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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.

Civil servants receive compensation for the costs of working from home

The Ministry of the Interior and the trade unions have agreed on a new collective labor agreement. The 120,000 civil servants receive an additional 0.7 percent wage, a one-off remuneration of 225 euros and the civil servants who work from home receive a one-off compensation for the period from mid-March to the end of the year.

Dutch regions among the largest corona hot spots in Western Europe

Compared to other countries in Western Europe, the Netherlands is in bad shape when it comes to the spread of the corona virus. The alarming figures from regions in the Netherlands, Belgium and France contrast sharply with the figures in countries that are taking stricter measures at an early stage.

Advice: put on a face mask in public indoor spaces in parts of Randstad and Brabant

In a large part of the Randstad and in and around Eindhoven, residents are urgently advised to wear a face mask in all public interior spaces. The Amsterdam mayor Femke Halsema said this on Monday evening.

Light earthquake measured in Drentse Winde

An earthquake was measured last night near the village of Winde in Drenthe, ten kilometers south of Groningen. The earthquake had a magnitude of 1.8 on the Richter scale.

Weather forecast: Sunny periods, but also clouds and showers here and there

Wednesday starts with sunny periods, but then the clouds from the west increase. During the day it can also rain: first in the west and later in the rest of the country. There is a strong to fairly strong south-westerly wind and it will be 19 to 25 degrees locally.

For a Magical Weekend: Harry Potter movie now on Netflix

Grab your invisibility cloak and the butterbeer, because it promises to be a magical weekend. Netflix surprises its subscribers with one of the newest additions to the Harry Potter universe: 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald'.

The news in five minutes

Good afternoon. To keep you up to date, we summarize the news of this Thursday. One article, five minutes. If you read this, you will know the most important thing.

Explosion at home in Amstelveen

An explosion took place on Wednesday evening at a house on Nicolaas Beetslaan in Amstelveen. The police reports this around 9 p.m.
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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.