The number of businesses filing for bankruptcy has dropped 31 percent since May 2013. Last year, there were 800 declarations. In May this year, that number has dropped to 551, the Central Bureau for Statistics (CBS) reports.
Inflation has risen 1o 1.2 percent in April after being on the decrease for three months. Inflation has always been at a relatively low level in the Netherlands, but this is the biggest increase since the VAT hike in October 2012, the Central Bureau for Statistics (CBS) announce today.
The D66 in the European Parliament wants to introduce a European-wide AMBER Alert to find missing children as efficiently as possible. This was proposed by frontrunner Sophie 't Veld during a European election debate in Maastricht earlier this month.