Nov 9 '13 00:04

On the day of the visit of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima a spokesperson for the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs blamed the Netherlands for the arrests of Greenpeace activists

Nov 9 '13 00:03

The official Human Rights Council of the Russian government insists the crew of the Arctic Sunrise be released, stated council chairman Mikhail Fedotov, Friday, reported the news agency Itar-Tass.

Nov 9 '13 00:02

The windmills of wind farms in Rijnwoude and Zoeterwoude will be stopped for two minutes Tuesday at 12.00 in memory of two mechanics who were killed last week. The tragic accident took place in Ooltgensplaat on Goeree-Overflakkee.

Nov 9 '13 00:01

When driving through the Noord-Oostpolder, one might just see a glider, hanging from a cable in the air. These gliders are to generate electricity. The Dutch company Ampyx Power has started test flights.

Nov 8 '13 19:34

Funk/rockers Chef'Special continued their rising notoriety with a gig at the MTV Mobile pop-up store last night. The Haarlem-based band played the small show as part of MTV Music Week

Nov 8 '13 17:47

Harris Broadcast and Broadcast Partners announced the completion of the Netherlands’ transition to all digital radio.

The companies deployed the nationwide digital audio broadcasting plus (DAB+) solution in a record three months, which included more than 30 Harris Broadcast Maxiva VAX transmitters with web enabled IP-based control and monitoring from the head-end to the transmission stage, Harris Broadcast said in a statement.

Nov 8 '13 17:01

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima will dine at the Kremlin Friday evening with Russian President Vladimir Putin. However, Dutch experts think it is not of much importance for Putin.

Nov 8 '13 16:26

Foreign Affairs Minister Frans Timmermans will speak to his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on Saturday concerning sensitive issues that recently came up in the bilateral relations, announced Lavrov's spokesperson Friday

Nov 8 '13 16:02

The new Islāmic school in Rotterdam, The Opperd, has to admit four of the five students who went to court over the refusal of the school to admit them.

Nov 8 '13 15:31

The Dutchman Joran van der Sloot, imprisoned in Peru, is challenging his deportation from Chile. The issue will be addressed by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights on November 18, reported his Peruvian lawyer in the United States, Aldo Cotrina, Friday in an interview with the Peruvian TV channel ATV +.

Nov 8 '13 15:11

Greenpeace posted footage of the boarding of the Arctic Sunrise on September 19 on the Internet. Members of the Russian coast guard lowered themselves from a helicopter on the deck and arrested the crew: 28 activists and two journalists. They were then transported to Murmansk with the ship.

Nov 8 '13 14:51

The Amsterdam court rules this afternoon whether 'Zwarte Piet' is welcome next Sunday at the entrance of the Sint in the capital. Opponents of the annual childrens' festivity find 'Zwarte Piet' racist and disrespectful to people of African descent.

Nov 8 '13 11:38

Director Christian Prudhomme told Nos television that Utrecht will host the Tour de France 2015.

Nov 8 '13 11:06

Dutch financial-services company ING Groep NV is speeding up its reorganization after receiving regulators’ approval to combine its Japanese insurance unit with European operations in a 2014 initial public offering, Bloomberg News reported.

Nov 8 '13 10:47

Dutch researchers are working to develop a new GPS navigation system that aims to put an end to traffic jams.

Nov 8 '13 02:28

A Facebook page where train passengers can share, unstamped tickets and discount tickets received over 7000 'Likes' in Utrecht within two days. Now the initiative has been expanded to also include Amsterdam Centraal.


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