Sep 5 '13 02:51

As it turns out, former chairman Paul Ansems of the Langeland Hospital in Zoetermeer, received a golden handshake after all. The amount totals almost 300,000 euros, reports the journal Medisch Contact.

Sep 5 '13 02:27

The Centraal Bureau Levensmiddelenhandel (CBL) (Central Grocery Retail Agency) is shocked by statements of anonymous meat inspectors in a broadcast of Zembla. In the broadcast on Thursday the inspectors state that fecal bacteria are present in much of the slaughtered meat.

Sep 5 '13 02:26

Health care deductibles will not be based on income after all. The plan, which would take effect in 2015, would not be possible.

Sep 5 '13 02:25

The number of drug tests on children should not increase, according to the Board for protection of Human Rights.

Sep 5 '13 02:25

The Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij (NAM) (Dutch Oil Company) in Assen received 55 damage reports on Wednesday after an earthquake in the Groninger Zeerijp, with a magnitude of 2.8 on the Richter scale.

Sep 4 '13 05:44

The Netherlands and India will work together more closely from now on. They will establish a joint committee that will look at how existing barriers can be overcome and how economic ties can be further strengthened. This was reported by Minister Lilianne Ploumen (Foreign Trade) on Tuesday after consultation with the Indian Minister of Commerce Anand Sharma.

Sep 4 '13 05:38

The number of visits to the outpatient department of hospitals has for the first time fell in years. Since 2008 the number of outpatient visits increased year on year, but fell in 2012 by 1.4 percent.

The number of admissions decreased as well as the length of hospital stay. The number of outpatient care for the length of a day increased in 2012 by 2.2 percent compared to the previous year. This is evident from the industry report published Tuesday by the Dutch Association of Hospitals (NVZ).

Sep 4 '13 05:33

Wilma Mansveld, State Secretary of Infrastructure and Environment, wants to be able to intervene if chemical companies make such a mess, that the safety of people or the environment is at risk. To do this, she has to change the law, she wrote on Tuesday to the House.

Mansveld reacting to a recommendation of the Safety Investigation Board (OVV), which previously drafted a report about the poor safety situation at tank storage company Odfjell in the port of Rotterdam .

Sep 4 '13 02:07

A burglar who took a TV from a restaurant in Oudenbosch, returned it after an hour and hung it back up on the wall. He even hooked it back up with the cable he had also stolen.

Sep 4 '13 01:48

The Netherlands still has some sunny and warm summer days ahead. Thursday will even be a superb beach day. The local temperatures can reach 30 degrees.

Sep 4 '13 01:48

The ten main suspects, involved in the Quote 500-gang robberies are on trial this week. On Tuesday they faced a sentence of up to 6 years in prison.

Sep 4 '13 01:47

Railroad traffic around Schiphol will be severely hampered this weekend by maintenance on the tracks. Travelers should expect fifteen minutes to an hour extra travel time.

Sep 4 '13 01:46

A large number of slaughtered animals in the Netherlands have manure on them. This is a statement by meat inspectors in Zembla, a program that is broadcasted this Thursday.

Sep 4 '13 01:45

Netherlands has disappeared from the top 5 most competitive economies. In the list of 148 countries in the World Economic Forum, our country has fallen from 5 to 8. The government policy is not successful, is the conclusion of the compilers.

Sep 3 '13 04:49

In the coming years there is more room for young teachers, the workload for all teachers will be lower and there is an end to the baseline. It's all in the National Education Agreement which was signed Monday .

Sep 3 '13 04:33

Politician Hero Brinkman (48) returned to his old employer, the Amsterdam police. The Corps announced on Monday that Brinkman is in service again at the Amsterdam police. They did not announce what exact job Brinkman has.

Brinkman, born in Almelo, has served as a policeman at the Amsterdam police for fourteen years. After that period he worked for two years as a community liaison and 5 years as an inspector. In 2006 he started his political career in the House for the PVV.


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