In the Netherlands, a chain of schools are preparing to become iPad-only learning facilities, according to Gigaom.
National Security Agency (NSA) Leaker Edward Snowden may have to find other options for his asylum after withdrawing his application for an asylum in Russia and Ecuador’s refusal to grant him his request unless appealed within the Ecuadorian territory.
AZ Alkmaar’s Adam Maher is the latest member of PSV Eindhoven as announced by both clubs.
Eurozone manufacturing data boosts euro when it rose higher than anticipated. Euro’s exchanged rate went up against the US dollar and other main currencies, based on a report by skynews.com.au.
Dutch DJ Nicky Romero is the main act at the sold-out Sensation Amsterdam festival this weekend.
Last week, the contest gathered more than 2,500 robotic participants from over 40 countries in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. Germany, Japan, America finished at the top of robotic soccer competition.
24-year-old Ricky Van Wolfswinkel is interested in getting picked by the Dutch team to represent the country in the World Cup, according to Goal.
The discussions between a delegation of the government and opposition parties D66 and GroenLinks has failed. "The negotiations have stopped," said D66 leader Alexander Pechtold on Monday about their conversations to see how they could help to realize several coalition agreements.
These included the topics 'arrangements for parents with children' and 'higher education'. Pechtold: "There's too much difference between the wishes of D66 to invest in education and the opportunities that the government wants to create. This could have been an agreement."
Many of the descendants of slavery victims had Monday probably like to hear excuses from Vice Premier Lodewijk Asscher. But those excuses could not be heard. However, he testified on behalf of the government 'deep regret and remorse. " He then received an applause from the people present, mostly dressed in colorful folk robes, at the commemoration in Amsterdam Oosterpark.
The third stage, and last stage on Corsica, was won by Simon Gerrans. Finally there was the mass sprint. Mass sprints always mark the first week of the Tour de France, but this year the first two stages ended differently. On Monday the 100th Tour will continue on mainland France.
Simon Gerrans the Australian cyclist from the Orica-GreenEdge team, beat Slovakian Peter Sagan in the mass sprint. The team, which was unsuccessful in last years’ Tour had, with Gerrans winning the stage, their first victory ever in the Tour.
It is easier for defaulters to return to their health care insurance. Now a defaulter can only go back to the insurer if the debt is paid off or if a recognized authority is involved in the repayment of the debt. Under the new rules the return is a possible if the defaulter itself make arrangements with the insurer.
This is contained in a bill of Minister Edith Schippers (Health) that was sent on Monday to the House. Schippers wants the law to ensure that defaulters quickly return to their insurer and also pay the premium there.
Over the weekend, Universal and Illumination Entertainment sequel Despicable Me 2 came on top together with Man Of Steel, World War Z, and Monsters University.
ScienceWorks and Elsevier just published the Valorisation Ranking 2013 to determine what research universities in the country contributed the most to the Dutch society and economy.
On Sunday, the Netherlands defeated Korea 3-1 (25-20, 25-22, 21-25, 25-20) in Pool C of the FIVB World League Intercontinental Round held at the Yugwansoon Gym.
A family-run hotel in Maastricht, the Netherlands is dedicated to sustainability while promoting value for environment and responsibility, according to greenglobe.