Tenants are staging mass protests against a new regulation that would see hundreds of thousands of people earning above average pay an extra 4-6.5 percent on their rent per 1 July. Hundreds of people have announced that they are landing in money problems because of this.
Two people had to be treated by emergency staff and taken to hospital in an ambulance after a penetrating stench from the sewers in Venray made them unwell Monday evening.
After receiving complaints, the National Police has launched an investigation into the behavior of their agents during the Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague in March.
Around 200 elderly people have been forced to move as their nursing homes are going to close. They have been announcing themselves at housing centers.
Weather in The Netherlands has been relatively nice over the last few days, but the air is at the moment dirty and unhealthy. Weeronline.nl announced on Wednesday that a combination of atmospheric particulate matter, birch pollen an dust from the Sahara is hanging in the air.
The number of complaints about bailiffs more than doubled in 2013, with an increase of 115 percent, according to acting national ombudsman, Frank van Dooren, in the annual report 2013.
Hundreds of people flocked to the police department in Nijmegen on Tuesday to report Geert Wilders en-masse. The council of mayors and aldermen had earlier called on the city to join them as they marched on the department to report discrimination.
Clients who accidentally paid out the same amount via internet banking due to a disruption at ING have to find a way to get that money back themselves.
There will be no trains running in and around The Hague for some time, and in Rotterdam there are large-scale disruptions.
The "Heart patients" Hotline evaluated the complaints it received in its first year of existence and announced them on Monday. The most common complaint about physicians and nursing staff is that they are "rude" and "arrogant."
Public transport providers and consumer organizations have signed a preliminary agreement on the handling of complaints about the OV-chip card. No later than February 1, carriers will no longer refer customers with complaints to other carriers or chip organization TLS, but they will solve the problem themselves.
National railway operator NS is adding more care to trains that get too crowded during rush hour. This is part of a series of measures the company is taking after complaints about crowded trains.
House owners with mortgage problems can report their complaints about banks to an association for people who own a house, Vereniging Eigen Huis (VEH).
City carrier RET adjusted the beep-volume of the access gates to the Rotterdam metro again. The carrier received more and more complaints about the beep that the gates produce when people walk through being too loud.
The HagaZiekenhuis, a hospital in The Hague, will perform heart surgery again from Tuesday. At the end of March operations in the department of cardiac surgery were put on hold after the hospital didn’t follow their own procedures.
The number of complaints about unsolicited phone calls decreased with 38 percent to 8332 in 2012. This means that the Dutch don’t-call-me-register, the Bel-me-niet-register, works. Zsolt Szabó, chairman of the organization that developed the register, said this on Friday.