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Very cozy: the royal couple already has a Christmas tree at home

With a horror year like 2020, people yearn for fun. Anyone walking down the street will already see the Christmas decorations hanging at many houses and our royal couple can also dust the Christmas balls. The tree has already been delivered to Noordeinde Palace.

Aegon sells activities in Central and Eastern Europe for 830 million euros

Insurer Aegon has sold its Central and Eastern European branch to Austrian industry peer Vienna Insurance Group (VIG), the insurer reports Sunday. This concerns insurance, pension and asset management in Hungary, Poland, Romania and Turkey. VIG pays 830 million euros for this.

Feyenoord escapes defeat at home against FC Utrecht

Feyenoord escaped the first defeat of the season in the Eredivisie on Sunday. The team of trainer Dick Advocaat played a 1-1 draw in De Kuip against the stronger FC Utrecht.

Petition against ‘exploitation of employees by Amazon’

Amazon must stop exploiting employees and do more corporate social responsibility. Trade unions worldwide are asking parliamentarians to sign the #makeamazonpay petition.

Unilever moves permanently to London despite impending “relocation fine” of 11 billion

After ninety years of joint history, Unilever will be a wholly British company with headquarters in London starting next Monday. This is despite an urgent law submitted by GroenLinks for a "relocation fine" of 11 billion euros, which the House has yet to consider.

Kickboxer Badr Hari becomes a father for the fourth time

Kickboxer Badr Hari becomes a father for the fourth time. His wife Daphne Romani is pregnant again, she announced on Instagram on Friday.

Black Week 2020: thirty online purchases per second

In the days leading up to Black Friday, which has already been renamed Black Week in the retail trade, the number of iDEAL transactions has risen to thirty per second. This is evident from figures up to and including Thursday from iDEAL owner Currence.

Amazon employees plan strike and protests for Black Friday

Employees of online shopping giant Amazon will protest and go on strike this Friday. This also includes personnel from distribution centers who send products to the Netherlands.

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Feyenoord escapes defeat at home against FC Utrecht

Feyenoord escaped the first defeat of the season in the Eredivisie on Sunday. The team of trainer Dick Advocaat played a 1-1 draw in De Kuip against the stronger FC Utrecht.

From villa to ‘bunker’: fuss about Guus Meeuwis new home

Bunker, mausoleum or crematorium. These are a few of the words that describe Guus Meeuwis' new-build house. Photos of his old and new house evoke a lot of indignant reactions on Twitter. Many people find it incomprehensible that Guus had his villa demolished to replace the current house.

The De Mol family feels threatened and blackmailed by a proposal about the publication of the book and has reported it

Talpa founder John de Mol and his son Johnny de Mol filed a complaint on Monday. They feel threatened and blackmailed by legal advisers from an ex-girlfriend of Johnny's.

Corrie van Gorp died at the age of 78: ‘She added something substantial’

Actress, dancer, comedienne and singer Corrie van Gorp passed away last weekend at the age of 78. She broke through in the seventies when she performed together with Willem Nijholt in the theater shows of Wim Sonneveld. Many Dutch people will remember her as Mrs. De Bok, a character that she played together with André van Duin (as Mr. De Bok).

Van Gerwen ‘deathly ill’ after missed match darts: ‘I was the boss on the podium’

Michael van Gerwen is deeply affected by his spectacular elimination in the quarterfinals of the Grand Slam of Darts. The Dutchman received no fewer than eight arrows on Sunday evening to decide the game against Simon Whitlock, but he missed them all and drew the short straw.

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Wiegman absent against the US for private reasons, Van der Gragt is also missing

National coach Sarina Wiegman of the Orange Women is not on the bench in Breda on Friday evening during the friendly international match against the United States. The fifty-year-old Hague misses the game due to private circumstances. Central defender Stefanie van der Gragt is also missing.

The Netherlands as a springboard for an international career

They are certainly there: foreign footballers, who achieve international status through the premier league. "There's a type of football being played here that bonds coaches love."

Feyenoord assistant Petrovic played with Maradona: ‘God is dead’

Zeljko Petrovic was told after the training of Feyenoord by player Marcos Senesi that Diego Maradona had died. The assistant of the Rotterdam club played at Sevilla for a few months in the early nineties with the Argentinian football legend, who died on Wednesday at the age of sixty after a cardiac arrest.

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Amsterdam is repentant by corona: from now on only “quality tourists” in the city

Amsterdam hopes to attract a different type of tourist after corona. A new image campaign abroad and measures to control visitor flows, such as a ban on Airbnb and a tax for day trippers, should help.

Blind Big Brother above the platform keeps train passengers 1.5 meters away

A network of sensors that is used at stations to combat unsafe situations during busy periods also appears to be suitable for checking whether travelers are complying with the 1.5-meter distance.

Also negative savings interest at SNS, ASN and Regiobank

If you have more than a quarter of a million in your savings account, you will have to pay negative interest at SNS, ASN and Regiobank from 1 March.

Can the Netherlands also start vaccinating in December?

The United States, Germany, Spain: they all have high hopes that they will be able to vaccinate the first people against the corona virus in December. Netherlands manage that?

Cabinet: mosques and weekend schools must disclose foreign money flows

Mayors and the Public Prosecution Service will have the right to request access to the funding of institutions that receive money from outside the European Union. Supervision of foreign money flows, for example to the organizations behind mosques, must prevent institutions from receiving this money to incite hatred, discrimination or intolerance.

Hundreds of millions of login details are on the street, including from Dutch sites

More than 226 million login details of 23,000 websites are on the street. That reports the Australian security researcher Troy Hunt. 155 of the websites have a domain name ending in .nl.

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Aegon sells activities in Central and Eastern Europe for 830 million euros

Insurer Aegon has sold its Central and Eastern European branch to Austrian industry peer Vienna Insurance Group (VIG), the insurer reports Sunday. This concerns insurance, pension and asset management in Hungary, Poland, Romania and Turkey. VIG pays 830 million euros for this.

Unilever moves permanently to London despite impending “relocation fine” of 11 billion

After ninety years of joint history, Unilever will be a wholly British company with headquarters in London starting next Monday. This is despite an urgent law submitted by GroenLinks for a "relocation fine" of 11 billion euros, which the House has yet to consider.

Petition against ‘exploitation of employees by Amazon’

Amazon must stop exploiting employees and do more corporate social responsibility. Trade unions worldwide are asking parliamentarians to sign the #makeamazonpay petition.

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Very cozy: the royal couple already has a Christmas tree at home

With a horror year like 2020, people yearn for fun. Anyone walking down the street will already see the Christmas decorations hanging at many houses and our royal couple can also dust the Christmas balls. The tree has already been delivered to Noordeinde Palace.

Kickboxer Badr Hari becomes a father for the fourth time

Kickboxer Badr Hari becomes a father for the fourth time. His wife Daphne Romani is pregnant again, she announced on Instagram on Friday.

Jochem Myjer has given a new look to hilarious Irritation Factor song

Thanks to his theater performances, Jochem Myjer (43) not only has a few striking jokes in his repertoire, but also musically some songs are indispensable. Besides the well-known 'Wakker Worden' song, his 'Irritation factor' is also very popular. Time to give it a new look.

Health

Script for deploying corona test subjects is finished: ‘there are always risks’

Internist-infectiologist Meta Roestenberg and her team are making the scenario if our country wants to use test subjects against corona. Healthy people are then deliberately infected with the corona virus. Over 30? Then you lose weight as a test subject. And there are risks. There is a fee in return, but is it worth it?

5,974 new corona infections, 254 more than yesterday

During the last 24 hours, 5,974 corona infections were reported to the RIVM. that is 254 more than yesterday. Also in this live blog: Amsterdammers of Turkish, Moroccan or Surinamese descent almost as often have covid-19 antibodies in their blood as Amsterdammers of Dutch descent. This percentage is only higher in the group of Ghanaians.

Can you get corona if you obey all the rules? ‘Chance is never zero’

If someone is infected with the corona virus, then they probably have not adhered to the corona rules, right? That does not always have to be the case, says a spokesperson for the National Institute for Public Health in the Environment (RIVM) in conversation with NU.nl.