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Researchers develop low-cost app to help combat fear of heights

Researchers in Amsterdam have developed an app to beat vertigo that they say is just as effective as a course...

25 March 2019 pm31 2:10 pm

Mane attraction: rampant lion in Amsterdam storms box office in China

A Dutch horror film that flopped at the cinema on its first release has become an unexpected hit in China....

25 March 2019 pm31 1:46 pm

Dozens hold two minutes’ silence for victims of Utrecht shooting one week on

Dozens of people have gathered at the 24 Oktoberplein in Utrecht exactly one week after a man shot dead three...

25 March 2019 pm31 1:06 pm

South Africa’s Naspers to list international businesses in Amsterdam

South African tech and media investor Naspers is spinning off its main internet businesses and listing them on the Amsterdam...

25 March 2019 am31 9:46 am

Gap widens between cheapest and most expensive places to buy a home

The gap between the cheapest and most expensive places in the Netherlands to buy a home has never been so...

25 March 2019 am31 9:26 am

Russian millionaire and former MP ‘still has refugee status in Netherlands’

A Russian multi-millionaire and former member of parliament has retained his Dutch refugee status despite not living in the Netherlands...

25 March 2019 am31 9:21 am

Nearly eight million people flew via Dutch airports last year

Nearly eight million passengers moved through airports in the Netherlands last year, a rise of 4.5% on 2017, according to...

25 March 2019 am31 9:14 am

Politicians on all sides condemn ‘shoot Baudet’ chants at demonstration

Prime minister Mark Rutte has condemned a small group of demonstrators who chanted death threats against Forum for Democracy (FvD)...

25 March 2019 am31 8:52 am

Organic food is getting cheaper, sometimes beats A brands

Organic food has gone down in price compared with ordinary foodstuffs and in some cases may be cheaper than A...

25 March 2019 am31 8:50 am

Cut city traffic speeds to 30 kph, says car industry lobby group

The maximum speed limit in Dutch cities should be reduced from 50 kph to 30 kph, according to car industry...

25 March 2019 am31 8:27 am