Sep 14 '13 02:48

The body, found Friday morning on the platform of railway station Rijswijk, is that of a local 19-year-old boy, reported police.

Sep 14 '13 02:25

An international group of leading medical microbiologists, led by Professor Jan Kluytmans from Amphia Hospital in Breda, calls for a ban on the sale of food containing bacteria that are resistant to carbapenem antibiotics. These antibiotics are so-called last resort means, only prescribed when other antibiotics fail.

Sep 14 '13 02:25

On the first day of the new Fries Museum in Leeuwarden 8,132 visitors showed up to take look at the building and the exhibits. There was no admission fee and the museum was open until 20:00h.

Sep 14 '13 02:24

Two 18-year-old twin brothers were robbed in the streets of Amsterdam last month and held hostage for two hours. They were threatened and had their mobile phones and money taken away.

Sep 14 '13 02:23

The Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij (NAM) (Dutch Oil Company) is buying a farm in the village of Groningen Onderdendam, because it sustained heavy damage from earthquakes. The tremors are caused by gas drilling in the area.

Sep 14 '13 02:23

The TU Delft and Wageningen University will set up a new technological institute in Amsterdam together.

Sep 13 '13 03:39

The 19-year-old Swedish woman who was stabbed to death Tuesday in Den Bosch, filed a report of threats by her ex-boyfriend in August.

Sep 13 '13 03:07

The Dutch voter is not very afraid of things like the crisis, unemployment and climate change, but is angry with politics, according to research from Kieskompas of the Free University in Amsterdam, commissioned by Trouw newspaper.

Sep 13 '13 02:42

The UMC Groningen (Universitair Medisch Centrum) celebrates with a symposium Friday that already the five hundredth patient has received a cochlear implant.

Sep 13 '13 02:41

Parents work less because day care is becoming increasingly expensive, according to a survey by the FNV (Federatie Nederlandse Vakbeweging) (Dutch Trade Union) and the foundation for Working Parents. One out of four couples have cut hours and in some cases a parent stopped working altogether.

Sep 13 '13 02:41

Rijkswaterstaat (Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment) will start extensive construction on the A28 between Beilen and Hoogeveen on Friday evening.

Sep 13 '13 02:40

The government is not going to ease the policy for asylum seekers who can not return to their country of origin for reasons beyond their control.

Sep 13 '13 02:39

An exercise at Schiphol airport on Thursday was aborted because someone was seen carrying a firearm.

Sep 13 '13 02:39

The Nijmegen hospital UMC St Radboud is the first hospital to publish survival rates for lung cancer and gynecological cancer, starting Thursday.

Sep 12 '13 04:21

The world famous French singer Charles Aznavour returns to The Netherlands after more than 10 years. The 89-year-old singer-songwriter will perform in the Amsterdam Heineken Music Hall on December 14, as announced in the program 'De Wereld Draait Door'.

Sep 12 '13 04:04

Greenpeace further explained the controversial letter to the members about the donation increase, this Wednesday, in another letter.


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