman holding an unarmed man at gunpoint.
Images on social media showed a gunman holding an unarmed man at gunpoint.
Updated on Feb 23, 2022 12:43 AM IST
AFP |

These are the top 10 best cities in the world in 2021

The list of the top 10 best cities in the world was released by Time Out magazine recently. The list features 37 cities, and San Francisco, Amsterdam, and Manchester top the list.

These are the top 10 best cities in the world in 2021(Unsplash)
These are the top 10 best cities in the world in 2021(Unsplash)
Published on Sep 12, 2021 08:39 AM IST
ByKrishna Priya Pallavi, Delhi

Rembrandt's 'Night Watch' canvas on display for the first time in 300 years

Rembrandt finished the large 'Night Watch' canvas, which portrays the captain of an Amsterdam city militia ordering his men into action, in 1642. The missing figures have been restored by artificial intelligence

Children look at Rembrandt's famed Night Watch, which is back on display in what researchers say in its original size, with missing parts temporarily restored in an exhibition aided by artificial intelligence, at Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, Netherlands June 23, 2021. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw(REUTERS)
Children look at Rembrandt's famed Night Watch, which is back on display in what researchers say in its original size, with missing parts temporarily restored in an exhibition aided by artificial intelligence, at Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, Netherlands June 23, 2021. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 24, 2021 11:46 AM IST
Reuters |

‘Can I keep the red pencil?’ Dutch voters inquire after voting

Across the country people tweeted pictures of the pencil they had taken home after some cities gave each voter a fresh one to mark their ballot and avoid infection risk.

A red pencil used for voting is pictured at a polling station during the Dutch general election dominated by the country's handling of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) crisis, in The Hague, Netherlands March 17, 2021. REUTERS/Eva Plevier(REUTERS)
A red pencil used for voting is pictured at a polling station during the Dutch general election dominated by the country's handling of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) crisis, in The Hague, Netherlands March 17, 2021. REUTERS/Eva Plevier(REUTERS)
Published on Mar 18, 2021 04:36 PM IST
Reuters |

Van Gogh's 1887 Paris street painting to be shown in public for first time

Sotheby's auction house in Amsterdam, Hong Kong, and Paris to put on display for the first time, a Paris street scene painted by Vincent Van Gogh in 1887 while he was lodging with his brother Theo in the French capital.

Van Gogh's 1887 Paris street painting to be shown in public for first time(Twitter/Cdesarts)
Van Gogh's 1887 Paris street painting to be shown in public for first time(Twitter/Cdesarts)
Updated on Feb 25, 2021 09:56 AM IST
Reuters |

People skate on frozen surface of historic Prinsengracht canal in Amsterdam

It was the first time since 2018 that skating was possible on Amsterdam’s historic Prinsengracht canal.

Dozens of skaters took to the frozen surface of Amsterdam's historic Prinsengracht canal.(AP)
Dozens of skaters took to the frozen surface of Amsterdam's historic Prinsengracht canal.(AP)
Published on Feb 13, 2021 08:38 PM IST
AP |

Dutch government to introduce first curfew since World War II

The Dutch government is set to add the first nationwide curfew since World War II to its already broad lockdown on Wednesday in a bid to limit the spread of new coronavirus mutations in the Netherlands, broadcaster RTL said.

The Dutch government is set to add the first nationwide curfew since World War II to its already broad lockdown on Wednesday in a bid to limit the spread of new coronavirus mutations in the Netherlands.(Reuters)
The Dutch government is set to add the first nationwide curfew since World War II to its already broad lockdown on Wednesday in a bid to limit the spread of new coronavirus mutations in the Netherlands.(Reuters)
Published on Jan 20, 2021 05:05 PM IST
Reuters |
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