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European fisheries policy: fish landing rules

European fisheries ministers have reached an agreement about landing all fish caught. The new European fisheries policy aims to ...

News item | 28-02-2013 | 16:16

First results of horsemeat investigation

The vast majority of the controls carried out by the Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (Nederlandse Voedsel - en ...

News item | 25-02-2013 | 21:00

Greater energy cooperation between the Netherlands and Germany

At meetings on 31 January and 1 February 2013, Minister Henk Kamp of Economic Affairs agreed three important areas of cooperation ...

News item | 01-02-2013 | 21:06

Kamp: ‘It´s time for a European approach to sustainable energy’

‘We need to act jointly to ensure more green and affordable energy in Europe. It’s time for a single European approach to ...

News item | 01-02-2013 | 20:24

Additional safety measures for Groningen

The Dutch government and the Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij (NAM) are implementing new safety measures for people living above ...

News item | 25-01-2013 | 20:06

Video: Leading economist Mariana Mazzucato speaks at the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs

The Dutch government must risk making greater investments in knowledge and innovation, according to leading economist Mariana ...

News item | 24-01-2013 | 16:11

Ban on import of illegally-logged timber

A ban on the import and sale of illegally-logged timber will enter into force on 3 March 2013. The ban also applies to products ...

News item | 27-12-2012 | 15:08

Sufficient quota for Dutch fisheries

In 2013 Dutch plaice and sole fishing vessels will put to sea as often as in 2012. The Dutch delegation at the annual Fisheries ...

News item | 20-12-2012 | 13:07

Dutch sustainable project receives €199 million EU subsidy

The Dutch project Woodspirit will receive €199 million from a EU subsidy scheme to stimulate renewable energy projects. The ...

News item | 18-12-2012 | 14:34

Single EU patent saves entrepreneurs time and money

EU competition ministers have decided to introduce a single EU patent to provide entrepreneurs with a simpler and more economical ...

News item | 10-12-2012 | 11:20