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Colonies of Benevolence in the Netherlands added as a World Heritage Site (finally!)

This transnational heritage website contains the 200-year-old settlements in Frederiksoord, Wilhelminaoord, and Veenhuizen in Drenthe, and the Belgian colony in Wortel. The NOS reviews that the Colonies of Benevolence have made it onto the UNESCO World Heritage checklist after a failed try in 2018. They had been initially arrange in 1818 as a mission to […]

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Dutch universities insist on on-campus teaching without distancing

The Dutch authorities has requested universities within the Netherlands to organize two eventualities for the opening of the brand new educational 12 months: one the place all schooling takes place with 1,5 metres distancing, and one with out. Nevertheless, the chairman for the Affiliation of Universities (VSNU) says that “figuring out two side-by-side eventualities is an […]

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2021 sees increase in immigration to the Netherlands following unprecedented lows in 2020

For years the variety of folks shifting to the Netherlands has been rising, however the coronavirus disaster was an impediment to this final 12 months. In 2020, 44,000 fewer migrants arrived within the Netherlands than did within the earlier 12 months — in 2019, this quantity was 171,000. In accordance with figures from the Central […]

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Dutch dying out? A quarter of people in the Netherlands don’t speak the language at home

We prattle so much about how nice the Dutch are at English, however apparently, it’s not the one language they appear to be talking across the dinner desk. Statistics Netherlands reviews that nearly 1 / 4 of over 15s converse a language aside from Dutch at house. It seems residents within the Netherlands are a […]

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Fake travel tests: major data breach at a coronavirus testing company

A significant knowledge breach at Testcoronanu, a coronavirus testing firm, made it doable to get pretend journey certificates and admission tickets within the CoronaCheck app — with out even taking a take a look at. However by including simply two traces of code of their internet browsers, individuals may fill of their particulars, enter what […]

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GGD accidentally flings open doors for second vaccination without an appointment

A misunderstanding allowed individuals to stroll in for his or her second vaccination — no appointment mandatory. Twitter was abuzz over the weekend with experiences that numerous locations within the Netherlands had been permitting second pictures on a walk-in foundation. “Amsterdammers, you’ll be able to simply go get your second vaccine at RAI now. Even when […]

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Weekly update: a backlog of tests and reintroducing restrictions

The RIVM has launched its weekly coronavirus figures from July 7 to July 13. The variety of infections has risen exponentially in comparison with the earlier week. Over the previous week, the RIVM reported 51,957 new infections within the Netherlands. That is an unprecedented improve in comparison with the earlier week’s variety of 8,541 new infections. The share of optimistic exams rose […]

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Too soon! New coronavirus measures for the Netherlands just two weeks after restrictions removed

The Netherlands relaxed its restrictions drastically two weeks in the past, reopening nightclubs opened and ditching mouth masks. Now, we’re in bother. Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Minister of Well being Hugo de Jonge have returned to the rostrum as soon as once more to announce a brand new vary of measures. The prime minister […]

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Press conference tonight: these are the expected restrictions

A press convention is anticipated this night to deal with the rising variety of coronavirus infections within the Netherlands. It isn’t but clear whether or not this fast improve in infections will result in new restrictions, nonetheless, doable measures could embrace the cancellation of huge multi-day occasions. Political reporter Fons Lambie tells RTL Nieuws that […]

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Up, up, up! Highest ever increase as housing prices skyrocket

Final 12 months noticed the best improve in home costs within the Netherlands because the NVM started recording in 1995. The rise was highest within the north of the nation, whereas Amsterdam recorded the bottom yearly improve. Everyone knows that the housing market within the Netherlands is a problem. At present, the most affordable house […]

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