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Shell plans $300 mn investment in Argentina shale

24 February 2017 | 0 comments

Shell has confirmed it will invest $300 million to develop a shale oil and gas reserve in southern Argentina, executives said Friday.Argentina oil company YPF said in a statement it would partner with...

Dutch corporate takeover defences tough to breach

24 February 2017 | 0 comments

Corporate takeovers can be tricky in the Netherlands, as US food giant Kraft Heinz found out before performing a sudden U-turn in its surprise move on Unilever, experts say.

Dutch MPs back compromise to ratify EU-Ukraine pact

24 February 2017 | 0 comments

Dutch MPs have backed a hard-won compromise deal ratifying an amended EU-Ukraine pact which was rejected in a controversial referendum last year.In a majority vote of 89 for and 55 against, the lower...

Home births out of favour with Dutch mums; just 13% stick with tradition

24 February 2017 | 0 comments

Home births are becoming increasingly rare in the Netherlands, the AD writes.

Storm disrupts train and air travel, plane crashes off runway at Schiphol

24 February 2017 | 0 comments

The storm which swept over the Netherlands on Thursday evening led to some problems on the roads but there was no serious disruption to traffic.

Geert Wilders drops public campaigning due to security corruption scandal

24 February 2017 | 0 comments

Geert Wilders has suspended the PVV‘s public election campaign activities because of the corruption scandal involving a key official in the police protection squad.

Sharp rise in British students heading for Maastricht as Brexit bites

24 February 2017 | 0 comments

There has been a 20% surge in the number of British students applying to study at Maastricht University, management board chairman Martin Paul has told radio station BNR.

Hard landing as plane skids on Dutch runway in raging winds

23 February 2017 | 0 comments

A passenger plane skidded along a runway at Amsterdam's busy airport Thursday as its landing gear collapsed on hitting the ground during heavy winds, but no passengers were injured, officials told AFP.Video...

Verhoeven teams with 'Elle' writer for new film

23 February 2017 | 0 comments

Dutch director Paul Verhoeven has teamed up with the writer of his hit thriller "Elle" for another movie, the French novelist Philippe Djian confirmed Thursday."I am right in the middle of writing it,...

Wilders halts public activities after security scare

23 February 2017 | 0 comments

Anti-Islam Dutch MP Geert Wilders and his far-right Freedom Party suspended all public activities Thursday after a police agent was arrested for allegedly leaking information about him to a Moroccan gang."Very...

Amsterdam to spruce up chaotic station area, dig massive bike park

23 February 2017 | 0 comments

Amsterdam city council has unveiled a massive five year project to overhaul the area in front of the city’s main railway station.

Campaign trail: 30% ruling under threat, 50Plus in a pickle

23 February 2017 | 0 comments

The Netherlands goes to the polls to elect a new lower house of parliament in 20 days time. Here’s an update of the main campaign news on Thursday.

Brexit could create up to 10,000 jobs, Dutch employers group says

23 February 2017 | 0 comments

At least 100 companies are looking to relocate to the Netherlands as a result of Brexit, employers lobby group VNO-NCW chairman Hans de Boer told broadcaster NOS.

Atlantic storm on its way: train services reduced, Schiphol warns of delays

23 February 2017 | 0 comments

Commuters are being warned they face delays on both public transport and the roads on Thursday evening as a major storm moves in from the Atlantic.

Dutch 'abortion ship' due in Guatemala

23 February 2017 | 0 comments

A Dutch "abortion ship" was Thursday due to arrive in a Guatemalan port to provide free help to women to end unwanted pregnancies, aiming to circumvent the country's strict laws.Abortion is only allowed...



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