Students borrowing extra for future mortgages, luxury goods
One in three college and university students borrow money from DUO – the Office of Education. 33 percent of these students borrow this money to build up a savings account for when they are done with their studies or some to purchase their own home.
The enforcement department of benefits agency UWV were unable to investigate more than 3 thousand reports of fraud last year because “the workload was too great”. This is based on UWV internal correspondence in the possession of newspaper Trouw, NOS reports.
About 190 people went to the Public Health Service and first aid workers during the Old Limburgs Shooting Festival in Maasniel near Roermond on Sunday after the heat left them feeling unwell.
The emergency room of the Bravis hospital in Roosendaal has been closed after a man with symptoms of the highly infectious Ebola virus was brought in on Saturday, the hospital announced on Sunday.
More than 61 percent of Greek voters voted “no” to the European lenders’ proposals in the referendum on Sunday. Jeroen Dijsselbloem, Dutch Minister of Finance and current Eurogroup president, called the result “extremely regrettable”.
Travelers passing through Schiphol on Monday morning can expect long lines at the customs checks due to customs personnel performing a protest action for a better collective bargaining agreement. All passengers landing at the airport between 07:00 a.m. and 11:00 will have their baggage checked, Het Parool reports. Normally most passengers are allowed to just go through.
Greek Finance mInister Yanis Varoufakis’ statements that an agreement between Greece and the other euro countries is in the offing, is “completely untrue”, according to to Eurogroup chairman Jeroen Dijsselbloem
The Netherlands wants ask the United Nations to establish a tribunal to prosecute the suspects in the MH17 disaster. This proposal is supported by Malaysia, Belgium, Australia and the Ukraine.
The police arrested Darko T., who is suspected of being a gang member of a notorious Serbian drug organization, in Amsterdam-West on Thursday night, the Public Prosecutor announced on Friday.
V&D has reached an agreement with the unions. The company will not cut its employees’ wages, but to make this possible, a reorganisation will be necessary.
Mayor Jozias van Aartsen of The Hague feels that the measures to prevent riots implemented in Schilderswijk on Thursday worked well last night.
The police arrested a 44 year old man from The Hague on Thursday. He is suspected of repeatedly raping an 85 year old woman in her home on Isabellaland in The Hague.
Before his arrest in 2014, notorious Dutch criminal Willem Holleeder had plans to assassinate 8 people. This is according to a statement Holleeder’s sister Astrid gave to the police, according to an official report newspaper NRC managed to have a look at.
The court in Lelystad sentenced Tarik Z. – the man responsible for the hostage situation at the NOS Journaal earlier this year – to 30 months in prison, 15 of which suspended, on Friday.
The police arrested not 100 but 200 people in The Hague on Thursday night for breaking the ban on assembly, the Public Prosecutor confirmed
The Hoenderloo Group and Hulphond Nederland have teamed in to provide Animal Assisted Therapy to kids with behavioural disorders, Huplhond Nederland announced earlier this week. This proven therapy with service dogs now forms part of the Hoenderloo Group’s treatment program.
The police discovered and seized a fair amount of World War II weapons in a locker on Kernreactorstraat in Veerendaal on Thursday evening.
After more than a year of intensive investigation, the police have managed to identify the man whose bullet-ridden body was found in Scheurhaven in April last year. The victim has been identified as 30 year old Polish man Thomas Zawierucha.
The increase in the number of dairy cows in the Netherlands has resulted in the amount of manure, and therefore also the amount of phosphates, increasing significantly. State Secretary Sharon Dijksma of Economic Affairs has therefore decided to intervene by limiting the amount of phosphate cows may “produce” annually.
From this summer advertisements for cosmetic surgeries will include the mandatory label: “Watch out. Making yourself prettier could turn ugly. A successful surgery starts with a good doctor.”
People with autism are too often misdiagnosed at first, often resulting in a long delay before they get the correct help and support. With young people it takes up to five ears, up to 8 years in adults, before the right diagnosis is made.