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Yesterday β€” July 20th 2018DutchNews News

The Netherlands and Turkey restore diplomatic relations, Blok to visit Ankara

By robin

The Netherlands and Turkey have put their differences behind them and agreed to restore diplomatic relations, according to a joint...

Heatwave ahead – no sign of end to drought, and it’s getting hotter

By robin

The temperature in eastern parts of the Netherlands could top 35 degrees for several days next week, according to weather...

Biggest Dutch childcare group sold to new private equity owner

By robin

The Netherlands’ biggest childcare group Kidsfoundation has been sold by its private equity owner HIG Capital to Canadian investment company...

Public prosecutor closes investigation into suicide powder group

By robin

The public prosecution department has closed its investigation into the Last Will co-operative, which had been planning to distribute a...

Greenergy acquires disused biodiesel plant in Amsterdam port

By robin

British biofuel company Greenergy has reached agreement to acquire an disused biodiesel manufacturing facility in Amsterdam port, the company said...

Regulated marijuana trial plans should be bigger, says Council of State

By robin

The government’s highest advisory body, the Council of State, has thrown its weight behind criticism of plans to begin trials...

Strict Protestants go to court to have Alkmaar Sunday dance party banned

By robin

A group of strict Protestants who believe Sunday should be a day of rest are going to court on Friday...

One in 100 workers takes at least four days off for work-related injuries

By robin

Just over one in 100 workers in 2017 suffered a work-related injury which required sick leave of four or more...

At €25 for a round, Amsterdam tops most expensive cafe terrace league

By robin

The price of a round of drinks on a Dutch cafe terrace has gone up by an average of 2.4%...

IMF: Netherlands among most affected in the event of a hard Brexit

By robin

The Netherlands is one of the countries which will be most affected in the event of a ‘hard’ Brexit, the...

Rare 17th century alchemy amulet reveals β€˜occult Zutphen’

By hanneke

Archaeologists in Zutphen on the river IJssel in Gelderland have found a rare 17th century amulet connected with alchemistic activity...

Thieves steal 114 tonnes of cobalt from secure Rotterdam port unit

By robin

Thieves have stolen 114 tonnes of cobalt from a secure warehouse in Rotterdam’s port area, local broadcaster RTV Rijnmond reported...

Curaçao condemns Stef Blok comments; impact on Dutch reputation unclear

By robin

The fall-out of foreign affairs minister Stef Blok’s comments on multiculturalism and immigration continues to be felt, with Labour MPs...

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Dutch foreign ministry has no doubts about US support for MH17 probe

By robin

The Netherlands has no doubts about American support for its investigation into the downing of flight MH17 despite reports that...

Limburg toddlers to learn Limburgish? Province plans language revival

By robin

Toddlers in Limburg are to be spoken to in Limburgish in an effort to help keep the local language alive,...

Dutch woman who converted to Islam found guilty of planning to join IS

By robin

A young Dutch woman who converted to Islam and went to Syria has been jailed for 413 days, 180 days...

Easyjet adds quieter, larger planes at Schiphol airport base

By robin

Budget carrier Easyjet said it is employing quieter and larger aircraft on flights to and from Schiphol to enable its...

Sacked bankers find it hard to get a new job, survey shows

By robin

People who have lost their positions in the banking and insurance industry are finding it tough to land a new...

More Dutch farmers are going organic, but total is still small

By hanneke

More Dutch farmers are switching to organic methods, according to new figures from the national statistics office CBS. For example,...

Amsterdam’s Noord-Zuid metro line to open on Sunday: is it too short?

By robin

Seven years later than planned, Amsterdam’s new Noord-Zuid metro line is set to open on Saturday, with real services beginning...

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