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May 26 '15 16:30

Amsterdam ranked as the fifth safest city in the world on The Economist's Safe Cities Index 2015 report. Every city in the index is scored across four different categories: health security, digital security, infrastructure safety and personal safety.

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Mar 3 '15 17:22

The PVV party's Gelderland leader Marjolein Faber is not resigning despite increasing pressure. Though a strict defender of political integrity, hiring her son's company to work on the party's website flouted Dutch rules meant to combat patronage assignments and pay-to-play politics.

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Dec 5 '14 11:31

The PvdA wants a debate in the Second Chamber and a hearing of experts on the lack of gay emancipation among conservative believers in the Netherlands.

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Aug 29 '14 10:09

A staff member from the psychiatric hospital De Rooyse Wissel in Limburg was reportedly held hostage last month. The therapist was trapped as the psychiatric patient held a sharp object on the staff member.

Aug 11 '14 11:15

Police in Eindhoven found a wounded man in the Hubertastraat who says he was stabbed by a man trying to sell him a bicycle, Omroep Brabant reports.

Mouna Jabrane
Aug 5 '14 09:21

MP for the PvdA in Amsterdam, Ahmed Marcouch, has filed a report against Mouna Jabrane. Marcouch says that the social worker and council member of The Greens party in the city said hateful things about gay people.

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Jul 8 '14 09:01

The NS plan for a peak hour train tax has been dropped. According to sources from the Algemeen Dagblad, the plan is still being researched, but it is almost certain that it is infeasible.

May 28 '14 08:32

The excise taxes on petrol, lpg (liquefied petroleum gas) and diesel will not go down despite action from gas station owners and the opposition in Parliament. They insisted on the plan to cut excise tax down, because petrol stations in the border region with Germany and Belgium are struggling. The branch organization argued that the government is only losing money on the excise tax hike.

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May 6 '14 10:36

Driving schools have been handing out driver's licenses to people, even when they failed. Figures from the Central Bureau for Driving Proficiency (CBR) show that in the last three years, 175 people have received their license, while they failed their test, RTL Nieuws reports.

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May 2 '14 09:48

Poor countries are losing billions in taxes annually because international corporations abuse tax rules, according to aid organization Oxfam Novib in a report.

Apr 11 '14 07:57

The association of Dutch Moroccans (SMN) is worried about current trends of violence against muslim men and women in the country.

Apr 8 '14 12:34

Dutch professor Richard Tol took his leave from the UN climate panel, as he does not agree with the negative conclusions in the latest UN climate report. The consequences of climate change are over-estimated in his opinion.

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Apr 4 '14 07:15

Vice Prime Minister Lodewijk Asscher (PvdA) has said that the Geert Wilders-led PVV party is in a state of panic.

Mar 27 '14 08:12

Geert Wilders, leader of the PVV, is going to file a report against a film that appeared on the internet on Wednesday, which depicts a bloody fight between Wilders and Pim Fortuyn's murderer, Volkert van der G.

Mar 21 '14 13:23

The number of reports flooding in against Wilders is so overwhelming that the Public Prosecution Authority (OM) can't keep up. Neither can they give an exact or even ballpark figure.

Mar 20 '14 09:41

The Dutch Moroccan Cooperation Bond is going to file a complaint against PVV-leader Geert Wilders. The organization is also calling on anyone who feels personally distressed by Wilders to report him as well.

Mar 18 '14 08:47

Amsterdam PvdA-council member Emre Ünver was in a fight with some Turkish youths on Sunday on the Leidseplein. It happened during a gathering of remembrance for a 15-year old Turkish boy who died last week, het Parool reports.

Apr 16 '13 16:20

The criminal youth gangs problem is still not solved. In 2011 Minister Opstelten of Safety and Security aimed to tackle the 89 criminal gangs that were registered by the end of 2010 within two years. The report sent to the House on Tuesday states that his approach was not effective.

Apr 5 '13 17:22

The Dutch bureau of statistics, Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek (CBS), presented the crime figures of 2011 per municipality. The report concludes that the chance that a burglar gets caught is 11,5 percent in the Netherlands.

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