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  1. covid-19
    Austria Institutes Lockdown, National Vaccine Mandate Amid COVID SurgeDemonstrations against anti-COVID restrictions were staged in Vienna and several other European cities on Saturday.
  2. delta variant
    The U.K.’s Delta Surge Is Collapsing. Will Ours?Why the variant’s spread may be less pervasive than we currently expect.
  3. parties
    28,000 Dutch People Tried to Crash a 15-Year-Old’s Birthday PartyIs everyone in the Netherlands okay?
  4. dating
    Court Condemns 69-Year-Old DJ to Lifetime of Being His Actual Age“Mr. Ratelband is at liberty to feel 20 years younger than his real age and to act accordingly,” a Dutch court declared.
  5. food fight
    Netherlands Rocked by Countrywide Herring ScandalSomething smells fishy in an annual taste test.
  6. hold your horses
    Dutch Restaurant Serves Up ‘My Little Pony’ Burgers Made From Actual PonyProbably not ideal for 5-year-olds’ birthdays.
  7. biker gangs
    Badass Dutch Biker Gang Fighting ISIS in IraqBecause Europe is just too peaceful.
  8. the sports section
    GIF Recap: The Netherlands Ends Brazil’s Nightmare World CupAt least it wasn’t as bad as the last game.
  9. the sports section
    GIF Recap: Argentina Advances to World Cup Final With Shoot-out VictoryThe finals are Sunday afternoon.
  10. Bigotry
    Racist Holland’s Got Talent Remarks Prompt Cool RestaurantChinese restaurants are taking back “39 with rice.”
  11. Crime Scenes
    More Than $100K in Frozen Beef Stolen in New Jersey Hamburger HeistUnless these guys are planning a colossal cookout, they’re going to have a tough time unloading the purloined patties.
  12. the internet
    Dutch Girl’s Facebook Party Attracts Bad CrowdHer public event invite attracted 4,000 rowdy strangers.  
  13. Mediavore
    An Ecofriendly Fourth of July; Sir Cliff Richard Makes Memphis Fried ChickenThe 70-year-old British pop star also makes decent soul food.
  14. Mediavore
    Top Chef Takes Home An Emmy; Meet The FoochebagsWhile contestant Amanda Baumgarten dismisses the show’s weight, Top Chef earns a golden statue.
  15. world cup
    Spain, Champions of the WorldSpain beats the Netherlands 1–0 to win the World Cup.
  16. world cup
    Can the Dutch Do It?A preview of the Spain-Netherlands World Cup final on Sunday.
  17. world cup
    Uruguayans Endure Heat, Dutch Strikers With DignityDignity and singing.
  18. world cup
    Holland Just One Step Away From Total Football VictoryThe Netherlands advances to the their third World Cup final.
  19. world cup
    Today, the ‘Lesser’ of the SemifinalsUruguay-Netherlands: Game on.
  20. world cup
    Poor, Poor GhanaGhana’s awful loss.
  21. world cup
    Hup, Holland, Hup!The Netherlands takes down Brazil, 2–1.
  22. world cup
    It’s Quarterfinals Time at the World CupBrazil-Netherlands and Uruguay-Ghana in the quarterfinals.
  23. world cup
    Good-bye to Tournament Dark Horses: Brazil Rules AllBrazil and Argentina have been the best two teams in the World Cup so far.
  24. world cup
    Oh, To Be Dutch and On the PitchA great day for the Dutch at the World Cup, less so for the Italians.
  25. world cup
    Your Big, Huge World Cup PreviewStory lines, overviews, and everything else from Josh Dean, your official World Cup Closer for this year’s 2010 World Cup.
  26. world cup
    World Cup Preview: Group EOur look at Cameroon, Denmark, Japan, and the Netherlands.
  27. the industry
    Spike Lee and Robert De Niro Headed Down to AlphavillePlus: Gael García Bernal! LeBron James! Puppets!
  28. history
    Brooklyn Actually Was Originally Pronounced ‘Brokelyn’A small irony dies.
  29. important things
    Obama Somehow Too Busy to Read for PleasureSo how did George W. Bush read 100 books a year?
  30. How Long Before Obama Starts Playing Cricket?President Obama says he’s sick of briefing books and has started reading Joseph O’Neill’s ‘Netherland’ at night.
  31. neighborhood news
    Parrot Argument Caught on TapeBut aren’t they supposed to speak English?
  32. kudos
    Booker Prize Long List Announced; Can Anything Beat ‘Netherland’?Can anything beat the novel James Wood called ‘one of the most remarkable postcolonial books I have ever read’?
  33. ranters and ravers
    ‘Netherland’ Is Everywhere; How Long Before Hipsters Start Playing Cricket?We expect the grassy open spaces of Prospect Park to be filled with twentysomething Americans in dress whites by the end of the summer.