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Yesterday β€” April 19th 2018DutchNews News

Career criminal who organised attempted murder is jailed for 18 years

By robin

A 38-year-old man has been jailed for 18 years for ordering a murder attempt on a leading figure in the...

Eight protestors fined for making social media threats about starving animals

By robin

Eight people who used social media platforms to protest about the decision not to feed starving animals in the Oostvaardersplassen...

Dutch government wants veto rights over key telecom takeovers

By robin

The Dutch government is  introducing new legislation which will require the takeover of key Dutch telecoms or internet companies to...

34 pro-Piet campaigners who blocked motorway face legal action

By robin

In total, 34 people involved in blocking a motorway to prevent anti-Zwarte Piet demonstrators reaching the Frisian town of Dokkum...

Brexit and dual nationality centre stage as campaigners meet Dutch MPs

By robin

Members of the campaign groups Brexpats Hear our Voice and The 3 Million group are meeting Dutch MPs on Thursday...

Some loot box computer games are breaking Dutch gambling rules

By hanneke

Some popular online games are breaking rules on gambling, the Dutch gaming authority said on Thursday. The makers have been...

It’s asparagus season and the Dutch are growing more white gold

By robin

The amount of agricultural land in the Netherlands devoted to the cultivation of asparagus edged up to 3,807 hectares in...

Temperature set to near 30 degrees, but heatwave is short-lived

By robin

The temperature will reach 27 to 29 degrees in inland areas on Thursday and weather records are certain to be...

Bring jihadi children back to the Netherlands, ombudsman says

By robin

Dutch children who are stuck in camps in Syria because their parents supported IS should be brought back to the...

Unemployment falls again, dips under 4% for first time in 10 years

By robin

The official Dutch unemployment rate fell again to 3.9% in March, down from 4.1% in February, the national statistics agency...

The Netherlands imported more gas than it produced in 2017

By robin

The Netherlands imported more gas than it produced in 2017 for the first time, the national statistics office CBS said...

Before yesterdayDutchNews News

First Dutch Netflix programming will be a time-travel horror series

By robin

The first ever Dutch-made programming for Netflix will be a horror film based on modern students who open a way...

Former teacher at orthodox Jewish school faces five years in jail for abusing pupils

By robin

A former teacher at an orthodox Jewish school in Amsterdam should be jailed for five years for sexually abusing six boys,...

Government cleared to press ahead with Lelystad airport plans

By robin

The transport ministry has been given the green light to press ahead with the building of a new airport for...

Magnetic fields possibly linked to childhood leukemia: Dutch health council

By hanneke

Children living in the vicinity of overhead power lines may have a greater chance of contracting leukemia, a report by...

Sales of Heineken are down in Europe but the global thirst is growing

By robin

Amsterdam-based brewer Heineken sold more beer around the world in the first quarter of 2018. Sales in Europe were lower,...

Fewer farmers are growing more veggies under a wider expanse of glass

By robin

Greenhouse growers are now producing 50 kilos of tomatoes for every square metre under glass, the national statistics office CBS...

Chip machinery maker ASML: orders soar as Q1 earnings, sales dip

By robin

Chip machine maker ASML reported sharply higher orders for its latest type of chips machine in the first three months...

Scheme to pay disabled less than minimum shot down by CPB

By hanneke

Paying people with a disability less than the legal minimum wage is not going to result in significantly more jobs...

Freelancers targeted on Facebook using chamber of commerce information

By robin

Companies are using information gleaned from chamber of commerce (KvK) files to target the self-employed via Facebook, broadcaster NOS said...

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