Sep 25 '13 02:40

A Rotterdam pharmacy has been closed down for at least a week by Healthcare Inspection. The reason is the absence of a pharmacist.

Sep 25 '13 02:39

GPs have almost unanimously accepted the healthcare agreement on Tuesday that was signed this summer. This is announced by the National Association of General Practitioners (LHV).

Sep 25 '13 02:38

The general and military intelligence (MIVD and AIVD) will focus on cyber threats with a joined team.

Sep 25 '13 02:37

There is still a lot of confusion about the speed limit on freeways. Many motorists appreciate the new speed limit of 130km/h, but a year after it's introduction there's still a lot of confusion due to the many changes in speed limits.

Sep 25 '13 02:36

The Rijksmuseum has received thirteen rare Japanese prints from the 19th century on loan. It involves design drawings for paintwork, including for a panel that has already been in the collection of the Rijksmuseum since 1891.

Sep 25 '13 02:35

The Arctic Sunrise crew, among which two Dutch, was transferred to the office of Inquiry in Russia.

Sep 24 '13 04:11

CDA leader Sybrand Buma has presented an alternative budget. The CDA thinks to recover the economy and employment by reducing the costs for employers and employees with 2.9 billion euro.

This week the House will discuss the Dutch national Budget which was presented by the government on Prinsjesdag.

Sep 24 '13 03:53

It is the week of broken bones. State Secretary Sander Dekker of Education has had an accident on Sunday with his racing bike. He broke four bones and hence can not use his hands.

Dekker was the victim of a classical cycling accident. He had to avoid a stray dog. The dog was unharmed after the incident, but Dekker has a broken elbow, clavicle, rib and wrist.

The State Secretary will keep rest this week and can not join the discussions in the House on Wednesday and Thursday. He is, however, intended to be at his work next week again.

Sep 24 '13 02:50

Divers have retrieved over 2 tons of fishing nets from the bottom of the North Sea in the past two years, reports the organization Healthy Seas.

Sep 24 '13 02:25

The Dutch victim of the Westgate Siege, was a woman of 33 years old, was heavily pregnant and her name was Elif Yafuz.

On Saturday during the raid of the muslim terror organisation Al Shabab, Elif Yafuz was killed together with her partner Ross Langdon, an Australian/British citizen.

Sep 24 '13 02:21

In Rotterdam bystanders overpowered a robber who tried to rob a liquor store. People on the street saw the shopkeeper being attacked and decided to jump in and help.

Sep 24 '13 02:04

Parents are urged to pay closer attention to their children, so they don't accidentally eat capsules with liquid detergent. The Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) warns that more and more children are being treated in the hospital after swallowing so-called liquid caps. Just by sucking on them may already release detergent.

Sep 24 '13 02:03

The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise, sailing under Dutch flag, is expected to arrive in the Russian Moermansk on Tuesday. This is reported by Greenpeace and the Russian press Interfax.

Sep 24 '13 02:02

Yet another case of fraud in science. Former professor Mart Bax from the Free University in Amsterdam has been guilty of serious scientific misconduct, forgery and plagiarism for about twenty years. He is not the only scientist who flouts the rules. An overview of the most famous cases of the past two years.

Sep 24 '13 02:00

Princess Beatrix was dismissed from the hospital on Monday morning and returned to castle Huis ten Bosch in The Hague.

Sep 24 '13 01:58

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and their daughter Chelsea extend condolences to the family and friends of the Dutch woman who was slain in the attack in Kenya. In the attack on the Westgate shopping center in Nairobi her Australian husband also lost his life.

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