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PostNL to start delivering parcels seven days a week

07-30-2014

Postal firm PostNL, which recently abandoned Monday letter deliveries, is planning to experiment with delivering packages on Sunday.

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Court ends 'unreasonable' electronic tagging of Pim Fortuyn's killer

07-30-2014

Special parole conditions imposed on the killer of populist politician Pim Fortuyn following his early release from jail have been torn up by judges in The Hague.

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The Netherlands has liaison officer with Ukrainian army

07-30-2014

A Dutch military liaison officer has been attached to Ukrainian forces fighting pro-Russian rebels in the area where flight MH17 crashed nearly two weeks ago, the defence ministry confirmed on Wednesday.

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High street store Hema plans to scrap paid breaks for staff

07-30-2014

High street retailer Hema is aiming to cut costs by scrapping paid breaks for staff in its shops, bakeries and distribution centres, the Financieele Dagblad reports on Wednesday.

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Creator of Miffy the rabbit stops drawing

07-30-2014

Dick Bruna, the Utrecht artist behind the globally successful Miffy children’s books, has put away his pencils for ever, local broadcaster RTV Utrecht reports on Wednesday.

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15,000 more jobs set to go in financial services, says new report

07-30-2014

A further 15,000 jobs are set to go in the Dutch financial sector over the next five years, according to research by the state-run job centre UWV.

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Uber launches controversial taxi scheme in Amsterdam (update)

07-30-2014

Taxi company Uber has launched its controversial UberPOP system in Amsterdam in which private citizens can offer taxi services to others for around half the price of a traditional taxi service.

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Cost of renting a home in Amsterdam reaches record levels

07-30-2014

The cost of renting a home in Amsterdam has reached record levels, with a rise of 5.6% in the previous quarter, according to research by rental agency Pararius.

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Voting council says taking self-portraits while voting should be banned

07-30-2014

The Dutch voting council is urging home affairs minister Ronald Plasterk to ban the practise of taking self-portraits in polling stations.

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Officials again fail to reach MH17 crash site, MPs criticise Kiev

07-30-2014

Officials from the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe have once again failed to reach the MH17 crash site in Ukraine because of the security situation, Nos television reports.

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Amsterdam metro station is world famous for its architecture

07-29-2014

A metro station in Amsterdam is creating an international buzz for its design and has picked up a prestigious architectural award, the Parool reports on Tuesday.

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Fortis must pay compensation to shareholders: appeal court

07-29-2014

Shareholders in former financial services group Fortis have the right to compensation for damages caused when the bank had to be saved by the Dutch state in 2008, Amsterdam appeal court ruled on Tuesday.

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Young scientific researchers receive cash boost

07-29-2014

A group of 152 young, promising scientific researchers will be given a total of €38m by the education ministry to help them launch their careers.

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Corio plans merger with French peer

07-29-2014

Dutch property investment group Corio is in merger talks with French peer Klépierre, the Telegraaf reports.

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Football transfer season heats up - Feyenoord sells four players

07-29-2014

With over a month to go before the end of the summer football transfer season, the Dutch premier league has already lost a large number of experienced players, the Telegraaf says on Tuesday.

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Fighting in Ukraine again halts visit by accident investigators

07-29-2014

It is still too dangerous for Dutch accident investigators to travel to the area in Ukraine where Malaysia Airways flight MH17 came down, killing 298 people, a spokeswoman for the mission said on Tuesday.

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Staff unease grows at Greenpeace

07-29-2014

The row over commuting directors at environmental organisation Greenpeace and unease over investment losses has spread to the organisation’s international wing, the Volkskrant says on Tuesday.

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Rotterdam's mayor meets Jewish leaders to discuss Gaza tensions

07-29-2014

Rotterdam mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb is organising a series of meetings with different religious and ethnic groups in the port city in an effort to difuse any tensions which have arisen since the outbreak of hostilities in Gaza.

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Councils use loophole to cheat in government contract bidding

07-29-2014

Councils are making use of a loophole in the new law covering government contracts to continue undercutting private firms in the bidding process, the Financieele Dagblad said on Tuesday.

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Fighting forces MH17 investigators in Ukraine to turn back again

07-28-2014

Dutch investigators heading for the MH17 crash zone in Ukraine were forced to turn back on Monday because it was too dangerous to proceed.

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Very heavy rain in much of Holland leads to floods, traffic disruption,

07-28-2014

Very heavy rain in much of the Netherlands led to localised flooding and traffic disruption on Monday.

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Heavy rain, thunderstorms lead to flooding, Schiphol airport delays

07-28-2014

Very heavy showers and some thunder is set to hit much of the Netherlands on Monday, the KNMI weather bureau says.

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Dutch diplomatic mission largely unaffected by cutbacks: FD

07-28-2014

The impact of planned government cuts on the Dutch diplomatic service has been limited, the Financieele Dagblad reports on Monday.

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Dutch cyclist Marianne Vos wins inaugural La Course in Paris

07-28-2014

Dutch cyclist Marianne Vos won the first edition of new cycling race La Course in Paris at the weekend, as arch rival Lizzie Armitstead crashed in the final kilometre.

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Dutch nationals urged to leave Libya amid mounting violence

07-28-2014

Dutch nationals have been urged to leave Libya and travellers warned not to visit the country in transit because of the civil war.

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