Rabobank will pay about €774 million fine for involving in in the Libor interest rate fraud.
Geert Wilders announced Tuesday morning that Louis Bontes has been kicked out of the group of PVV in the House. Earlier on Tuesday told the press that he hoped that he could stay as a member of the PVV group.
The PVV leader said that he thinks that the decision to kick Bontes out of the PVV group is a ‘sad moment’. “It is OK to criticize and people within PVV can do that every day. Using the press to blow things up and do some back stabbing, we can’t appreciate.”
Sven Kramer wore during his 10km race of last Sunday the suite that the Dutch skaters will wear during the Winter Olympics.
The suite, which should have been a secret for a while, was handed out to Kramer for testing. Kramer used it while training and then decided to wear the suite at the Dutch championships.
He impressed friend and enemy with his race which resulted in a new track record of 12 minutes and 46.96 seconds. This time was also the second best time ever achieved on this distance.
The zookeepers of Burgers’ Zoo in Arnhem are very happy with the birth of a western lowland gorilla. The baby gorilla who was born on Thursday is the first baby of the nine year old mother Makoua, who has been a problem child.
The mother of the newly born, Makoua, was born in the zoo of Berlin and brought up by zookeepers with milk bottles. The European coordinator for the breeding program for gorillas, decided it was better to move Makoua to Stuttgart. Unfortunately this was no success and the young gorilla couldn’t get used to the other gorillas there.
Former Transavia pilot Julio Poch will remain imprisoned in Argentina for at least another year. The judges in Buenos Aires recently extended his preliminary imprisonment, announced his lawyer Geert Jan Knoops Tuesday.
A wind turbine caught fire Tuesday afternoon in Ooltgensplaat on Goeree-Overflakkee. One person did not survive, another was still missing around 19:20h, according to the police
An Air Force tanker aircraft caused turmoil by flying low over Amersfoort at the end of the afternoon.
The Russian President Vladimir Putin will welcome King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima Friday, November 8.
The storm that raged over The Netherlands on Monday caused at least 95 million euros in damage, announces the association of Insurers Tuesday, based on initial estimates.
A new report by the World Bank found that doing business has become easier for entrepreneurs in the Netherlands.
The Netherlands’ Minister of the Interior and Kingdom Relations Ronald Plasterk said in a briefing that the United States secret agency National Security Agency (NSA) must get permission from the local security agencies before doing activities like phone tapping.
Dutch company Royal Philips has teamed up with Israel-based RealView Imaging Ltd. to conduct a clinical study.
Dutch telecom provider Dekatel has acquired its bankrupt rival RVS Networks.
The Netherlands is a perfect country for cycling. The country’s newly-built architectural project, The Hovenring, has become one of the cyclists’ favorite place, according to The Huffington Post Canada.
UPC Netherlands is expanding its Wi-Fi network based on customer routers.
The Netherlands has agreed to expand cooperation with Germany on digital security.