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2015 in the Netherlands
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- Monarch – Willem-Alexander
- Prime Minister – Mark Rutte (VVD)
- Speaker of the House of Representatives – Anouchka van Miltenburg (VVD, resigned on 12 December), Khadija Arib (PvdA, Acting Speaker)
- President of the Senate – Ankie Broekers-Knol (VVD)
- 8 January: after the Charlie Hebdo shooting over 18,000 demonstrators for freedom of speech joined events around the Netherlands, following the call of the Mayors of Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht and later more called to do so; many Dutch Government members joined the demonstrations
- 29 January: man holding a fake gun tries to take over the Nederlandse Omroep Stichting (NOS) news studio in Hilversum because he wanted to tell the audience about a conspiracy theory of his; he was arrested later that evening by the police without hurting anyone.
- 2 February: opening of the Barneveld Zuid railway station
- 9 February: the political party Denk is founded by MPs Tunahan Kuzu and Selçuk Öztürk
- 12–15 February: the 2015 World Single Distance Speed Skating Championships take place in the Thialf Arena in Heerenveen
- 15 March: Ivo Opstelten and Fred Teeven (VVD) resign from the Ministry of Security and Justice
- 18 March: provincial and water board elections are held.
- 9 June: Senate election, 2015
- 19–23 August: SAIL Amsterdam
- 8 September: the VU University Medical Center in Amsterdam is fully evacuated after parts of the hospital were flooded because of a burst in a major water-pipeline
- 6 October: locals demonstrate in Oranje, Drenthe to oppose the instalment an asylum seekers centre in the village
- 14–18 October: Amsterdam Dance Event
- 16 December: 2015 Geldermalsen riot
- 2014–15 Eredivisie
- Netherlands in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015
- Netherlands in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2015
- List of Dutch Top 40 number-one singles of 2015
- Live meekijken: de Charlie Hebdo-demonstraties (in Dutch), NRC.nl. 8 January 2015.
- Nederland staat stil bij aanslag Charlie Hebdo, (in Dutch), NOS. 8 January 2015.
- Chaos in Amsterdam after floods on DutchNews, 2015/09.
- Woedende inwoners Oranje blokkeren weg naar asielzoekerscentrum (in Dutch), RTL Nieuws. 6 October 2015.
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