| Nov 26, 2013
| 2:13 PM
(Reuters) - Ajax Amsterdam kept themselves in contention for progress to the next round of the Champions League after becoming the first side to beat Barcelona this season with a 2-1 triumph in their Group H match on Tuesday.
Thulani Serero and Danny...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Nov 26 (Reuters) - Teams for Tuesday's Champions League Group H match between Ajax Amsterdam and Barcelona at Amsterdam Arena.
Ajax Amsterdam: 22-Jasper Cillessen; 2-Ricardo van Rhijn, 12-Joel Veltman, 4-Niklas Moisander, 15-Nicolai Boilesen; 18-Davy...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 9:20 PM
When Marie Antoinette wanted to escape the confines and pressures of courtly life, she retreated to her quaint Petit Hameau where she and her companions donned their finest peasant frocks and pretended to be poor. A century later, fashionable Londoners...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 12:32 PM
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino had an injury crisis and the prospect of setting a record-equaling unbeaten start to a season to think about on the eve of Tuesday's Champions League tie at Ajax Amsterdam.
Lionel Messi, Xavi and...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 3:29 PM
A group of chronic alcoholics was a nuisance in Amsterdam’s Oosterpark. So the group was put to work -- in exchange for beer, Agence France-Presse reports.
Thanks to a program supported by donations and state funds, they work three days a week,...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 10:28 AM
Amsterdam has found a unique way to keep its streets clean and keep the city's alcoholics out of trouble in the process.
The Rainbow Foundation project, which is funded by the Dutch state and donations, is "hiring" alcoholics to clean city streets....
| Nov 12, 2013
| 9:22 PM
Severe depression doesn't just affect the mind, it may also attack the body on a cellular level by speeding up the aging process, according to a new study.
In a paper published Tuesday in the journal Molecular Psychology, researchers in California and...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 1:42 PM
Miley Cyrus sparked up what appeared to be a joint at the MTV European Music Awards on Sunday in Amsterdam, scandalizing some and giving new meaning to scandal burnout for others.
Oh yeah, she also twerked again, butt-first into the face of a little...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Miley Cyrus has dipped once again into the big book of attention-getting stunts at awards shows.
This time it was at the MTV Eurpean Music Awards in Amsterdam, where she lit up what looked like a joint on stage while accepting her award for best video...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 6:47 AM
Una poderosa tormenta azotaba Gran Bretaña y Holanda el lunes provocando la muerte de al menos tres personas, apagones y la cancelación de cientos de vuelos y traslados en tren, a medida que avanzaba hacia el continente europeo.
Los vientos de hasta 160...
| Oct 27, 2013
Novelist Donna Tartt doesn't publish very often — her engrossing new book, “The Goldfinch,” is her first since 2002's “The Little Friend,” which itself trailed her wildly popular fictional debut, “The Secret History,&...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Humans have been communicating using pictures for at least 40,000 years — far longer than they have with alphabets and language. Yale University's Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library has been in existence for only 50 of those years, but the...