Summer temperatures of up to 33 degrees expected in the Netherlands this week triggered national health institute RIVM to issue a heat warning for most of the Netherlands. The heat warning is in effect for the seven provinces in central and southern Netherlands between Monday and Thursday, NU.nl reports.
The Dutch government is investing more money to help poor families, the elderly and partners of the chronically ill. The government is also pushing extra money into Defense, according to leaked Budget Day documents RTL Nieuws managed to get hold of.
Municipalities are not allowed to cut back on residents' domestic aid without clear justification, the Central Appeals Tribunal, the highest administrative court in the Netherlands, ruled on Wednesday
The municipality of Groningen accidentally declared about 5 thousand chronically ill and disabled people dead in what a municipal spokesperson describes as a "very painful" mistake