Policemen forget nearly 70 percent of the presented information and assignments at briefings. This is evident from a report which will be presented today by Crisislab, a research institute affiliated with the Radboud University. Crisislab examined the operational police briefings.
Ankie Broekers-Knol (VVD) is the successor to Fred de Graaf as chairman of the Senate. There was a third round of voting necessary, but it Broekers stayed ahead of Hans Franken (CDA). The other candidates for the position were Guusje ter Horst (PvdA) and Marijke Linthorst (PvdA).
Today, a magnitude 3.5 earthquake was felt in some parts of the Netherlands. The earthquake happened at 01:03:54 local time, with a depth of 15 km.
Alabama’s Merel Van Dongen secured a position in the Netherlands National Women's Soccer Team in the 2013 European Championships.
A new building in the Netherlands utilizes surrounding water to regulate its indoor temperature.
The Dutch Council of Ministers has approved a proposal that permits entrepreneurs to take half of business investments right away that were made from July 1 to the end of 2013, according to Tax-News.
During the ceremony commemorating the anniversary of the Netherlands' prohibition of slavery, Social Affairs Minister Lodewijk Asscher expressed a "deep regret," according to UPI.
In the Netherlands, a chain of schools are preparing to become iPad-only learning facilities, according to Gigaom.
National Security Agency (NSA) Leaker Edward Snowden may have to find other options for his asylum after withdrawing his application for an asylum in Russia and Ecuador’s refusal to grant him his request unless appealed within the Ecuadorian territory.
AZ Alkmaar’s Adam Maher is the latest member of PSV Eindhoven as announced by both clubs.
Eurozone manufacturing data boosts euro when it rose higher than anticipated. Euro’s exchanged rate went up against the US dollar and other main currencies, based on a report by skynews.com.au.
Dutch DJ Nicky Romero is the main act at the sold-out Sensation Amsterdam festival this weekend.
Last week, the contest gathered more than 2,500 robotic participants from over 40 countries in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. Germany, Japan, America finished at the top of robotic soccer competition.
24-year-old Ricky Van Wolfswinkel is interested in getting picked by the Dutch team to represent the country in the World Cup, according to Goal.
The discussions between a delegation of the government and opposition parties D66 and GroenLinks has failed. "The negotiations have stopped," said D66 leader Alexander Pechtold on Monday about their conversations to see how they could help to realize several coalition agreements.
These included the topics 'arrangements for parents with children' and 'higher education'. Pechtold: "There's too much difference between the wishes of D66 to invest in education and the opportunities that the government wants to create. This could have been an agreement."
Many of the descendants of slavery victims had Monday probably like to hear excuses from Vice Premier Lodewijk Asscher. But those excuses could not be heard. However, he testified on behalf of the government 'deep regret and remorse. " He then received an applause from the people present, mostly dressed in colorful folk robes, at the commemoration in Amsterdam Oosterpark.