Dec 4 '13 13:19

The Netherlands wants to support Cocoa industry in Ghana.

Dec 4 '13 13:10

Finance Minister and Eurogroup chairman, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, thinks Greece may not receive a payout from the loan program of the Eurozone this month.

Dec 4 '13 13:04

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is interested in investing in the Netherlands.

Dec 4 '13 12:19

The 2014 FIFA World Cup Official Match Ball, Brazuca, was unveiled at a ceremony Tuesday in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Dec 4 '13 12:14

Meteorologists warn of the intense low windstorm Xaver that will bring damaging winds and storm tides to the coasts of the Netherlands, Germany and Denmark on Thursday.

Dec 4 '13 09:46

Socialist and Labour MPs have questioned a ‘rain of bullets’ on a train hijacked by South Moluccan activists in 1977.

Dec 4 '13 09:42

Dutch largest cooperative insurer Achmea announced Wednesday that it has decided to cut 4,000 jobs over the next three years.

Dec 4 '13 04:35

The Netherlands is in pot 4 with eight other European countries for the draw for the World Cup in Brazil, Friday, announced the FIFA Tuesday at a news conference.

Dec 4 '13 04:34

The NS may possibly have to take the setback of Fyra of 119 million euros for their account. Finance Minister, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, ( PvdA ) and State Secretary of Infrastructure, Wilma Mansveld, ( PvdA ) are going to engage in talks with the railway company, according to a letter of the Minister to the Lower House.

Dec 4 '13 04:32

The prosecutor for professional soccer wants the offence player, Michiel Kramer, from ADO Den Haag, to be suspended for four matches as punishment for punching Ajax-keeper Jasper Cillessen in the face with his forearm. He presented his settlement proposal Tuesday, and Kramer has till 17:00 to respond, reported the KNVB.

Made by Apple
Dec 4 '13 04:31

Gadget giant, Apple, opens its own new store in Haarlem on December, 7. It'll be the second official Apple Store in The Netherlands. The company opened its first store on the Leidseplein in Amsterdam.

Dec 4 '13 04:30

Researchers from the Israeli/American Security and Intelligence Company (ITRR) intercepted a new threat on an internet forum for Jihadists, directed toward PVV-leader Geert Wilders. The message is a call to murder Wilders in an attack with explosives.

Dec 4 '13 04:30

The KNMI warns for extreme weather Thursday afternoon. From 12:00 code 'orange' will be in effect for the west and north of The Netherlands, the rest of the country will be issued a code 'yellow', starting at 9:00, announced the KNMI Wednesday.

Dec 3 '13 17:03

The "Rijksmuseum" in Amsterdam has already attracted 2 million visitors since the reopening on April 13 this year. The museum welcomed the two millionth visitor, a young tourist from Israel, Tuesday.

Dec 3 '13 16:35

Richard O., the 40 -year-old ex-husband of child abuser Robert M., will almost certainly be released next week. He served two-thirds of his sentence without probation.Van O. was sentenced to 4.5 years in prison for sexual abuse of a 15 - year-old boy and providing the opportunity to Robert M. ( 30 ) to abuse a very young child in their own home, confirmed his lawyer, Erik van Kregten, to newspapers of HDC Media.

Dec 3 '13 16:12

Former VVD deputy Ton Hooijmaijers was sentenced to three years' imprisonment. The 52-year-old former deputy of the province of North Holland was on trial for corruption, money laundering, and forgery.


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