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Nov 4 '14 08:29

Joran van der Sloot was stabbed in the Challapalca prison in Peru. According to the Vice President of the Institute for Penitentiary Institutions (INPE) in Peru, it seems that he stabbed himself.

Nov 4 '14 08:00

The pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine possessed missiles that were able to bring down the Malaysian Airlines flight MH17, but the BUK-system was not used.

Nov 3 '14 14:28

According to Minister Ronald Plasterk of Internal Affairs, a number of terrorist attacks have been prevented in the Netherlands in recent months.

Nov 3 '14 08:56

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

Nov 2 '14 11:20

The Netherlands is marking the tenth anniversary today of the assassination of documentary maker Theo van Gogh.

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Oct 31 '14 17:14

More human remains have been recovered at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which plummeted from the sky over eastern Ukraine in July. The remains were recovered by a team of Dutch investigators working with the State Emergency Service of Ukraine and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe.

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Oct 31 '14 16:18

A violent explosion inside a car left one person seriously injured Friday morning in Veghel, Noord Brabant. Investigators suspect foul play and have cordoned off the area around Plevierdonk while they collect evidence and clean up the suspected crime scene.

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.

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