Zwarte Piet supporters close motorway to stop demo as Sinterklaas arrives

A group of pro-Zwarte Piet campaigners blocked the A7 motorway for a time on Saturday morning, halting two buses taking...


Rabobank misleading on world hunger claims, says ad standards body

Rabobank has been told to re-edit a television advert in which the bank claims it is solving the world food...


New hiv infections on the decline but not fast enough: Aidsfonds

The number of new cases of hiv infection in the Netherlands is declining, but too slowly, campaign group Aidsfonds said...


English proficiency test puts Dutch first, but is it true? The Volkskrant has doubts

Are the Dutch the European champions when it comes to proficiency in English? The Dutch have come first for the...


Loosdrecht road racer jailed for four years for role in fatal crash

A father and son who took part in an impromptu road race through a Dutch village which left a 19-year-old...


Children ‘not as internet savvy as they think’

Dutch teenagers are not as web-enabled as they think, according to a new report which compared their opinions with a...


Amsterdam hotel rooms selling for same price as a corner house

The prices being paid for hotel premises in Amsterdam have exploded in the past year, with costs per room soaring...


Dutch YouTube vloggers have new advertising code

A group of Dutch YouTube vloggers will now report clearly when content is advertised, as part of a voluntary code...


Recovery largely bypasses small business sector: new figures

There is a sharp divide in the vital small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) sector in the Netherlands, according to new...


The Netherlands must prepare for a hard Brexit, senior MPs say

The Dutch government should make serious plans to deal with a hard Brexit, which could well become a reality now...