Jul 12 '13 02:41

Muslims in the Netherlands greeted the holy month of Ramadan devotedly.

Jul 11 '13 10:10

Dutch agency Natwerk installed tiny canal houses in-between buildings on an old street in Amsterdam.

Jul 11 '13 09:16

On July 10, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima met Queen Elizabeth II in her private residences at Windsor Castle on their first official visit to Britain since his appointment as king.

Jul 11 '13 08:31

On Thursday, Dutch staffing firm Randstad said that they are going through an inquiry by the French competition authority in France.

Jul 11 '13 07:45

Well-known independent authority on search providers in the Netherlands, Topseos.co.nl, has announced the ten best SEO companies for this month.

Jul 11 '13 07:36

Six people with Asian features complained to an anti-discrimination agency about limited selling of baby milk powder, according to NRC.

Jul 11 '13 07:23

Netherlands is among the nations with the shortest work weeks, according to CNN Money.

Jul 11 '13 07:07

Based on the recent number of building projects in the country, hotel capacity will soon potentially add 10,000 rooms.

Jul 11 '13 07:01

Based on GVB’s report, the public transportation in Amsterdam will be 10 percent safer, 20 percent faster and will accommodate an extra third of commuters by 2024.

Jul 11 '13 03:26

“Stop these kind of calls to citizens,” said VVD leader Halbe Zijlstra to Jeroen Dijsselbloem Minister of Finance and his ‘own’ VVD Prime Minister Mark Rutte today. In the Telegraaf he says he doesn’t agree with the request of the government and coalition partner PvdA, to let citizens use their money to stimulate the economy. Zijlstra starts with his criticism, a round of new negotiations between the coalition partners in order to fill in the extra 6 billion euro of cuts this autumn.

Jul 11 '13 03:21

Stage 11, an individual TT over 33km from Avranches to Mont Saint-Michel, was powerfully won by the German rider Tony Martin of the Omega Pharma-QuickStep team.

Jul 11 '13 03:15

The construction of a new stadium for Feyenoord in Rotterdam, seems not going to happen. Leefbaar Rotterdam, the largest opposition party in the city council that a decisive say in this matter, is against the plans.

The 14 members of Leefbaar Rotterdam in the council will vote on Thursday unanimously against the construction. Ronald Schneider, leader of the group in the council, announced that on Wednesday night in the television show Toggle & Van den Brink,  after the group there spoke earlier that evening about the subject.

Too much risk

Jul 11 '13 03:11

“It is a shame that students only begin with English class at grade 7, as is the case at most schools. I want to give schools every opportunity to start as early as possible with English.” That says Sander Dekker, State Secretary of Education.

Dekker has prepared a plan of approach for English in primary education. The plan went Wednesday to the House. “Young children have the ability to playfully learn a foreign language. This ability should not be left unused,” said Dekker.

Jul 10 '13 08:41

On Monday, King Willem-Alexander paid an initial visit to the headquarters of the Jewish Community (NIHS) of Amsterdam since his inauguration in April, the Jewish Daily Forward reports.

Jul 10 '13 08:28

Royal Dutch Shell PLC announced that Director Ben van Beurden will take over the CEO position of Swiss Peter Voser following Voser’s retirement in 2013.

Jul 10 '13 08:20

Samsung has launched the latest Samsung Galaxy S4 mini in the Netherlands.


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