Mar 4 '14 17:27

The number of days that internet banking suffered outages has almost quadrupled in the first two months of 2014, in comparison to the same period in 2013.

Mar 4 '14 17:02

The man, who set himself on fire, Friday evening near a bus stop, close to the entrance of a supermarket on the Aagje Dekenstraat, died Sunday. The victim was taken to the burn center in Rotterdam by trauma helicopter, critically injured.

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Mar 4 '14 16:52

Police in Rotterdam have arrested a man who has been on the run from the Belgian justice system since 2011. The man, a cocaine trafficker will now sit out his seven-year sentence in the Netherlands.

Mar 4 '14 16:39

A 35-year-old police officer, who abused a bus driver last year July on Ameland, was fired, announced the National Police in Driebergen. The officer was already suspended since the occurrence in the Summer, pending the outcome of a disciplinary investigation.

Mar 4 '14 16:05

The program for the North Sea Jazz Festival, scheduled for July 11-13 in Ahoy, Rotterdam, has been expanded with singer Pharrell Williams, Outkast, the Isley Brothers, and Darkside, as announced earlier today.

Mar 4 '14 15:34

During the lottery for 'Gay pride' contenders, Sunday evening, it was determined that this year's Gay Pride parade in Amsterdam on August 2nd will feature a Jewish, an American, and a Moroccan boat for the first time. 120 boats entered the lottery.

Mar 4 '14 15:00

Angelina Cobbina, a 41-year-old black former top senior lawyer at Dutch banking giant ABN Amro in Great Britain, sued her former employer for £300,000 for sex, race, and religious discrimination.

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Mar 4 '14 13:58

The cabinet will not send delegates to the Paralympics in Sochi due to the current situation in Ukraine.

Mar 4 '14 13:35

The budget deficit is dropping quickly because of the growing economy.

Irish Coast Guard
Mar 4 '14 13:00

The three-week search party for the missing Dutch man who went missing off Sheep's Head Peninsula has been stopped by the Irish Coast Guard.

Arjen-robben
Mar 4 '14 12:42

Arjen Robben isn't expecting to be able to play in the friendly game with France on Wednesday.

Bakfiets
Mar 4 '14 12:31

In the last year, the number of requests for help for children growing up in poverty in the Netherlands has risen considerably.

Mar 4 '14 11:01

An ex-train driver is calling attention to the lack of empathy given to conductors in train accidents.

Mar 4 '14 10:15

Willem II's illustrious art collection will be opened today by his descendant, Willem-Alexander in Dordrecht.

Mar 4 '14 09:31

The price of a night's stay in a hotel in the Netherlands has fallen by 1 percent. Travelers on average paid €120 for a room.

Mar 4 '14 09:30

An increasing number of people live in fear that their house could be broken into, even while the number of burglaries has not risen substantially, the Central Bureau for Statistics (CBS) reports.

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