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Nov 7 '14 10:29

The Dutch investments in the nuclear industry have fallen with about 40 percent this year. Banks, pensions and insurers invested 1.4 billion dollar less in the production of nuclear weapons.

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Nov 7 '14 09:43

Amsterdam, like Utrecht, Heerlen and Eindhoven, plans to experiment with regulated cannabis cultivation. No less than five parties in the Amsterdam city council want a selected grower to produce weed.

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Nov 7 '14 09:15

State Secretary of Education Sander Dekker has to find out if the 150 million euro given to schools, has led to more employment opportunities.

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Nov 7 '14 08:52

The first budget of the city management of D66, VVD and SP was adopted by the Amsterdam city council last night.

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Nov 7 '14 08:30

The Netherlands may get a delay in paying the substantial additional tax to the European Union in Brussels. The Commission may be willing to show benevolence to the Netherlands and Great Britain, among others.

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Nov 6 '14 14:35

When a client asked Isis Hair salon owner Jet Daniels if she knows what happens when you search online for her business, Daniels was less-than-surprised to hear the client's discovery. "It is not the first time I heard my clients wind up seeing videos of beheadings," she said Thursday, a day after she changed the salon's name to Jet Setters.

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Nov 6 '14 11:56

Wakker Dier is starting a campaign today to remove battery farmed chicken from stores, targeting supermarkets and now Keurslager.

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Nov 6 '14 10:38

ABN Amro has found a way to automatically withdraw the money from its customers Chipknips after January 1st and deposit it into their accounts. This involves about 14 million euro.

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Nov 6 '14 10:26

The court in central Netherlands ruled on Wednesday that sports car builders Spyker must evacuate their factory in Zeewolde within 7 days and must pay over 152 thousand euro in rental arrears.

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Nov 5 '14 10:20

With only 8 weeks before the plug is pulled on the Chipknip, 12 million debit cards still have money on the chip. This amounts to an estimated 85 million euro.

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Nov 5 '14 09:50

ING announced today that they will repay the remaining 1.025 billion euro in State support on Friday.

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Nov 5 '14 09:04

A study done by the Social and Cultural Planning Bureau (SCP) shows that one in six self employed people are living below the poverty line.

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Nov 4 '14 21:56

The crowd swelled on the Damrak in front of Amsterdam’s old stock exchange when the three low-riding choppers pulled up. Nobody complained about the noise from the bikes, because there was none.

Nov 4 '14 13:29

According to Statistics Netherlands, the interest rate in the Netherlands is at its lowest since the beginning of the time series of De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) mid 1986.

Nov 4 '14 13:08

According to Brussels, the Dutch economy will grow with 0.9 percent this year. That is less growth than the European Commission expected earlier this year.

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Nov 4 '14 11:23

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima were received with applause by the parliament of South Korea.

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Nov 4 '14 11:03

ING employees will no longer receive a discount when they take out a new mortgage loan with the bank.

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Nov 4 '14 09:26

Six of the top ten insurance groups in the Netherlands have made major improvements in terms of sustainable investments in the last half year.

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Nov 4 '14 08:45

State Secretary of Finance Eric Wiebes has set out his third plan for the additional tax for cars in a letter to the Second Chamber.

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Nov 3 '14 14:26

The official visitor numbers of Expatica's "i am not a tourist" Expat Fair 2014 yesterday have not been tallied yet, but some booth holders will tell you they’re sure they shook hundreds of hands and gave out hundreds of business cards.

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Nov 3 '14 13:14

The Amsterdam trade mission in China has come to an end.

Nov 3 '14 11:15

Minister Lodewijk Asscher wants to make it more difficult to endlessly extend flex contracts from January 1st.

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Nov 3 '14 10:21

State Secretary of Finance Eric Wiebes (VVD) and the coalition parties PvdA and VVD have reached an agreement on an adjusted plan for car tax and lease cars.

Nov 3 '14 08:56

Nearly one million Dutch people are suffering from burnouts caused by stress.

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