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Oct 7 '14 14:56

The Dutch company FastNed is trying to make it possible for electric cars to charge along the highway within half an hour with so called fast-charging stations.

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Oct 7 '14 12:17

Travel Agency D-Reizen is facing financial difficulty and is forced to close dozens of stores.

Oct 7 '14 12:03

So many applications were made for a first time home buyer's starters loan, that the government's budget is running low.

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Oct 7 '14 11:13

Air France-KLM is creating a new discount airline to compete with the likes of RyanAir and EasyJet, the union representing Air France's pilots told newspaper Le Parisien. The news comes a week after the union ended an impactful strike over cutbacks at Air France and the firm's investment in budget airline Transavia, a work action that grounded flights for two weeks in September and cost an estimated €400 million.

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Oct 6 '14 16:09

"The drug price is mainly influenced by what the producer thinks he can ask for it. This means that you can ask exorbitant amounts for a medicine for a nasty disease. A form of blackmail."

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Oct 6 '14 13:52

In past years customers of Nuon have been paying tens of millions of dollars too much for the product Natuurstroom. Nuon denies this.

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Oct 6 '14 11:04

According to an anonymous source within Air France, the cost of the pilot strike could amount to 400 million euro.

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Oct 3 '14 16:14

The pilot strike at Air France in September, which lasted two weeks, yielded about 5 million pounds (6.4 million euros) in extra revenue for budget airlines easyJet.

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Oct 3 '14 15:21

Three crimes per month could be prevented by placing a loud and visible alarm in window prostitution businesses.

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Oct 3 '14 15:07

In 2013 the government paid 10.4 billion euro to rent, health care and childcare subsidies.

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Oct 3 '14 13:33

Major online stores, such as Coolblue and Bol.com, will no longer publish a large part of their ranges on price comparison site Kieskeurig.nl.

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Oct 2 '14 16:27

On Thursday the disciplinary court ruled that Hema continue with the notary service they launched last year.

Oct 2 '14 15:58

Robots are starting to push man out of the workplace, research bureau Deloitte has reported.

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Oct 2 '14 15:34

Health insure CZ announced yesterday that from January 1st they will no longer be doing business with a large number of practitioners of mental disorders.

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Oct 2 '14 11:58

Minister Henk Kamp of Economic Affairs will be called into Parliament to answer for the earthquake problem in Groningen, after MP for the Socialist Party, Eric Smaling, asked for clarification. A majority of Parliament supports the call, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.

Oct 2 '14 08:26

Politicians are favoring a harder line, and being stricter on the rules of bonuses for banks. In a Parliament meeting about the cabinet plan to tackle banker bonuses, ruling party, the PvdA, will demand an increase in fines for banks and insurers who dismiss the bonus ban, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.

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Oct 1 '14 16:07

Almost half of the employers in the Netherlands asked their staff to take a lower position and less salary last year.

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Sep 30 '14 13:15

The PvdA feels that the vacancy of offices, shops and commercial buildings must be addressed.

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Sep 30 '14 13:00

Deputy PM Lodewijk Asscher has expressed fears that robots will increasingly be able to take over tasks historically performed by people, leading to a future rise in unemployment. Robots could replace cleaners, warehouse employees and even taxi drivers, according to Asscher.

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Sep 30 '14 12:43

National rail firm Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) announced Tuesday that bathrooms will be installed on Sprinter trains across the Netherlands by mid 2021, nearly four years earlier than previously expected. State Secretary for Infrastructure and Environment Wilma Mansveld wrote that installation of the toilets will begin in the first quarter of 2018 and involve 131 trains.

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Sep 30 '14 09:50

Asian restaurants have been in discussion with Minister Lodewijk Asscher of Social Affairs and benefits agency UWV about receiving work permits to attract top Asian chefs to their restaurants. The parties came to an agreement, which will be officially signed on Wednesday in Amsterdam, de Telegraaf reports.

Sep 30 '14 08:43

Dutch bank ING has had the most disruptions to the internet banking system this year than any other bank. Customers have had to deal with in total 142 days of system failure, of which 18 were large-scale, RTL Nieuws reports.

Sep 29 '14 11:16

Politicians in Rotterdam have told football club Feyenoord that it may have to come up with the millions needed for the extra land that construction company BAM needs to rebuild De Kuip stadium according to their measurements, De Telegraaf reports.

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Sep 26 '14 15:59

VUmc's CEO Wouter Bos (former Deputy Prime Minister and Secretary of Finance) informed employees of the medical center in Amsterdam that VUmc has to make big cutbacks and this will likely have consequences for the staff.

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