Dutch supermarket products 50 percent cheaper than top brands

New research conducted by the Dutch Consumers’ Association (Consumentenbond) has revealed that top brands come with a very hefty price tag – almost 50 percent more than supermarket own-brands! Prices in Dutch supermarkets The Consumer’s Association visited 15 supermarket chains in the Netherlands, filling their shopping trollies with 125 different products from top brands, such … Meer lezen Dutch supermarket products 50 percent cheaper than top brands

No, the expats are not leaving, but coronavirus has made

Photo: Depositphotos.com There is little evidence that international workers are leaving the Netherlands because of the coronavirus epidemic, but fewer people are arriving, experts and organisations working with expats have told DutchNews.nl International schools say that while a few people have been called back to base, families are not packing up and leaving on a … Meer lezen No, the expats are not leaving, but coronavirus has made

Cafes and bars face 1am closure in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The

Cafes are expanding their terraces everywhere. Photo: DutchNews.nl Cafe and bar closing times are likely to be brought forward to 1am in six of the 25 Dutch safety board regions including Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague, Utrecht, Leiden and Haarlem, sources have told broadcaster RTL Nieuws. Prime minister Mark Rutte and health minister Hugo de Jonge … Meer lezen Cafes and bars face 1am closure in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The

New body to assess ‘vital’ public and private art

A new committee has been charged with assessing all arts and crafts held in the Netherlands and evaluating what is of vital importance – including objects acquired during colonialism and World War II. The Commissie Collectie Nederland, chaired by former CDA chief Sybrand Buma, is expected to first itemise everything of cultural value in public … Meer lezen New body to assess ‘vital’ public and private art

A brief history of a Dutch classic The kroket

Upon moving to the Netherlands, it shouldn’t take too long before you’re confronted with some version of the delicious and well-loved Dutch delicacy – the kroket. Whether it’s squished onto a lovely piece of white bread, sandwiched in a white bread roll, dipped in mustard, or eaten plain with a side of frietjes, the kroket never disappoints. … Meer lezen A brief history of a Dutch classic The kroket

Budget debate dominated by coronavirus, but nuclear power gets a

Mark Rutte, Kees van der Staaij (SGP) and Wopke Hoekstra during the debate. Photo: Bart Maat ANP The coronavirus pandemic dominated Wednesday and Thursday’s debate on the government’s 2021 spending plans, broadcaster NOS said in its report on the two day event. The debate, during which opposition parties try to force ministers to make changes … Meer lezen Budget debate dominated by coronavirus, but nuclear power gets a

Research into aggression caused by chewing sounds wins Dutch scientists

Photo: Depositphotos.com A Dutch Belgian team of scientists has been awarded an Ig Nobel for the second time in a row on Thursday. This time the team bagged the prize for medicine for diagnosing a disorder that makes people see red when they hear others chew, snore or sneeze. Professor of psychiatry Damiaan Denys, who … Meer lezen Research into aggression caused by chewing sounds wins Dutch scientists

Euthanasia centre has two year wait to assess mental health

Euthanasia centre has two year wait to assess mental health complaints – DutchNews.nl Saturday 19 September 2020 Photo: DutchNews.nl People who have such serious psychiatric disorders that they want to die typically have to wait for two years for assessment by a centre specialising in complex euthanasia requests. Trouw reports that the Expertisecentrum Euthanasie – … Meer lezen Euthanasia centre has two year wait to assess mental health

Extra coronavirus measures announced for six regions

19 September 2020, by At the press conference on Friday, September 18, Prime Minister Rutte and health minister De Jonge announced extra coronavirus measures for six regions in the Netherlands. The six regions affected The new measures apply to the following six regions: Extra measures for all six regions The following measures apply to all … Meer lezen Extra coronavirus measures announced for six regions

9 ways that perfectionism can lead to burnout

First of all, let’s clear up a really common misunderstanding: that perfectionism is a healthy mindset that leads to perfect results, perfect achievements, a perfect life etc. The truth is somewhat different: perfectionism is the stress we feel in order to be perceived as perfect by others or ourselves and the exhaustive effort we put … Meer lezen 9 ways that perfectionism can lead to burnout