Aug 23 '13 05:37

Homecare Organization Sensire closes the office in Varsseveld on Monday. This was decided by the management to guarantee the safety of the staff. Broadcaster Omroep Gelderland reported on Thursday that this was the content of a letter which Sensire wrote to the staff.

On Monday a protest is planned in front of the head quarters, because Sensire is planning to dismiss 1,100 employees. Sensire says it can not guarantee the safety of the office staff.

The employees will be asked to do their work from home or another location, reported Omroep Gelderland.

Aug 23 '13 05:34

Based on the study done by the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Tilburg University, downloading from illegal sources has amplified several months after a court ordered ISPs in the country to stop access to The Pirate Bay.

Aug 23 '13 05:31

The municipality of Midden-Drenthe has again imposed a fine of 50,000 euro to offal processor Noblesse Proteins in Wijster (Drenthe) The reason: serious foul odor. Dozens of complaints of local residents, living near the offal processor, were received by the municipality about the ‘corpse smell’.

Measurements of the municipality point out that the odor standards are exceeded, said a spokeswoman for Midden-Drenthe on Thursday. Offal Processor Noblesse received also a penalty late last year.

Aug 23 '13 05:27

The police arrested on Thursday afternoon a 29-year-old citizen of Zwolle on suspicion of killing the Ermelose Tara Dorgelo (27). The Ermelose Tara was found Sunday afternoon wrapped in plastic in the Nieuwe Vecht near Zwolle. Tara Dorgelo and the man knew each other.

The suspect was heard Thursday evening, but he has made ​​no statement. About the motive of the man who also might have dumped the victim in the Nieuwe Vecht, is therefore still unknown. The police can not say anything about how the woman was killed, or the time when she was murdered.

Aug 23 '13 05:24

The inhabitants of Urk do not longer have to be afraid that a part of their precious lunch is lost through an open bridge or water lock. The province of Flevoland has decided to keep all bridges closed around lunch time.

Aug 23 '13 05:17

Beach pavilion Blijburg at the Muiderlaan in Amsterdam was closed on Thursday. This was done to prevent that about 185 guests would have become sick of a barbecue that was planned. That was announced by the Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA).

NVWA inspectors saw, during an audit, that there was a direct threat to food safety and closed the company immediately. The catering facility suffered from pests such as mice and flies. The kitchen was so dirty that there should not be prepared any food.

Aug 23 '13 03:17

RTL Nieuws announced that it possesses a secret report that states it is possible to safely drill for shale gas.

Aug 23 '13 02:02

A few hundred to possibly thousands of homes in the Groninger earthquake zone need large-scale reinforcements. That's the conclusion that NAM (Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappy B.V.) draws in a report to minister Henk Kamp. According to a different report the value of the homes have not decreased more than elsewhere.The report on the reinforcement of Groninger building structures in the area where natural gas is extracted, is one of eleven investigating natural gas extraction and the effects. The minister of Economic affairs wants all the results in by December 1st.

Aug 22 '13 20:47

Widows abroad with a Dutch surviving relative pension may not be shorted on their benefits. The court in Amsterdam came to this conclusion and undid these measures

Aug 22 '13 20:05

In the past week the number of patients with measles has increased with 127 new occurrences. The official total of people affected is now 1162.

Aug 22 '13 08:57

Ballast Nedam subsidiary REMEX Mineralstoff has presented a non-binding proposal to get hold of Feniks Recycling.

Aug 22 '13 08:50

Depeche Mode will begin The Delta Machine World Tour in North America today at Detroit's DTE Energy Music Theatre.

Aug 22 '13 08:43

The Nazi concentration camp in the Netherlands, which also sheltered Moluccan exiles, is currently undergoing restoration.

Aug 22 '13 08:38

The number of digital TV connections in the Netherlands increased by 1.0 percent in the second quarter of 2013 to 6.543 million on June 30. Nearly 85 percent of all households have a digital TV connection, Telecompaper reports.

Aug 22 '13 08:32

Manchester City defender Karim Rekik has been called up for the first time in his career. Wesley Sneijder, however, has been left out once again.

Aug 22 '13 08:26

The first seven Ipad-Only "Steve Jobs schools" opened in some cities in the Netherlands on August 21.

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