Dec 12 '13 13:05

Dutch mortgage company Obvion, employment agency Randstad and the home owners association VEH have teamed up on a project to help people with flexible employment get a mortgage, Nos reports quoting Reuters.

John de Laet
Dec 12 '13 12:52

The GroenLinks official who made the news last week after a racially insensitive tweet following Nelson Mandela’s death, has resigned.

Dec 12 '13 09:22

31 people were in a Rotterdam apartment building were brought to a hospital overnight after reporting symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning. The people were evacuated from nine homes in a Rotterdam Zuid apartment building.

Dec 12 '13 08:58

Eindhoven Airport is suffering with the fog, the Volkskrant reports quoting Reuters.

Royal Beuk
Dec 12 '13 08:19

Dutch luxury bus company Royal Beuk BV said it will install in its 20 buses a new technology that is designed monitor whether a driver is becoming sleepy, Ventura County Star reports quoting The Associated Press.

Dec 12 '13 04:36

The Social State of the Netherlands in 2013, by the Social and Cultural Planning Office (SCP), outlines the disastrous consequences of the crisis.

Dec 12 '13 04:35

Minister Frans Timmermans (Foreign Affairs) does not want to the "dirty work" for other European countries by prematurely opposing Albany's membership. He will look for allies within Europe to support his position.

Dec 12 '13 04:34

A couple, employed by the City of Zaanstad, wiped dozens of fines from the computer system of the City. It concerned driving offenses they had committed.

Dec 12 '13 04:33

Shell expects to be able to produce oil in the Arctic, starting 2025, announced departing CEO, Peter Voser, in a farewell interview on the Shell website.

Dec 12 '13 04:32

Fathers will gain the right to a work week off immediately after the birth of their child. Minister Asscher of Social Affairs will announce on Thursday that brand new dads get three additional days off. However, the fathers will have to pay for these days themselves.

Dec 12 '13 04:32

In the last couple of years more Dutch have visited a Christmas market. Once again busloads of shoppers cross the border to visit a German 'Weihnachtsmarkt'. The fairs with festive stalls and glühwein stands in the Netherlands are also expected do good business.

Dec 12 '13 04:31

The Public Prosecution demanded up to ten years in prison before the Rotterdam court, for four Somali pirates who lured the Dutch Marine into an ambush last year in October.

Dec 11 '13 23:13

Several Italian news media reported three Ajax fans stabbed at the San Siro Stadium. It's unclear what their condition is. One 28-year-old supporter is reportedly in critical condition. He lost a lot of blood and was in bad shape, according to an eyewitness.

Dec 11 '13 17:55

12,000 chickens were culled at a poultry farm in Scheemda, Groningen, after cases of avian influenza were discovered at the farm. The organic food producer is about 30 km from another farm in Groningen where 10,000 chickens were recently destroyed.

Dec 11 '13 17:32

A 14-year-old girl cycling home from school yesterday was shaken up yesterday when she biked into a hidden sinkhole. One witness at the scene pulled the girl, Sarah, out before she was harmed.

Online Casino
Dec 11 '13 16:46

Dutch gambling monopoly Holland Casino has signed a contract with Playtech to supply online casino software ahead of the regulation of online gambling in the Netherlands, iGaming Business reports.


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