Dutch railway companies NS and Arriva have cancelled all services in the north of the country because of the winter gales battering the Netherlands.
The Dutch annual inflation rate fell marginally to 1.5% in November, down 0.1 percentage point on October.
The reorganisation of the Dutch prison system is being done so quickly that it has become chaotic, according to the FNV civil service union Abvacabo.
Court upholds suspended jail terms for illegal baby adoption
The appeal court in the Belgian city of Ghent has given suspended jail terms to a Dutch couple involved in an illegal adoption, according to Belgian media reports.
'TV magnate John de Mol sets sights on full SBS ownership'
Television producer John de Mol has approached Finnish media group Sanoma about taking over its remaining 67% stake in SBS, the Financieele Dagblad reports on Thursday.
RBS, S&P's sued in Amsterdam over investment losses
A group of 16 investors has launched legal action in the Netherlands against Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and credit rating agency Standard & Poor's, holding them responsible for major losses incurred during the credit crisis.
Prime minister backs honours list for children
The suggestion that children who do something significant to serve the public should also be rewarded in the official honours list has gone down well with prime minister Mark Rutte, Nos television reports.
Achmea to cut 4,000 jobs: what the media say
The news that insurance giant Achmea is to reduce its workforce by 20% has generated wide-ranging reaction in the Dutch media.
Code yellow storm warning issued for Thursday
The KNMI weather bureau on Wednesday issued a code yellow storm warning for all of the Netherlands on Thursday, saying winds of up to 130 kph will hit northern parts of the country.
Police send 350 illegal firework video warnings
Secret police methods to track down people buying illegal fireworks online have resulted in 350 people being sent video warnings by email, RTL news said on Wednesday.
Father of murdered girl wants compensation from her killer
The father of a girl whose rape and murder was solved earlier this year after a 13-year investigation is demanding €250,000 from her killer, the Telegraaf reports on Wednesday.
MPs call for tougher controls on EU immigration
The ruling VVD and opposition CDA support tougher controls on EU immigration and want the cabinet to back British prime minister David Cameron’s call for limits, the Volkskrant reports on Wednesday
NS to remove most yellow timetable boards from stations
Dutch railway company NS is to remove most of the yellow timetable boards from its stations because too few people still use them, Nos television said on Wednesday.
Insurance giant Achmea to shed 4,000 jobs, 20% of its workforce
Insurance company Achmea is to cut its 19,000-strong workforce by 20% over the next three years, Nos television said on Wednesday morning.
Geese cull coalition collapses in dispute over winter shooting
The controversial plan agreed by bird protection group Vogelbescherming, the forestry commission and farming organisations to cull the Dutch goose population has collapsed, the Volkskrant reports on Tuesday.
NS may need to find an extra €119m for Fyra debacle
Dutch railway company NS may have to find a further €119m to pay for the cancellation of the high-speed Fyra train.
Rijksmuseum welcomes two millionth visitor
The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam on Tuesday welcomed its two millionth visitor since its reopening on April 13 this year.
Central bank warns consumers to be careful with unregulated bitcoins
The Dutch central bank on Tuesday warned consumers about the rising popularity of virtual currency such as bitcoins, pointing out that they currently fall outside official regulatory channels.
Chemical storage group Odfjell fined €3m for environmental offences
Bulk chemicals storage group Odfjell was ordered on Tuesday to pay a €3m fine for a string of environmental offences at its Rotterdam operations.
Former VVD politician jailed for three years for bribery and fraud
A former Noord-Holland provincial councillor for the right-wing VVD has been jailed for three years for bribery and fraud.
Blasphemy law will be scrapped
Blasphemy will be removed from the statute books following a majority vote in the upper house of parliament on Tuesday.
Dutch public services far from corrupt but need 'maintenance'
The Netherlands has improved its position by one place in the annual Corruption Perceptions Index published on Tuesday.
Six out of 10 clubbers have taken ecstasy in the past year
Six out of 10 Dutch youngsters have taken the party drug ecstasy at least once in the past year, according to research by the Trimbos addiction clinic.
Pope tells Dutch bishops to speak out on sensitive matters
Pope Francis told Dutch bishops to speak out on marriage, euthanasia and the family during their visit to the Vatican at the weekend.
Eastern Groningen towns fear financial impact of jobs plan
The government’s plans to integrate disabled people into the normal workforce will cause major financial problems in parts of eastern Groningen province, the Financieele Dagblad reports on Tuesday.
Low-cost airlines exploit young pilots with pay-to-fly
Young pilots are being exploited by low-cost airlines which make them pay to work as co-pilots, the Dutch pilots' union VNV said on Tuesday.