“Mein Kampf” seller goes unpunished despite ban
The Amsterdam gallery owner who sold a few antiquarian copies of Adolf Hitler’s infamous book Mein Kampf, will not be punished.
After presenting a business case to improve power and electrical supply to hospitals in Rwanda, Alliander & Cordaid won the “Best New Partnership Award” in The Partnership Election 2014. This competition challenges young professionals to form a partnership with a NGO and/or the government and develop a business case in a developing country.
Many people panicked when Ansel Elgort, protagonist of the American hit movie The Fault In Our Stars (TFIOS), posted pictures on Instagram of what seemed to be the Amsterdam bench, made famous by the movie, in the grounds of 20th Century Fox Studios in Hollywood.
A bystander helped a 73 year old woman out of her car just before a train crashed into it.
A part of the cockpit was part of the MH17 wreckage that was salvaged yesterday. Yesterday was the fifth day in a row that wreckage was salvaged from the disaster area in eastern Ukraine.
A third case of bird flu has been detected on a poultry farm in Kamperveen, Overjissel. The farm has a fixed total of around 10 thousand animals, which will be culled according to European rules.
The Amsterdam notary office Van Ligten & Van Ligten is filing a lawsuit against Minister Ivo Opstelten of Security and Justice. This lawsuit is filed because important information is being witheld around the massive fraud at Amsterdam notary Blijleven.
The European Court ruled yesterday that the Netherlands did not do an independent and proper investigation into the shooting incident in which a Dutch Lieutenant shot and killed the Iraqi Sabah Jaloud.
The court in The Hague had to release suspected robber Abdelhamid T. (36) from custody because the results for his DNA tests are taking too long.
De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) has adjusted its location policy for the gold reserve. The DNB announced today that it shifted some of the gold from the United States to the Netherlands in order to achieve a more balanced distribution over different locations.
The PvdA wants State Secretary Fred Teeven of Security and Justice to consult with municipalities on the shelter for asylum seekers and other undocumented immigrants. The coalition party feels that a temporary form of shelter is desirable, but did not give a possible solution.
On Thursday the police rushed to the Biezenkamp shopping center in Leusden in the hopes of stopping an armed robbery, only to discover a yoga class in progress.
31 percent of teachers are being bullied. Mostly by students, but parents, colleagues and the school board also participate in bullying.
The arrival of migrant workers from Central and Eastern Europe has caused the displacement of Dutch employees in a number of industries. It is cheaper for employers to hire staff through foreign companies as they often don’t have to pay social insurance or make pension contributions.
For more than half a year the prices of existing homes have been higher than in the same month in 2013.
Sex workers who work without a contract with the government will soon have the tax authorities after them. State Secretary Eric Wiebes of Finance made this promise in a letter to the Second Chamber.
A mistake was made in the construction of the railroad bridge over the new Maximakanaal – the bridge is four centimeters (2 inches) too low.
A taxi firm in Amsterdam is refusing to drive people dressed as Sinterklaas or Zwarte Piet in protest of human rights violations widely believed to be perpetrated by the chocolate industry. Taxi Electric says that four of every ten chocolate bars are made by children, and one in ten is produced by slave labour.
Another case of avian influenza detected on a poultry farm in Ter Aar, Zuid Holland will lead to another three-day nationwide poultry transportation ban. All of the roughly 43,000 egg-laying hens on the farm will be culled, the Ministry of Economic Affairs said in a statement Thursday.
The Cabinet wants to revise the agreements with energy companies Shell and ExxonMobil on the extraction and sale of Dutch gas.
In the North-Limburg town Arcen tourests can now rent a Google Glass which will show them the way to tourist attractions.
On Thursday iZettle introduced a new mobile payment service to help prevent small businesses and retailers missing out on sales. With it even homeless street newspaper vendors can be paid with a debit card.