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No cut in state pension for victims of war

Recognised victims of war will not have their old age state pension (AOW) cut, regardless of where they live. The cabinet ...

News item | 08-07-2016 | 14:00

King and Prime Minister to attend Veterans’ Day

His Majesty King Willem-Alexander and Prime Minister Mark Rutte will attend the 11th Dutch Veterans’ Day in The Hague on Saturday ...

News item | 18-06-2015 | 16:29

Prime ministers Rutte and Harper to meet at National Military Museum

On 4 May 2015 Prime Minister Mark Rutte will meet with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Mr Harper is visiting the ...

News item | 30-04-2015 | 16:24

King, Queen and Prime Minister to attend Auschwitz commemoration

On 27 January, King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and Prime Minister Mark Rutte will attend a commemoration marking the 70th ...

News item | 05-01-2015 | 16:52

King and Prime Minister to attend Veterans' Day

His Majesty King Willem-Alexander and Prime Minister Mark Rutte will attend the 10th Dutch Veterans' Day on Saturday 28 June 2014 ...

News item | 20-06-2014 | 16:46

70th anniversary of D-Day commemorated in Arromanches

The Dutch servicemen who played a part in the liberation of Europe were remembered this morning in Arromanches, France. King ...

News item | 06-06-2014 | 10:00

State Secretary for Health, Welfare and Sport announces support for International Holocaust Memorial Day

State Secretary for Health, Welfare and Sport Marlies Veldhuijzen van Zanten has pledged to provide additional funding for the ...

News item | 06-02-2012 | 12:56

Defence organisation recovers military casualties of war

In the week of 5-11 September, in the town of Groesbeek in the Dutch province of Gelderland, the Recovery and Identification ...

News item | 21-09-2011 | 15:47

British motorcyclists escorted past WWII route

During the first weekend of June, motorcyclists of 11 Airmobile Brigade and the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee escorted a team of ...

News item | 15-06-2011 | 13:33

Faber must undergo sentence in Germany

War criminal Faber must undergo his sentence of life imprisonment in Germany. This is written today by Minister Opstelten of ...

News item | 01-06-2011 | 13:40

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