RTL Nieuws announced that it possesses a secret report that states it is possible to safely drill for shale gas.
A few hundred to possibly thousands of homes in the Groninger earthquake zone need large-scale reinforcements. That's the conclusion that NAM (Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappy B.V.) draws in a report to minister Henk Kamp. According to a different report the value of the homes have not decreased more than elsewhere.The report on the reinforcement of Groninger building structures in the area where natural gas is extracted, is one of eleven investigating natural gas extraction and the effects. The minister of Economic affairs wants all the results in by December 1st.
Widows abroad with a Dutch surviving relative pension may not be shorted on their benefits. The court in Amsterdam came to this conclusion and undid these measures
In the past week the number of patients with measles has increased with 127 new occurrences. The official total of people affected is now 1162.
Ballast Nedam subsidiary REMEX Mineralstoff has presented a non-binding proposal to get hold of Feniks Recycling.
Depeche Mode will begin The Delta Machine World Tour in North America today at Detroit's DTE Energy Music Theatre.
The Nazi concentration camp in the Netherlands, which also sheltered Moluccan exiles, is currently undergoing restoration.
The number of digital TV connections in the Netherlands increased by 1.0 percent in the second quarter of 2013 to 6.543 million on June 30. Nearly 85 percent of all households have a digital TV connection, Telecompaper reports.
Manchester City defender Karim Rekik has been called up for the first time in his career. Wesley Sneijder, however, has been left out once again.
The first seven Ipad-Only "Steve Jobs schools" opened in some cities in the Netherlands on August 21.
A British teenager residing in Heraklion, Crete was detained for trafficking hallucinogenic mushrooms through an organized operation by prosecution officials.
For the first time in the history of the SGP, a woman is running for a spot on the list in municipal elections. Lillian Janse wants, in the upcoming municipal elections in Vlissingen, to pull the cart as leader of the party. This is unique, because until March this year women could not run for the Christian party.
The Uitmarkt this year's theme is ‘new talent’. There are performances by winners of talent shows such as the SENA Performers POPnl Award and the Princess Christina concourse. That was announced by the organization on Wednesday during a presentation at the Concert building in Amsterdam.
An investigation team is investigating the death of a 27-year-old woman from Ermelo since Wednesday. Her body was found floating in the water of the Nieuwe Vecht on Sunday, near Zwolle. The police investigation in the next few days will include a thorough trace evidence in the vicinity of the site where the body was found, a police spokesman said on Wednesday.
A passerby saw a package floating near a houseboat in the Nieuwe Vecht and called the police. It turned out to be a body wrapped in plastic.Therefore it was immediately clear for the police that this was a crime.
The company of lingerie designer Marlies Dekkers is bankrupt. The court in Rotterdam declared the bankruptcy on Wednesday. The curator has negotiated with investment company Karmijn Kapitaal and they entered into an agreement to make a restart with the healthy parts of the lingerie company.
Marlies Dekkers became world famous, especially by producing bras with straps above the cups.
Software company Alert does not have to compensate the Jeroen Bosch Hospital for the failure of the EPD (Electronisch Patienten Dossier), an electronic patient filing system, that was introduced. That is the conclusion, reached by the court in Den Bosch.