The left-wing PvdA and right-wing VVD are near a deal on undocumented asylum seekers trying to remain in the Netherlands. The two parties form the ruling coalition, and are expected to finalize an agreement as early as Wednesday night.
At least ten Dutch rebel fighters in the Syrian Civil War have been killed during the first months of 2015, according to NOS. The Dutch secret service, AIVD, chief Rob Bertholee said that until this day 30 Dutch fighters had been slain in the war, when the number was only 20 late last year.
Ajax is considering the possibility of making a buy-out offer for a majority stake in the Amsterdam ArenA. The team's managing director, Michael Kinsbergen, drew up a medium-term plan in which the potential purchase is included, reports Voetbal International.
Existing homes were 2.7 percent more expensive in March than a year before. The Dutch market saw housing prices rise 12 consecutive months, according to Statistics Netherlands (CBS).
Realtors working with Dutch real estate listings website Funda can now give virtual 3D property tours to home seekers, the site said Wednesday. The concept is built around Oculus Rift virtual reality goggles, which brokers may use to guide potential buyers through a home without actually visiting the property.
The largest home care organization in the Netherlands, TSN Care, is afraid it will have to cut 650 jobs as a result of reforms in the healthcare sector. Under the new Social Support Act (WMO), municipalities have less money available for home care, reports NOS. In some municipalities, home care may even disappear completely.
More than half of Dutch employees would like to change their job in the next year, according to new research released Wednesday. Roughly 68 percent of people in the hospitality industry alone want a new job, the highest of any sector, the Loonwijzer and Monsterboard Wage index states.
A group of 10 volunteers have made a spectacular flower petal mosaic of Vincent van Gogh on the Koningsplein in Keukehnhof.
A total of 23 men have confessed to having sex with a 16 year old girl in the Valkenburg underage prostitution case, the Public Prosecutor confirmed on Tuesday.
ABN Amro executives are concerned about disagreements on asylum seekers between the coalition parties, reports FD based on interviews with top bank employees. The management is afraid that these disagreements may result in fall of the cabinet and delay the bank’s IPO.
The restarted MH17 repatriation mission is going well, despite being hampered by the wet and windy weather. The team has found some mortal remains as well as personal belongings such as passports, jewelry and photos, mission leader Pieter-Jaap Aalbersberg reported on Wednesday.
After 34 years as a lead advertiser at PSV Eindhoven, Philips is ending their shirt sponsorship of the 2015 Dutch champions. The electronics giant is the longest-running sponsor of a football club's uniform to date.