Aug 17 '13 07:06

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has decided to tighten the travel warning to Egypt, following a crisis in the country caused by a clash between the military force and Islamist supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi.

Aug 17 '13 06:15

A report from AMC (Academisch Medisch Centrum) in Amsterdam on Friday reveals that for the first time in the Netherlands, a patient has been treated for an infection caused by bacterium Borrelia miyamotoi following a tick bite.

Aug 16 '13 08:47

A latest study from the Netherlands found that feeling incapable at work may decrease one's chances of achieving professional accomplishment and personal happiness.

Aug 16 '13 08:19

Poverty among tenants increases. Besides the housing costs already 724,000 tenants can’t afford the expenses for living. In 2017 there are 891,000 tenants to be expected to live officially in poverty. This concludes the Woonbond, based on their own research, on Thursday. 

Since July 1 of this year, the government allows that the rent may rise faster than the inflation. To compensate the landlord levy imposed by the government, many landlords raise their rents considerably.

Aug 16 '13 08:06

Netherlands head coach Louis van Gaal was pleased with the first 45 minutes of his team’s performance; however, he had negative reviews about the second half act that lead to a draw with Portugal on Wednesday.

Aug 16 '13 08:03

One of the participants of the KEI week in Groningen, an introductory week for new students in Groningen, broke her back during one of the activities.

Like most university cities, also Groningen organizes a week for all the newcomers, to get lots of information about the city, activities, studies and to get used to the students life.

Aug 16 '13 07:59

Friday evening the Grachtenfestival (Canal Festival ) will start with a concert at a pontoon at the Kloveniersburgwal. It will be the 16th edition of the classical music festival.

This year the ten day event will host 228 concerts performed by in total 733 musicians. The theme this year is ‘Op reis’ (Traveling) and many music from far away countries can be heard. Actually, a large part of the musicians is from abroad and they come from more than 60 different countries.

Aug 16 '13 07:55

Former F1 pilot Jos Verstappen will be present at the Rotterdam City Racing event this weekend.

Aug 16 '13 07:53

The SP in the House asks the Foundation Preference Shares B of KPN to prevent a takeover by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim. SP MP Arnold Merkies requested this in a letter to the foundation.

The foundation has opportunities to raise a protective wall around KPN against a hostile takeover. The foundation had already expressed their concern about the plans of Slims company América Móvil (AMX), to take over KPN.

Aug 16 '13 07:04

A movie adaptation of the 2012 Kunsthal incident in Rotterdam where famous paintings were stolen, is now in its early production stages, the Art Newspaper reports.

Aug 16 '13 05:45

Police authorities in Amsterdam have requested the city council to develop a course of action to stop tourists from jumping out of high hotel windows.

Aug 16 '13 05:12

On August 15, Cryptanalyst Marc Stevens from the Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) in Amsterdam launched an open source software that can identify and stop forged digital signatures.

Aug 16 '13 04:51

A court decision to transfer coffee shops selling cannabis from Maastricht to an industrial property near the Belgian border has sparked outrage from five neighboring Belgian towns.

Aug 15 '13 09:18

Latest figures by Statistics Netherlands show that there were 91,000 unfilled vacancies at the end of June, the lowest number in ten years.

Aug 15 '13 09:09

The Central Dredging Association CEDA has announced the changes at Europort 2013 with a new event called the CEDA Forum.

Aug 15 '13 08:52

Manchester United striker Robin van Persie remains firm on his beliefs and shares his positive thoughts on the Netherlands' chances at the World Cup.

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