making money
Mar 17 '14 14:48

Investments by foreign companies will create 5,300 new jobs over the next three years, announced the Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency (NFIA) today during the publication of their annual report.

Mar 17 '14 14:45

Dutch pollster Maurice de Hond is predicting the D66 to be the biggest party in Amsterdam for municipal council elections on Wednesday.

Mar 17 '14 14:20

Spain is resuming the search for 51-year-old Martin Verfondern, a Dutchman who has been missing for four years now, according to Spanish media. It is not clear what prompted the decision.

Mar 17 '14 14:13

Possible voter fraud is also happening in the Frisian coastal municipality of Het Bildt. The CDA, in a folder, is offering to vote for those who are not able to do so via authorization.

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Mar 17 '14 13:44

Minister for Security and Justice, Ivo Opstelten, is going to arrange swifter arrest actions over the border. At this time, a legal advice request to another country still has to be sent by post. Soon, this will be done via the internet.

Double decker train in Amsterdam
Mar 17 '14 13:09

Some of the NS double-decker trains will look a lot more modern in two years' time. The 418 cars will become more economical and more comfortable, a spokesperson announced on Monday.

Vaccine
Mar 17 '14 12:38

Parent association Boink thinks that children should be turned away from daycares if their parents make the conscious choice not to vaccinate them against illnesses such as measles.

Khalid K. as the scrupulous jihadist
Mar 17 '14 12:24

The jihadist from Almere who in January appeared on the internet posing with a severed human head, has resurfaced with a disturbing video on Youtube showing off even more heads.

Al Zaatari refugee camp
Mar 17 '14 11:04

The UN refugee camp Al Zaatari in the north of Jordan is going to receive aid from the municipality of Amsterdam, the Association of Dutch Municipalities and the cabinet, to help solve problems such as waste management and water access.

Working Woman
Mar 17 '14 10:40

The fact that so many Dutch women work part-time causes low productivity and therefore less economic growth. This, according to Yves Leterme, is a weakness of the Dutch economy, the AD reports.

sign
Mar 17 '14 10:10

For new renters, social housing in Utrecht and Amsterdam has become almost €100 more expensive in the last year. For low-income households, the available homes are more often unaffordable because of this, which has also risen eviction figures, the Volkskrant reports.

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Mar 17 '14 09:24

At many pre-sale locations, long queues formed for Pinkpop tickets on Saturday morning. In what has been called the 'Stones-effect', tickets for the festival have almost sold out in record time.

Mar 17 '14 08:36

PVV frontrunner in The Hague, Leon de Jong, walked out of an AD Omroep West election debate Friday night because of jokes coming from comedian and AD-columnist Sjaak Bral.

Mar 17 '14 07:41

Police have arrested two people in Groningen on Sunday at the gas site in Wildervank for destruction to property earlier in the day at another gas location in Oude Pekela.

Mar 17 '14 07:24

There was a fire in an apartment on the Merwedeplein in Amsterdam, where Anne Frank lived, on Sunday night.

Mar 17 '14 07:00

The Bandidos have rumbled into the Netherlands. The Motorcycle club started a department in the Netherlands this weekend, RTL Nieuws reports. According to their website, there is now an active Bandido Nation in Sittard, in Limburg.

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