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Dutch civil servant to chair influential Eurogroup planning committeegood flow of information when former Dutch finance minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem
DutchNews.nl / Posted yesterday
good flow of information when former Dutch finance minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem stands down as chairman on January 13, the Volkskrant reported on Friday. The paper says Vijlbrief’s only challenger, Finland’s Tuomas Saarenheimo, withdrew withdrawn... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Denk hijacks PVV Rotterdam launch with its own election plansthe offer of coffee and cake from the local imam. ‘It was kindly meant but we d
DutchNews.nl / Posted 2 days ago
the offer of coffee and cake from the local imam. ‘It was kindly meant but we don’t need to drink coffee,’ he told the Volkskrant. ‘All the mosques have to go. This is the Netherlands, not Saudi Arabia or North Africa.’ The presentation of... Read more
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'IS fighter' spotted in Amsterdam says he had nothing to do with terror groupthe Balie debating centre in Amsterdam last month and accused of being a former
DutchNews.nl / Posted 3 days ago
the Balie debating centre in Amsterdam last month and accused of being a former IS fighter by Syrian activists has told the Volkskrant he has never been part of the Islamic militant group. The man, a 31-year-old Syrian national who had been... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
New 'Basel 4' capital requirements for banks will impact Dutch mortgagesnew rules won’t come into effect until 2020, and will be phased in over five ye
DutchNews.nl / Posted 8 days ago
new rules won’t come into effect until 2020, and will be phased in over five years, the impact is likely to be muted, the Volkskrant said. Nevertheless, from January, home buyers will only be able to borrow up to 100% of the value of their home,... Read more
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Government to get tough on welfare claimants who don't speak Dutchto take action against welfare claimants who don’t speak Dutch even though sanc
DutchNews.nl / Posted 9 days ago
to take action against welfare claimants who don’t speak Dutch even though sanctions are only an option in the law, the Volkskrant reported on Thursday. Junior social affairs minister Tamara van Ark now says that local authorities must enforce... Read more
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Biggest Dutch union won't discuss pension reform without concessionsstrategy for people who are self employed, before it will get down to serious d
DutchNews.nl / Posted 10 days ago
strategy for people who are self employed, before it will get down to serious discussions, spokesman Tuur Elzinga told the Volkskrant. State pensions are currently rising in line with life expectancy, and will soon reach 67. Unions say this is... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Radio presenter apologises after frightening singer with nude manshe [Maan] depends a radio station with sleazy little men who think sleazy men
DutchNews.nl / Posted 12 days ago
she [Maan] depends a radio station with sleazy little men who think sleazy men fantasties are fun to sell her music,’ said Volkskrant columnist Sheila Sitalsing. Maan says she has now put the incident behind her. ‘The streaker story really shocked... Read more
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Police union criticised for putting 'price tag on civil rights' in wake of Zwarte Piet demoas well as several dozen counter-protesters, but the latter stayed away. Prote
DutchNews.nl / Posted 12 days ago
as well as several dozen counter-protesters, but the latter stayed away. Protest leader Jerry Afriyie told the Volkskrant that dozens of protesters had called off because of the escalating tension around the Zware Piet issue. ‘They... Read more
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Cabinet to rule out a referendum on the bill to scrap referendumsThe Dutch papers the say after the Ukraine referendum result Sources close to
DutchNews.nl / Posted 15 days ago
The Dutch papers the say after the Ukraine referendum result Sources close to the cabinet have confirmed to the Volkskrant that there will be no referendum on ministers’ plans to scrap consultative referendums in the Netherlands. The new coalition... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Dutch probe Bosnian war criminal's suicide in UN courtan expert in international law at the University of Amsterdam. "It's a kind of
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
an expert in international law at the University of Amsterdam. "It's a kind of protest which we haven't seen before," she told the De Volkskrant newspaper, adding that it "illustrates how the suspects in the region view the court".... Read more
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Emmen wants its own selfie spot, but is €50,000 too expensive?Bouke Arends thinks otherwise. ‘We’re proud of our town but in this region it d
DutchNews.nl / Posted 17 days ago
Bouke Arends thinks otherwise. ‘We’re proud of our town but in this region it doesn’t always do to show it. But why shouldn’t we show the rest of the world how well we’re doing? With a budget of €400 million we can afford it,’ he told the Volkskr... Read more
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The Netherlands faces a shortage of police officers as thousands retireNetherlands is facing a shortage of police officers because thousands are retir
DutchNews.nl / Posted 17 days ago
Netherlands is facing a shortage of police officers because thousands are retiring and too few are being recruited, the Volkskrant said on Wednesday. Some 14,000 policemen will be retiring in the next seven years but just 1,000 new recruits are... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Police urged to get tough on pro-Piet activists in blackfacehad to be told to leave by teachers. The group’s leader Hugo Kuijper, a former
DutchNews.nl / Posted 17 days ago
had to be told to leave by teachers. The group’s leader Hugo Kuijper, a former member of anti-Islam group Pegida, told the Volkskrant he had not been approached or questioned by police about either action. The discussion about Zwarte Piet has also... Read more
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Surrogate mother bank proposal to help childless couplesexperts have called for a register of potential surrogate mothers in order to h
DutchNews.nl / Posted 18 days ago
experts have called for a register of potential surrogate mothers in order to help people trying to have a baby, writes the Volkskrant. The FIOM pregnancy and genetics organisation and a fertility expert told the paper they believed a surrogate... Read more
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International Business Times
75 cent Adolf Hitler painting donated to Dutch Holocaust institute collection suspicious and no one was set to make any gains from the institute acquiring th
International Business Times / Posted 19 days ago
suspicious and no one was set to make any gains from the institute acquiring the work. A report by Dutch newspaper de Volkskrant said that the owner had previously offered it to two auction houses who had refused it. Thee painting was was... Read more
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Genocide centre acquires original Hitler watercolouruse the work for educational purposes and to prevent it being sold on the open
DutchNews.nl / Posted 19 days ago
use the work for educational purposes and to prevent it being sold on the open market. Director Frank van Vree told the Volkskrant: ‘I don’t want to sound too paternalistic, but it’s good if things like this aren’t sold at auctions of Nazi... Read more
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Councils call for more experimental approach to cannabis productionthe coffeeshops and installing alternative sales points such as vending machine
DutchNews.nl / Posted 19 days ago
the coffeeshops and installing alternative sales points such as vending machines. Paul Depla, mayor of Breda, told the Volkskrant that the risk of failure was too great if only one production method was allowed. ‘Opponents will see it as a... Read more
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Rare and unwanted, Hitler painting donated to Dutch wartime instituteVienna was donated to the Amsterdam-based NIOD institute by a woman whose ident
asianage / Posted 21 days ago
Vienna was donated to the Amsterdam-based NIOD institute by a woman whose identity was not revealed, the leftist daily De Volkskrant added. Get The Times of Israel's Daily Edition by email and never miss our top stories Free Sign Up “The woman... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Only existing Hitler painting in Netherlands donated to Dutch wartime instituteVienna was donated to the Amsterdam-based NIOD institute by a woman whose ident
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
Vienna was donated to the Amsterdam-based NIOD institute by a woman whose identity was not revealed, the leftist daily De Volkskrant added. Get The Times of Israel's Daily Edition by email and never miss our top stories Free Sign Up “The woman... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Syrian IS fighter is living in the Netherlands, security service is monitoring himand visited the Balie debating centre to watch a film about the Raqqa is Being
DutchNews.nl / Posted 22 days ago
and visited the Balie debating centre to watch a film about the Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently collective, the Volkskrant said on Friday. The 31-year-old man was recognised by activists from the collective during the screening, the... Read more
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Amsterdam to build huge new residential area in western portexpected to be attracted to the area. ‘It’s really a unique project,’ housing
DutchNews.nl / Posted 23 days ago
expected to be attracted to the area. ‘It’s really a unique project,’ housing alderman Eric van der Burg told the Volkskrant. ‘It will be a residential area in an industrial centre, overlooking the water.’ The first phase of the... Read more
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Staffing agency Randstad goes digital, moves offices to industrial estatescities. None of the other branches will close. Instead they will move to a new
DutchNews.nl / Posted 24 days ago
cities. None of the other branches will close. Instead they will move to a new address, a Randstad spokesperson told the Volkskrant. The move will result in annual savings for the company of around €90 to €100m. In an interview with the... Read more
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English proficiency test puts Dutch first, but is it true? The Volkskrant has doubtssecond year running in the English Proficiency Index (EPI), a survey by languag
DutchNews.nl / Posted 29 days ago
second year running in the English Proficiency Index (EPI), a survey by language course provider Education First (EF). The Volkskrant had its doubts and thought it was time to take a closer look. The media were quick to pick up on the Dutch score... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Delft University refuses to listen to PhD student dressed as pirateto defend his PhD thesis while dressed as a pirate has taken his case to the Ne
DutchNews.nl / Posted 30 days ago
to defend his PhD thesis while dressed as a pirate has taken his case to the Netherlands Institute for Human Rights, the Volkskrant reported on Thursday. Michael Afanasyev, a 38-year-old geohydrologist, claims he is a priest of the Church of the... Read more

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