The Netherlands is fourth on the gay-rights list presented by international LGBT organization ILGA (International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association) on Malta on Tuesday, where IDAHO, the international gay-emancipation summit is being held.
The Dutch national team has become stuck in 15th place on the newest FIFA ranking list. The Chilean team, who were Oranje's competitors in the group matches at the World Cup, rose one place, coming out at 13th.
Dutch department store Hema opened its first shop in Spain today. It was formally unveiled by company director Ronald Putting.
On Thursday, the criminal case against 40-year-old Michel S. will have an interim meeting. Justice suspects S. of sexually abusing hundreds of young children, mostly boys, via a webcam.
Spain is resuming the search for 51-year-old Martin Verfondern, a Dutchman who has been missing for four years now, according to Spanish media. It is not clear what prompted the decision.
A 60-year old man from Amsterdam was arrested on the southern Spanish coast, at the request of Belgian authorities.
The 4.1 million homeless in the European Union could easily be housed in the 11 million vacant homes, according to news paper The Guardian, who collected data from all over Europe.
Fans of the Dutch store Hema living in Spain and the United Kingdom will be excited to hear that the department store/supermarket is expanding into those countries. The announcement was made by CEO Ronald van Zetten on the t.v. show Nieuwsuur.
The round-up of some of this year’s most noteworthy events and news stories.
The Netherlands open the 2014 FIFA World Cup in a rematch against Spain, the defending world champions. Oranje will see stiff competition in the group stage of the World Cup in Brazil
Women afflicted with breast cancer have the resolve within themselves to face their fears, maintain their femininity and ultimately fight the disease with strength and dignity.
Former Transavia pilot Julio Poch will remain imprisoned in Argentina for at least another year. The judges in Buenos Aires recently extended his preliminary imprisonment, announced his lawyer Geert Jan Knoops Tuesday.
T-Mobile customers traveling abroad have been reporting problems with connecting phone calls, transmitting text messages and mobile internet connectivity for the second day in a row
Giovanni van Bronckhorst is positive that the Netherlands can bring home the World Cup title next year.
On Wednesday, Spain defeated the Netherlands (3-0) in a semi-final game for the 2013 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship, bringing them to the top spot in Group B.
The Netherlands and Spain moves on to the UEFA European Under-21’s Championship semi-finals, after eliminating Germany and Russia, respectively.
The missing volleyball player Ingrid Visser and her partner Lodewijk Severein have probably been killed because of a business conflict. Further, the Spanish police thinks that the couple have been killed in a flat in Molina de Segura, where they seemed to have stayed together with their killers.
Parool.nl reported that Sinterklaas will arrive for the first time in the northern city of Groningen this year, on the 16th of November. Mayor Peter Rehwinkel announced on Tuesday that his long-cherished wish had been fulfilled.