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Life in prison for Dutch crime boss Holleeder, known from Heineken kidnapping

04 Jul 2019

AMSTERDAM Dutch crime boss Willem Holleeder was convicted by an Amsterdam court on Thursday for his involvement in five gangland killings, including of his own brother-in-law, and sentenced to life in prison.

Amsterdam's first woman mayor plans to overhaul red-light district

03 Jul 2019

AMSTERDAM Amsterdam's first female mayor launched plans on Wednesday to overhaul the city's red-light district and its window displays, in a bid to protect sex workers from gawking tourists. | Video

Dutch agency warns of cyber spying ahead of 5G report

27 Jun 2019

AMSTERDAM The Dutch intelligence agency (AIVD) on Thursday warned of the escalating threat of state-backed cyber espionage, saying the Netherlands was particularly vulnerable as a hub for international business, telecoms and human rights groups.

REFILE-Dutch agency warns of cyber spying ahead of 5G report

27 Jun 2019

AMSTERDAM, June 27 The Dutch intelligence agency (AIVD) on Thursday warned of the escalating threat of state-backed cyber espionage, saying the Netherlands was particularly vulnerable as a hub for international business, telecoms and human rights groups.

Dutch investigate KPN network outage, company blames software bug

25 Jun 2019

AMSTERDAM The Dutch government launched an inquiry on Tuesday into a nationwide network outage at telecoms company KPN that knocked out emergency service numbers for nearly four hours, with the company pointing the finger at a software error.

Shell's lead in bidding for Dutch Eneco increases as Enel, Total drop out: sources

24 Jun 2019

LONDON A domestic consortium set up by Royal Dutch Shell and pension fund manager PGGM has taken a bigger lead in the race for Dutch energy company Eneco as two other contenders have dropped out, sources close to the matter said.

Shell's lead in bidding for Dutch Eneco increases as Enel, Total drop out -sources

24 Jun 2019

LONDON, June 24 A domestic consortium set up by Royal Dutch Shell and pension fund manager PGGM has taken a bigger lead in the race for Dutch energy company Eneco as two other contenders have dropped out, sources close to the matter said.

Russians, Ukrainian to face murder charges over downing of Flight MH17

20 Jun 2019

NIEUWEGEIN, Netherlands Three Russians and a Ukrainian will face murder charges for the deaths of 298 people aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 that was shot down over eastern Ukraine in 2014, the international investigative team said on Wednesday. | Video

Dutch lawmakers step up tax demands on multinationals

12 Jun 2019

THE HAGUE Dutch lawmakers have launched an inquiry into how to make multinationals pay their fair share of tax, after public criticism that government reforms do not go far enough.

Athora, NN Group buy Dutch insurer Vivat's operations

07 Jun 2019

AMSTERDAM Dutch insurer Vivat said on Friday it had agreed to a buyout deal with private life insurer Athora.

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