Afghan diplomat booted from NL

The Afghan diplomat who beat up a 23-year old Dutch person at the end of last year is being ordered back to his country. The embassy of Afghanistan has paid...

The Hague to tackle diplomat misbehavi...

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MinBuZa) will publish yearly reports of misbehavior among personnel of embassies and other international organizations. The...

Green cars not as beneficial as though...

Economy cars are relatively widespread throughout the Netherlands, but they have not reduced CO2-emissions as much as previously expected. ...

Big drop in rental home listings

Within the first quarter of this year, 24 percent fewer homes have been put up for rent compared to the same period last year. The number of hire contracts...

Dutch suicide attacks in Iraq and Syri...

Two Dutch people have committed suicide attacks in Iraq and Syria, according to Minister of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, Ronald Plasterk. ...

Most motorcycle gang members have rap sheets Apr23

Most motorcycle gang members have rap ...

Almost 80 percent of the members of motorcycle gangs have rap sheets. This comes from a police report, which also states that 30 percent of the ‘outlaw...

Prison for seller of Heyboer fakes Apr23

Prison for seller of Heyboer fakes

The Ministry of Justice has demanded a sentence of 12 months, four of which provisional, against 72-year old Robert de B. on Tuesday, who sold fake etchings...

Postman gang stole tax refunds Apr23

Postman gang stole tax refunds

Six postmen and one accomplice were arrested on Tuesday for large-scale fraud with tax money. They intercepted letters in which the Tax Administration...

TBS patients feel unsafe in their clin...

TBS patients in the Rooyse Wissel clinic in Venray say that they feel unsafe in their clinic, and that they lack treatment. Smartphone images reveal that they...

Peak hour train fare becomes more expe...

Dutch Railways (NS) wants to raise the price of train tickets during peak hours, according to new transport agreements with state secretary Wilma Mansveld,...

State Member PVV leaves party Apr23

State Member PVV leaves party

Stephan Jansen, State Member for the PVV in South-Holland is leaving the party. The personal employee of party-leader Geert Wilders published a farewell...

Developed eggs could prevent blindness

Scientist and entrepreneur Jos Nelissen and Maastricht University have, after seven years of study and research, developed an egg that could prevent...

AFM warned about ‘wonder investor’ Apr22

AFM warned about ‘wonder investo...

The Financial Markets Authority (AFM) has received worrying complaints about a financial investor by the name Rob van den B. from Gemert. These reports...

Children escape fire; jump out of wind...

Two children risked jumping out of a window on the top floor of a burning building on Monday evening to save their own lives. ...

Dutch housing prices down: CBS

The prices of owner-occupied houses in the Netherlands have dropped 2.1 percent in March, compared with March 2013. Housing prices in February 2012 were 1.7...