Jul 29 '13 04:05

The 17th edition of the festival Zwarte Cross was again a great success. With 162,795 visitors a record was set. That announced the organization on Sunday.

Until Sunday afternoon everything was relatively quiet. The police reported that they had only a total of 12 arrests so far, for theft, public violence and possession of hard drugs.

Jul 27 '13 14:44

Total Body Scan or ‘Full-Body Scan’ is a painless, non-invasive diagnostic procedure which makes use of computed tomography (CT) to obtain thin, cross-sectional, detailed X-ray images of your body. It can either be a preventive or a proactive step for any health-conscious individual.

Jul 27 '13 03:22

July is almost over but more interesting news keeps coming. This week, we covered a couple of stories that highlighted Netherlands’ rich history and art. Let’s take a look back at some of the most up-to-date happenings that made it to our top popular stories this week.

Jul 26 '13 08:02

Yesterday, the first of two Dutch F-35 test aircrafts were moved to the Netherlands Ministry of Defense from the US. Likewise, it is the first CTOL transferred to a partner overseas in the program.

Jul 26 '13 07:53

Italian automaker Fiat-Chrysler could move to the Netherlands, CEO Sergio Marchionne told Reuters.

Jul 26 '13 07:46

Spotify has helped essen music piracy in the Netherlands and Norway.

Jul 26 '13 07:41

EU members have already shared their views on the Scottish government’s plan to reduce alcohol prices.

Jul 26 '13 07:32

A group of young bicyclists are set to travel 350 miles from London to Amsterdam in memory of a Surbiton teacher who passed away at the age of 25 from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Jul 26 '13 06:03

Toine van Peperstraten presented Thursday night for the last time Studio Sport. It was the end of a period of nearly 20 years. Van Peperstraten (45) works from next week for pay channel Eredivisie Live.

"I am grateful for the developments that I have been able to go through as a presenter. I will miss everyone go terribly," said a visibly emotional van Peperstraten at the end of his last broadcast. He thanked his colleagues and viewers.

Jul 26 '13 05:59

Four major regions of the skating association KNSB have started lobbying against Icedôme in Almere. This was reported by Omroep Flevoland. They want the KNSB to choose for a combination of the proposals for a new race and training location of Heerenveen and Zoetermeer.

The regions of Zuid Holland, Utrecht, Gelderland and Friesland want the games to be held in Heerenveen and the training should be done in Zoetermeer. This would put Icedôme out of the picture of the provisional award of the KSNB, which will make the choice this week.

Jul 26 '13 05:56

Friday will be the busiest day of the year at Schiphol. Around 178,000 travelers are expected to be at the airport. Many Dutch people go on holiday this weekend, but a lot of people also return from their holiday destination.

For Friday, Saturday and Sunday Schiphol expects a total of  half a million passengers departing, arriving or transiting. The number of passengers on the busiest day is slightly higher than last year, when the counter stood at 177,000. In the months of July, August and September, the airport handled over 15 million people in 2012.

Jul 26 '13 05:53

The Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) attempts to eradicate exotic mosquitoes on an industrial estate in Oss. There is one Asian tiger mosquito found, the authority reported on Thursday. Such insect can transmit pathogenic viruses to humans and animals.

The fight against the mosquito has to prevent that the tiger mosquito can multiply and will take residence in the Netherlands. The chance that the exotic mosquito will carry pathogenic viruses in Netherlands, is very small. The 'Brabant' tiger mosquito was found at an importer of used tires.

Jul 26 '13 05:50

Although the CDA has halved the number of seats in the House at each of the two last elections,  but the Christian Democrats still provide most mayors. Over one third of the Dutch mayors (122 on a total of 358) comes from the CDA. VVD and PvdA follow with 96 mayors and 86 respectively.

Jul 25 '13 09:29

Methane release brought by climate change, specifically from melting ice in the Arctic could cost the entire global economy over $60 trillion in the next several years, according to a report published in the journal Nature.

Jul 25 '13 09:22

"Make Your Move 3D" opens today, July 25, in the Netherlands.

Jul 25 '13 09:14

A latest study found that psychopaths are actually capable of emphasizing by determinedly switching it on.

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