Nov 8 '13 00:02

A 43-year-old Hungarian was arrested in Alkmaar Tuesday, suspected of human trafficking. Earlier this week, three Limburg locals were already arrested on suspicion of the same, announced the Public Prosecution Thursday.

Nov 8 '13 00:01

Five teenagers were arrested Thursday in the Gelderland Elst, because they are suspected of paying with counterfeit money, reported the police.

Nov 7 '13 18:29

The two dead in the Reuver home in Limburg are the hostage-taker and his three-year-old daughter, confirmed the Beesel mayor, Petra Dassen, Thursday afternoon at the press conference.

Nov 7 '13 16:23

A group of lawyers, journalists and privacy advocates is taking the Netherlands government to court to stop Dutch intelligence using phone data illegally acquired by the American secret agency National Security Agency (NSA), AFP reports Wednesday.

Nov 7 '13 15:57

A letter from Minister Frans Timmermans (Foreign Affairs) to the House on the Dutch asylum policy for Russian lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LHBT's) caused a stir in Russia.

Nov 7 '13 14:57

The riot police (ME) and Amsterdam police carried out charges on Ajax and Celtic soccer supporters Wednesday. The disturbances took place at the Dam. Earlier in the day the fans seemed peaceful in the city and the atmosphere was good. A total of 15 supporters was arrested during the incident.

Nov 7 '13 14:54

ABN Amro is facing some problem with internet banking and the service is temporarily unavailable due, Nos television reports.

Nov 7 '13 14:24

Her Majesty Queen Máxima attended the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Stock Exchange building on Beursplein 5 in Amsterdam, Wednesday November 6.

Nov 7 '13 14:20

The Labour Party said it supports the government’s decision to purchase 37 F-35 Joint Strike Fighters (JSF), Nos television reports Wednesday.

Nov 7 '13 13:21

Over the last 30 years, the massive increase in the number of Dutch university students is almost entirely attributable to the girls, according to the figures released by Ministry of Education.

Nov 7 '13 11:35

In the Netherlands, the rate of inflation fell in October to 1.6%, the lowest level since November 2010, the national statistics office CBS announced Thursday.

Nov 7 '13 11:05

More and more people in the Netherlands are buying Volvo's V60 Plug-In Hybrid. The automaker reported that it sold nearly 1,000 V60 Plug-In Hybrid in the Netherlands last month.

Nov 7 '13 08:44

Dutch grid operator TenneT said that the NorNed power cable connecting Norway and the Netherlands will be back online from November 15 at the earliest, Reuters reports Wednesday.

Nov 7 '13 08:05

In the Netherlands, YouTube reached around 10 million unique users in September, ComScore data shows.

Nov 7 '13 02:52

A nurse who set up an ointment clinic for children and a nursing assistant who created a 'garden experience' for people with dementia were awarded the 'Mooi Mens' award 2013 on Wednesday.

Nov 7 '13 02:22

The 1900 windmills in the Netherlands are not sufficiently protected against fire. And in case of fire the fire department is not always able to assist.


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