Jul 8 '13 07:43

The Netherlands and Germany faced each other during an international exhibition game on July 7, featuring legendary players from both nations.

Jul 8 '13 04:22

A quarrel between Greek men and Polish men at a campsite in Baarlo (Limburg), ended in a stabbing in the night from Saturday to Sunday. Three Polish men (26, 26 and 31) were injured, two Greeks (27 and 38) were arrested, as the police reported.

Jul 8 '13 04:17

The mortal remains of Steffanie Terpstra from Aduard, Groningen, was found, police said on Twitter. The cause of death is not yet known. The police does not think of a crime.

Since Friday, the 22-year-old Steffanie Valerie Terpstra was missing from Aduard. The woman left her house at the Langelaag on Friday, around six o'clock in the evening, in a depressed state. A search in the area by her boyfriend, family, acquaintances and the police did not succeed.

Jul 8 '13 04:13

A very large fire broke out in a pizzeria on Sunday in Zoetermeer. Someone inhaled smoke and had to be treated in the hospital with minor burns, said a spokesman of the fire brigade.

Because of the smoke, some homes were evacuated as a precaution. A total of 13 residents, of houses right at the back of the pizzeria, had to leave their belongings behind. It is not yet known whether they have to spend the night elsewhere or that they can return to their homes once the fire is extinguished.

Jul 8 '13 04:10

The common interest for the Netherlands and Flanders to promote itself as an economic cluster is greater than the competition between, for example, the ports of Antwerp and Rotterdam. That was the main message of Prime Minister Mark Rutte and his Flemish counterpart Kris Peeters at the start of their three-day trade mission in Houston, Texas.

Peeters mentioned during his speech about a ‘historic moment’. “It's the first time in the long history between Flanders and the Netherlands that there is a joint mission. That there are over ninety companies participating, is impressive.”

Jul 8 '13 04:05

After two exciting days in the Pyrenees, the riders of the Tour de France deserve on Monday a resting day.

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Jul 6 '13 10:00

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Jul 5 '13 07:55

On Wednesday, the largest living crab was spotted in Scheveningen at Sea Life Center near The Hague, according to live5news.

Jul 5 '13 07:45

Netherlands’ oldest man celebrated his 107 birthday on July 1, Armenpress reports.

Jul 5 '13 07:39

Police officials said three people were arrested in the Groningen for allegedly abusing an animal, after a video went viral on the internet.

Jul 5 '13 07:33

Netherlands will fight France in preparation for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, according to the French Football Federation (FFF).

Jul 5 '13 07:24

Aruba is initiating pre-clearance deal with the Netherlands for customs and immigration authorities at Aruba’s airport to permit and approve travelers to the Dutch country.

Jul 5 '13 07:15

A group of students from Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands have built the apparent world's first solar-powered car that can accommodate a family, theverge reports.

Jul 5 '13 07:08

The Netherlands has set up an investigation on the NSA’s connection to Prism, a national security electronic surveillance program run by the NSA.

Jul 5 '13 04:50

André Greipel of the Lotto-Belisol team has won the mass sprint in Montpellier before Sagan, Kittel and Cavendish.

The team mates of Greipel led the German champion in such a good way that he was able, at 150 meter before the finish, the pull around his last helper and muscled towards the finish line.

Peter Sagan the Slovak super sprinter, leading the race for the green jersey, again had to take the second place. Marcel Kittel showed his good shape of this year and ended third.

Jul 5 '13 04:44

Old coal operated power plants are closed, and probably there will no new coal operated power plants being built. For groups of citizens who wish to jointly generate electricity by solar panels there there will be tax advantages. This are some of the elements of a draft version of the National Energy Agreement. This was reported by the NIS.

Trade unions, employers, environmental organizations and other interest groups, are talking, led by the SER, for months now about such an agreement.

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