Eberhard Van Der Laan

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  • Amsterdam plans sober party for Dutch inauguration

    The Dutch capital is known for boozy stag nights and pot-smoking tourists. But for what could be the nation's party of the decade _ the abdication of Queen Beatrix and accession to the throne of her son Willem-Alexander _ Amsterdam wants to keep things low key.

  • ** FILE ** A prostitute advertises in a window in Amsterdam's Red Light District. (Associated Press)

    Amsterdam to raise legal age for prostitutes

    Amsterdam plans to raise the minimum age for prostitutes from 18 to 21 and force brothels to close during the early morning hours.

  • Woman dies of injuries after Dutch train crash

    A woman died Sunday of injuries a day after two trains collided head-on in Amsterdam — a crash a top rail official described as one of the worst train disasters in the Netherlands' recent history.

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