Netherlands

6 cringeworthy management mistakes that are killing your employees’ motivation

According to behavioral economist Dan Ariely, there’s a reason some people work harder than others. It’s not because they <i>have</i> to. It’s because they <i>want</i> to.<p>As simple as that sounds, creating a workplace where people <i>want</i> to put in the extra mile, as many business owners will tell you, is rather …

The Workplace

Powerful winds in the Netherlands push people to the ground – video

Ferocious winds have swept pedestrians off their feet in the Netherlands. Gusts of 90mph have battered many parts of Europe including Belgium, Germany and the UK. Three people have been killed in the Netherlands in extreme weather, and flights were suspended at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam.<p>Four …

Weather

Bad news! No trains tonight in the Netherlands!

<b>The NS, the Dutch Railway company, have at most a few trains tonight. In the evening rush hour there are no trains at all. The consequences of the</b> …

Trains

'Code red' storm halts Dutch trains and flights

<b>Dutch authorities have suspended all flights to and from Amsterdam Schiphol airport because of a severe storm.</b><p>Most rail traffic has also stopped as winds gust at up to 140km/h (90mph) across the Netherlands.<p>Schiphol, one of Europe's busiest airports, gave no estimated time for flights to …

India News

3 dead in severe storm; fruit & veg price rise beats junk food; severed 'head' left at mosque

Two people have been killed by falling trees in the Netherlands as winds of up to 120 kph battered the... More ><p>Police in Amsterdam are investigating …

Deadly storm makes crossing the street a battle in the Netherlands

At least two people have died as a result of winds gusting almost 90 mph that have pummeled cities and highways.

Weather

The Netherlands - a Circular Hotspot

The Netherlands is in transition. The government wants the country is to switch to a 100% circular economy by 2050. Innovative entrepreneurs are the …

Recycling

After 125 years, Gazelle rolls out its 15 millionth bike

A 1954 vintage women’s bike. Photo: By https://www.flickr.com/photos/23672158@N04/ via Wikimedia Commons<p>Bike maker Gazelle has just turned out its …

Dutch continue to read less, but paper still rules: report

Teenagers are less likely to pick up a book. Photo: Depositphotos.com<p>Just four in 10 teenagers pick up a book to read for leisure, as do just 49% of …

At least two killed as winter storm hits Netherlands - Xinhua

THE HAGUE, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- At least two people were killed as winds of up to 140 kilometers per hour battered the Netherlands on Thursday.<p>Police …

News (China)

People are literally blown away by this storm! (Video inside!)

We know it’s a heavy and serious storm and yes, you shouldn’t go outside. Code Red has not been signaled for nothing. Because as you can see people …

Weather

Dummy severed head and bloody corpse left outside Amsterdam mosque

Police in Amsterdam are investigating the discovery of a dummy severed head, covered in fake blood and tied to fence outside a mosque in the north of …

Aussies Abroad weekend preview: Caltex Socceroo meets Premier League champions

<b>Borussia Dortmund, Chelsea and Anderlecht are among the big name opponents that lay ahead of our overseas-based Caltex Socceroos this weekend.</b><p>Here's …

Soccer

At least two dead in Netherlands as storm lashes Europe

Dutch police say at least two people have been killed in separate wind-related incidents as a powerful storm lashes the Netherlands.<p>Police in the …

News (Ireland)

Getting a cheap Dutch train ticket: 7 tips for the best deals

A cheap Dutch train ticket exists?<p>I can hear you thinking this question from all the way over here. Yes, a cheap dutch train ticket does exist. Many …

Air Travel

Death in the Netherlands – how to deal with inheritance issues

Photo: Jan Dijkstra via Wikimedia Commons<p><b>The death of a relative is never an easy thing to deal with, but can be even more complicated and</b> …

Europe

Storm update: No planes and no trains in the Netherlands!

This storm in the Netherlands is so crazy that it’s literally blowing people away. As such, we’ve got some bad news for you DutchReview readers with …

Trains

Credit card use on the up in the Netherlands, boosted by online entertainment

Despite their lack of popularity in Dutch shops and supermarkets, credit card use in the Netherlands grew by 10.3% in...

CODE RED: Storm over the Netherlands intensifies - Don't go out there!

<b>That storm currently raging out there is only going to get worse (or more awesome) as the KNMI has issued a red code for the provinces of South and</b> …

Weather

Youngsters more likely to accept domestic violence, new report shows

While 90% of the Dutch consider domestic violence or violence within a relationship to be unacceptable, 29% consider it to be justified in some …

Domestic Abuse

A hard Brexit will increase Dutch firms' import/export bills up to €620m

Dutch flowers for export. Photo: DutchNews.nl<p>The Dutch economy will be hard hit if Britain leaves the EU without a trade agreement, according to …

Brexit

The Netherlands expels top Eritrean diplomat over 'diaspora tax'

The Netherlands has told Eritrea that its highest diplomatic representative in the Netherlands must leave the country.<p>Tekeste Ghebremedhin Zemuy, the</i> …

Europe

Train services halted, Schiphol closed as gales batter the Netherlands

A moped user picks up his gloves after a tree blows down in Amsterdam. Photo: AP Photo/Peter Dejong<p>All flights too and from Schiphol airport have …

Europe

Three people are killed as winter storm batters the Netherlands

In Rotterdam, falling trees damaged both cars and trams. Photo: Peter Hilz / HH<p>Two people have been killed by falling trees in the Netherlands as …

Weather

The end of the storm is here (for the west at least)!

Storm update:<p>The end of the storm is just passing the west now, meaning that the storm is almost over for the Netherlands. At 1pm, code red in the …

Weather

Healthy eating costs rise more sharply than junk food, says CBS

Junk food has gone up less in price than fruit and veg. Photo: Depositphotos.com<p>The cost of healthier foods in the Netherlands have risen by an …

Eating

English is no longer a foreign language in NL, but it has a unique character here

<b>Are the Dutch now native speakers of English, and is Dutch-English a distinctive thing? Deborah Nicholls-Lee meets linguistics expert Alison Edwards</b> …

Language

Heavy Storm coming to the Netherlands on Thursday: Code Orange

<b>Thought the weather this week was already pretty bad with all those hailstorms? Well, you better prepare yourself because there’s a proper storm</b> …

Weather

The Circular Economy: starting progress measurement

The report was published in response to the ambition stated in the National Raw Materials Agreement (2017) to develop a monitoring system and perform …

Sustainability

Man dies 4 years after West Side shooting

A man died last fall from injuries he suffered in a shooting in 2013, the Cook County medical examiner’s office has determined.<p>Clarence Fuqua, 35, died Sept. 13 at Presence St. Francis Hospital in Evanston from complications from a remote gunshot wound to the head he suffered in 2013, a spokeswoman …

Crime