Meat consumption rises, Dutch now eat 200 million chickens a

Chickens on a factory farm. Photo: Depositphotos.com Meat consumption went up for the second year in a row in 2019, but the increase appears to be down to flexitarians and tourists, research by Wageningen Economic research for animal welfare organisation Wakker Dier has shown. ‘This is a very worrying trend at a time when every … Meer lezen Meat consumption rises, Dutch now eat 200 million chickens a

PostNL expects to deliver over 60 more parcels in run

PostNL expects to deliver over 60% more parcels in run up to Christmas – DutchNews.nl Thursday 22 October 2020 Will it get there before Christmas? Photo: PostNL Dutch postal service PostNL is expecting an increase in the number of parcels of 60% to 70% in the run up to Sinterklaas and Christmas as the Coronavirus … Meer lezen PostNL expects to deliver over 60 more parcels in run

Weekly coronavirus update 55.587 new cases, 185 deaths

20 October 2020, by The weekly report from the RIVM (National Institute for Public Health and Environment) reveals that, since the update last week, another 55.587 people in the Netherlands have tested positive for COVID-19, the illness that is caused by the new coronavirus.  Coronavirus situation in the Netherlands Of the people infected, another 185 people have died since last Tuesday*, October … Meer lezen Weekly coronavirus update 55.587 new cases, 185 deaths

Slight drop in coronavirus cases in last 24 hours, more

Slight drop in coronavirus cases in last 24 hours, more patients in hospital – DutchNews.nl Monday 19 October 2020 Photo: DutchNews.nl Coronavirus infections showed a slight fall on Monday after three days of slower rises, according to the latest daily update by the public health agency RIVM. Another 8,015 new cases were notified by local … Meer lezen Slight drop in coronavirus cases in last 24 hours, more

Teachers want stricter coronavirus measures, but none are on the

Teachers in schools across the Netherlands are calling for stricter coronavirus measures to be introduced, but Education Minister Arie Slob has said they are not (yet) needed.  Teachers feel the current set up is unsafe A poll conducted by the union Teachers in Action (LIA) found that 55 percent of teachers felt the current teaching … Meer lezen Teachers want stricter coronavirus measures, but none are on the

Local businesses add to pressure on Amsterdam to clean up

Photo: DutchNews.nl Eight Amsterdam employers organisations have joined forces in an effort to persuade the city council to radically reform the city’s image as a haven for sex and drugs, adding further pressure on officials to make major changes. In particular, city officials should act to tackle the window brothels in the red light district … Meer lezen Local businesses add to pressure on Amsterdam to clean up

NCTV Coronavirus leads to increased risk of extremist attack in

The Dutch counter-terrorism unit (NCTV) has warned in its quarterly threat assessment that, while there is no indication that an attack is imminent, there is nonetheless an increased risk of attack in the Netherlands from radicalised right-wing extremists.  NCTV 53rd National Threat Assessment The NCTV has identified a rise in the number of people online … Meer lezen NCTV Coronavirus leads to increased risk of extremist attack in

Coronavirus in the Netherlands what you need to know –

Coronavirus in the Netherlands: what you need to know – October 14 – DutchNews.nl Friday 16 October 2020 Masks are compulsory at Rotterdam’s hbo college. Photo Marco de Swart ANP Some 7.4 million people watched prime minister Mark Rutte outline the new measures the government is taking in an effort to contain the spread of … Meer lezen Coronavirus in the Netherlands what you need to know –

Coronavirus press conference Reactions to national semi-lockdown

At a government press conference on Tuesday evening, Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced that the Netherlands was headed into a semi-lockdown in an attempt to limit the spread of the coronavirus. But many are critical of this approach.  Coronavirus press conference Nearly 7,4 million people tuned in to watch Rutte and Health Minister Hugo de … Meer lezen Coronavirus press conference Reactions to national semi-lockdown

Weekly coronavirus update 43.903 new cases, 150 deaths

The weekly report from the RIVM (National Institute for Public Health and Environment) reveals that, since the update last week, another 43.903 people in the Netherlands have tested positive for COVID-19, the illness that is caused by the new coronavirus.  Coronavirus situation in the Netherlands Of the people infected, another 150 people have died since last Tuesday*, October 6, bringing the … Meer lezen Weekly coronavirus update 43.903 new cases, 150 deaths