Nov 22 '13 04:32

A Labour committee, headed by former party leader Melkert, believes the EU and the Dutch government should strive for an unemployment rate of no more than 5 percent

Nov 22 '13 04:31

The criticism of the idea to ask people on welfare for a contribution is growing. Besides the FNV union, now also the Association of Dutch Municipalities (VNG), Divosa, and Alderman Van Es, oppose the plan of State Secretary Klijnsma

Nov 21 '13 16:55

An evangelical primary school Timon in Rotterdam will be closed on January 1st, 2014, due to poor quality of education.

Nov 21 '13 16:31

Holland's Got Talent judge Cornelis Willem Heuckeroth, who goes by the nickname Gordon, has come under fire for making racist comments about an Asian contestant.

Nov 21 '13 15:48

The independent human rights experts who looked into Zwarte Piet on Tuesday called on the Dutch Government to take the lead in the ongoing debate about whether it’s time the tradition undergo a change.

Nov 21 '13 15:06

Amsterdam has launched a new initiative designed to employ chronic alcoholics as street cleaners.

Nov 21 '13 14:10

Three more Greenpeace activists were released by the Russian court in St. Petersburg on bail, The Associated Press reports.

Nov 21 '13 12:55

Philadelphia Zorg announced that it is slashing 900 jobs over the next two years.

Nov 21 '13 12:52

Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans has reacted with shock to the news that Bosnia released ten war criminals.

Nov 21 '13 12:06

Tele2 AB is building a 4th-generation network in the Netherlands and could sell older fixed-line assets in the country, Bloomberg News reports.

Nov 21 '13 11:44

A new research report reveals that an estimated 1.61 billion people will log in to social networking sites at least monthly this year, up 14.2% from a year ago.

solar energy
Nov 21 '13 11:22

Solliance and Eindhoven University of Technology will open a solar test facility in the Netherlands.

Nov 21 '13 10:18

Nijmegen, a Dutch city near the German border, will dedicate a bridge to the United States Army’s 82nd Airborne Division, which liberated the city during World War II, The Fayetteville Observer reports.

Nov 21 '13 04:33

An elderly couple was robbed in their home Wednesday morning on the Cornelis Outshoorn street by a fake police officer and his accomplice.

Nov 21 '13 04:32

The inspection report on the treatment of the sick Georgian girl, Renata, is baffling, states the lawyer, representing the girl and her family, Maureen Helgers

Nov 21 '13 04:31

PowNews-reporter Danny Ghosen was assaulted Wednesday afternoon, by the ambassador of Angola and three of his colleagues, announced PowNed director, Dominique Weessie


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