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Two MH17 victims' remains 'unlikely' to be found: Dutch minister

Two MH17 victims' remains 'unlikely' to be found: Dutch minister

30 June 2015 | 0 comments

Chances of finding human remains of the last two victims of last year's MH17 air crash in Ukraine were "unlikely", Dutch Justice Minister Ard van der Steur said Tuesday.International investigators have...

Dutch prosecutors probe 'persons of interest' in MH17 crash

Dutch prosecutors probe 'persons of interest' in MH17 crash

30 June 2015 | 0 comments

Dutch prosecutors said Tuesday they have identified many "persons of interest" in their probe into the shooting down of flight MH17 over Ukraine, but no definite suspects."We have a large group of people...

Fugitive rabbi can be extradited to Israel: Dutch supreme court

Fugitive rabbi can be extradited to Israel: Dutch supreme court

30 June 2015 | 0 comments

The Dutch Supreme Court on Tuesday authorised the extradition of the leader of a Jewish Hasidic sect wanted in Israel for alleged indecent assault of women and girls."Rabbi (Eliezer) Berland, currently...

Guus Hiddink stands down as Dutch football coach

Guus Hiddink stands down as Dutch football coach

30 June 2015 | 0 comments

Guus Hiddink is stepping down as Dutch national football coach, broadcaster Nos and the Telegraaf said on Monday afternoon, quoting football association sources.

Loss of Olympic broadcasting rights an ‘enormous blow’ says Nos chief

Loss of Olympic broadcasting rights an ‘enormous blow’ says Nos chief

30 June 2015 | 0 comments

Public broadcasters across Europe, including Nos in the Netherlands, have lost the right to broadcast the Olympics from 2022 onwards now US broadcasting giant Discovery, owner of Eurosport, has signed a €1.2bn exclusive pan-European deal.

Tropical weather on the way, heatwave plan takes effect

30 June 2015 | 0 comments

The Netherlands will see temperatures rise to an average of 27 Celsius on Wednesday and increase to 32 Celsius by Saturday.

Ryanair gets Schiphol airport landing rights from this winter

30 June 2015 | 0 comments

Budget airline Ryanair has been given landing slots for nine flights a day at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport from the winter season, the Telegraaf reports.

Tax reform negotiations collapse over job creation plans

Tax reform negotiations collapse over job creation plans

30 June 2015 | 0 comments

Talks on tax reform between the ruling coalition and four opposition parties collapsed on Monday night, leaving the government’s plans in tatters.

'Door still open for Greece': Dijsselbloem

'Door still open for Greece': Dijsselbloem

29 June 2015 | 0 comments

The door remains open for Greece despite the breakdown of bailout talks over the weekend, Eurogroup head Jeroen Dijsselbloem said on Monday, adding that it was still "conceivable" to avoid a Grexit."I...

Art involving marijuana and German military helmets upsets NS

Art involving marijuana and German military helmets upsets NS

29 June 2015 | 0 comments

Dutch railway company NS ordered the removal of an art installation featuring German army helmets with marijuana plants growing in them from Amsterdam’s RAI station on Saturday.

Yet another ranking: Amsterdam is world’s fifth most innovative city

Yet another ranking: Amsterdam is world’s fifth most innovative city

29 June 2015 | 0 comments

Amsterdam is the fifth most innovative city in the world when it comes to accepting and developing new ideas, according to a new report.

Amsterdam schools could do more to embrace bilingualism

Amsterdam schools could do more to embrace bilingualism

29 June 2015 | 0 comments

A recent survey found that Amsterdam schools are not doing enough to encourage bilingual education and help foreign children adjust to the Dutch system.

Over 500 arrested in Europol organised crime swoops

Over 500 arrested in Europol organised crime swoops

29 June 2015 | 0 comments

European police have arrested over 500 suspects, seized over 2.8 tonnes of cocaine and hundreds of vehicles in a series of raids against organised crime, Europol said on Monday.Police from all 28 European...

Dutch government misleading people on TTIP

Dutch government misleading people on TTIP

29 June 2015 | 0 comments

Lobby group Foodwatch says it is a 'scandal' that the government is misinforming the Dutch people, regarding an agreement that could overturn European rules on food safety.

Fare dodgers to face higher fines

Fare dodgers to face higher fines

29 June 2015 | 0 comments

The fine for fare dodging is to be doubled from €35 to €70, junior transport minister Wilma Mansveld said on Monday.

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