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YouTube gives visitors the option to see less alcohol and gambling ads

YouTube will give visitors to the video site the option to see…
rise in corona cases december 2020

8894 new infections yesterday, 1600 more than the weekly average

A total of 8894 new confirmed coronavirus infections were reported…
Dutch unemployment rate slightly decreased in September, but more jobs will goOlia Danilevich

Dutch unemployment rate dips in September, but more jobs could go

Despite the economic impact of coronavirus, the official Dutch…
Cabinet tightens up measuresMarkus Winkler

Cabinet tightens up measures to tackle coronavirus

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On the evening of 3 November, prime minister Mark Rutte…
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November happenings for Haarlem's 775 years

This month our November events are fully focused on the fantastic…
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Coronavirus in Haarlem: latest numbers from the RIVM

The total number of Haarlem residents that tested positive…
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Kids who give a helping hand to be honoured: call for nominations!

Haarlem’s very own children’s mayor, Quinten de Lange, is…
Major job losses are imminent at and around Schiphol due to coronaBen Koorengevel on Unsplash

Major job losses imminent at Schiphol due to coronavirus crisis

Due to the coronavirus crisis, about half of the jobs at and…
Tonight winter time 2020 started and clocks moved or have to be set one hour back again. Which means that until your system adjusts, it will feel like you can get up an hour later.

Time change in the Netherlands: winter time 2020

It is official: winter time 2020 has started! Overnight our clocks…
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Cycling with kids in the Netherlands

Dutch kids grow up on bikes – and it is never too early to…
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Fireworks exploded in Haarlem house

During the early hours of Wednesday 14 October, there was an…
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Dutch coffee quirks

Yes, it is official: the Dutch drink an awful lot of coffee.…
Green-roofed bus shelters in HaarlemArianna Ardia-Wenink

Green-roofed bus shelters in Haarlem

Two bus shelters at the Verwulft in Haarlem have gone 'green'.…
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Haarlem’s black and red house numbers

Encountering a new city for the first time can be confusing at…
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Stad Amsterdam at the Maritime Museum

The clipper Stad Amsterdam will be moored at The National Maritime…
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Body found in the Spaarne near Catharijnebrug in Haarlem

A body was found in Haarlem on Saturday afternoon in the Spaarne…
Hema leaves Kruisstraat and moves to the old Hudson's BayHema

HEMA leaves Kruisstraat for good and moves to former Hudson's Bay in Verwulft

On 5 September, the HEMA store on the Kruisstraat will close…
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Heavily pregnant cow walks into a busy Brabant restaurant

Imagine this happens to you ... you are having a nice dinner…
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Funny language flops of an expat

The best way to master a foreign language is to jump in and start…
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Concerns about coronavirus measures at Beverwijk Bazaar

The Veiligheidsregio Kennemerland (Kennemerland Region Security…
No ice skating in the summer in Haarlem anymoreIjsbaan Haarlem

Summer ice skating causes environmental concerns

Friends of the Earth Netherlands called on the municipality of…
You don't believe it: the rent in Haarlem drops

You won't believe it: the rent in Haarlem drops

It is hard to believe, but it is true: the rent per square metre…
Thermometers, hand gel, ordering by phone and long rows of chairs: this is what the sit down edition of Haarlem Jazz & More looks like this year.

Haarlem Jazz Sit-Down Edition: thermometers, hand gel and long rows of chairs

Thermometers, hand gel, ordering by phone and long rows of chairs:…