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On this day…in 1664

Dutch Governor Peter Stuyvesant surrenders New Amsterdam, the capital of New Netherland, to an English naval squadron under Colonel Richard Nicolls. Stuyvesant had hoped...

‘Forest Boy’ is identified in Germany

Known to German locals as Forest Boy, had his 15 minutes of international fame recently as local police and Interpol sent his picture out...

Socceroos are top 20 in the FIFA world rankings

Australia rise two places and are the top-ranked Asian country. The Socceroos are also top seed in a 10-nation draw for the final round of...

Robin van Persie is on fire for the Gooners

Robin van Persie lifted the gloom around Arsenal as the Dutch forward's double, which included a 29-second opener, clinched a much-needed 2-1 win over...

Asylum seekers battle it out in game show

A new game show in the Netherlands reportedly pits failed asylum seekers against each other as they compete for cash to take with them...

Stadium collapses – construction worker dead

A construction worker has died and 14 others have been injured after the roof of a Dutch soccer stadium collapsed. One worker died in...

The Danish HAVE to name their children from a government list

Did you know in Denmark, all Danish parents can only name their children from a pre-approved government list of 3000 names for boys and...

Son of former soccer star is Gullit-y for dealing cannibis

Son of Dutch and former Chelsea star Ruud Gullit has been given a two year house arrest. Quincy, 20, was arrested in Milan, Italy, for...

Would you fancy travelling to space…next to Doutzen Kroes?

Stunning Doutzen Kroes aims to be the first super model to travel to space...to raise money for charity. The Netherlands born beauty, an ambassador for...

Rafael Van Der Vaart is on a winner with Sylvie

In a way, it doesn't matter if Rafael Van Der Vaart gets his team, Spurs, into the semi-final of the Champions League...because he's certainly...

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Rabbit suicide bomber

Two blokes in the South Australian outback were entertaining themselves with the politically incorrect game of tying sticks of dynamite to rabbits. The rabbits would...

On this day…in 42BC

Marcus Junius Brutus, a leading conspirator in the assassination of Julius Caesar, commits suicide after his defeat at the second battle of Philippi. Two years...

Morning coffee with Catholics

Four Catholic men and a Catholic woman were having coffee in St.Peters Square . The first Catholic man tells his friends, "My son is a...