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Oldest Dutch Neanderthal gets a face!

The oldest historic Dutchie, Neanderthal Krijn, has been given a facial reconstruction. Not like different reconstructions, Krijn has an approachable, smiling face. Whereas solely a fraction of his cranium survived, The Nationwide Museum of Antiquities in Leiden has reconstructed the traditional Nederlander‘s face — studies NOS. An newbie palaeontologist found a fraction of fossil on […]

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Dinner and a movie? But first, the Dutch cabinet wants you to prove you’re coronavirus free

Well being Minister, Hugo de Jonge has introduced that from the tip of September, individuals who wish to enter leisure venues, reminiscent of eating places, cafes, and cinemas might need to show that they’ve been vaccinated or have a damaging coronavirus check.   The cupboard had beforehand introduced that this measure would solely apply at […]

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Parents rejoice — more students leaving the nest during the lockdown

Maintain the transferring containers round as a result of extra college students are transferring out of their parental houses to dwell on their very own, based on the newest CBS figures. 25.9 thousand college students left to dwell on their very own in 2020 in comparison with the annual common of twenty-two thousand recorded within […]

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This week’s weather: an almost perfect blend of calm clouds, warmth, and sun

Image a cloud area with lovely breaks of solar rays within the afternoon: that’s the nice climate within the Netherlands making a late-summer surge! Monday’s most temperature is forecasted to vary from 20 levels on the Wadden islands to about 25 levels within the southeast. Later tonight, the temperature cools down to about 10 levels […]

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International students return to the Netherlands — but are Dutch universities ready?

As a brand new tutorial yr is upon us, the Netherlands is seeing a rise within the variety of worldwide college students attending Dutch larger schooling. Nonetheless, many universities are nonetheless battling in-person schooling due to the coronavirus measures.  Based on knowledge from the Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND), purposes for examine permits are again […]

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For health and productivity — could the Netherlands see a shorter work week?

The Dutch commerce union CNV is devoting their efforts in the direction of a change for 30 hours werkweek versus 36+ working hours, citing an enhance in burnout amongst Dutchies. In a CNV research, one in 5 employees within the Netherlands is going through burnout as this share drastically doubled from 11% to 21% as […]

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20,000 people protest in Amsterdam over, well, basically everything

About 20,000 individuals gathered for a seven-kilometre lengthy march by the Dutch capital yesterday. Beneath the motto “Collectively for the Netherlands,” the group protested the Dutch authorities’s coronavirus measures…but in addition the childcare allowance scandal, the Groningen affair, and the housing scarcity. What a listing! Municipality urged individuals to not be a part of the […]

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Late summer surge in temperatures — get ready for a warm weekend

The very best piece of stories for a Friday afternoon: we’re promised good climate for the weekend with the solar shining on for the times following. Buienradar’s meteorologist Maurice Middendorp couldn’t have dropped higher phrases: “Between 20 and 25 levels, with solar, little wind, what extra may you need?” — nothing extra in case you […]

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Let’s take a deep breath: mental health in the Netherlands is in decline

The fifth happiest nation on the planet is experiencing a severe decline in psychological well being in response to a CBS report from the primary two quarters of 2021.   Ranging from the age of 12, 15% of the Netherland’s inhabitants are psychologically unhealthy. The outcomes of this examine have been measured by an examination […]

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Two male Dutch fraternity members tie the knot to win ‘freshman points’

Many college students make loopy choices of their first yr of college. However getting married for factors would possibly take the cake because the craziest determination ever. Two first-year Dutch fraternity college students bought married so as to acquire ‘freshman factors’ (sjaarzenpunten). These factors apparently permit them to get into the next social standing inside […]

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