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  1. Shops, gyms and hairdressers to reopen on Saturday 15 January

    The rules for sports, artistic and cultural activities, contact-based industries, shops and education will be relaxed on Saturday ...

    News item | 14-01-2022 | 20:30

  2. The next step in Greek-Dutch cooperation: guardianship action plan signed

    Minister for Migration Broekers-Knol, Greek Minister for Migration Mitarakis and Deputy Minister for Migration Sofia Voultepsi ...

    News item | 21-12-2021 | 12:14

  3. Slowing the spread of the Omicron variant: lockdown in the Netherlands

    It has become clear in the past week that the Omicron variant is spreading very rapidly in the Netherlands too. The Outbreak ...

    News item | 18-12-2021 | 19:15

  4. Evening closures prolonged, primary schools to shut a week early before Christmas

    The number of new coronavirus cases is still very high and there are still many COVID-19 patients in hospital. But the surge in ...

    News item | 14-12-2021 | 19:15

  5. Acute shortage of asylum reception spaces – government issues instructions

    There is an acute shortage of asylum reception spaces in the Netherlands. An intermittent outflow and high inflow will leave the ...

    News item | 14-12-2021 | 12:27

  6. Sexual violence to be tackled more swiftly and more often

    Thanks to updates to legislation, more criminal cases involving the prosecution of rape, sexually transgressive behaviour online ...

    News item | 06-12-2021 | 07:00

  7. Three quarters of Dutch citizens recognise NL-Alert thanks to test message

    Three quarters of Dutch citizens (74%) who received an NL-Alert test message last year have learned to recognise an NL-Alert sent ...

    News item | 30-11-2021 | 09:00

  8. Evening closures and stricter measures during the day

    The number of people testing positive for coronavirus has never been as high as during the past few weeks. Access to healthcare ...

    News item | 26-11-2021 | 19:11

  9. More high-security facilities and stringent regimes for serious criminals

    The approach to tackling organised crime has led to an increase in arrests of an ‘exceptional category’ of serious crime ...

    News item | 22-11-2021 | 10:58

  10. Grapperhaus announces urgent measures and an in-depth investigation into Working Under Cover in the police force

    Today, Minister Grapperhaus of Justice and Security submitted the public conclusions of the Brouwer Committee report to the House ...

    News item | 17-11-2021 | 12:02