Dutch language required for social security: "no Dutch, no welfare" (Picture: RTL Nieuws)

Dutch language required for social security: "no Dutch, no welfare"

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Who doesn't speak and doesn't want to learn the Dutch language,…
The government has extended the leave regulation (Picture: Arianna Ardia)

The government has extended the leave regulation

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If a mother dies during giving birth to her child, the father…
Weekend lunch: Quick and Easy Spring quiche

Weekend lunch: Quick and Easy Spring quiche

This recipe is a free adaptation of the French quiche but…
Free show at the City Theatre (Photo: website Yvonne van den Eerenbeemt )

Free show at the City Theatre (May 6th)

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Vuile Was with Yvonne van den Eerenbeemt. Yvonne is a symbol.…
So you want to Speak Dutch - It is Possible! (Photo: bol.com)

So you want to Speak Dutch - It is Possible!

A lot of people that I have met over the years show a lot of…
Glennis Grace live in charity concert at open air theater in Bloemendaal (Photo: Twitter)

Glennis Grace live in charity concert in Bloemendaal

Glennis Grace gives a benefit concert on Thursday, June 19th…
Five WWII bombs found in dunes Bloemendaal (Photo: Haarlems Dagblad)

Five WWII bombs found in dunes Bloemendaal

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In the dunes at Bloemendaal five old bombs from World War II…
Downloading illegal

Downloading from illegal sources: as of today officially forbidden

Illegal downloading didn’t exist in the Netherlands. Now it…
House prices rise in the Haarlem area (Photo: NVM)

House prices rise in the Haarlem area

For the first time in three years, house prices have increased…
A lot of tick bites in our dunes

A lot of tick bites in our dunes

The amount of tick bites is increasing in the Netherlands. There…
Dutch Wingman condom makes “furore” in Germany (Picture WN)

Dutch Wingman condom makes “furore” in Germany

The Wingman condom is presented these days at the Hannover Messe,…
Still 7.4% of the Dutch use end of live Windows XP

Still 7.4% of the Dutch use end of live Windows XP

On the last day that security updates about Windows XP were offered,…
Striptease as company outing of day care in Aalsmeer

Striptease as company outing of day care in Aalsmeer

Day care teachers enjoying together a striptease of a tattooed…
If you hear sirens and it is Monday don't panic!

If you hear sirens and it is Monday, don't panic!

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Loud sirens? On Monday? Don't panic! In Haarlem and elsewhere…
Restaurant review: Toujours fish & meat

Restaurant review: Toujours fish & meat

Last week my hubby and I tried a for us new restaurant in Haarlem:…
Duinrell: a fun day out or family vacation

Duinrell: a fun day out or family vacation

Duinrell is an amusement park located in Wassenaar, close to…
New Music "from Haarlem": Jacqueline Govaert, White Nose, Myriam West, The Name

New Music "from Haarlem"

A music hit: Jacqueline Govaert, Songs To Soothe; Haarlem rock/punk:…
Dutch Movies - De goede dood, Plan C, Taped

Dutch Movies - De goede dood, Plan C, Taped

A few suggestions for some new Dutch movies. No subtitles. De…
Books - Legal thrillers of Bram Moszkowicz and Leon de Winter

Books - Legal thrillers of Bram Moszkowicz and Leon de Winter

The top ex-lawyer Bram Moszkowicz and the writer Leon de Winter…
Housing costs in Haarlem lowest, Zandvoort biggest riser. (Photo: RTL Nieuws)

Housing costs in Haarlem lowest, Zandvoort biggest riser

The Association Owned House, put the housing costs for 2014 in…
This could happen to you too: a bunker in your garden! (Picture: Facebook Haagse Bunker Ploeg)

This could happen to you too: a bunker in your garden!

Imagine yourself gardening: Oops! A bunker!  This happened…
#babysuiting. Craze sweeps the internet (Photo: MommyShorts/Instagram)

# babysuiting. Craze sweeps the internet

Babysuiting: Babies dressed in adult suits are the new hype on…