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Today β€” September 18th 2020DutchNews News

Father and sons, suspected of quadruple shooting, face life in jail

By robin
Three men who shot dead four others at a cannabis cultivation supply shop in Enschede in November 2018 should be...

Priority coronavirus testing for teachers, nurses will start on Monday

By robin
Teaching staff and healthcare workers considered to be essential are to be given priority at coronavirus testing centres from Monday,...

Euthanasia centre has two year wait to assess mental health complaints

By Senay
People who have such serious psychiatric disorders that they want to die typically have to wait for two years for...

Research into aggression caused by chewing sounds wins Dutch scientists Ig Nobel prize

By hanneke
A Dutch Belgian team of scientists has been awarded an Ig Nobel for the second time in a row on...

Budget debate dominated by coronavirus, but nuclear power gets a look in too

By robin
The coronavirus pandemic dominated Wednesday and Thursday’s debate on the government’s 2021 spending plans, broadcaster NOS said in its report...

New body to assess β€˜vital’ public and private art

By Senay
A new committee has been charged with assessing all arts and crafts held in the Netherlands and evaluating what is...

Cafes and bars face 1am closure in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague

By robin
Cafe and bar closing times are likely to be brought forward to 1am in six of the 25 Dutch safety...

No, the expats are not leaving, but coronavirus has made it harder to move here

By robin
There is little evidence that international workers are leaving the Netherlands because of the coronavirus epidemic, but fewer people are...
Yesterday β€” September 17th 2020DutchNews News

1,753 new coronavirus cases, inspectors warn health boards not ready for second wave

By robin
A further 1,753 positive coronavirus tests were registered with the public health board RIVM in the past 24 hours, as...

Compensation for slow asylum procedures to top €65m, scheme has now been scrapped

By robin
The Dutch immigration service IND has set aside €65.4m to compensate asylum seekers whose cases take too long to process...

Dutch football association pulls plug on sex toy sponsor deal with FC Emmen

By hanneke
A sponsor deal between FC Emmen and a sex toy maker has been been torn up by football association KNVB...

EncroChat messages reveal at least ten cases of β€˜bent coppers’ leaking info

By hanneke
The investigation into millions of messages between criminals via encrypted service provider EncroChat has also yielded proof of police corruption...

Nijmegen plans to press ahead with its Seven Hill Run with 15,000 runners

By robin
A 15 kilometres race which attracts thousands of participants and is held every year in the vicinity of Nijmegen will...

King and queen get a 5% pay rise, Amalia will β€˜earn’ €111,000 in December 2021

By robin
King Willem-Alexander and queen Maxima will get a 5% pay rise next year, taking their combined income from the state...

Warm sunny weather will stretch over the weekend

By robin
Thursday and Friday will be mainly sunny and warm, although not as hot as in recent days, and it will...

Dutch zoos in serious trouble as coronavirus rules hit ticket sales

By hanneke
Another year of falling revenues because of coronavirus could put many zoos out of business, the national association of zoos...

Sinterklaas arrival location kept secret, as coronavirus hits children’s event

By robin
There will be a formal event to mark the start of the Sinterklaas festivities in the Netherlands this year, but...

The Netherlands has 60,000 charging stations for electric cars

By robin
There are now 60,000 electric car charging stations spread out over the Netherlands, according to official government figures. The total...

Amsterdam, student cities face new coronavirus clampdown as infections soar

By robin
Students clustered together while studying outdoors.New coronavirus restrictions will be introduced in parts of the Netherlands where coronavirus cases are mounting, and Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The...
Before yesterdayDutchNews News

MPs, business leaders and children: some 700 Dutch names are included on Chinese database

By robin
The names of 700 Dutch nationals, including politicians and their family members, businessmen and royalty, are in a database put...