Despite the Christmas recess, the Senate will be meeting tonight to discuss further curbing the top incomes in the (semi) public sector.
A turtle named Luis, of the Dutch embassy in Brasilia, Brazil, has chosen Spain to win the first World Cup match against The Netherlands on Friday the 13th. The Dutch Animal party, PvdD, is outraged and demands the immediate release of the animal.
According to the Party for Animals(PvdD), elephants at Circus Renz International, currently in Rotterdam, are being mistreated, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.
A 3-week-old Facebook post that was only online for 20 minutes in a closed group resurfaced to haunt GroenLinks board member, Fjodor Molenaar. The post was written "in the heat of the moment," according to Molenaar.
The Partij voor de Dieren (PvdD) wants the Gelderland Provincial Executive (PE) to dismiss the proposal to extend the hunting season for red deer into the tourist season for more reasons than one. An important reason being the risk of accidentally shooting a tourist on a late-night walk.
The PVV, with Geert Wilders as party leader, is steadily gaining votes, according to the latest poll among 900 Dutch, by TNS Nipo, a Dutch research agency.
In 2013 only three political parties registered an increase in their numbers, all other parties saw their numbers drop, with GroenLinks suffering the biggest loss, according to numbers of the Documentation Center for Dutch Political Parties (DNPP).
Restaurant Pronckheer in Cothen, Utrecht, serves already for a while starling, who are shot in the orchard of the neighbors. Arjan Smit, owner of the restaurant, is not going to stop that, despite an angry letter from the Organisation for Protection of Birds (Vogelbescherming).
The province of Utrecht is now checking if it is actually allowed to prepare starling and Party for the Animals (PvdD) MP and party leader Marianne Thieme has asked questions in the House on Tuesday to State Secretary Sharon Dijksma of Economic Affairs.
As far as the Party for the Animals is concerned, there will be a ban on substances in pesticides, which 'very likely' cause of the so-called resistant aspergillus fungus. This fungus causes severe pulmonary infections in humans.
PvdD MP Esther Ouwehand called on Thursday for an immediate ban on five substances in pesticides used in the cultivation of example cabbage and carrot.
More voters, than people might have thought, seem to be true believers of conspiracy theories, according to an investigation by the Free University (VU) of Amsterdam.
Especially people who vote for PVV and SP, frequently believe in conspiracy theories. But also voters of 50Plus and the Party for the Animals (PvdD) have a tendency to believe in conspiracy theories rather than good arguments, or even scientific facts, which prove those theories to be wrong.