Rotterdam

Mar 10 '14 13:30

Staff at Holland Casino will strike on Friday. The strikers are demanding a better social plan for the employees who are going to be axed due to cuts. This concerns several hundreds of people.

Mar 10 '14 10:39

This year's Museumnacht in Rotterdam has drawn 15,000 visitors, which makes it a success once again, the organizers say.

Mar 8 '14 11:33

The local Rotterdam VVD fraction didn't count on such an overwhelming response from an election poster when put up a poster with the text: "In Rotterdam we speak Dutch." Many people think it discriminating.

Mar 6 '14 14:41

Rotterdam customs officers seized 325 kg of cocaine, packed in watertight bags, during the past weekend. The bags were possibly going to be put overboard.

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Mar 5 '14 13:43

Less young people in Rotterdam are drinking and doing drugs than four years ago.

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Mar 4 '14 16:52

Police in Rotterdam have arrested a man who has been on the run from the Belgian justice system since 2011. The man, a cocaine trafficker will now sit out his seven-year sentence in the Netherlands.

Mar 4 '14 16:05

The program for the North Sea Jazz Festival, scheduled for July 11-13 in Ahoy, Rotterdam, has been expanded with singer Pharrell Williams, Outkast, the Isley Brothers, and Darkside, as announced earlier today.

Bakfiets
Mar 4 '14 12:31

In the last year, the number of requests for help for children growing up in poverty in the Netherlands has risen considerably.

Mar 4 '14 11:01

An ex-train driver is calling attention to the lack of empathy given to conductors in train accidents.

Mar 4 '14 09:31

The price of a night's stay in a hotel in the Netherlands has fallen by 1 percent. Travelers on average paid €120 for a room.

Mar 4 '14 08:10

Last month, several ministries and the police were warned about journalist Brenno de Winter who was suspected of wanting to infiltrate government computer systems via malware and phishing, the NOS reports.

Double decker train in Amsterdam
Mar 4 '14 07:05

The two men who were ran over by a train on Sunday, are now thought to have planned it as a "double suicide", de Week Krant reports.

Mar 3 '14 08:35

The Rotterdam inner-city travel service RET will make it possible to travel on an account.

Double decker train in Amsterdam
Mar 3 '14 07:01

Two people ended up under a train on the NS-station Rotterdam Zuid on Sunday evening. Both victims were killed by the collision.

Mar 2 '14 04:33

"A sailing trip to reward students with excellent results is a bit overboard," ruled an attendance officer, when he denied the request of the Rotterdam Hugo de Groot pre-University school, Saturday.

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Feb 28 '14 10:52

The Board for Human Rights has determined that the Amsterdam club Escape discriminates at the door.

Feb 26 '14 09:45

A woman was shot on Tuesday night during a break-in at a home on the Zijdewindstraat in the city center of Rotterdam.

Feb 25 '14 09:28

The maximum speed on the A13 at Rotterdam-Overschie and the A10-west at Amsterdam will go down from 100 to 80 kmph at the end of March, minister for traffic Schultz van Haegen announced on Tuesday.

Feb 21 '14 07:24

A man in Rotterdam was shot in his leg as he left his house Thursday evening at around 7:15 p.m.

Feb 21 '14 04:33

Prompted by a request from D66 MP, Stientje van Veldhoven, for a debate concerning the chaos on the tracks around The Hague and Rotterdam, State Secretary Wilma Mansveld of Infrastructure will have to answer to parliament soon.

Feb 20 '14 10:29

Patrick S. has admitted to his involvement in the murder of Farida Zargar in 2010 at the court of justice in The Hague on Wednesday.

Double decker train in Amsterdam
Feb 20 '14 09:21

There will be no trains running in and around The Hague for some time, and in Rotterdam there are large-scale disruptions.

Feb 16 '14 04:31

An assault team of the Rotterdam police force arrested five men Monday morning in a hangar on the Riemsdijkweg in Rotterdam, on suspicion of smuggling 275 lbs. of cocaine, reported the Public Prosecution Friday.

Feb 13 '14 08:36

Opinions were divided on Elou Akhiat, but support has started flowing in for her, namely from Rotterdam mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb.

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