A damning official report into a string of scandals at Dutch housing corporations describes some bosses as ‘sun kings’ who refused to take any responsibility for their actions.
A doctor who ran a private plastic surgery clinic has been found not guilty of mutilating dozens of women because of a lack of evidence.
The national lottery organisation Staatsloterij is under fire from consumers for secretly lowering the chances of winning a prize.
The well-educated and low-skilled in the Netherlands are living more and more in separate worlds, leading to ‘feelings of unease’, according to a new report published on Thursday by two government think tanks.
A dead puffer fish has been found washed up on the beach of the Wadden Sea island of Texel.
Supermarket group Jumbo is to start selling edible insect products in all its stores next year, the Dutch market number two said on Thursday.
The consumers' union Consumentenbond has asked ABN Amro and Rabobank to explain why they are putting up bank charges by 5% next year.
Fewer than 10 women a year die in childbirth in the Netherlands compared with 241 in 1950, the national statistics office CBS said on Thursday.
This week's four-day trade mission to China has resulted in orders for Dutch companies worth at least €500m, according to foreign trade ministry officials.
Officials in Ukraine say the Netherlands could have had direct access to the crash site of Malaysian Airways MH17 if Dutch diplomats had talked to rebel leaders, current affairs show Nieuwsuur reported on Wednesday evening.
The defence ministry has appointed a senior official to head the task force investigating the use of cancer-causing paint at a Twente airbase who for years was in charge of the unit and ignored complaints, current affairs show EenVandaag reported.
Dutch internet company Peerby, which helps users borrow items from their neighbours, has raised €1.7m from a number of foreign investors.
The baby girl found abandoned in an underground rubbish container in the Amsterdam district of Nieuw West in the early hours of Sunday morning had been placed in a plastic bag, police say.
The speed limit on the A13 motorway between Rotterdam and Overschie is to remain 80 kph, the Council of State ruled on Wednesday.
Minor mistakes by government officials can end up having a major impact on ordinary people's lives, the national audit office says in a new report on Wednesday.
The Netherlands will continue to deport failed asylum seekers to Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea despite the ebola outbreak, junior justice minister Fred Teeven told parliament on Wednesday.
At least five asylum seekers from Syria have been refused refugee status in the Netherlands because they are war crimes suspects, Trouw reports on Wednesday.
The cabinet’s pledge to re-employ cleaning and catering staff as civil servants is floundering because it is too expensive, the Volkskrant reports on Wednesday.
The Dutch king and queen have arrived in Japan on an official visit and were welcomed in a special ceremony at the imperial palace in Tokyo by emperor Akihito and his wife Michiko.
The two coalition parties have developed a plan to stimulate housing corporations and developers to build more rental properties in order to slash waiting lists and meet the needs of the growing urban populations.
People who come to the Netherlands to marry a Dutch national often end up without work, particularly well-educated women, according to a new report from the government’s socio-cultural think-tank SCP.
Airline Air France-KLM saw its turnover fall to €6.6bn in the third quarter of 2014, compared with €7.1bn in the previous year, due in part to the impact of the pilots strike this summer.
Health minister Edith Schippers said on Tuesday she opposes reintroducing drugs testing at festivals so partygoers can find out what is in the pills they are taking.
The price of non-rent-controlled houses and flats has risen a further 1.5%, according to research by housing plaform Pararius.
A mugger who ran off with the handbag of a 76-year-old woman on Monday has returned it to her home with a written apology.
Weather bureau Weerplaza expects November 1 to be the warmest since formal records began in 1901, beating the official record of 17.3 degrees.
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