Jun 20 '13 08:42

On a farm in Milheeze (Noord-Brabant) all 1100 pigs were killed on Wednesday, after the ventilation system in the stable had broken down. This was told by a spokesperson of the municipality of Gemert-Bakel of which Milheeze is a part of.

The ventilation system on the farm at De Haag in Milheeze, was possible already broken on Tuesday. However, that was only observed on Wednesday. The pigs died due to the high temperatures and the lack of fresh air.

Jun 20 '13 08:27

Former PSV Eindhoven forward Jeremain Lens has transferred to Dynamo Kiev for an undisclosed price.

Jun 20 '13 07:30

On May 31, 2013, Netherlands and China signed a new tax agreement, according to China-briefing.

Jun 20 '13 06:19

Some parents would like their child to accomplish their personal aspirations, according to the study posted in the journal PLOS ONE.

Jun 20 '13 06:05

The government plans to limit the level of Campylobacter bacteria on chicken meat through a process called hygiene criterion, according to reports from the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment in the Netherlands.

Jun 20 '13 05:56

On June 26, the Dutch Embassy will organize a dialogue on sustainable food source, insects, according to The Washington Post reports. The event will feature a tasting presentation of cicadas, mealworms, and crickets.

Jun 20 '13 05:47

The Netherlands is one of the first countries to get twenty four Range Rover Evoque Sicilian Yellow. The selling price is at€79,900 including VAT and BPM, according to GTSpirit.

Jun 20 '13 05:33

Police officials said three farmworkers died after falling into a manure silo in the village of Makkinga, northern of the Netherlands. Another man, who was in critical condition, was brought to the hospital.

Jun 19 '13 09:22

A mass street fight in Rotterdam-Zuid on Tuesday, ended in a stabbing in which two people got wounded. One person has been arrested. That announced the police.

The location of the fight was the Paul Kruger Street. An estimated 15 to 20 people have been fighting with each other. There were also knives drawn. Two people ended up with stabbing wounds. A man was stabbed in the side, another in an arm. Both were treated in a hospital.

The police has no idea what caused the fight.

Jun 19 '13 09:20

Dutch increasingly accept the reduced prosperity and the new austerity.

More than a third of the population (34 percent) has spontaneously chosen  to live a more sober life, shows the Mentality Monitor 2013 of investigation bureau Motivaction. 15 Years ago, that percentage was 23 and the society was more materialistic.

Property has become less important. Sharing a car or other material things is becoming increasingly common. Choosing and doing more with less, is one of the main characteristics of this time, is one of the conclusions.

Jun 19 '13 09:04

“Michael Boogerd won in 2002 in a monumental manner the Tour stage to La Plagne. It was one of the highlights in his cycling career. He, however, did not obtain the victory on his own. Before the start of the stage, the Rabobank rider underwent a blood transfusion. Blood ran from the arm of brother Rini directly to his own arm.” Boogerd fights this anecdote in a book about cycling.

Fred Teeven
Jun 19 '13 08:58

Only aggressive and criminal asylum seekers will end up in jail behind bars. The other asylum seekers stay in an open door prison or must report regularly.

This is written in the vision on the future of detention of foreigners of State Secretary Fred Teeven (Security and Justice). The plan now goes to the Cabinet, he told the Volkskrant. With this future approach, the VVD Minister meets an explicit wish of coalition partner PvdA.

Jun 19 '13 08:53

CCTVs and observers on fishing vessels, should prevent fish being illegally dumped. State Secretary for Economic Affairs, Sharon Dijksma , believes that better control is needed to prevent prohibited fish dumps at sea, reports the AD.

Besides better controls of ships' logs, Dijksma also announces that she explicitly wants to see if auditors can sail along and if CCTVs can be used.

Jun 19 '13 08:45

PSV midfielder Kevin Strootman will be Manchester United’s first major summer signing. He will be replacing Paul Scholes, who will soon be retiring.

Jun 19 '13 06:57

After its several expansions in Europe, Netflix will be launching its services in the Netherlands in late 2013.

Jun 19 '13 05:51

Radio Netherlands Worldwide received an award at the this year’s New York Festivals International Radio Programs & Promos Awards, in honor of the World’s Best Radio Programs & Promos.

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