Pensioners and schoolchildren call for action on climate change

Photo: DutchNews.nl A gray day in Amsterdam did not prevent thousands of demonstrators from attending the capital’s biggest climate march on Saturday. Some 40,000 people marched from Dam Square to…

Ajax and Abdelhak Nouri’s family reach agreement on damages

Tributes to Nouri during a match between Ajax and Nice, shortly after his heart attack. Photo: Olaf Kraak ANP The family of Ajax footballer Abdelhak Nouri reached a four-year compensation…

Over 40,000 calls to action on climate change at protest in Amsterdam

Photo: DutchNews.nl Tens of thousands of people marched in Amsterdam on Saturday to call for global action on climate change. According to an estimate by organizers, more than 40,000 people…

Virus rules to stay as fourth wave strikes, leading doctor says

The government’s first medical consultant, Dr Jean-Claude Schmit Photo credit: Sibila Lind Luxembourg is unlikely to ease its restrictions on coronaviruses in the coming weeks, the country’s top doctor said…

No QR code needed for Sinterklaas parades next weekend

Photo: Depositphotos.com Families heading to the Sinterklaas parades in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht and Eindhoven on November 13-14 will not have to present a valid coronavirus pass to participate in the…

Dutch consumer watchdog investigates green washing in the garment industry

Photo: Pixabay.com Six popular clothing brands may make false sustainability claims, an investigation by Dutch consumer and market authority ACM has found. The consumer watchdog, which contacted some 70 clothing…

Nearly 11,000 positive tests and hospital admissions continue to increase

Photo: Depositphotos.com The number of positive coronavirus tests in the Netherlands rose sharply again within 24 hours until Friday morning, reaching 10,949. That’s more than 2,100 more than last week’s…

Police seize record number of illegal fireworks from German bunker destined for Dutch market

Part of the transport. Photo: Politie.nl Dutch and German police seized a transport record of more than 120 tons of illegal fireworks in the border area with Germany, which they…

ADO Den Haag football club bought by American company

The financially troubled football club ADO Den Haag is to be acquired by the American company Globalon Football Holdings. The ADO, demoted to the Premier League last season, has been…

Three arrested for coronavirus code fraud, illegal sharing is widespread

Photo: DutchNews.nl Three women have been arrested in the trade in fraudulent QR codes for coronavirus passes following a whistleblower, Amsterdam police said. Two women, aged 30 and 31, were…