Dutch government to warn draconian measures may be on the

With police breaking up illegal parties across the country and the number of coronavirus infections approaching 300.000, Prime Minister Mark Rutte met with experts and members of the Dutch government to discuss potential future national coronavirus measures.  Cabinet meeting to discuss coronavirus measures At the press conference on October 13, Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Health Minister … Meer lezen Dutch government to warn draconian measures may be on the

Ajax top Eredivisie after 13-0 win as Covid-hit PSV lose

Heerenveen’s 4-0 win over Emmen was “watched” by 15,000 teddy bears. Photo: ANP/ Cor Lasker Ajax’s historic 13-0 thumping of VVV Venlo put them on top of the Eredivisie on goal difference after a Covid-hit PSV went down 2-1 in Arnhem. Vitesse secured their first home win over PSV since 1997 with a header by … Meer lezen Ajax top Eredivisie after 13-0 win as Covid-hit PSV lose

Weekend coronavirus cases show slight drop amid IT issues

Weekend coronavirus cases show slight drop amid IT issues – DutchNews.nl Sunday 25 October 2020 Groups may be no bigger than four. Photo: DutchNews.nl A total of 18,880 new coronavirus cases were reported to the public health institute RIVM this weekend, after a computer problem stopped officials collecting an accurate figure on Saturday. On Saturday, … Meer lezen Weekend coronavirus cases show slight drop amid IT issues

Police break up parties as 300 gather for rave on

Police break up parties as 300 gather for rave on Hilversum building site – DutchNews.nl Sunday 25 October 2020 Partygoers leaving the scene. Photo: Politie.nl Police broke up several illegal parties on Saturday night, the biggest of which held on a building site near Hilversum and was attended by some 300 people. Organised events at … Meer lezen Police break up parties as 300 gather for rave on

6 videos celebrating the history and culture of Amsterdam

In honour of Amsterdam’s 745th birthday on October 27, here’s a list of some of IamExpat’s favourite videos that celebrate everything that makes Amsterdam such an amazing city! 1. The best hidden spots in Amsterdam Amsterdam is known around the world for its canals, museums, and coffee shops, and is visited by millions of people every … Meer lezen 6 videos celebrating the history and culture of Amsterdam

This neighbourhood in Almelo is already ready for Christmas

Halloween, Sint-Maarten, and Sinterklaas haven’t even been and gone yet, but this neighbourhood in the Dutch city of Almelo is already set for Christmas. Festivities started a little earlier this year, and residents have already put up their extravagant Christmas decorations!  Christmas in Almelo Every year, the residents of Vinkenplein in Almelo go all-out, lighting … Meer lezen This neighbourhood in Almelo is already ready for Christmas

Video Laugh and learn with these 10 hilarious Dutch expressions

25 October 2020, by All languages have unusual sayings, and if you’re a native speaker you regularly don’t even notice quite how strange what you’re saying is. But, when making the Netherlands your new home, you have to get used to hearing a whole new language – and Dutch has it’s own weird and wonderful … Meer lezen Video Laugh and learn with these 10 hilarious Dutch expressions

Thais in the Netherlands show solidarity with pro-democracy protestors

Thai protestors in The Hague. Photo: Louise Rasmussn A group of 20 Thai protesters gathered in front of the Peace Palace in The Hague on Thursday afternoon to raise awareness about the struggle for democracy in Thailand. Political unrest in Thailand has increased over the past few months, with tension escalating after tens of thousands … Meer lezen Thais in the Netherlands show solidarity with pro-democracy protestors

Rare pre-war colour footage shows murdered resistance leader from Friesland

A still from the footage A piece of rare colour film footage from 1939 has emerged showing volunteers on the lookout for enemy planes during a training exercise in Sneek in Friesland. The images came to light when the Scheepvaartmuseum Sneek was collecting material for an exhibition on the liberation of the town on April … Meer lezen Rare pre-war colour footage shows murdered resistance leader from Friesland