Streets full of protest: the cabinet is investigating the limits of the right to demonstrate

Streets full of protest: the cabinet is investigating the limits of the right to demonstrate

Freedom or security, there are new dilemmas surrounding demonstrations in the Netherlands regarding mobility. At a time when the limits of the right to demonstrate are increasingly being tested and sometimes...

Windrose

Windrose: Antwerp attracts Chinese millions to the Scheldt

Antwerp is firmly positioning itself as an important player in future mobility with the possible arrival of a Chinese e-truck factory. An investment that will provide a significant boost to the local economy…

Waddenveren: possible new part of the public transport network

Waddenveren: possible new part of the public transport network

Adopted motions mark an important moment of national recognition for the transport needs of the Wadden Islands. The House of Representatives recently took two important steps that will shape the future of transport…

Road safety: money tap open for safer roads

Road safety: money tap open for safer roads

In the coming period, municipalities, provinces and water boards will have new opportunities to make their roads safer with money from the government. At a time when the number of road casualties is increasing alarmingly,…

House of Representatives

Fresh faces for the formation: Dijkgraaf and Van Zwol…

PVV leader Geert Wilders has nominated former MP Elbert Dijkgraaf (SGP) and former top civil servant Richard van Zwol (CDA) as new informants. Two new faces are about to enter the political arena…

Working visit: State Secretary strengthens ties with Aruba, Curaçao and Sint…

Working visit: State Secretary strengthens ties with Aruba, Curaçao and Sint…

The visit is largely focused on the Mutual Regulation on Cooperation on Reforms. State Secretary Alexandra van Huffelen of Kingdom Relations undertakes a crucial diplomatic mission to the…

Clear rules for volunteers behind the wheel

Clear rules for volunteers behind the wheel

Volunteers who transport people are not covered by the legislation applicable to regular passenger transport up to a certain limit. Volunteer work is central to Dutch society, especially in…

State Secretary Eric van der Burg tackles border issues in…

State Secretary Eric van der Burg tackles border issues in…

The State Secretary for Justice and Security, Eric van der Burg, is on a four-day working visit to the Caribbean part of the Kingdom. The State Secretary for Justice and Security, Eric van der…

Uniformity over diversity with headscarf ban for enforcers

Uniformity over diversity with headscarf ban for enforcers

Justice Minister Dilan Yeşilgöz is blowing the whistle on municipalities and wants to ban headscarves in boas nationwide. Minister Yesilgöz has announced that there will be a national ban on the wearing of headscarves by exceptional…

Dries van Agt, a life dedicated to politics, passion…

Dries van Agt, a life dedicated to politics, passion…

Van Agt's term in government coincided with a time when the Netherlands was confronted with several challenges in the field of internal security, including the Moluccan train hijackings. Dries van Agt, a striking…

Vera Bergkamp addresses departing MPs: end of a…

Vera Bergkamp addresses departing MPs: end of a…

The Electoral Council presented the final election results to the Speaker of the House on December 1. The departing members left a House that is at a crossroads of change, with political dynamics…

Uslu chooses family business Corendon over state secretariat

Uslu chooses family business Corendon over state secretariat

State Secretary Gunay Uslu of Culture and Media is leaving the outgoing cabinet. Gunay Uslu, the current Secretary of State for Culture and Media for the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, has…