The Netherlands, an outsider's view.

The Netherlands, an outsider's view.

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DRUGS
Over 80 kilos cocaine found aboard KLM-affiliated plane; multiple Dutch arrested

FOCUS
“Hier Alleen Pinnen.” Is the prohibition of cash payment legal?

FINANCE
ABN AMRO first major Dutch bank to lower savings interest to 0%

DEATH
More Dutch than ever choosing to be buried in the wild as natural burials surge

TRAVEL
Dutch-Iranian woman stopped at Schiphol; banned from entering U.S.

MIGRANTS
Last decade, over 2500 children went missing from Dutch asylum centers

EDUCATION
Universiteit Twente becomes first Dutch university using English as official language

SCANDAL
In wake of scandal, Dutch tax office to be broken up

CRIME
Three men wanted for €3 million Schiphol warehouse theft

HOUSING
Dutch housing crisis is now an “emergency” says real estate association chief

LABOR
Leeuwarden sex workers more vulnerable to human trafficking

2019 saw largest Dutch consumer price increase in nearly 2 decades; wage growth lags

TRAVEL
Body parts found in Schiphol suitcase

LABOR
Dutch entrepreneurship at record highs; 2/3 owned by men

BE
Identity, creativity, and subsidy cuts: the cultural conflict in Flanders

GEO POLITICS
Dutch defence minister “understands” assassination of Iranian general

HOUSING
Average Amsterdam home price exceeds €500,000 for first time ever

CRIME
More bomb letters delivered across the country

TERRORISM
Amsterdam Islamic secondary school targeted in apparent arson attack

POLITICS
Dutch Defense Ministry halts military training operations in Baghdad