To fill the need for new talent in the engineering sector, companies like Philips are going to finance PhD places at Universities. Philips itself is financing 30 places at the University of Technology (TU) of Eindhoven. Head of Philips is calling this the next step in "the war on talent."
ING has announced that it is brining its insurance branch to the Amsterdam stock exchange in an IPO move. This may take place within two months, the NOS reports.
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte refused to receive a visiting parliamentary delegation from St. Maarten on Wednesday, if its independent Member (MP) Patrick Illidge would be present.
A 24-year old Dominican man living in Amsterdam, George H., is involved in an expanding investigation involving fraud and possible murder, Het Parool reports.
The damage left after the explosion of a reactor and subsequent fire at the Shell site in Moerdijk are "significant", according to Shell Moerdijk director Paul Buijsingh. There may be millions of euros in damage. Buijsingh is expecting that the recovery will take a long time.
Geert Wilders is seriously considering that he could be criminally prosecuted for his call for "fewer" Moroccans. The PVV-leader is now readying himself for any lawful action planned against him, and has already got lawyer Geert-Jan Knoops in his corner.
The fiscal investigation service FIOD has raided the Amsterdam real estate company Van Gool Elburg. The well-known real estate company has been brought into connection with the sale of the controversial KPMG headquarters in Amstelveen, De Telegraaf reports.
The elderly couple that were found dead in their homes in Middenbeemster on Tuesday night committed suicide. The police earlier thought that the couple were killed.
A new report published by Belgian group Federbet suggests that a 2014 football game between Dutch team PSV Eindhoven and Bulgarian side PFC Lokomotiv Plovdiv may have been the subject of a match fixing scheme. The January 9 match is one of at least 13 suspected match fixing incidents involving a Bulgarian team, of which Lokomotiv Plovdiv played in two.
The Amsterdam ArenA will serve as the home base for the Dutch men's national football team in the run-up to the 2016 European Championship. Oranje will play all of its home matches in the qualifying round at the Amsterdam stadium, according to the national football association KNVB.
The Public Prosecution Authority (OM) is investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident at the Shell site in Moerdijk, where an explosion on Tuesday night resulted in a fire.
Train traffic between Apeldoorn, Gelderland, and Deventer, Overijssel, was stalled today after a NS train struck a car at a railroad crossing in Apeldoorn.
The Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI) has figured out how to determine the age of a fingerprint. What day a fingerprint was left at a crime scene, for example, can be answered some time next year.
The 18-year old from De Bilt is sentenced to 120 hours community service, and a driving ban of three years for killing ex-alderman Jan van Eijken (76) last year. He also had four months in a juvenile detention center, which he has already served in custody.
Two people died last night from stab wounds in Middenbeemster in Noord Holland.
Northern Randstad cities as places to live seem to be growing in popularity compared to the rest of The Netherlands. According to the newest edition of the annual Atlas for Municipalities, presented today, Amsterdam and Utrecth are among the most attractive cities on the list.