Aug 26 '13 07:44

The Canals Festival in Amsterdam has drawn a record number of 63,000 visitors this year. The Prinsengracht concert, that was held on the last day of the Canal Festival, had the highest ratings ever during the broadcast of the concert on Saturday evening. 919.000 Viewers saw the concert on TV.

Canals Festival

During the 16th edition of the Canals Festival, visitors could listen for 10 days at 96 different locations in Amsterdam to classical music. In total there were 228 concerts, more than ever.

Aug 26 '13 07:38

By a complex accident on the A2 Sunday afternoon, a man and a woman were injured. A car drove so quick against the center guide that the engine was launched out of the car. The flying engine hit a car with caravan. The one who caused the accident has reported to the police.

Aug 26 '13 03:24

The mayor of Amsterdam, Eberhard van der Laan, Sunday called on the government to file a state complaint against Russia, for violation of human rights. He did so during the To Russia With Love concert, a demonstration for gay rights in Russia, at the Museum Square in the capital on Sunday evening. Van der Laan received a deafening applause.

Aug 26 '13 03:17

Thanks to an observant 6-year-old boy in the De Thij district, the police in Oldenzaal managed to arrest two car thieves.

The boy woke up at half past six in the morning, and looking out his window, he saw two men break into the car of a neighbor. He immediately told his father, who called the police and gave them a good description of the thieves.

The police found a car nearby with two men, a 38-year-old man from Enschede and a 33-year-old man from Dronte, who matched the description. They were immediately arrested.

Aug 25 '13 14:50

Her try-out class was fully booked within one hour and for the workshop premiere last Wednesday she hardly needed advertising. Finance Mum Anne-Dorine Ligthart gives voluntarily grip to young parents in arranging and organizing their infants’ taxes.

Aug 24 '13 17:04

Former parliamentarian Desirée Bonis (PVDA) resigned in June, because her party would have too little input in the country's foreign policy.

Aug 24 '13 16:03

The Tax Department estimates a loss of at least Euro 15million, because businesses tampered with employee training.

Aug 24 '13 02:47

Health Care Inspection has taken note of several deficiencies in the Breda Amphia Hospital.

Aug 24 '13 01:38

Night club The Level stops their promotion to serve youth unlimited drinks for a fixed price. The municipality of Arnhem warned the night club they will strictly enforce the licensing and catering act.

Aug 23 '13 18:40

A disco in Arnhem served unlimited (alcoholic) beverages to youth for a fixed price this past month. The price was Euro 15 for men and Euro 12.50 for women at club The Level. The entrepreneur wanted to increase sales volume.

Aug 23 '13 07:59

26-year-old Christel Boeljon impressed the crowd during the first day of the CN Canadian Women's Open on Thursday after firing a hole-in-one from 126 yards away.

Aug 23 '13 07:53

Queen Beatrix postponed her farewell party scheduled on Yom Kippur after the death of her son, Prince Friso.

Aug 23 '13 07:44

Dutch citizens assembled on Wednesday to protest the military takeover in Egypt and the consequent violence and deaths of anti-rebellion supporters.

Aug 23 '13 07:33

Household spending on goods and services declined 2.4 percent in June this year from the same period last year, according to the latest CBS - Statistics Netherlands report.

Aug 23 '13 07:28

Tesla Motors opened its Tilburg Assembly Plant on August 22.

Aug 23 '13 07:20

Pro Tour team Argos-Shimano has announced on Thursday that it has signed Houston cyclist Lawson Craddock for next season.

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