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02/09/2014 'Legroom war' rages as planes grow more cramped

To recline or not to recline? Airplane 'legroom wars' are prompting growing rage in international skies, with two recent seat battles...

29/08/2014 Dutch stereotypes: incest fishermen, arrogant schmucks

A map of Dutch stereotypes – in English and drawn up by a Dutchman – provides a comical guide to cultural stereotypes of the Netherlands'...

01/09/2014 Dutch Rail gets go-ahead to raise rush-hour ticket prices

Dutch railway company NS was given an amber light to increase the price of rush-hour tickets if it is the only way to reduce overcrowding, which...

02/09/2014 The owners of old cars are selling their vehicles abroad to avoid tax

Owners of old cars have been selling their vehicles en masse since the government introduced road tax for older cars at the beginning of this year.

28/08/2014 Rijksmuseum puts up ticket prices almost 17 pc

Despite having a record number of visitors – 2.2 million in the eight months to end December following its reopening, Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum...

02/09/2014 NS will take you home if last train is late

People stranded at their local station because the last train was late will be taken to their front door by transport arranged by Dutch railway...

28/08/2014 Dutch raise German road toll plan with Brussels, citing discrimination

Transport minister Melania Schultz has asked to European Commission to investigate if Germany’s plans to introduce road tolls for foreigners...

 
 
 
 
 
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