News
Expatica's guides for all you need to know about: rss

Dutch must improve investment climate, trade board says

28 April 2017 | 0 comments

If the Netherlands is to continue to grow as an international trading country, then it must have the best fiscal investment climate in Europe, according to a report by the semi-governmental Dutch Trade & Investment Board (DTIB).

Colder winter drove up Dutch energy usage in 2016

28 April 2017 | 0 comments

The Netherlands used 2% more energy last year than in 2015, due largely to the colder weather, national statistics office CBS said on Friday.

Dutch unions welcome Brussel’s plans for paid paternity leave

27 April 2017 | 0 comments

European Commission plans to bring in 10 days paid paternity leave for new fathers have been welcomed by Dutch unions but are unlikely to find much favour among employers.

King’s Night passes off peacefully and the rain stayed away

27 April 2017 | 0 comments

Hundreds of thousands of people kicked off the King’s Day celebrations at concerts and festivals all over the country.

Dutch king speaks about life, death and happiness in open tv interview

27 April 2017 | 0 comments

Some 4.3 million people watched Wednesday night’s televised interview with king Willem-Alexander in which he talked about his life, the death of his brother Friso and the MH17 disaster.

Long queues at Schiphol are due to negligence: KLM director

26 April 2017 | 0 comments

The long waits travellers at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport are currently experiencing are due to negligence on the part of the airport authorities, the operational director of airline KLM says in Tuesday’s Telegraaf.

Dutch town considers giving birthday ear plugs to all 16-year-olds

26 April 2017 | 0 comments

Local officials in the Arnhem commuter town of Westervoort will today vote on whether or not to present all 16-year-olds with a set of earplugs to protect their hearing.

Dutch town considers giving birthday ear plugs to all 16-year-olds

26 April 2017 | 0 comments

Local officials in the Arnhem commuter town of Westervoort will today vote on whether or not to present all 16-year-olds with a set of earplugs to protect their hearing.

Give Dutch firms more defences against takeovers, MPs say

26 April 2017 | 0 comments

A majority of MPs in the new-look Dutch parliament would back legislation to protect Dutch companies against hostile takeovers, television current affairs show Nieuwsuur said on Tuesday.

Toxic stew: Police seize millions of euros in fake food, drink

25 April 2017 | 0 comments

Forget fake news. European police have joined forces to seize almost 10,000 tonnes of fake and harmful food and drink, from caviar to cashews, booze to bubbly water and even unassuming stock cubes.

Dutch IVF kids seek DNA tests from late sperm bank doc

25 April 2017 | 0 comments

A group of Dutch people born through IVF treatment demanded on Tuesday that DNA tests be done on the late head of a sperm bank who according to reports may have fathered up to 60 children.Jan Karbaat,...

‘Banks are misleading mortgage holders about fixed interest rate deals’

25 April 2017 | 0 comments

Home owners lobby group VEH is warning house buyers taking out 30-year mortgages they may not benefit from record low interest rates for the entire duration of the mortgage, broadcaster NOS said on Tuesday.

Dutch security expert warns UK will hack Brexit negotiations

25 April 2017 | 0 comments

A Dutch security expert has warned that the UK is highly likely to use cyberhacking to gain an advantage in the Brexit negotiations.

Dutch house prices soar 7% in March, biggest increase in 15 years

24 April 2017 | 0 comments

House prices soared 7.3% in March compared with the year-earlier period, the biggest monthly rise in 15 years, according to new land registry figures.

King’s Day set to be cold and wet, but the sun might show

24 April 2017 | 0 comments

The Netherlands is predicted to face one of the coldest King's Day on record, as temperatures are set to drop.



Expatica Offers