A survey reveals that one in three police officers face work-related violence when they are off duty, BNR reports.
The courts are likely to make a decision in favor of flex workers, who go to court due to a legal conflict over contract, the Volkskrant reports.
Amsterdammers drink more, smoke more cigarettes, and use more marijuana and hashish than anywhere else in the Netherlands, according to a new report by community health services organization GGD. 7,200 adults were included in the 2012 survey, which revealed that 11 percent also have feelings of deep loneliness, nearly triple the rate shown in 2000.
Babycare chain store Prènatal, and clothing chain Coolcat, say they have not refused to sign an accord amongst retailers to commit to better working conditions and safety for textile factory workers in Bangladesh. Along with discount shop Wibra, the two stores were targeted by Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Lilianne Ploumen.
Today, FC Barcelona will be facing Ajax at the Amsterdam Arena in the fifth game of the Champions League group stages.
Four Dutch consulates will be saved, but one will be shuttered, in a new plan backed by MPs. During a debate in the Tweede Kamer with Foreign Affairs Minister Frans Timmermans on cost-cutting measures, MPs opted to spare the consulates in Antwerp, Chicago, Milan and Munich at the expense of the office in Osaka, according to newswire ANP.
Dutch superstar Herman Van Veen will visit South Africa for four concerts in January 2014, Broadway World reports.
Holland Casino is cutting 100 jobs at its headquarters part of a new strategy.
Amsterdam police will have to answer for 25 claims that they were too heavy handed against supporters from Glasgow football club Celtic.The club has hired Amsterdam lawyer Jeroen Soeteman, who has since said that an admission by authorities that "something went wrong" is the top priority.
Juror Gordon refuses to apologize to Holland's Got Talent-candidate Xiao Wang, according to his statement in KRO-program Oog in Oog.
In the future more space should be reserved for cultural and journalistic productions in public broadcasting, according to D66 MP, Kees Verhoeven.
Author Gerrit Krol passed away at the age of 79. In the last few decades, he wrote more than fifty novels, short stories, poetry, and essays. He received several prices for his work, including the Constantijn Huygens Prize and the PC Hooftprijs.
A 25-year-old woman from Diemen is sentenced to nine months in prison for scamming Marktplaats visitors. The fraudster offered tickets for sale, for shows like Soldaat van Oranje, Bruno Mars, and Lowlands. She collected the money, but never provided the tickets.
The mayor of Amersfoort closed down a coffee shop, effective immediately, after a shootout. It was the second shootout at the coffee shop in a short time span.
Greenpeace activists Mannes Ubels and Faiza Oulahsen continue campaigning . Two months in a Russian cell did not break their fighting spirit is, according to the two in an exclusive interview with Nieuwsuur, which was broadcast Monday night.
Four elderly residents of nursing home The Riethorst in Geertruidenberg will be moved to an isolated location Wednesday. Last week it was announced that they have been infected with the carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella intestinal bacteria (KPC), which is dangerous for people with impaired immune systems.