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29/08/2014 More people have money troubles, 'worrying trend' says debt register

There has been a 19,000 increase in the number of people with problems paying their bills over the past six months, according to the credit...

29/08/2014 Incestuous fishermen, arrogant schmucks: Dutch stereotypes

A guide to Dutch stereotypes – in English and drawn up by a Dutchman – is proving a big internet draw even though designer VictorVan says...

28/08/2014 More empty shops in Dutch high streets, but big cities doing well

The number of empty shops in the Netherlands grew by 1,000 in the first six months of this year, taking the total to 16,300.

28/08/2014 Dutch raise German road toll plan with Brussels, citing discrimination

Transport minister Melania Schultz has asked to European Commission to investigate if Germany’s plans to introduce road tolls for foreigners...

27/08/2014 Legal advisor quits Zwarte Piet campaign after death threats

One of the legal team helping campaigners opposed to current manifestation of Zwarte Piet has pulled out of the trial process after receiving threats.

27/08/2014 MH17 crash: DNA found from 283 people, 173 victims identified

Scientists have so far identified 283 different DNA profiles among the victims of Malaysian Airways flight MH17 which was apparently brought down...

27/08/2014 Hema reportedly 'phasing out' Zwarte Piet, critics call for boycott

Dutch high street retail group Hema is phasing out Sinterklaas’s controversial helper Zwarte Piet from gift packaging and displays, the Parool...

 
 
 
 
 
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