Growing number of people rely on social security in the Netherlands

Posted on Aug 29, 2014 in News | 0 comments

Statistics Netherlands announced today that the number of social security claimants has risen by 8 thousand to 434 thousand in the second...

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People Who Cycle To Work Have Better Sex, Study Finds

Posted on Aug 29, 2014 in Health, News, photos | 0 comments

There are more bicycles than residents in The Netherlands and in cities like Amsterdam and The Hague up to 70% of all journeys are made by...

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Faster, more accurate flood warnings through EU research

Posted on Aug 28, 2014 in News | 0 comments

Timely flood alerts and real-time monitoring of flood emergencies can save lives and prevent damage to property, infrastructure and the...

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Dutch state recovered full amount paid to Icesave depositors

Posted on Aug 28, 2014 in News | 0 comments

The Dutch state has recovered the full amount it paid out in 2008/2009 to people who lost their savings when the Icelandic internet bank...

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Tablet market growth slows as penetration reaches 56% in Netherlands

Posted on Aug 26, 2014 in News | 0 comments

Growth in the tablet market is slowing in the Netherlands, as a majority of Dutch households already own one of the devices. In the second...

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Dutch car fleet to break 8 million barrier

Posted on Aug 26, 2014 in News | 0 comments

On 1 January this year, 7.9 million passenger cars were registered in the Netherlands, versus more than 5 million twenty-five years ago,...

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Dutch unemployment further down. More people finding work in the Netherlands

Posted on Aug 21, 2014 in News | 0 comments

Statistics Netherlands (CBS) announced today that unemployment has fallen for the third month in a row. More people recently found work....

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Dutch Home Prices Continue to Rise; Sales Up

Posted on Aug 21, 2014 in News | 0 comments

Prices of owner-occupied homes, excluding new constructions, were on average 1.9 percent higher in July 2014 than in July 2013. This was...

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Amsterdam’s Bijlmerpark to be renamed the Nelson Mandelapark

Posted on Aug 21, 2014 in News | 0 comments

The Amsterdam College of Mayor and Alderpersons has endorsed plans to change the name of the Bijlmerpark to the Nelson Mandelapark,...

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Netherlands Largest Supplier of Fries in Europe

Posted on Aug 20, 2014 in News | 0 comments

The Netherlands accounted for nearly one third of total European production (in euros) of frozen-potato products, making it the largest...

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