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  1. Criminalisation of espionage updated for the modern age

    Minister Yeşilgöz-Zegerius will today submit for consultation a legislative proposal to add a new provision to the Criminal Code. ...

    News item | 28-02-2022 | 12:31

  2. 3 steps to reopen the Netherlands

    COVID-19 infection rates are high, and many people are self-isolating or self-quarantining at home. But despite the high number ...

    News item | 15-02-2022 | 19:10

  3. Nearly all locations can be open until 22:00

    As of Wednesday 26 January, most locations in our country can once again be open, under certain conditions. This means that ...

    News item | 25-01-2022 | 19:10

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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