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22/04/2014 House prices rose 2.6 pc in Amsterdam last month, but down nationwide

House prices fell 2.1 percent on average in March but were up 2.6 percent in Amsterdam, the national statistics office said on Tuesday.

21/04/2014 Amsterdam should not become like Venice, says local council chief

A careful balance needs to be struck to make sure the volume and type of tourists in Amsterdam do not become a problem for its residents, according...

08/04/2014 Behind Dutch Headlines: News webcast 08 April, 2014

Behind Dutch Headlines In this episode, Greg explains EU news in 5 minutes to prepare internationals for the EU elections in May.

20/03/2014 D66 claims most of the big cities, coalition party support slides

The two ruling parties – PvdA and the VVD – both lost support in Wednesday’s local elections, with the PvdA losing control of Amsterdam, The...

21/02/2014 Who can vote and how local government works

Dutch local elections: who can vote and how local government works On March 19, voters in the Netherlands will elect the members of some 400 local councils. Find out what you need to know about the upcoming Dutch...

18/02/2014 Online local election voting aid goes live

Online local election voting aid goes live The Kieskompas online voting guide to the local elections, which has been put together in 36 versions, went online on Tuesday.

13/02/2014 Hermitage Amsterdam is new home for 30 other 'Night Watch' paintings

The Hermitage museum in Amsterdam is to host a permanent exhibition of some 30 enormous paintings by Rembrandt and his contemporaries which have...

 
 
 
 
 
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