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.
Two parent companies of Amsterdam's Slotervaart Hospital are subjected to an investigation into mismanagement. Also, the administration of the two companies is suspended.
Some agents were attacked by an angry mob of several dozen people in the night from Saturday to Sunday in Roermond.
The United Nations are conducting an investigation into whether Zwarte Piet is racist.
The round-up of some of this week’s most noteworthy events and news stories features: the string of incidents at the end of the Netherlands-Russia year-of-friendship, a missing Amersfoort Labour councilor, the impact of heavy rainfall with millions in damages in its wake and Greenpeace' tireless effort to free their crew from a Murmansk prison.
A leading member of the Duma, the Russian parliament, reacted angrily to the news that the Hague police officers who arrested a Russian diplomat last week, go unpunished.
The former luxury brothel Yab Yum in Amsterdam may not again become a sex club. An application for a permit was rejected by Mayor Eberhard van der Laan.
A temporary office of Greenpeace in Murmansk, in northern Russia, was burglarized Thursday night. A cage the organization wanted to use for a protest on Friday was stolen, reports Greenpeace.
The Russian ambassador to the Netherlands believes the Netherlands-Russia Year has been extraordinary, despite the unpleasant incidents of recent times.
The burglary in a dwelling of Russian embassy staff is committed by a well-known repeat offender.
The Dutch Centre for Folk Culture and Intangible Heritage wants to discuss the future of Zwarte Piet with Sinterklaas Organizations . In recent weeks, there was much discussion about Zwarte Piet, because this tradition is perceived as racist.
Vestas recently announced that it will supply 43 offshore turbines for a wind project on off the coast of the Netherlands. The wind facility will generate green electricity for 150,000 households.