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The travel ban for the Netherlands as of 5 August 2020

The Netherlands has reinstated the travel ban for Algeria as of 5 August 2020 at midnight. This decision was taken based on a ...

News item | 05-08-2020 | 10:32

Traffic signs in the Netherlands now available online

A world first: with effect from 31 July, the Netherlands will be the first country in the world to provide a digital overview of ...

News item | 04-08-2020 | 15:09

Blok: ‘EU condemns malicious behaviour in cyberspace’

Today, six individuals and three entities that are responsible for some of the most harmful cyberattacks in recent years will be ...

News item | 30-07-2020 | 15:51

Shell and Eneco to build third unsubsidised Dutch offshore wind farm

CrossWind, a consortium comprising Shell and Eneco, is going to build and operate the third unsubsidised wind farm in the Dutch ...

News item | 29-07-2020 | 18:05

Possession of paedophiles' charter to become punishable by up to four years' imprisonment

The dissemination, acquisition and possession of instruction manuals containing tips and tricks for sexually abusing children ...

News item | 23-07-2020 | 12:07

Amended Public Administration (Probity Screening) Act to come into force

The amendment to the Public Administration (Probity Screening) Act (Wet Bibob) is set to take effect on 1 August 2020, which will ...

News item | 22-07-2020 | 12:13

KPN, T-Mobile and VodafoneZiggo acquire frequencies in Dutch mobile communications auction

In a Letter to Parliament today, State Secretary Mona Keijzer for Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, officially announced that ...

News item | 21-07-2020 | 17:45

Minister Grapperhaus relaxes rules for long-distance relationships

The Minister of Justice and Security, Ferdinand Grapperhaus, has decided to ease the travel ban on the entry of partners from ...

News item | 16-07-2020 | 17:10

European funding for Dutch infrastructure

This year, the Netherlands will receive a EUR 62 million grant from the European Commission, intended for infrastructure ...

News item | 16-07-2020 | 15:27

The Netherlands brings MH17 case against Russia before European Court of Human Rights

Today, the Dutch government decided to bring Russia before the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) for its role in the downing ...

News item | 10-07-2020 | 12:30