Jan 8 '14 13:28

The Water Board Aa en Maas in Den Bosch has forgot to collect water charges from around more than 2,000 customers for two years.

Jan 8 '14 12:13

The first snowflakes of 2014 could fall as early as Monday with winds from the northeast and the east predicted to bring colder weather across the Netherlands. Weeronline.nl says there is "a realistic chance of snow."

Jan 8 '14 11:42

The Amsterdam ArenA is installing about 4,200 solar panels on its rooftop. The football stadium is the home of the football club Ajax.

Jan 8 '14 10:49

The identities of as many as 150 people were stolen by hackers exploiting a security vulnerability in a government-backed online identification system. Each victim's' identity was stolen through the DigiD programme, where bank account numbers may be changed to reroute money being sent for tax refunds and social benefits, a Ministry of the Interior spokesperson told NOS.

Mobile Computing
Jan 8 '14 10:33

In the Netherlands, use of mobile internet has increased in 2013.

Jan 8 '14 10:13

American entertainment group Time Warner is mulling the acquisition of Amsterdam-based Eyeworks.

Jan 8 '14 04:58

Reports of a man on a train claiming he had a gun and threatening another passenger temporarily stopped all train traffic around Leiden Tuesday evening. One suspect was reportedly in custody, a police spokesperson said.

Jan 8 '14 04:34

The Royal Military Police is investigating a 31-year-old Peruvian man, who was arrested Friday at Schiphol, on suspicion of drug trafficking.

Jan 8 '14 04:33

The issue about Vitesse's Dan Mori has created frustration among the government and the football club. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Frans Timmermans, would've been 'happy to help' Vitesse in an attempt to get Mori, a player of Israeli origin, to a training camp in the United Arab Emirates, if his mediation to obtain a visa "was invoked in time."

Jan 8 '14 04:32

The Eurovision Song Contest finale is the best viewed program of 2013, with almost five million viewers. The festival is closely followed by the inauguration of King William Alexander.

Jan 8 '14 04:31

KWF (Dutch Cancer Society) provides psychological researchers from the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) with a grant of 1.1 million euros for research on mindfulness and behavioral therapy in cancer patients with depression. The research should lead to a tailored, personal advice for cancer patients.

Jan 7 '14 19:01

The evacuation of a home, containing several World War II items, on the Tielensstraat, is going to take longer than planned

Jan 7 '14 18:05

Reacting to the news of a conspicuous street assassination in his neighborhood, Amsterdam Nieuw-West President Achmed Baâdoud is working with the council there on initiatives to prevent kids from becoming "killing machines."

Jan 7 '14 17:35

"Pop" stage, Melkweg, canceled a show from the Jamaican reggae artist Sizzla (37), because he sang anti gay lyrics.

Fred Teeven
Jan 7 '14 16:40

The Netherlands has signed a memorandum of understanding MOU with Rwanda that will allow the kingdom to extradite Rwandan war criminals.

Jan 7 '14 16:39

Liberty Global is close to finalizing an agreement to acquire Dutch broadband provider Ziggo, Bloomberg News reported citing people with knowledge of the matter.

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