A wind turbine caught fire Tuesday afternoon in Ooltgensplaat on Goeree-Overflakkee. One person did not survive, another was still missing around 19:20h, according to the police
An Air Force tanker aircraft caused turmoil by flying low over Amersfoort at the end of the afternoon.
The Russian President Vladimir Putin will welcome King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima Friday, November 8.
The storm that raged over The Netherlands on Monday caused at least 95 million euros in damage, announces the association of Insurers Tuesday, based on initial estimates.
A new report by the World Bank found that doing business has become easier for entrepreneurs in the Netherlands.
The Netherlands’ Minister of the Interior and Kingdom Relations Ronald Plasterk said in a briefing that the United States secret agency National Security Agency (NSA) must get permission from the local security agencies before doing activities like phone tapping.
Dutch company Royal Philips has teamed up with Israel-based RealView Imaging Ltd. to conduct a clinical study.
Dutch telecom provider Dekatel has acquired its bankrupt rival RVS Networks.
The Netherlands is a perfect country for cycling. The country’s newly-built architectural project, The Hovenring, has become one of the cyclists’ favorite place, according to The Huffington Post Canada.
UPC Netherlands is expanding its Wi-Fi network based on customer routers.
The Netherlands has agreed to expand cooperation with Germany on digital security.
Champion horse Bonfire has died on Monday morning at the age of 30. The most well-known horse in the Netherlands, besides the horse of Sinterklaas of course, won with his rider Anky van Grunsven a gold medal at the Olympics in Sidney in 2000.
‘My heart is broken, Bonfire passed away,” announced the 3 time Olympian champion Anky van Grunsven on Twitter.
This years’ most prestigious literature prize, for Dutch literature, goes to Joke van Leeuwen. She won the prize for her book ‘Feest van het begin’. The prize was handed over in museum ‘Beelden aan Zee’ in Scheveningen.
Van Leeuwen had six competitors: Martin Bossenbroek (De Boerenoorlog), Jan Brokken (De vergelding), Wouter Godijn (Hoe ik een beroemde Nederlander werd), Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer (La Superba) and Allard Schröder (De dode arm).
Clarence Seedorf is still a little embittered when he thinks about his last period at the Dutch national team. He feels unrecognized by the former national coaches Marco van Basten and Bert van Marwijk.
The 37-year-old international, who at this moment plays as a midfielder at Botafago in Brazil, shared his reflections about that period on Monday evening in the program of Johan Derksen at RTL7.
“Van Basten made a big mistake with me,” Seedorf told. “I don’t say that he was a bad trainer, but I didn’t like the way how he treated the players. Bad people management.”
Two Eindhoven residents (28 and 31 years) were sentenced to eight and nine years in prison for kidnapping and raping a young woman from Turnhout.
The Dutch police is guilty of discrimination during routine checks, according to Amnesty International.