Oct 26 '13 00:04

Pharmaceutical Company Novo Nordisk recalls 100,000 insulin pens. They may contain the wrong amount of diabetes medication.

Oct 26 '13 00:03

The suspect will be arraigned today at the magistrate. The officer who was stabbed is seriously injured in hospital, but is out of danger.

Oct 26 '13 00:02

The child who was abandoned in Roermond in June has a sister, who was also abandoned, announced the Roermond Public Prosecution.

Oct 26 '13 00:01

Court President Yanai sees it as a major problem that the Russians are boycotting the sessions, but the procedure must commence

Oct 25 '13 18:24

The Netherlands government announced that Prime Minister Mark Rutte will officially visit China in November.

Oct 25 '13 15:38

Kensington band won the 2013 MTV European Music Award (EMA) for Best Dutch Act.

Oct 25 '13 12:57

Dutch construction company Ballast Nedam announced that it will slash 250 jobs because of poor financial results.

Oct 25 '13 12:25

Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the mayor of Beijing, China, to solve the city’s smog problem.

Oct 25 '13 11:59

The annual bicycle safety inspection campaign will be staring next week, RTL reports.

Oct 25 '13 11:38

The Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO) asked 48 courses offered by public and private institutions to raise standards, reports Trouw.

Oct 25 '13 04:50

The people in Noord Brabant are worried about flights with nuclear weapons to and from the air base in Volkel. The Provincial Environment Committee (POC) shares the worries of the citizens and is not sure if the province government has a full view on all the possible risks.

It is unofficially known, by word of former Prime Ministers Lubbers and van Agt, that the air base in Volkel stores nuclear weapons. At the Brabant air base there are probably 10 to 20 nuclear bombs. They are scheduled for modernization in 2017.

Oct 25 '13 04:31

Dutch MPs have, during a visit to Turkey, asked the Turkish government to do an independent investigation, if violence was used by the Turkish police against protesters.

This week a group of MPs visited Turkey to see about the progress of the country with the preparations of becoming a member of the EU.

Oct 25 '13 03:17

Prime Minister Mark Rutte has no clues if he has been monitored by the NSA. He announced that on Thursday in Brussels where he is attending the Euro Top. 

On Thursday the news came out that Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany has been monitored by the NSA. She was very angry about this.

Rutte says that if this is true, it is a very serious matter. We will have to investigate this thoroughly and take steps according to the outcome. Especially among allies it is important to find out what exactly happened.

35 World leaders monitored

Oct 25 '13 02:55

On Friday the Dutch national championships ice skating will start. Multi gold medal winners Sven Kramer and Ireen Wüst are ready for the job.

On Friday the men will start with the 5 km and the 500 m races. For the 5 km race Kramer will race against Jan Blokhuijsen.  Blokhuijsen was last years' runner-up, so the 9th race will be a very interesting one. 

On the first day of the Dutch championships the women only take the 1500m. Ireen Wüst will ride against Laurine van Riessen in the 13th match.

Oct 25 '13 02:31

Kromowidjojo announced on Thursday that she will no longer train with national coach Marcel Wouda. The announcement is the newest of changes within the Dutch swimming team.

The reason that Ranomi Kromowidjojo gives, is that she is not 100% sure that the cooperation between her and Wouda is good enough for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro next year.

Almost at the same time Bastiaan Lijesen also stopped the cooperation with Wouda.

Both Kromowidjojo and Lijesen have announced to prefer to train under the leadership of the  assistant of Wouda, Christiaan Sloof.

Oct 25 '13 02:10

At least 27 women in the Netherlands may have died from side effects from the controversial contraceptive Diane-35.

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