The Moment Heavily Armed Police Storm Train After Man Locks Himself In Toilet

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 18.09.2015 | UK

This is the moment that Police in the Netherlands wheeled away a man in a stretcher after he locked himself in a toilet on a train heading for Paris. ...

'Dutch Muslims Who Don't Like Free Speech Can F**k Off' Says Mayor

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK

Muslims who turn their backs on freedom have been told to pack their bags and “f*ck off”, the mayor of Rotterdam has said. Moroccan-born Musli...

A Look at the Architecture of Rotterdam

Stuart Forster | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Stuart Forster

For many travellers the Netherlands is all about Amsterdam, although plenty of other places in the country warrant a visit. Rotterdam, the nation's second city, is a viable destination for a weekend break and has much to offer, particularly if you're an architecture aficionado.

Planet Appetite: The Surprising Shock of the New in Rotterdam, Holland

Rupert Parker | Posted 11.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

The skyline is not the only thing that's changing in Rotterdam - an experimental restaurant, a colossal market hall, a floating forest and a UNESCO World Heritage 20's tobacco factory, are just some of the new kids on the block.

Planet Appetite: North Sea Jazz Festival 2014, Rotterdam, Holland

Rupert Parker | Posted 04.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Now in its 38th Year, North Sea Jazz never fails to please and, this year, with Stevie Wonder and Pharrell Williams topping the bill, it was better than ever... It's a marvel of good organisation, as the sound is impeccable, everything starts on time, there's never really any crush and everyone's good natured.

Teenager Arrested Over American Airlines Tweet

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK

14-year-old Dutch girl has been arrested over a tweet sent to American Airlines at the weekend, police have confirmed. A spokesman for Rotterdam po...

Planet Appetite: Rotterdam World Food Festival in the Netherlands, 18 September to 27 October, 2013

Rupert Parker | Posted 22.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

I've been to Rotterdam a number of times, usually for art or jazz, but I always make time to visit its vibrant food markets and restaurants. The fact that it's a port means that all sorts of people come and go but many stay and have a major influence on the food culture of the city.

Planet Appetite: North Sea Jazz Festival 2013, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Rupert Parker | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Probably the biggest jazz festival in the world, North Sea Jazz takes place in July over 3 days in Rotterdam in the Netherlands. More than a thousand musicians take part, spread out over 150 performances and on 13 different stages, and attendances average around 70,000.

The Netherlands Photography Museum in Rotterdam

Stuart Forster | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Stuart Forster

Known in English as the Netherlands Photography Museum, this is a 'must visit' attraction if you're a photography enthusiast and visiting Rotterdam.

WATCH: Polar Bear Uses Rock To Breaks Glass Enclosure

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.06.2012 | UK

Two visitors at Rotterdam Zoo have captured the moment a polar bear almost shatters a submerged pane of glass in his enclosure with a rock. The two...

WATCH: CCTV Reveals Armed Robber's Pathetic Attempt To Hold Up A Pub

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 16.02.2012 | UK Comedy

The 't Haalve Maatje pub on Kleiweg road in Rotterdam looks like a typical Dutch pub - but it turns out its regulars are hard as nails. How do we ...