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Peter van der Vorst is considering therapy after Apeldoorn attack

Peter van der Vorst (48) is still thinking about taking therapy because of his presence at the attack in Apeldoorn, on Queen's Day 2009. He told this on Sunday in the program 'De Press Tribune'. A car ran into a procession involving the royal family, killing eight.

Accountants: CDA party leader election was full of mistakes

The party leader election at the CDA was so full of shortcomings that the party board could have designated 'anything but a winner'. Two chartered accountants conclude this in a letter to the CDA board. The letter is in the hands of the political editorial staff of RTL Nieuws.

The cabinet can still take these measures to reduce the number of infections

The cabinet may announce new restrictions now that the number of infections remains high. What measures can the cabinet still take?

RIVM publishes corrected figures: 10,211 positive tests

The RIVM reported 10,211 positive tests on Sunday. It was already clear in advance that this number would not be correct: due to ICT problems at the GGDs, too few tests were reported on Saturday. The too low number was corrected on Sunday.

Deceased person found in house Wognumstraat

The police have announced that a deceased person has been found in a house on Wognumstraat in the Leyenburg district. Extensive research is still being done at this point. Part of the street is cordoned off with black fences. The police cannot yet say whether there has been a crime.

“Current corona policy is not worth enormous damage to the economy, the hospitality industry, culture and healthcare”

The Netherlands should think radically differently about its corona approach, say professors Rudi Westendorp and Marli Huijer. They argue for a national corona agreement, in which saving lives is no longer the only important goal. "We have to learn to accept again that death is part of life."

Finally the novel Jahrestage can be read in Dutch

Finally the novel Jahrestage can be read in Dutch. A year in the life of Gesine Cresspahl is the magnum opus of the German writer Uwe Johnson. Translator Marc Hoogma worked on it for 7 years. "I thought: should I just get into it for fun?"

Record number of infections, but cabinet is still waiting: “Too early to see effect lockdown”

Despite the record number of infections, the cabinet is not yet taking any new measures against the corona virus. There will be an alcohol clock for hotels to combat confusion and abuse.

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Record number of infections, but cabinet is still waiting: “Too early to see effect lockdown”

Despite the record number of infections, the cabinet is not yet taking any new measures against the corona virus. There will be an alcohol clock for hotels to combat confusion and abuse.

Long-term pin outage stores Albert Heijn, Etos and Gall & Gall past

All stores of Albert Heijn, Etos and Gall & Gall had to contend with a pin failure since early morning on Friday, a spokesperson confirms to NU.nl when asked. The malfunction was not resolved until the beginning of the afternoon.

Exotic leaf flea released in the Netherlands to combat invasive plants

Biologists have released an exotic leaf flea at three locations in the Netherlands to see if it can help combat the invasive Japanese knotweed. The University of Leiden reports this on Thursday.

Hema takeover in sight: Jumbo family Van Eerd and Parcom conclude conditional deal with bondholders

Jumbo family Van Eerd and investment company Parcom have reached an agreement in principle about the takeover of Hema. The two together pay an amount between 434 and 466 million euros. They are given eight weeks in which they are the only ones allowed to negotiate the purchase.

Amsterdam Dance Event now goes online all year round

Covid-19 messed up the plans of the two new directors of Amsterdam Dance Event. With a digital platform for electronic music, they are now making a virtue of necessity.

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The cabinet can still take these measures to reduce the number of infections

The cabinet may announce new restrictions now that the number of infections remains high. What measures can the cabinet still take?

Deceased person found in house Wognumstraat

The police have announced that a deceased person has been found in a house on Wognumstraat in the Leyenburg district. Extensive research is still being done at this point. Part of the street is cordoned off with black fences. The police cannot yet say whether there has been a crime.

Steijn tests negative and returns to the couch at NAC

NAC Breda trainer Maurice Steijn returns to the field on Friday evening. The 46-year-old Steijn has tested negative for the corona virus, the number 2 of the first division reports.

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Lawsuit in Breda: bus driver abused because of duty to mask or not?

It could have been a firm legal statement against violence in public transport. But the case against the suspect of assaulting a bus driver, because he did not wear a mouth mask, will take some time.

Amsterdam cult leader is suspected of rape and child abuse

In Goch, Germany, an Amsterdammer was arrested on Wednesday, who founded the sect Order of Transformants. The man is suspected of ten cases of sexual abuse of children in Hoeven in Brabant, two rapes in Goch, deprivation of liberty and the physical injury of another cult member.

Dutch homeless (31) died in Milan: ‘loved in the neighborhood’

A homeless Dutchman was found dead on the street in Milan last week. It turns out to be 31-year-old Kevin, who has been in Italy for a long time. His death stirs up a lot in the neighborhood.

Are cafes and restaurants closed? Hotels tempt guests with lunch and dinner

While cafes and restaurants have to close to curb the second wave, hotels are promoting their food and drink offerings to still attract some visitors. "You can have lunch and dinner with us."

Miss Etam staff is still going to court to stop the demolition of the retail chain

Miss Etam's works council is going to court to prevent owner Martijn Rozenboom from closing more and more shops.

Judge: catering industry must keep doors closed

The doors in the catering industry will remain closed for the time being to reduce the increasing number of corona infections. About sixty catering entrepreneurs felt that they were disproportionately hit by the partial lockdown, but the judge does not agree.

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Accountants: CDA party leader election was full of mistakes

The party leader election at the CDA was so full of shortcomings that the party board could have designated 'anything but a winner'. Two chartered accountants conclude this in a letter to the CDA board. The letter is in the hands of the political editorial staff of RTL Nieuws.

RIVM publishes corrected figures: 10,211 positive tests

The RIVM reported 10,211 positive tests on Sunday. It was already clear in advance that this number would not be correct: due to ICT problems at the GGDs, too few tests were reported on Saturday. The too low number was corrected on Sunday.

Record number of infections, but cabinet is still waiting: “Too early to see effect lockdown”

Despite the record number of infections, the cabinet is not yet taking any new measures against the corona virus. There will be an alcohol clock for hotels to combat confusion and abuse.

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Peter van der Vorst is considering therapy after Apeldoorn attack

Peter van der Vorst (48) is still thinking about taking therapy because of his presence at the attack in Apeldoorn, on Queen's Day 2009. He told this on Sunday in the program 'De Press Tribune'. A car ran into a procession involving the royal family, killing eight.

Finally the novel Jahrestage can be read in Dutch

Finally the novel Jahrestage can be read in Dutch. A year in the life of Gesine Cresspahl is the magnum opus of the German writer Uwe Johnson. Translator Marc Hoogma worked on it for 7 years. "I thought: should I just get into it for fun?"

Unpublished book by Amsterdam photographer Ed van der Elsken discovered

The Rijksmuseum and the Nederlands Fotomuseum have discovered a design for an unpublished photo book in the estate of Ed van der Elsken. Feest, as Van der Elsken wanted to call the photo album, will be published in book form on Friday. "You see extremes, from fairground to state visit, from smile to tear."

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Research on tuberculosis vaccine and COVID-19 is still ongoing, we now know this

Radboudumc and UMC Utrecht started a trial in March to see whether the vaccine against tuberculosis (the BCG vaccine) might protect healthcare providers against COVID-19. NU.nl wonders: Is more known about this?

‘Dutch blood banks will test for West Nile virus’

Blood banks in the Utrecht area will test supplied blood for the West Nile virus, Hart van Nederland reports Thursday. The reason is the first infection in the Netherlands.

The number of premature births during the corona crisis has fallen by about 20 percent

The number of premature births has fallen by 15 to 23 percent since the announcement of the ground rules on 9 March, according to data research from Erasmus MC on Wednesday. Further research is necessary to determine the cause of the decline.