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Eurovision 2024: Dutch contestant booted from contest over backstage incident – National | Globalnews.ca

Eurovision 2024: Dutch contestant booted from contest over backstage incident – National | Globalnews.ca

Descrease article font size Increase article font size A Dutch public broadcaster reacted angrily after the Netherlands’ contestant in the Eurovision Song Contest was dramatically expelled from the competition hours before Saturday’s final over a backstage incident that is being investigated by police. The European Broadcasting Union, which organizes Eurovision, said Swedish police were investigating...

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Game on! Dutch darts world hits the bullseye

Game on! Dutch darts world hits the bullseye

The packed stadium shudders as thousands of orange-clad Dutch fans bounce around, chanting the name of their favorite player. But they’re not watching Ajax or the Netherlands football team. This is darts. Sometimes derided as a game played over a pint in British pubs, darts is a huge deal in the Netherlands. Boards can be...

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Climate activist Greta Thunberg arrested at Netherlands protest – UPI.com

Climate activist Greta Thunberg arrested at Netherlands protest – UPI.com

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg (C) is detained by police officers during a climate demonstration blocking the A12 highway in the Hague, the Netherlands, on Saturday. Thunberg joined the 37th highway blockade called by the Extinction Rebellion as new international actions against fossil subsidies were announced during the action. Photo by Ramon Van Flymen/EPA-EFE April...