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Today β€” January 17th 2019DutchNews News

Two in five Dutch say they are eating less meat, 17% are vegetarian or vegan

By robin
The Dutch are eating less meat, with two in five people saying they cut down on steak and burgers last...

Turkey deports Dutch journalist on security grounds, cites Dutch intelligence

By robin
Turkey has deported a Dutch journalist who worked for the Financieele Dagblad, Trouw and One World, for ‘security-related reasons’. Ans...

Potentially disastrous collapse bridge was β€˜days away’, say experts

By hanneke
The Merwede bridge on the A27 between Gorinchem and Sleeuwijk was days away from collapsing in a potential repeat of...

Cold case calendar 2019 may jog memories of (ex) prisoners

By hanneke
Dutch police said on Thursday they have published a new cold case calendar with 52 cases that have never been...

Few councils cut welfare benefits for non-Dutch speakers

By robin
Six in 10 local authorities require people claiming welfare benefits (bijstand) to do something in return for their money, such...

Uber, under fire after deaths, says safety discussions with Amsterdam β€˜constructive’

By robin
Taxi company Uber says it has had a ‘constructive’ discussion with Amsterdam officials following two deaths and one serious accident...

Woman on trial for embezzling €1m to send to internet β€˜lover’

By hanneke
A woman from Hoogvliet is on trial for embezzling €1.1m from her employer which she sent to man she met...

House rents continue to rise, in Amsterdam the rate is slowing down

By robin
The rise in rents in non-rent controlled property has slowed down slightly, with Amsterdam showing the smallest increase in the...

More Brits go Dutch since Brexit referendum, dual nationality rules a problem

By robin
The number of British nationals taking Dutch nationality has soared since the Brexit referendum in 2016, reaching 1,253 in 2017,...

Chief economist calls for more cuts to mortgage tax relief

By robin
The Dutch government should make further cuts to mortgage tax relief in order to help calm down the ‘stormy’ housing...

Winter at last? Snow, sleet, and night frosts are set to hit NL

By robin
Wintery showers with thunder and strong winds are set to hit the Netherlands today, bringing heavy rain, sleet and possibly...
Yesterday β€” January 16th 2019DutchNews News

Doctor faces six years in jail for abusing young patients and his daughter

By robin
A gavel in a courtroom.A family practitioner from Leiden faces six years in jail, followed by compulsory psychiatric treatment, for abusing seven young patients,...

Businesses will pay β€˜fair share’ of climate costs: Rutte

By hanneke
Prime minister Mark Rutte has told parliament that businesses will have to pay their ‘fair share’ of the costs of...

Van Gogh potentially worth millions left to small museum

By hanneke
The Van Gogh Huis in Veenoord/Nieuw Amsterdam in Drenthe may have been given a real Van Gogh potentially worth tens...

Locals invite Rutte for coffee to see pollution for himself

By hanneke
The inhabitants of the seaside village of Wijk aan Zee have taken out a full page advert in the Volkskrant...

No room for wolves: β€˜this is not the Serengeti’, says national park director

By hanneke
The director of the Hoge Veluwe national park wants wolves to be removed from the protected species list so numbers...

Yellow vest death: Dutch driver says lorry was attacked by men in camouflage gear

By robin
The Dutch lorry driver suspected of killing a yellow vest demonstrator in Belgium last week claims to have been attacked...

Amsterdam to β€˜name and shame’ firms which discriminate on jobs market

By robin
Amsterdam plans to tackle discrimination on the jobs market by using what city officials call ‘mystery guests’ to identify companies...

Short track skate star Sjinkie Knegt β€˜back on ice next season’ after accident

By robin
Dutch short track speed skater Sjinkie Knegt, who was hospitalised last week with severe burns after an accident, has been...

PVV MP Dion Graus accused of mental and physical abuse of ex wife

By robin
The ex-wife of PVV parliamentarian Dion Graus has made a police complaint against him, alleging that he hit her on...