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MH17 crash investigators to present new evidence next week

By robin
The team investigating the downing of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014 will present new findings to the public...

Ketamine seizures at Dutch ports hit 800 kilos in 2018

By robin
The amount of the drug ketamine found by Dutch customs officers has soared from 2.6 kilos in 2016 to 800...

Weekend weather: sunny spells and showers into next week

By robin
Clouds and heavy rain continue to dominate on Friday and early Saturday but by the middle of next week, the...

Dutch dads would like to spend more time with their kids, but don’t

By robin
Working fathers would like to be more involved with the care of their children but still make relatively little use...

10 arrested after cocaine found in flowers at two Dutch airports

By robin
Ten people who work or worked for a logistics company which does business via Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport have been arrested...

Dutch police union concerned about forensic staff shortages

By robin
The ‘chronic shortage’ of police forensic staff is hampering investigations and the problem is only likely to worse in the...

Anne Frank’s pre-war home can now be visited via Street View

By robin
The Amsterdam house where Anne Frank and her family lived before going into hiding can now be explored online, thanks...

Age, the age gap and education all impact divorce rates: CBS

By robin
Couples with an age gap of five years or more are much more likely to get divorced than couples of...

Children in care were subjected to widespread abuse, report says

By robin
Children looked after in care homes or who lived with foster families have been subject to widespread abuse from the...

Number of centenarians in the Netherlands stabilises

By robin
There were 2,189 people aged at least 100 in the Netherlands at the beginning of this year, nine up on...

Security services make progress on privacy but more needs to be done

By robin
The Dutch civilian and military security services are still breaking the new laws on electronic surveillance, the CTIVD watchdog said...

American arrested at Schiphol with gun and ammo in his rucksack

By robin
A 35-year-old American national was arrested at Schiphol airport on Monday morning after security guards spotted a gun and ammunition...

Another shot at the Dutch Canon: what the historians say

By hanneke
The Canon of the Netherlands, a series of 50 ‘windows’ on Dutch history, was put together in 2005 ‘not to...

Big Dutch cities, coffee shops say no to regulated marijuana trials

By robin
A handful of the Netherlands’ medium sized cities have come forward to take part in the government’s controversial regulated marijuana...

Some 40% of cleaners can’t read and write properly, survey finds

By robin
Up to 40% of people working in the cleaning sector in the Netherlands cannot read the label on cleaning products...

YouTube removes Alkmaar film archive for β€˜hate-mongering’

By hanneke
Video sharing site YouTube removed all archive material belonging to the regional archive in Alkmaar for ‘hate-mongering’ for a time...

Dutch orphans, 2 and 4, brought back from northern Syria

By robin
Two Dutch children, orphaned in Syria after their IS-supporting parents were killed, have been handed over to the Dutch authorities,...