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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.

Gas heating, cooking to be phased out: Dutch government plans

8 December 2016 | 0 comments

The use of gas to cook and for heating will be phased out in the Netherlands under the government’s new energy strategy up to 2050.

Children should be able to have up to four legal parents: report

8 December 2016 | 0 comments

Family law in the Netherlands needs to be drastically overhauled to cope with the changes in the way modern families are formed , according to a government commission.

Nigerian migrants struggle to leave Europe for home

7 December 2016 | 0 comments

Mike hasn't told any of his friends or family that he's left France, even though he's been back in Nigeria for nearly six months. "They'd say I was mad," he said.

Vanilla and spice next to bloom in Dutch greenhouses

7 December 2016 | 0 comments

Flowers more exotic than the humble tulip will soon flourish for the first time in Dutch greenhouses.

Dutch aids charity scraps ‘horror’ campaign after protests

7 December 2016 | 0 comments

Dutch Aids charity Aidsfonds has scrapped its new campaign to raise awareness of the hiv virus following complaints from patients.

Climate change is a catalyst for war: Dutch armed forces chief

7 December 2016 | 0 comments

Climate change is an important catalyst for war, terrorism and major migration patterns, Dutch armed forces chief Tom Middendorp has told a conference in The Hague.

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7 December 2016 | 0 comments

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Too much salt in Dutch artisanal bread

6 December 2016 | 0 comments

Sourdough bread and spelt bread made by several Dutch bakery chains contain much more salt than is legally allowed, a new consumer report shows.

IT problems hit last minute PostNL Sinterklaas deliveries

6 December 2016 | 0 comments

A computer breakdown at PostNL means tens of thousands of Sinterklaas gifts will not be delivered on Monday as planned, news agency ANP reported.

Stuff Dutch Moms Like

New book, 'Stuff Dutch Moms Like', by well known author Colleen Geske hits...

5 December 2016 | 0 comments

What makes Dutch mothers different? What parenting behaviours are typically Dutch? Why do Dutch babies sleep better? And most importantly, why are Dutch mothers the happiest moms in the world? [Contributed by Stuff Dutch People Like]

Former politician’s call for ‘democracy of trust’ strikes a chord

5 December 2016 | 0 comments

A 85-year-old former politician has caused a stir in the Netherlands with a passionate plea for a ‘democracy of trust’.

US, German companies add most to the Dutch economy

5 December 2016 | 0 comments

Of all the foreign firms operating in the Netherlands, American companies contribute most to the Dutch economy, according to new figures from the national statistics office CBS.



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