Jan 24 '14 20:21

A horse was found galloping along the A28 freeway, Friday afternoon, between Harderwijk and Ermelo, causing traffic to back up for 4.5 miles. Both lanes were closed down.

Jan 24 '14 20:03

Swedish food packaging and processing company Tetra Pak is planning to close its plant in Moerdijk at the end of the year.

Jan 24 '14 20:00

It is not a good idea to extend the waiting period for foreigners who applied for the Dutch nationality, according to the Council of State, the highest advisory body to the government.

Jan 24 '14 17:12

A police car speeding to an emergency smashed into an 18-year-old girl in Tilburg Thursday.

Jan 24 '14 16:45

Three men, who organized an illegal poker tournament in 2007, were acquitted of violating the Gambling Act by the Amsterdam court. Their lawyer, Peter Plasman, argued that poker is a game of skill, not a gambling game. The court ruled in his favor.

Jan 24 '14 16:38

A new report by the U.S. Defense Department has criticized the performance and reliability of F-35 Joint Strike Fighters (JSF) and pointed out some faults in the stealth fighter jets being developed by Lockheed Martin.

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Jan 24 '14 16:27

It took a long wait, but the Netherlands is finally experiencing real winter weather.

Jan 24 '14 16:05

A first report of a fatality due to the use of the NuvaRing, a plastic ring that is inserted vaginally as a means for birth control, has been registered by Lareb, an organization that keeps track of side effects of pharmaceuticals, according to the Argos program.

Jan 24 '14 15:26

Dutch health minister Edith Schippers has entered an agreement with manufacturers and caterers to reduce the amount of salt in food, AD reported on Friday.

Jan 24 '14 14:36

Cable company Ziggo recorded an exponential profit increase of 80 percent, 347 million euros, over 2013.

 The men behind Wingman
Jan 24 '14 14:11

Two engineers at Delft-based firm Wingman have won a design award for a new condom, Nos reported.

Jan 24 '14 14:02

The number of car thefts has gone up for the first time in ten years, according to the Foundation for Tackling Vehicle Crime (AVc). The foundations recorded 11,761 car thefts over the last year, 365 more than in 2012.

Jan 24 '14 13:50

Referee Bas Nijhuis was suspended by the Dutch Football Association for inappropriate behavior during a training camp in Belek, Turkey, Nos reported.

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Jan 24 '14 13:04

Skull bones found in Rotterdam show that there were humans in the western areas of the Netherlands 10,000 years ago

Jan 24 '14 12:12

In total, 51 museums will take part in the Rotterdam “Night of the Museum,” on Saturday, March 8.

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Jan 24 '14 12:06

Wehkamp, Philips, Shell, Hema and C&A used cheap labor from East Germany in the 70s and 80s.


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