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The Forum for Democracy 'anonymous' referendum is not that anonymous at all. The voting system knows the full names, email and internet addresses of all voters, despite Forum trying to hide this.

‘Sinterklaas spends more this year and avoids the shopping street’

Sinterklaas is in a generous mood this year and spends an average of 84 euros on gifts. Many Sinterklaas have listened to the call of mayors and avoided the shopping streets. More than half of the presents have been purchased online and that is the first time, ING's Economics Department reports Friday.

Prime Minister Rutte does not count on an extension of the Christmas holiday

Prime Minister Rutte currently thinks that it makes no sense to extend the Christmas holidays by a week for the schools. "Now I would say that this measure has no dramatic effect. I do not expect the schools to close longer." The prime minister does have a reservation: "We will decide in the coming days. It could be different next week."

The Battle of the Scheldt has its premiere in all the halls of Vlissingen cinema

The war epos The Battle of the Scheldt will premiere in a unique way in Vlissingen on 14 December. CineCity will then be the first cinema in the Netherlands to show the film in all theaters throughout the day.

Employees work more hours since corona crisis, equally often overworked

During the corona crisis, employees started working more hours, both people who work from home and staff who work on location. They are not more often overwhelmed by this, TNO concluded on the basis of a survey among more than ten thousand people published on Friday.

Education and healthcare personnel will be given priority in corona tests from Monday

Some of the education and care staff will receive priority for corona tests from next Monday, the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport (VWS) reports Friday.

Delft students flout corona rules. “I am human and long for physical contact”

Delft students see that fewer and fewer fellow students are observing the rules. They fear additional measures.

Dutch research into “aversion to other people’s sounds” wins alternative Nobel Prize

Dutch research into the aversion that the sound of eating fellow humans can evoke has won prizes at the Ig Nobels. These alternative Nobel Prizes were created for "achievements that first make people laugh, then think".

Test, test, test? Rather wait, wait, wait: why the corona tests fail

The abundant testing against corona that the cabinet promised in May will not get going in practice, Rutte was told at the General Discussion. According to one, Prime Minister Rutte does not have his figures in order, according to Rutte himself it is because people without complaints are also tested. But what about really? Three statements weighted.

Tech company owned by ex-Dutchman experiences largest Wall Street IPO of the year

Former Dutchman Frank Slootman is responsible for the largest IPO of a software company ever with Snowflake. Who is he?

Test lab director: “The corona test system will soon crash completely. This is going to be a disaster “

Stay at home when you have a cold - and get yourself tested for corona. It is a "charming idea", says Bram Diederen, director of Microvida, one of the country's largest testing laboratories, but it is "almost impossible" in the current way. Reason for a different course, says Diederen.

New corona test gives results within an hour, test streets start experimenting with priority for educators and healthcare personnel

Corona test streets may soon receive a "fast lane", for people who receive priority because they, for example, teach or work in healthcare. This is what researchers expect from TNO, who, together with the GGD Amsterdam and RIVM, have developed a test that gives results within an hour.
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How anonymous is the Forum for Democracy ‘anonymous’ referendum?

The Forum for Democracy 'anonymous' referendum is not that anonymous at all. The voting system knows the full names, email and internet addresses of all voters, despite Forum trying to hide this.

‘Sinterklaas spends more this year and avoids the shopping street’

Sinterklaas is in a generous mood this year and spends an average of 84 euros on gifts. Many Sinterklaas have listened to the call of mayors and avoided the shopping streets. More than half of the presents have been purchased online and that is the first time, ING's Economics Department reports Friday.

Prime Minister Rutte does not count on an extension of the Christmas holiday

Prime Minister Rutte currently thinks that it makes no sense to extend the Christmas holidays by a week for the schools. "Now I would say that this measure has no dramatic effect. I do not expect the schools to close longer." The prime minister does have a reservation: "We will decide in the coming days. It could be different next week."