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Oct 31 '14 11:00

The Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) is going to use portable devices to take air samples to help inspectors determine whether the smoking ban has been violated.

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Oct 31 '14 10:15

5 to 6 million Dutch will receive an unpleasant surprise from the Tax authorities next year. According to State Secretary of Finance Eric Wiebes, they will get a substantial additional tax. AD reports that this involves amounts of between 300 and 700 euro.

Oct 31 '14 09:56

More than 20 native Dutch men have tried to join the fight against terrorist organization Islamic State (ISIS) in Iraq and Syria in recent months. They approached the Federation Kurds in the Netherlands (Fedkom) to make contact with military leaders.

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Oct 31 '14 08:55

To prevent experience getting unnecessarily lost, the Cabinet wants to make it easier to continue working after reaching retirement. Therefore they want to bring an end to the mandatory dismissal upon reaching retirement age.

Oct 31 '14 08:07

On Monday the military police arrested two 19 year old women at Rotterdam The Hague airport. According to the Public Prosecutor, they were planning to travel to Syria via Turkey and join the armed struggle.

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Oct 31 '14 07:51

On Thursday the Ministry of Defense released over 500 documents relating to the issues surrounding chrome paint.

Oct 29 '14 10:10

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Oct 29 '14 09:37

Employers are increasingly only hiring employees who look fit and vital.

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Oct 29 '14 09:09

The Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice in Saudi Arabia has closed down a sweets shop for selling offensive to Islam cakes.

Oct 29 '14 08:11

According to figures requested by the Ministry of Security and Justice, there may be war crime suspects among the large number of Syrians who are looking for asylum in the Netherlands.

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Oct 28 '14 10:04

Thousands of jobs at KLM are at risk. The airline is outsourcing work, making expensive KLM personnel redundant. About 7,500 people could lose their jobs.

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Oct 28 '14 09:45

Hannesbrands, C&A, Sainsbury's, Primark and Mothercare have been linked to spinning mills that still have appalling working conditions.

Oct 28 '14 06:43

A Dutch F-16 led an international bombing of terrorist organization Islamic State (ISIS) on Friday. According to the Ministry of Defense, 15 aircraft from five countries participated in the mission.

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Oct 27 '14 09:20

According to sources in Paris, the management of Air France KLM has to seriously intervene in the French-Dutch company to avoid technical bankruptcy. "The coming weeks are crucial for survival."

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Oct 27 '14 09:06

The Amsterdam police are searching for the parents of a newborn baby who was found in an underground garbage container on Saturday night. The woman who found the baby still can't believe it.

Oct 27 '14 07:24

According to ANP photographer Pierre Crom, the MH17 crash site is very dangerous. It is almost impossible for a investigation team in different vehicles to visit the disaster area.

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Oct 27 '14 06:50

On Sunday, following the results of the banking examination of the European Central Bank (ECB), ING announced that they will pay off their state aid this year still.

Oct 26 '14 16:06

The Dutch banking sector “will be in healthy condition” when the European Central Bank (ECB) begins their supervision on November 4, the Dutch National Bank (DNB) said. Seven Netherlands banks were examined by the ECB and found to be healthy and well-capitalised, and survived the stringent stress test.

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Oct 26 '14 14:42

A newborn baby was rescued from an underground garbage container overnight after someone walked by the bin and heard the girl crying. Paramedics, firefighters and police raced to the Fritz Conijnstraat in Amsterdam West at about 4:15 a.m. and found the days-old child upset, but in otherwise fair condition.

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Oct 24 '14 10:59

Research by epidemiologist Lisanne Balk shows that the extent of brain damage in MS patients can be seen on their eye scans.

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Oct 24 '14 09:19

Stop holding back radical Muslims who want to travel to Syria and Iraq or the probability of an attack in their own country will grow, just like in Canada.

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Oct 24 '14 07:46

The Ministry of Defense announced a social media alarm after several Dutch soldiers were threatened on LinkedIn and Facebook.

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Oct 23 '14 13:07

Amnesty International has asked the Netherlands to stop the return of Somali refugees.

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Oct 23 '14 12:38

On Radio 1 Mayor of Hilversum Pieter Broertjes compared the situation around ISIS to the Jewish people who left for Israel after World War II.

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