Second warmest autumn ever
Despite the fact that winter is upon the Netherlands, and temperatures are dropping, this autumn is expected to be the second warmest ever, forecasts Nicolien Kroon from RTL.
“Should case the case be that Turkey has accused the Netherlands of racism it is inaccurate, uninformed and inappropriate,” responds Minister Lodewijk Asscher to a statement published today on the website of the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Two shrieking clowns bearing nightmarish masks and wooden batons chased two teenage girls down the street in Eindhoven, claims the mother of one of the girls on Omproep Brabant.
The bird flu epidemic has claimed a over 10 million euros in damages to the food industry this week, and between 9 to 10 million euros last week, according to the calculations by the LEI research institute.
“I was worried my movie about a group of elderly people from New Zealand wouldn’t resonate on a global scale,” says documentary director Bryn Evans, in an exclusive interview with the NL Times. The film has four more screenings at the International Documentary Film-festival Amsterdam.
The financial management of the municipality of Amsterdam is not in order and must be reorganized. That is the conclusion a quick scan at the civil service Resources and Control of the municipality.
If the elections were held today, the coalition of the VVD and PvdA would lose the majority in the Senate. This is according to a survey done by EenVandaag.
The bodies of two British men were found in a hotel room in Amsterdam-Zuid on Tuesday. The cause of death for the two men was probably sniffing white heroin, which was presumably sold to them as cocaine.
Terrorist suspect Sabir K. was arrested last week Thursday to be extradited to the United States. But the court decided on Tuesday to set him free again.
Former lawyer Bram Moszkowicz is facing hard days. If the judge rules against him, his assets will be publicly auctioned on December 3rd.
The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam has undergone a transformation. In the new design, the development of Vincent van Gogh (1853 – 1890) as man and painter stand central to the whole building. His paintings have been rehung and his letters and drawings have been given a permanent place.
The decline of some bee species is directly related to the deterioration of the flowers where they get there food.
The Dutch Pirate Party has been hacked. The intruder had access to, among other things, the database with the membership records and files from the party’s website.
Rotterdam plans to do more in the fight against radicalization.
The three Dutch soldiers who were recalled from Afghanistan on suspicion of “a possible offense” by Defense last August, are guilty of “embezzlement in association”. This was confirmed by the Public Prosecutor in Arnhem.
Minister Edith Schippers of Public Health is working on a protocol to guide people who want to donate organs after their euthanasia.
The drag queens who were refused by a taxi driver from Taxicentrale Amsterdam, has decided to file a discrimination claim.
The Ducth economy will grow by 1.5 percent in 2015, twice as fast as in 2014. There is however no reason for exuberant optimism, say economist of Rabobank in their Vision of 2015.
The missing autistic teenager, Teun Wolters, from Twello has been found. He was discovered at his home around midnight last night. His family is “very happy”.
Yesterday, after months of investigation, the police arrested three men in Arnhem and Eindhoven, on suspicion of terrorism. According to the Public Prosecution, these men want to join the Al-Qaeda linked group Jabhat al-Nusra.
Three polar bear cubs were born in the Ouwehands Zoo in Rhenen on Saturday, November 22nd.
An elderly couple of 89 and 88 years has filed a lawsuit against the municipality of Dantumadiel. The couple will be losing their home assistance on January 1st, without which they won’t be able to live independently.