Nieuwsuur

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Dec 27 '17 07:33

Nieuwsuur presenter Joost Karhof died unexpectedly on Tuesday, his employer NOS announced. The 48-year-old man became unwell at home and died in the ambulance on his way to hospital.

Karhof was best known for presenting current affairs program Nieuwsuur. He also regularly presented NPO Radio 1 Nieuws & Co as stand-in for Lara Rense. Karhof presented the Grote Geschiedenis Quiz, the Great History Quiz in English, on several occasions and worked as replacement for Matthijs van Niekerk on De Wereld Draait Door on Mondays. 

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May 15 '15 18:05

Dutch municipalities have tens of thousands of artworks from the time of the Visual Artists Regulation in their possession, almost 30 years after the regulation was abolished. At least 42 thousand artworks are currently stored in attics, cellars and depots and are therefore invisible to the public.

Jan 21 '15 17:59

Dutch intelligence services AIVD and MIVD walk on the leash of USA's National Security Agency (NSA) and are "extremely docile" and seen as "subordinates", says former NSA and CIA employee Edward Snowden in an interview to Volkskrant and Nieuwsuur.

Jan 8 '15 12:24

Dutch news broadcasts attracted more views on Wednesday than on a typical weekday. All broadcasts were dominated by stories of shootings at the offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris.

Aug 7 '14 09:07

The coming days will be determine whether a political solution is possible for hostilities between the rebels and Ukraine to come to an end, says ex-Major General Frans van Kappen. The ex-military leader does not rule out that Russia is heading for an intervention, however, the NOS reports.

Dike
Aug 1 '14 16:02

Minister Schultz of Infrastructure has compiled a Delta Program 2015 that stipulates the urgency for dikes in The Netherlands to be fortified along many rivers. The program will run until 2050, and will be introduced by Minister Schultz in September, Nieuwsuur reports.

Amanda Todd
Jun 26 '14 14:22

In the investigation into suspected sex offender Aydin C. from Oisterwijk, the Public Prosecution Authority (OM) used keylogger software to patch together the case against the man who is suspected of seducing Canadian Amanda Todd, Nieuwsuur reports.

Apr 9 '14 13:16

Minister Ivo Opstelten claims not to know the exact amount that was transfered to drug baron Cees H. in a deal with the Public Prosecution Authority.

Dam Plein
Mar 14 '14 12:32

Jewish organizations The Council of Churches and the Contact Body Muslims and Society have said in Nieuwsuur that the upcoming Remembrance of the Dead on the 4th of May should concentrate only on the casualties of the Second World War.

Fred Teeven
Mar 14 '14 09:40

State secretary for Justice, Fred Teeven (VVD) has gotten away with the deal he made in his earlier function as public prosecutor with drug baron Cees H.

Fred Teeven
Mar 12 '14 13:37

State secretary for Justice, Fred Teeven, closed a deal in 2000 in which more than five million guilders (almost €2.3 million) of drug baron Cees H. was whitewashed. Now, MPs are demanding the matter be clarified.

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Mar 12 '14 08:01

In 2000, state secretary for Justice Fred Teeven signed a deal in which more than five million guilders from drugs criminal Cees H. was whitewashed. Back then, Teeven was a public prosecutor, Nieuwsuur reports.

Feb 14 '14 15:58

In the last year, one in three council members has suffered verbal or physical abuse for their function.

Feb 11 '14 09:43

Today is a crucial day for Ronald Plasterk (PvdA, Internal Affairs). He has to explain himself in the House of Parliament for the collection of 1.8 million telephone details by Dutch information services.

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Feb 6 '14 12:03

She's just landed after a long flight, escaping terrorism accusations in Egypt. But there is no rest yet for Rena Netjes as the NOS and Pauw en Witteman (P&W) chase her for her story.

Oct 22 '13 00:54

At the request of the Netherlands, the German police arrested two men from Arnhem who were planning to take part in the international jihad in Syria, reports news program Nieuwsuur.

Oct 17 '13 03:48

For now Minister Timmermans thinks King Willem-Alexander should proceed with his plans to visit Russia next month, he states in Nieuwsuur Wednesday night.

Oct 8 '13 02:13

Three former employees of the Gaykrant revealed in Nieuwsuur that former chief Henk Krol did not speak the truth about the pension contributions at the Gaykrant.

Aug 6 '13 04:29

Of the Dutch institutions for disabled, two third does not comply with the minimum standards. That concludes the news program Nieuwsuur, after considering the reports that the Health Inspectorate drafted in response to 44 unannounced visits in the past six months.

Of the institutions, 64 percent did not meet the minimum requirements of the inspection. Nine percent met the requirements partially and 27 percent of the inspected institutions did not get any criticism.

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Apr 18 '13 17:02

At least 27 supermarket owners confessed to the Dutch tax authorities, de Belastingdienst, that they committed fraud. They pretended that revenues were lower to pay less tax. A documentary of the Dutch television program Nieuwsuur showed that on Thursday.

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