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The government’s new financial advice council says home owners should only be able to borrow 90 percent of the value of their homes.
MPs want to encourage more employers to take on permanent staff and are looking at relaxing sick pay rules for small firms, website Nu.nl reported on 28 May.
Students with an ethnic minority background have to write more letters to find an internship than their native Dutch peers and earn less while on work experience programmes.
Dutch students have never been so happy about their university and college degree courses, according to the annual National Student Inquiry.
Faced with an increasingly segregated education system, Dutch immigrant children have taken to the streets of their ethnically mixed Amsterdam neighbourhood seeking "white" pupils to attend their schools and help their integration.
The Netherlands has the strongest stereotypes associating science with men, according to a new US study using data from nearly 350,000 people in 66 nations.
Two Amsterdam primary schools with predominantly ethnic minority pupils launched a campaign for more white children to attend, using provocative t-shirts.
The euro exchange rate continues to soften against the pound sterling and US dollar as investors continue to focus their attention on the situation in Greece. [Contributed by TorFX]
The Dutch cabinet approved a partial ban on wearing the face-covering Islamic veil, including in schools, hospitals and on public transport.
Behind the kitsch, glitz and smoke machines of the Eurovision Song Contest hide more serious international geopolitical tensions, says the creator.
Britain’s queen Elizabeth is lending 20 works of art from her private collection to the Mauritshuis museum in The Hague for a three-month exhibition.
In 2014 nearly 14 million tourists visited the Netherlands – up 40 percent on the 10 million that visited in 2005, with Amsterdam being the most popular destination.
While borrowers rejoice at the ultra low and even negative interest rates in Europe, savers fret and life insurance companies and pension funds face what is virtually a mission impossible.
The Netherlands has dropped from fourth to eighth place in the latest edition of the World Economic Forum’s Human Capital Index.
The Netherlands has slipped slightly in the rankings for friendliness to cyclists in the rankings published every two years by the European cycling union.