Jun 19 '13 06:57

After its several expansions in Europe, Netflix will be launching its services in the Netherlands in late 2013.

Jun 19 '13 05:51

Radio Netherlands Worldwide received an award at the this year’s New York Festivals International Radio Programs & Promos Awards, in honor of the World’s Best Radio Programs & Promos.

Jun 19 '13 05:07

A 20-year-old gorilla gave birth to twin gorillas in a zoo in the Netherlands.

Jun 19 '13 04:59

21-year-old Virgil van Dijk, said he is eager to sign with the Scottish Premier League champions Celtic.

Jun 19 '13 04:51

King Willem Alexander of the Netherlands is the new face of the latest silver and gold Dutch coins. The coins have been released by the Netherlands, Aruba, St. Maarten, and Curacao, according to World Coin News.

Jun 19 '13 04:42

The Power Matching City program in the Netherlands unveils an innovative method of measuring energy consumption by consumers using a smart grid gadget, according to cleanenergyauthority.

Jun 18 '13 06:53

The Netherlands is no. 8 in the Better Life Index rankings, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

Jun 18 '13 06:42

The Netherlands men obtained their first win at the Rabobank Hockey World League Semi Finals after prevailing against India 2-0 (2-0 halftime). The Netherlands are now on top of Pool B, alongside New Zealand.

Jun 18 '13 06:36

A recent study in the Netherlands shows that there is no real link between weather and the worsening symptoms of fibromyalgia, particularly pain.

Jun 18 '13 06:28

Asia’s richest person, Li Ka-shing, is set to buy RAV Water Treatment I B.V. for €943.68 million, according to Reuters.

Jun 18 '13 06:19

On Monday, six teenage football players and one of the player’s father were found guilty of manslaughter after beating a volunteer linesman to death. The crime has sparked outrage across the football-loving nation.

Jun 18 '13 06:05

The Netherlands women defeated Chile in Pool A, 10-0 (7-0 Halftime), at the Rabobank Hockey World League Semi Final.

Jun 18 '13 05:27

Netherlands and Croatia will coöperate on the fight against exploitation of workers by unscrupulous employers and through pretense. Lodewijk Asscher, Minister of Social Affairs has discussed this and made a deal on Monday with the Deputy Prime Minister of Croatia, Neven Mimica.

Jun 18 '13 05:21

Former Labour leader Ad Melkert is open to a more active role in politics. A return to the Binnenhof, which he left in 2002 after the election defeat of the Labour Party and the rise of Pim Fortuyn, Melkert sees as a possibility, he said on Monday during an interview with The Press of Wegener.

He does not see the Hague politics as a 'no-go area'. "Politics, national or international, has always fascinated me in the way how the public interest can be served. Politics needs people who are not afraid to take responsibility.”

Jun 18 '13 05:18

The plans to put more wind turbines on land can be best postponed by five years. This is the outcome of a study of the Central Planning Bureau (CPB) on Monday. The CPB looked, at the request of the government, to the financial effects of the plans.

Jun 18 '13 05:14

Merging the provinces of North Holland, Utrecht and Flevoland can yield annual savings of up to 70 million euros. This is stated in the draft proposal for the reclassification, that Minister Ronald Plasterk of Interior Affairs has published on Monday.

According to the minister the merger offers opportunities to work effectively and efficiently. Originally, the plan was to finalize the merger in 2015, but in April Plasterk decided to give the three provinces one year extra time. In the new province will live about 4.3 million people.

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