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Mata Hari was Dutch (Friesland) and was shot during WW I. Soon documents will be opened and we all will know if she really was a spy.

Top seeds Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis advanced to the semi-finals of the women’s doubles at the US Open 2015 in New York on Tuesday. The top-seeded Indo-Swiss pair eased past 13th seeded Dutch-Czech combination of Michaella Krajicek and Barbora Strycova 6-3 6-0 in a contest which lasted 59 minutes. Sania and Martina put up a thoroughly dominating performance by... Read More

Why Dying Is Easier for Doctors

Why Dying Is Easier for Doctors - Almost all medical professionals have seen what we call “futile care” being performed on people. That’s when doctors bring the cutting edge of technology to bear on a grievously ill person near the end of life. The patient will get cut open, perforated with tubes, hooked up to machines, and assaulted with drugs. What it buys is misery we would not inflict on a terrorist.

Viktor&Rolf designed tutus especially for Jorma Elo's new work Shape! Tonight opening night at Dutch National Balle Photo by Angela Sterling

Evonne Goolagong Cawley, AO, MBE (born 31 July 1951) is an Australian former World No. 1 female tennis player. She was one of the world's leading players in the 1970s and early 1980s, when she won 14 Grand Slam titles: seven in singles (four Australian Open, two Wimbledon and one French Open), six in women's doubles, and one in mixed doubles. Her career win-loss percentage was 81.01% (704–165). Her win-loss performance in all Grand Slam singles tournaments was 82.09% (133–29), at the French…

Top 10 Spies in History

Mata Hari: 1876-1917; Mata Hari, was a Dutch exotic dancer, courtesan, and accused spy who was executed by firing squad in France under charges of espionage for Germany during World War I. Mata Hari's name has since become synonymous with espionage, although it remains by no means clear that she was guilty of the spying for which she charged.