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Despite complaints about holiday rental platforms such as Airbnb, the number of people staying in Dutch hotels and registered bed and breakfast accommodation rose 7.5% in the first six months of this year.
The number of people with a call-out or zero hours contract in the Netherlands has risen by 33% over the past five years, the national statistics office CBS said on Tuesday.
The number of Syrian nationals registered with Dutch local authorities rose from 15,000 to 64,000 between the beginning of 2014 and September 2016.
The Netherlands is the most competitive country within the European Union.
First there was the horse meat scandal, yet the consumers board reports that food producers in the Netherlands are still committing food fraud on a wide scale.
More warm weather records tumbled at the weekend, with the temperature tipping 26.6 degrees in Maastricht on Sunday.
A shortage of qualified staff is holding Dutch companies back as the economy recovers from the recession, according to new figures from the government statistics service.
Industrial accidents resulted in 42 deaths in the first six months of this year.
The number of people living below the poverty line in the Netherlands has fallen significantly for the first time since the economic crisis, according to a new report by the government’s social policy unit SCP.
There are more polluting cars on the Dutch roads since the government slashed a special tax break on energy efficient company cars, according to motoring organisation Bovag and RAI.
The public prosecution department is unable to cope with all the complaints.
Four out of 10 flights taking off from Dutch airports this summer were delayed, according to a website that processes compensation claims for passengers and quoted by broadcaster NOS.
A majority of MPs now seem likely to back draft legislation from the Liberal democratic party D66 which would regulate legalised marijuana cultivation under government control.
Weather forecasters said on Friday that new records could be broken at the weekend, as warm southerly winds bring unseasonably high temperatures to much of the country.
The astronomical autumn begins on Thursday with a warm day with sunny spells.