Mar 6 '14 09:19

Around three-quarters of Dutch municipalities think they might have to make budget cuts over the next year.

Mar 6 '14 08:34

Four Dutch universities have made it to the list of top 100 list worldwide. TU Delft is the winner in the country, at number 42.

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Mar 6 '14 07:34

The Dutch UN special envoy and secretary-general representative Robert Serry, who traveled to Crimea on Wednesday for negotiations, was threatened by armed men and chased away.

Mar 6 '14 06:41

The Netherlands is investigating if there are Ukrainian assets held in the Netherlands which were made via corruption or illegal businesses.

Mar 5 '14 18:28

Almost half the municipalities doubt they will be able to adequately help youth in the youth care system with the funds made available by the government, reveals a survey from 'de Volkskrant' among 158 of the 400 municipalities. One fifth states they will not be able to accomplish the task.

Mar 5 '14 17:59

The 'child porn' unit of the East-Netherlands police conducted a large-scale investigation on 20 addresses in February. So far nine suspects were questioned, but no arrests were made.

Mar 5 '14 17:37

A factory farm in Grubbenvorst in Limburg, harboring 1m chickens, 35k pigs, a slaughterhouse and a manure fermenter is one step closer to becoming reality, after the court in Roermond dismissed objections from neighbors today.

Mar 5 '14 17:17

The pedophile association 'Martijn' needs to be banned, according to the recommendation of the Attorney General (AG) earlier this afternoon to the High Council. The Council tends to adopt the recommendations of the AG.

Mar 5 '14 16:55

The Bosman Act, to be discussed tonight in parliament, has the parties riled up. André Bosman, VVD MP, wants to drastically restrict Antilleans from moving to the Netherlands, by enforcing certain requirements. The PvdA agrees with the need for regulations, but condemns the Act in its current form.

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Mar 5 '14 16:09

In a survey, conducted by the European Union Agency For Fundamental Rights, titled: 'Violence against women: an EU-wide survey', 42,000 women across 28 member states of the EU were questioned about violence against women, especially gender-based violence. The results were shocking and can not be overlooked.

Mar 5 '14 14:51

A 27-year old gay man from Amersfoort took to Facebook to cry for help when he was bullied out of his neighborhood, Liendert.

Mar 5 '14 14:34

People in high-risk areas will receive their DigiD activation code by courier from now on, to prevent identity fraud, announced Minister Plasterk.

Mar 5 '14 14:10

The police cannot yet disprove a possible link between Monday's explosion in Zwolle and one in a shawarma restaurant in Deventer in December.

Mar 5 '14 13:43

Less young people in Rotterdam are drinking and doing drugs than four years ago.

Mar 5 '14 13:24

Health care in 2015 will be limited to €20 on a yearly basis. Temporary government contributions subdue the premium rise for citizens and employers.

Mar 5 '14 12:52

More Dutch people read newspapers and magazines on their smartphones or tablets, according to the yearly Media Standard Survey.


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