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Austria ‘investigates’ Geert Wilders for incitement during speech

Austria ‘investigates’ Geert Wilders for incitement during speech

28 July 2015 | 0 comments

The public prosecution department in Austria has launched an investigation into a speech made by Dutch anti-Islam campaigner Geert Wilders in Vienna, according to a report by local newspaper Kurier.

Mortgage rate falls faster than interest on savings: central bank

Mortgage rate falls faster than interest on savings: central bank

28 July 2015 | 0 comments

Over the past 12 months, mortgage interest rates in the Netherlands have fallen faster than the interest paid on savings, the Dutch central bank said on Monday.

Dutch dykes strengthened because of drought

Dutch dykes strengthened because of drought

28 July 2015 | 0 comments

Waterboard officials are carrying out emergency repairs on several hundred metres of dyke near Gouda which have become weakened by the drought.

The Dutch are cycling longer distances as e-bike takes off

The Dutch are cycling longer distances as e-bike takes off

28 July 2015 | 0 comments

The Dutch are now each cycling an average of 1,018 kilometres a year, a rise of 230 kilometres on five years ago, the Telegraaf says on Tuesday.

Healthy profit rise for Philips

Healthy profit rise for Philips

27 July 2015 | 0 comments

Rising sales of medical equipment helped drive a 12 percent increase in second quarter net profit at Dutch electronics manufacturer Philips, the company said Monday.The net profit attributable to shareholders...

Healthy profit rise for Philips

27 July 2015 | 0 comments

Rising sales of medical equipment helped drive a 12 percent increase in second quarter net profit at Dutch electronics manufacturer Philips, the company said Monday.The net profit attributable to shareholders...

3 exchange rate moving developments to watch out for this week – UK GDP, Eu...

27 July 2015 | 0 comments

In yet another week of fairly notable currency market movement, the pound has experienced both highs and lows.

Eight additional EU countries open labour market for Croatians

Eight additional EU countries open labour market for Croatians

27 July 2015 | 0 comments

From 1 July 2015 until 30 June 2018, eight EU countries will lift their work restrictions for Croatians. [Contributed by Pro-Link GLOBAL]

Russia likely to veto UN vote on MH17 tribunal

Russia likely to veto UN vote on MH17 tribunal

24 July 2015 | 0 comments

A UN Security Council resolution to try those responsible for shooting down flight MH17 over Ukraine will likely be met by a Russian veto, Western diplomats said Friday.Malaysia the Netherlands, Australia,...

Multinationals are responsible for 1.9 million Dutch jobs

Multinationals are responsible for 1.9 million Dutch jobs

24 July 2015 | 0 comments

Multinationals in the Netherlands are responsible for 40% of private sector jobs two thirds of turnover and 80% of international trade, the national statistics office CBS said on Thursday.

Officials collect unpaid taxes and fines at Schiphol

Officials collect unpaid taxes and fines at Schiphol

24 July 2015 | 0 comments

Every year some 5,000 people are stopped from travelling out of the Netherlands via Schiphol airport because they have outstanding fines, broadcaster Nos said on Thursday.

Dutch wolf killed by car in Germany

Dutch wolf killed by car in Germany

24 July 2015 | 0 comments

The wolf which caused a media stir in the Netherlands this March when it spent several days prowling around Drenthe and Groningen has been killed by a car in Germany, broadcaster Nos said.

Sharp rise in euthanasia for psychiatric patients

Sharp rise in euthanasia for psychiatric patients

24 July 2015 | 0 comments

In the first six months of this year, 18 people with severe psychiatric problems have been helped to die at a special euthanasia clinic, the NRC said on Thursday.

Mylan foundation to block Israel's Teva hostile takeover bid

Mylan foundation to block Israel's Teva hostile takeover bid

23 July 2015 | 0 comments

Dutch-based US pharmaceutical giant Mylan's independent foundation said Thursday it will exercise a call option allowing it buy shares to control half the company to fend off a multi-billion hostile takeover...

Mylan foundation to block Israel's Teva hostile takeover bid

Mylan foundation to block Israel's Teva hostile takeover bid

23 July 2015 | 0 comments

Dutch-based US pharmaceutical giant Mylan's independent foundation said Thursday it will excercise a call option allowing it buy shares to control half the company to fend off a multi-billion hostile...

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