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Dutch police arrest terror suspect with gun, fireworks

9 December 2016 | 0 comments

Rotterdam police have arrested a Dutchman found with a loaded AK-47 Kalashnikov rifle and illegal fireworks who is "suspected of preparing a terrorist crime," prosecutors said Friday.The 30-year-old was...

Rotterdam police arrest 'terror suspect' with gun, fireworks

9 December 2016 | 0 comments

Rotterdam police have arrested a Dutchman found with a loaded AK-47 Kalashnikov and illegal fireworks who is "suspected of preparing a terrorist crime," prosecutors said Friday.The 30-year-old was detained...

Dutch scrambling to resolve EU-Ukraine pact row: Rutte

9 December 2016 | 0 comments

The Dutch government is scrambling to negotiate a binding compromise over an EU-Ukraine pact ahead of a European summit next week, Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Friday.But the under-fire premier warned...

Dutch firebrand MP found guilty of discrimination

9 December 2016 | 0 comments

Populist anti-Islam Dutch MP Geert Wilders was found guilty on Friday of discrimination against Moroccans, but acquitted of hate speech in a closely-watched trial ahead of next year's key elections.But...

Mladic 'not a monster', defence tells judges

9 December 2016 | 0 comments

Former Serb military commander Ratko Mladic was "not a monster" and should be acquitted of genocide and war crimes, his defence argued Friday, insisting the prosecution had failed to prove his role in...

Mladic 'not a monster', defence tells UN judges

9 December 2016 | 0 comments

Former Serb military commander Ratko Mladic was "not a monster" and should be acquitted of genocide and war crimes, his defence argued Friday, insisting the prosecution had failed to prove his role in...

Dutch firebrand MP found guilty of discrimination

9 December 2016 | 0 comments

Populist anti-Islam Dutch MP Geert Wilders was found guilty on Friday of discrimination against Moroccans, but acquitted of hate speech in a closely-watched trial ahead of next year's key election.But...

Dutch firebrand MP found guilty of discrimination

9 December 2016 | 0 comments

Populist anti-Islam Dutch MP Geert Wilders was found guilty on Friday of discrimination against Moroccans, but acquitted of hate speech in a closely-watched trial ahead of next year's key election.In...

New listed company governance code will include pay gap information

9 December 2016 | 0 comments

Amendments to the current Dutch corporate governance code for listed companies include a clause requiring firms to publish the size of the pay gap between senior staff and shop floor workers.

‘Animal friendly meat’ most hated phrase this year: poll

9 December 2016 | 0 comments

The most hated Dutch expression of 2016 is ‘diervriendelijk vlees’ or animal friendly meat, according to a poll conducted by the Institute for the Dutch Language.

Growing numbers of young homeless struggling to find beds

9 December 2016 | 0 comments

The Netherlands’ largest cities are struggling to cope with the growing number of young homeless people on their streets, a documentary by state broadcaster NOS has found.

Food industry to stop promoting unhealthy snacks with kids’ heroes

9 December 2016 | 0 comments

The food industry has voluntarily decided to start removing cartoon characters and other children’s favourites from the packaging of more unhealthy products, the Telegraaf said on Thursday.

Guilty or not guilty? Geert Wilders’ racial hatred trial draws to a close

9 December 2016 | 0 comments

MP and anti-Islam campaigner Geert Wilders will hear later on Friday whether or not he has been found guilty of inciting racial hatred and discrimination.

Wilders faces verdict in Dutch hate speech trial

9 December 2016 | 0 comments

Populist Dutch MP Geert Wilders will learn his fate Friday when judges hand down their verdict in his closely watched hate speech trial, just over three months ahead of crucial parliamentary elections.Prosecutors...

Kids' characters to vanish from unhealthy Dutch foods

8 December 2016 | 0 comments

Famous children's characters such as Dora the Explorer may soon disappear from some commercial food packaging in The Netherlands to discourage unhealthy eating habits, food industry representatives said...



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