2017

Jan 12 '18 14:05

In 2017 the average sea level was 11cm above the NAP (Normal Amsterdam's Peil). That is 2cm higher that the former record year, 2007. 
Fedor Baart, spokesperson of the research institute Deltares explained the phenomenon to newspaper de Volkskrant.

The sea level expert explained that the record is not surprising at all: "Since 1890 the waters along the coasts are rising about 2mm per year, because of the melting of the polar ices and the glaciers, together with the rise in temperature of the seas."

Jan 8 '18 13:30

In 2017 the police rescued 130 Dutch children involved in child pornography. The number of child pornography accusations keeps rising at a large extent, according to figures of the Bestrijding Kinderporno and Kindersekstoerisme teams.

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Dec 18 '14 13:48

The European Cyclists' Federation announced that Arnhem and Nijmegen will organize the international cycling conference Velo-city in 2017.

Mar 21 '14 14:28

The first experiments of the entirely new system can be used at the Parliamentary elections in 2017, minister Ronald Plasterk of Internal Affairs said on Friday after a ministerial council meeting.

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