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Today β€” May 27th 2019DutchNews News

Aniseed with sour tones: Dutch public prosecutor launches XTACY scent

By robin
The Dutch public prosecution department has launched a campaign to boost public awareness about the presence of drugs labs with...

Early retirement door open to restart pension reform talks

By robin
The cabinet is prepared to talk about a more flexible retirement age for individuals doing heavy manual labour in an...

Schiphol warns passengers they face transport strike chaos on Tuesday

By robin
Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport is warning travellers they face limited train services, no buses and major traffic jams on Tuesday, as...

Riot police used against angry Romanian would-be voters in The Hague

By robin
Riot police broke up a large crowd of Romanian nationals who had tried to access the country’s embassy in The...

Dutch buck European trend – PVV out of European parliament

By robin
The Netherlands has bucked the trend in most of Europe by electing fewer Eurosceptics to the European parliament in this...
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Brexit withdrawal agreement not up for renegotiation, says Dutch PM

By robin
Britain’s withdrawal agreement from the European Union is not up for renegotiation now Theresa May has stood down, Dutch prime...

NS warns travellers about Tuesday’s public transport strike

By robin
Dutch railway company NS is recommending travellers avoid the train on Tuesday when a nationwide transport strike is set to...

Anti-Black Pete activists β€˜were never considered extremist’

By hanneke
Dutch counter terrorism agency NCTV has said that anti Black Pete action group Kick Out Zwarte Piet was never considered...

Companies are carrying out illegal drugs tests: NOS

By hanneke
‘Dozens’ of chemical companies and port operators are illegally testing workers for drugs and alcohol usage, public broadcaster NOS found....

Dutch company embroiled in biodiesel scandal, earning millions: VK

By robin
Officials are investigating the role of a Dutch biodiesel company in a major fraud involving the alternative energy source, the...

Hackers steal key info about home hunters from housing agency

By robin
Hackers have made off with hundreds, possibly thousands, of identity card scans after breaking into the computer system of rental...

Weekend weather: sunny spells but less warm than Friday

By robin
Friday will remain sunny and dry most of the day nationwide, although there will be some cloud and possible showers...

Dutch police chief renews calls for partial New Year firework ban

By robin
Dutch police chief Erik Akerboom, doctors’ organisations, the mayors of the four big Dutch cities plus other campaign groups have...

Michael van Gerwen wins his fifth PDC Premier League darts title

By robin
Dutch darts player Michael van Gerwen has won his fifth PDC Premier League title, taking his run to four in...

Refugees need more support to find work, learn Dutch: SER

By robin
Refugees with residency permits should be given far more support in finding work, the government’s most important advisory body says...

Progressive, pro-Europe parties make gains in NL, Nexit support slumps

By robin
Geert Wilders’ anti-immigration PVV and the Socialist Party may lose all their representation in the European parliament, if a second...

Dutch Labour party big winner in EU election, exit poll shows

By robin
The Dutch social democratic party PvdA is the big winner of the European elections in the Netherlands, according to an...

Minister asked to explain why so few EU nationals are registered to vote

By robin
Home affairs minister Kajsa Ollongren has been asked to explain why so few of the EU nationals in the Netherlands...

Cardiac arrest a bigger killer of women, symptoms often unknown

By robin
Women are more likely than men to die of cardiac arrest and fewer receive help from bystanders if they have...

Crime rate falls again but there is more civil service corruption

By robin
More cases involving corrupt civil servants and other law and order officials were uncovered last year, according to the public...