Dec 10 '13 15:21

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), based in The Hague, Netherlands, has received the Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts to eliminate chemical weapons.

Dec 10 '13 15:12

By next year about half a million people will receive a WW allowance, according to the expectations of the benefit authority, UWV.

Ajax supporter hurt
Dec 10 '13 14:39

The Ajax fan who fell from the stands during the match between Ajax and Barcelona, is out of danger, announced his family on the website of the Amsterdam soccer club.

Dec 10 '13 14:25

The CEO of the French PIP breast implant manufacturing company, who also supplied implants for Dutch women, has been sentenced to four years in prison, announced the court in Marseille. Jean-Claude has been found guilty of serious deception and fraud.

Dec 10 '13 14:23

British law firm Osborne Clarke intends to open a new office in the Netherlands, Het Financieele Dagblad reports.

Dec 10 '13 14:10

Limited edition bottles of water from Amsterdam canals are being marketed by an advertising agency in honor of the 400th birthday of the city's famous canal ring. Iris Worldwide created and designed the Amsterdam Canal Aqua bottles, each containing water from one of four different canals, just in time to commemorate the occasion.

Dec 10 '13 12:57

The Dutch couple that was kidnapped in Yemen in June has been released. NOS, NRC Handelsblad and Elsevier journalist Judith Spiegel and her husband Boudewijn Berendsen are currently at the Dutch embassy in the Yemeni capital Sana’a, and they are expected to arrive in the Netherlands on Wednesday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has reported.

Dec 10 '13 12:29

Volkert van der G., the murderer of politician Pim Fortuyn will be granted monthly leave from prison starting in February 2014.

Dec 10 '13 11:38

Netflix said in a blog post that the Netherlands has fastest broadband internet.

Benk Korthals
Dec 10 '13 10:57

Benk Korthals is stepping down as chairman of VVD in in May 2014.

cloud computing
Dec 10 '13 09:52

T-Mobile Netherlands has selected NEC Corp. to deliver a cloud storage service.

Dec 10 '13 09:29

Dutch company PaySquare BV announced that it will merge with German’s montrada GmbH to form a new combined company called PaySquare SE.

Dec 10 '13 04:34

The PvdA and SP are not yet satisfied with new guidelines for safer internet banking, recently established by the Dutch Association of Banks (NVB) and the Consumer Union.

Dec 10 '13 04:33

Dutch people commit fraud in droves with government funded financial assistance, collecting care, rent, and childcare assistance they are not entitled to, according to RTL Nieuws.

Dec 10 '13 04:32

The recently arrested Greenpeace activists and members of the women's punk band, Pussy Riot, are among the more then twenty thousand people who will receive amnesty from Russia, reported news broadcaster RT on Monday.

Dec 10 '13 04:31

The officer who shot the 17-year-old Rishi Chandrikasing on the The Hague train station, Hollands Spoor, last year, needs to be acquitted of all charges, pleaded prosecutor Wouter Bos Monday before the court in The Hague.


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