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The justice ministry’s fine collection agency CJIB made over 88,000 court applications to have people jailed for non-payment of traffic fines last year, website Nu.nl says on Wednesday.
A record 124 primary schools closed their doors in the Netherlands last year, forcing almost 8,200 children to find a new school, according to education ministry figures.
House prices continue to rise and the number of homes changing hands is also on the up, figures from real estate organisation NVM show.
More students are likely to study in their home towns and continue living with their parents now the government has scrapped student grants, according to research by student housing monitor group Kences.
Tax inspectors on Monday seized the contents of circus Herman Renz, which is in financial problems due to disappointing audience numbers and rising costs.
Just over six in 10 people (63%) say they have not been overdrawn at the bank in the past 12 months, compared with 52% two years ago.
Albert Heijn has opened a new supermarket in Amsterdam where customers have to scan their shopping and pay the bill without the intervention of a shop worker.
This week host Greg Shapiro discusses why it's okay to hate Germany again against the backdrop of the 'Dieselgate' environmental scandal.
A plan by insurance group Achmea to give discounts to clients who agree to install special monitors in their homes and cars has been criticised by privacy groups.
Some 15% more houses will change hands in 2015 than in 2014, according to economists at ABN Amro. They had earlier forecast 10% growth in house sales over the year.
Six in 10 clubbers don’t have proper bike lights when they go out at night, research for cycling organisations and the transport ministry has found.
Children should start learning English as soon as they begin at a Dutch primary school at the age of four, a government advisory group said on Thursday.
The KNMI weather bureau has again warned that fog and mist will affect large parts of the Netherlands on Monday morning.
After last week’s relative quietness in terms of exchange rate movement and economic releases for the three currencies, this week has seen notable shifts in rates, mostly from the US side of things. [Contributed by TorFX]
There has been a sharp drop in the Dutch population of black-tailed godwits, a migratory wader which is considered by many to be the national bird of the Netherlands.