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May 22 '15 16:46

Consumers spent 1.9 percent more on goods and services in March than a year earlier, according to figures from Statistics Netherlands (CBS). In general, they spent more on gas, household appliances and home furnishings.

May 22 '15 14:42

The Dutch government has approved the sale of the nationalized bank ABN Amro, taken over by the Netherlands in October 2008 during the global economic crisis. The cabinet gave the go ahead on Friday, according to broadcaster NOS.

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May 22 '15 14:29

Several dogs were brought to the Veterinarians practice in Purmerend on Thursday after they had swallowed fishhooks hidden in sausages. Residents fear the dog hater, who had left fishhooks in sausages last year too, has returned, AD reports.

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May 22 '15 13:53

The Rotterdam Hit And Run Cargo Team found 2,800 kilograms of cannabis, worth about 10 million euros in a container after the arrest of a Customs officer, according to the Public Prosecutor.

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May 22 '15 13:34

The air ambulance in Amsterdam has been flying illegally since November last year. Officials forgot to renew the permit for the helipad on the roof of the VU Medical Center.

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May 22 '15 13:17

Pearltect has won the 10th Philips Innovation Award for a self-defense bracelet intended to protect women from sexual abuse, Philips announced on the award's Facebook page.

May 22 '15 13:05

Amsterdam Mayor Eberhard van der Laan has found a party that is interested in the premises of the brothel the municipality aims to open. The municipality announced in February that it wants to set up a brothel that is run by prostitutes themselves.

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May 22 '15 12:23

D66 parliamentarian Gerard Schouw is leaving politics after 25 years of being active for the D66. From August 1st this year he will be the CEO of Nefarma, the Dutch Association for Innovative Medicines, the party announced on their website.

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May 22 '15 11:09

Minister Ard van der Steur of Security and Justice will not comment on the statements made by former State Secretary Fred Teeven. Teeven said that ex-Justice Minister Ivo Opstelten knew that the deal with drug criminal Cees Helman in 2001 involved 4.7 million guilders.

May 22 '15 11:07

King Willem-Alexander has finally commented on the "fuck the king" discussion. In an interview with American journalists at Palace Noordeinde, the king said that as a person he obliviously has an opinion, but as king he can not give it, NOS reports.

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May 22 '15 10:31

The Dutch marines intercepted a 6 thousand kilograms shipment of marijuana on the Caribbean Sea on Thursday morning. According to the Ministry of Defense, this is the largest catch ever.

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May 22 '15 10:12

A business premises on Kooikerstraat in Tilburg from where The Grass Company coffee shops are supplied, has been closed down for 6 months. Mayor Peter Noordanus made this decision on Thursday after large quantities of cannabis were discovered in a hidden room.

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