Utrecht Trials Allowing Sex Work from Home

02 jun 2023 om 12:26Update: 31 minuten geleden Utrecht is going to allow sex work from home as a test. Prostitution currently often takes place in a home, but this is still illegal. The municipality wants to allow sex work for one person per home under certain conditions. The sex worker must be registered at […]

Expansion of Temporary Asylum Shelter in Delft for up to Five Years

A temporary asylum shelter in Delft can stay open for a minimum of two years and a maximum of five years longer. In addition, the location will be expanded to 320 places. Now 220 people can live there. The Delft alderman for integration Joëlle Gooijer (ChristenUnie) expects that many such shelters will be needed in […]

Netherlands’ Clean Energy Use on the Rise, Biomass Consumption Falls

02 jun 2023 om 00:07 The Dutch will also have used more clean energy in 2022 than the year before. The use of solar panels in particular is on the rise. Biomass is actually burned less and gas consumption – which is not sustainable – has also fallen considerably. This is evident from figures from […]

Expert warns of ongoing threat from bird flu in wild birds

30 mei 2023 om 05:06Update: een uur geleden Poultry farms have recently become bird flu-free, but that does not mean that the virus no longer poses a threat. Wild birds still get sick. That is worrying, say bird experts. “Bird flu is an unpredictable virus that doesn’t just affect birds.” Since the beginning of 2023, […]

Third Suspect Arrested for Fatal Stabbing at Amsterdam Festival

The police arrested a third suspect on Monday for the fatal stabbing on Sunday evening at a festival site in Amsterdam. It concerns a 20-year-old man from the capital. Earlier, the police already arrested two suspects at the festival site. Three people were injured in the stabbing at the Solid Grooves festival. A 21-year-old man […]