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Toxic stew: Police seize millions of euros in fake food, drink

25 April 2017 | 0 comments

Forget fake news. European police have joined forces to seize almost 10,000 tonnes of fake and harmful food and drink, from caviar to cashews, booze to bubbly water and even unassuming stock cubes.

Dutch IVF kids seek DNA tests from late sperm bank doc

25 April 2017 | 0 comments

A group of Dutch people born through IVF treatment demanded on Tuesday that DNA tests be done on the late head of a sperm bank who according to reports may have fathered up to 60 children.Jan Karbaat,...

More teenagers punished for carrying fake ID

25 April 2017 | 0 comments

More teenagers are being penalised for using false ID to try to get into bars and nightclubs, new figures show.

‘Banks are misleading mortgage holders about fixed interest rate deals’

25 April 2017 | 0 comments

Home owners lobby group VEH is warning house buyers taking out 30-year mortgages they may not benefit from record low interest rates for the entire duration of the mortgage, broadcaster NOS said on Tuesday.

Dutch security expert warns UK will hack Brexit negotiations

25 April 2017 | 0 comments

A Dutch security expert has warned that the UK is highly likely to use cyberhacking to gain an advantage in the Brexit negotiations.

ICC unveils arrest warrant for ex-Kadhafi security chief

24 April 2017 | 0 comments

International judges on Monday unsealed an arrest warrant for Libya's former security chief, accusing him of carrying out war crimes in 2011 to quash opposition to late dictator Moamer Kadhafi.The warrant,...

US paintmaker splashes out for third AkzoNobel bid

24 April 2017 | 0 comments

US paints and coatings group PPG Monday upped its offer in a battle to take over the world's leading paintmaker AkzoNobel, with a new bid valuing the Dutch company at about 24.6 billion euros.In its third...

Philippine lawyer accuses Duterte of 'mass murder' at ICC

24 April 2017 | 0 comments

A Philippine lawyer on Monday filed a complaint at the world's only permanent war crimes court against President Rodrigo Duterte, alleging his war on drugs has caused some 8,000 deaths. Lawyer Jude Sabio...

Dutch businessman found guilty of war crimes in Liberia

24 April 2017 | 0 comments

A Dutch businessman has been found guilty of war crimes and smuggling weapons into Liberia by the appeal court in Den Bosch in the latest twist in a legal case dating back over 10 years.

Fewer Dutch bulb growers, but their farms are getting bigger

24 April 2017 | 0 comments

The number of companies active in the Netherlands’ vast flower bulb sector has declined by 40% to about 1,600 since 2000, the national statistics office CBS reported on Friday.

New Dutch government won’t have as much cash as expected

24 April 2017 | 0 comments

The four parties currently discussing forming a new Dutch government will have less money to divide up than expected, chief negotiator Edith Schippers told reporters on Thursday evening.

Dutch house prices soar 7% in March, biggest increase in 15 years

24 April 2017 | 0 comments

House prices soared 7.3% in March compared with the year-earlier period, the biggest monthly rise in 15 years, according to new land registry figures.

King’s Day set to be cold and wet, but the sun might show

24 April 2017 | 0 comments

The Netherlands is predicted to face one of the coldest King's Day on record, as temperatures are set to drop.

Philips posts sevenfold jump in profits in Q1

24 April 2017 | 0 comments

Dutch electronics giant Philips on Monday posted a sevenfold leap in first quarter profits after spinning off its lighting business last year.Net profit soared to 259 million euros ($281 million) in the...

Dutch 'abortion boat' arrives off Mexico

22 April 2017 | 0 comments

A Dutch sailing boat offering abortions, often in defiance of some country's laws, arrived in international waters off Mexico on Friday, the organization crewing it said.The "Women on Waves" vessel was...

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