Jul 10 '13 08:20

Samsung has launched the latest Samsung Galaxy S4 mini in the Netherlands.

Jul 10 '13 08:12

Based on a report from the Dutch Federation of Private Employment Agencies (ABU), the temporary workers’ number of hours dropped by -4% in the first half of this year and sales cut down by -2%.

Jul 10 '13 08:03

Ireland earns a spot at the 2015 World Cup after an exciting tie with the Netherlands on Tuesday.

Jul 10 '13 07:52

Germany-based Paccor is putting in €11m for its expansion project in the Netherlands, according to PRW.

Jul 10 '13 07:39

Scientists in the Netherlands say a smog-eating pavement is capable of reducing 45 percent of atmospheric pollution.

Jul 10 '13 04:32

The Tour de France is a tough sports event where cyclist can be injured badly. Stage 10 showed again the dangers of a mass sprint. Mark Cavendish and Tom Veelers touched each other and Veelers went down at 65 km/hr.

This years’ Tour is not different than previous Tours. Every year riders get injured. Broken ribs, wrists, arms, concussions and scrapes happen almost every day. With high speed the riders hit the asphalt and it is sometimes amazing that they are still alive.

Jul 10 '13 03:48

A sailing out pilot has found 200 kilos of cocaine in the Westerschelde (Zeeland). The drugs were packed into ten sports bags which were attached with ropes to empty jerrycans, to keep them afloat. This was reported by the National Office of the Public Prosecution (OM) on Tuesday.

The discovery was done on ​​Saturday morning. The drug packages floated in the Westerschelde near Vlissingen. According to the OM, the cocaine has a market value of about 7 million euro.

Jul 10 '13 03:44

A test team reached a maximum speed of 78.8 kilometers per hour with the aerodynamic recumbent bike ‘Velox3’ on Tuesday on the highway between Franeker and Dronrijp (Friesland). For this event, organized by students of TU Delft and VU Amsterdam, the A31 motorway was closed for a few hours.

The bicycle was made to break the world record cycling speed of 133 km/hr. This was a try out, the real attempt to break the world record will be done in the U.S. state of Nevada later this year.

Jul 10 '13 03:39

Prince Friso, the younger brother of king Willem-Alexander, was transferred from Wellington Hospital in London to Huis ten Bosch Palace. This was reported by the Government Information Service (RVD) Tuesday, on behalf of the royal family. The state of the prince is unchanged and is described by the RVD as 'minimal consciousness'. Friso has arrived on Tuesday at Huis ten Bosch.

Jul 10 '13 03:33

With a new bill the government wants to enforce a total smoking ban. Until now, there was an exception for sole proprietors, since they have no staff who can be affected by the smoke. The government now wants to include the single proprietors in the ban but the question remains whether they will succeed.

Jul 9 '13 09:23

Rijksmuseum got hold of "Landscape with an Episode from the Conquest of America," a painting by Jan Mostaert (c. 1535).

Jul 9 '13 08:52

On Monday, Fortune announced the world's 500 largest companies.

Jul 9 '13 08:46

On Monday, Dutch infrastructure group Fastned appointed Swiss engineer ABB to supply the country with fast electric car chargers, producing a nationwide network of stations for charging electric vehicles.

Jul 9 '13 08:38

Keagan Tait and Isaiah Emerson of Canada and other 11-year-olds will be staying in Amsterdam for a month, away from their parents, gadgets, and routines.

Jul 9 '13 08:30

Wright State’s newly signed Richelle van der Keijl is participating at the European Championships in Samsun, Turkey.

Jul 9 '13 08:14

Environmental Tectonics Corp. has signed a deal for further disaster-management simulation for the Royal Netherlands Navy.

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