Aug 22 '13 08:21

A British teenager residing in Heraklion, Crete was detained for trafficking hallucinogenic mushrooms through an organized operation by prosecution officials.

Aug 22 '13 05:46

For the first time in the history of the SGP, a woman is running for a spot on the list in municipal elections. Lillian Janse wants, in the upcoming municipal elections in Vlissingen, to pull the cart as leader of the party. This is unique, because until March this year women could not run for the Christian party.

Aug 22 '13 05:09

The Uitmarkt this year's theme is ‘new talent’. There are performances by winners of talent shows such as the SENA Performers POPnl Award and the Princess Christina concourse. That was announced by the organization on Wednesday during a presentation at the Concert building in Amsterdam.

Aug 22 '13 04:47

An investigation team is investigating the death of a 27-year-old woman from Ermelo since Wednesday.  Her body was found floating in the water of the Nieuwe Vecht on Sunday, near Zwolle. The police investigation in the next few days will include a thorough trace evidence  in the vicinity of the site where the body was found, a police spokesman said on Wednesday.

A passerby saw a package floating near a houseboat in the Nieuwe Vecht and called the police. It turned out to be a body wrapped in plastic.Therefore it was immediately clear for the police that this was a crime.

Aug 22 '13 04:44

The company of lingerie designer Marlies Dekkers is bankrupt. The court in Rotterdam declared the bankruptcy on Wednesday. The curator has negotiated with investment company  Karmijn Kapitaal and they entered into an agreement to make a restart with the healthy parts of the lingerie company. 

Marlies Dekkers became world famous, especially by producing bras with straps above the cups.

Aug 22 '13 03:34

Software company Alert does not have to compensate the Jeroen Bosch Hospital for the failure of the EPD (Electronisch Patienten Dossier), an electronic patient filing system, that was introduced. That is the conclusion, reached by the court in Den Bosch.

Aug 22 '13 01:22

73% of the product range of chicken meat sold by supermarkets consists of broiler chicken meat. Wakker Dier, a foundation that advocates for the wellbeing of animals, draws this conclusion after studying over 724 chicken products from the 10 largest supermarket chains.

Aug 21 '13 21:45

The ANWB (Wegenwacht) expects heavy traffic on the roads towards the end of this week and during the weekend, due to road closures and planned events. The Tourist Union announced Wednesday that there will be road closures on A4, A10, A27, A65, A73 and A79.

Aug 21 '13 09:19

Air Lituanica will be extending its operation beginning on September 15, offering two flights (morning and afternoon) daily to Amsterdam.

Aug 21 '13 08:42

Ritesh Batra’s The Lunchbox (Dabba) was named the best film of the 2013 edition at the World Cinema Amsterdam Film Festival.

Aug 21 '13 08:19

The Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art is pleased to share its 80 at the first major exhibition in the Netherlands dedicated to the Hajj, the pilgrimage to Mecca which is fundamental in Islam.

Aug 21 '13 08:06

According to CBS - Statistics Netherlands, the volume of private sector investments in fixed assets fell by 15.2 percent in June 2013 from the same period last year.

Aug 21 '13 08:03

'Aerotoxic syndrome' has raised concerns in the Netherlands.

Aug 21 '13 07:53

Based on the latest study by StudyPortals.eu, the Netherlands ranks no. 3 in study destinations in Europe for international students.

Aug 21 '13 07:15

The Dutch Railways have a net loss of 76 million euro in the first half of 2013. Over the same period last year they had a profit of 147 million euro. This is evident from the interim results of the Railways, which was published on Tuesday.

Aug 21 '13 07:01

Netherlands still holds the highest credit rating from rating agency Fitch. The valuation indicates that the Netherlands' has a strong underlying economy, institutions and credit, announced Fitch on Tuesday.

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