Wednesday was the first of two days Budget Discussion in the House.
Vulnerable or shameless? 'Nude' is this year's main theme of the Dutch Film Festival (NFF) that starts Wednesday night in Utrecht. From the liberating sex wave in the seventies to the beauty and fragility of artistic nude.
The Kenyan Minister of Internal Affairs, Ole Lenku, contradicts that it's certain one of the terrorists, responsible for the attack in the Nairobi shopping mall, is Dutch.
An army truck, loaded with military cots, chairs, stoves and tents, was stolen from an army base in North Brabant. The truck was found Monday, looted, in Maarsbergen in a secluded spot along the Griftdijk.
The Dutch embassy in Sudan advised its compatriots to stay in as much as possible. The advice follows violent protests in the country against the abolition of subsidy on fuel.
MS patients fear an important medication for their condition will soon no longer be reimbursed.
Half of the newborn baby girls are expected to turn one hundred or older. This is evident from calculations of the Dutch Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute NIDI. Of the newborn boys one out of three may turn one hundred.
State Secretary of Security and Justice, Teeven, wants prisoners to manufacture goods for ministries. Those generally contract companies, which often involves expensive procurement.
A culture of fear has developed among police, because officers who speak up against mismanagement are disciplined.
Teachers and school principals have little confidence in the National Education Agreement that was concluded last week between the government and the Education Foundation. This is evident from research by DUO Education Research Office under a thousand teachers and principals in primary and secondary education.
On Wednesday and Thursday the House will discuss the Dutch National Budget which was presented on Tuesday last week by the government. The opposition had a week to study and come up with alternatives.
Smaller hospitals can have a lower mortality rate if doctors monitor each other better, and the medical staff follows national guidelines, and keeps better track of patient records. The Danner committee draws this conclusion after examining the deaths of nearly 800 patients in the Ruwaard van Putten Hospital in Spijkenisse.
Apple has reportedly been working on smart glasses, similar to Google's Glass since 2006. The project was put on hold to work on the iPhone.
The Asian fruit fly Drosophila suzukii that damaged crops in North America and southern Europe, now threatens Dutch orchards. The expectation is that the fruit fly may also cause harm in the Netherlands, writes Dijksma, State Secretary of Agriculture, in response to questions from the House.
A Rotterdam pharmacy has been closed down for at least a week by Healthcare Inspection. The reason is the absence of a pharmacist.
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).