no image
Oct 21 '13 09:04

The Netherlands has decided to stop its privatization program and canceled plans for a partial sale of two state-owned energy companies.

no image
Oct 21 '13 05:16

According to the weekly poll of Maurice de Hond, D66 would have 21 virtual seats. That are 9 seats more than D66 now occupies in the House.

D66 was one of the three constructive opposition parties, who helped the government to a solution for the budget of 2014.

While D66 won in this poll, the largest party in the House, VVD, lost again one seat opposite the poll of last week. The liberals would now occupy only 19 seats while they occupy in real 41 seats in the House.

no image
Oct 21 '13 05:10

The 25-year-old Hardwell from Breda is according to the DJ Mag Top 100, world’s best DJ of 2013. The organization announced this on Saturday evening during the yearly Amsterdam Dance Event.

Hardwell, in real life called Robbert van de Corput, is the youngest DJ ever to become world’s best DJ.

Right after the announcement of the British magazine DJ Mag, the young world star immediately started with playing music for the more than 20,000 attendants.

Last years’ best DJ, Armin van Buuren, also from the Netherlands (Leiden) dropped to the second place.

no image
Oct 21 '13 05:05

The political climate in the Netherlands is racistic. The government should take responsibility and start a nationwide anti-discriminating campaign. This was stated by the National Ombudsman, Alex Brenninkmeijer, on Sunday in the Program Buitenhof.

It was his response to the report of the Council of Europe which says that the Netherlands have to do something about the increasing racism. The report says also that there should be a national strategy against discrimination by race.

no image
Oct 21 '13 04:57

After the won race in Dubai, Ranomi Kromowidjojo won again in Doha at the 50 meter freestyle. The world record swimmer (23.24 seconds) finished in Doha at 23.69 seconds during the finals.

During the finals of the world cup events in Doha, none of the competitors came near to the time of Kromowidjojo. The German Dorothea Brandt finished at 24.27 seconds and the Danish Jeanette Ottesen Gray finished for Bronze at 24.33 seconds. Dutch Inge Dekker just missed a spot on the stage with 24.52 seconds.

no image
Oct 21 '13 01:46

The deceased victim of the devastating fire in a number of buildings in the city of Leeuwarden is indeed the 24-year-old resident who was missing, announced the police.

no image
Oct 21 '13 01:06

The Hague police officers saw a man from the Dominican Republic literally fall from the sky Saturday morning.

no image
Oct 21 '13 00:41

European Commissioner Neelie Kroes finds the revelations of whistleblower Edward Snowden very useful, according to her statements in the German magazine Der Spiegel.

no image
Oct 21 '13 00:09

An 8-month-old baby was injured in an accident involving a car and a horse trailer on Saturday afternoon in Nijkerk, according to a police report.

no image
Oct 21 '13 00:04

Many high schools and primary schools think they are unable to accommodate children with learning and behavioral problems, according to a study from union CNV Education and KRO Brandpunt, published on Sunday.

no image
Oct 21 '13 00:03

Two parent companies of Amsterdam's Slotervaart Hospital are subjected to an investigation into mismanagement. Also, the administration of the two companies is suspended.

no image
Oct 21 '13 00:02

Some agents were attacked by an angry mob of several dozen people in the night from Saturday to Sunday in Roermond.

Pages

Subscribe to NL Times news