Feb 24 '16 11:15

A YouTube prank in which two Dutch young men throw baby formula onto unsuspecting Asian people on the Amsterdam streets, is turning into an international quarrel. Chinese state media Xinhua asked the Chinese embassy in The Hague to take appropriate measures, and the embassy is no looking towards the Dutch politicians, blog GeenStijl reports.

Mar 12 '15 07:40

There will be a permanent police presence on the 20 major railway stations in the Netherlands. This is one of the measures agreed upon to ensure the safety of railway employees that NS, State Secretary Wilma Mansveld (Infrastructure and Environment) and Minister Stef Blok (standing in at Security and Justice) decided on in their meeting last night.

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Feb 2 '15 14:36

The situation in the Ukraine will be one of the top points of discussion in the Benelux-Balts consultation in Estonia on Tuesday and Wednesday. Minister Bert Koenders (Foreign Affairs), who will participate in the consultation, will also speak with his Latvia counterpart, Rinkevics, before the consultation to make his concerns about the violence in Ukraine known.

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Aug 29 '14 09:41

On Friday, the Cabinet will discuss further measures to be taken in the mission to diffuse radicalization among youths in The Netherlands. The aim is to prevent youths choosing the side of radical Islam, Het Parool reports.

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Jun 27 '14 11:38

Banks and insurers know the risk of corruption, especially in the form of bribery or conflict of interest but not much is done to prevent this from occurring. Corruption risks are being overlooked within the organisation, the directors and employees.

Jun 11 '14 09:19

The number of incidents of excessive verbal and physical violence in amateur football has gone down ten percent this season compared with the season 2012-2013. The KNVB announced on Tuesday that this season there were 370 offenses committed, against 414 last season.

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May 15 '14 13:45

The PVV wants to have a Parliament debate about the increased number of asylum seekers coming into the country. According to PVV- MP Sietse Fritsma, the party may present state secretary Fred Teeven of Security and Justice with a vote of no confidence.

May 8 '14 15:08

The mayor of Echt-Susteren, Jos Hessels, says he's had it with motorcycle gangs, after the newest attack on a Bandidos member took place in his city, he tells Radio 1 Journaal.

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May 7 '14 15:01

The municipality of Amsterdam is conducting magisterial procedures to recover the excess living benefits paid out last year through a Service Tax blunder. Dozens of thousands of Amsterdam residents received big amounts of money through this mistake, and now 152 households are refusing to pay back, het Parool reports.

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Dec 11 '13 10:18

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.

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