Morocco suspends flights to Netherlands as “measure against coronavirus”

No flights from Morocco. Photo: Brandon Hartley Air traffic between Morocco and the Netherlands, Germany and Great Britain is suspended from midnight Wednesday by measure of coronavirus, Moroccan airlines Air…

Unemployment drops to near pre-Covid levels

ADEM employment agency Photo credit: Steve Eastwood The unemployment rate in Luxembourg in September was almost equal to that before the coronavirus crisis hit the Grand Duchy, the employment agency…

Health chief doesn’t expect winter curfews despite rising coronavirus cases

Photo: DutchNews.nl New store and school closures, or a curfew, are unlikely to be imposed in the Netherlands this winter, despite the rise in the number of new coronavirus cases,…

Rise of hooliganism in football must be fought, warns Dutch federation

Photo: Depositphotos.com Even though supporters have only just been allowed into stadiums, football hooliganism is on the rise, the KNVB football association said. Some 45 investigations into unrest involving football…

Over 1,100 child care victims of child victims taken into care

Photo: Depositphotos.com More than 1,100 children whose parents were caught in the family allowance scandal were taken care of between 2015 and 2020, The figures from the national statistics agency…

Court interpreters go on strike for more pay, some lawsuits will be affected

A Dutch courtroom. Photo: Odi Busman Court interpreters are taking legal action for a raise, which means that some court cases and police interrogations cannot take place, NOS diffuser reported…

Opposition fails to pass independent flood inquiry

Opposition fails to pass independent flood inquiry weather situation Opposition parties had called for a body outside government to examine how the July floods could have been better handled Opposition…

Man allegedly planning to attack Rutte in court for a pro forma hearing

The 22-year-old Amsterdammer accused of plotting to kill Prime Minister Mark Rutte will appear in court for a pro forma hearing on Wednesday. The man allegedly tried both to recruit…

Eindhoven asphalt plant could be closed due to excessive benzene emissions

Eindhoven City Council has warned KWS road builders that it will shut down its ACE asphalt plant if excessive benzene emission levels do not decrease, the Eindhovens Dagblad reports. A…

€ 570m in spending and 300 fines: environmental inspectors in the spotlight

Work on the construction of a new underground bicycle park in Amsterdam. Photo: DutchNews.nl Government environmental service inspectors fined companies nearly 300 last year and issued more than 2,000 warnings,…