Netherlands

Jan 28 '15 09:21

About three thousand people could not take their driver's license theory exam over the past two days due to a computer glitch at the Centraal Bureau Rijvaardigheidsbewijzen (CBR). The CBR is still struggling with IT issues Wednesday.

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Jan 28 '15 09:01

A man was shot dead on the street in Amsterdam's Osdorp neighborhood early Wednesday morning, a spokesperson for the Amsterdam police confirmed. No trace of a perpetrator has been found yet. It is not yet known whether this was another execution.

Jan 28 '15 08:35

The bankruptcy administrators of Halfords have recently agreed to reopen at least another 12 outlets of the chain. The buyers are existing franchisees and former employees. With this step, the restart of Halfords has been completed.

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Jan 28 '15 08:24

De Librije in Zwolle has won two awards during the Restaurant Awards 2015. De Librije has been labeled as the "Best Restaurant of the Netherlands" as well as the "Best Organic Restaurant".

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Jan 28 '15 08:02

The police suspect that the murder of Rob Zweekhorst on January 1st, 2014 is connected to a drug bust on Monday, December 9th, 2013.

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Jan 28 '15 07:12

The police have released footage from security cameras in the area around the Amsterdam Arena of the night that the Ajax clubhouse burnt down. The police have determined that the fire was caused by arson and two probable perpetrators were caught on the cameras.

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Jan 28 '15 06:51

NS conductor Bert Roberti was assaulted so severely in the train from Helmond to Eindhoven on Sunday night, that he lost consciousness. "Someone called me a dirty faggot and punched me on the back of the head." Roberti suffered a concussion.

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Jan 27 '15 13:00

The opposition parties PVV and CDA want explanations from Minister Stef Blok (Housing) regarding the energy label that has been mandatory when selling a home since January 1st. This is in response to reports in De Telegraaf, which reported that many complained about the label and that there is a deliberate unfavorable assessment of houses that should induce people to insulate their homes better.

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Jan 27 '15 12:43

106 schools were awarded the predicates Excellent School 2014 yesterday afternoon in the Hague. This is the third edition of the designation. The schools are all from different backgrounds and locations including Schilderswijk, Enschede and Wassenaar.

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