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Petty crime in Amsterdam fell under ex-mayor Cohen

Petty crime in Amsterdam fell under ex-mayor and new Labour party leader Job Cohen, reports Dutch News online. Annual crime figures show that incidences of the 10 most common types of crime fell by 8...
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Amsterdam port advised to merge with Rotterdam

The port of Amsterdam has been advised to either merge or work more closely with the port of Rotterdam, according to a study produced for the transport ministry says Dutch News online. The increas...
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Smartcards only for Amsterdam’s buses and trams

Paper tickets will disappear from Amsterdam
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Amsterdam’s social housing

Thirty per cent of rent-controlled property in Amsterdam run by housing associations is let to people who earn too much to qualify for social housing, according to statistics produced by research grou...
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Amsterdam authorities, hoping to attract increased hotel investment in the city, have produced a how-to hotel guide for potential international investors and hotel operators. City authorities expects...
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Frya drops Amsterdam-Rotterdam high-speed fee

Dutch rail operator NS has been forced to drop its additional
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New jobs in Amsterdam

Over 100 foreign companies opened a base in Amsterdam in 2009, according to figures released by the city council says Dutch News online, generating 1,200 new jobs for the city. Of these companies,...
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Amsterdam benefits for city employees

Amsterdam city council spent over
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Amsterdam gets tough on alcohol abuse

According to Dutch News Amsterdamcity council has drawn up a raft of new measures designed to help counteract the surge of alcohol abuse in young people in the city. As part of the measures, the city...
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Amsterdam deer cull

Dutch News online reports that Amsterdam city council has been ordered to cull wild deer living in the national park dune area between the resort towns of Zandvoort and Noordwijk to the west of the ci...
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Schipol to get computerised body scanners

According to the Telegraaf newspaper, automated total body scanners will shortly replace human searches at Schipol airport completely. The controversial x-ray scanners, which can see through a perso...
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Amsterdam uses Cisco’s Urban EcoMap

Amsterdam has gone head to head with the American city of San Francisco to see which is the more eco friendly. In conjunction with technology company Cisco, Amsterdam has launched Urban EcoMap, which...
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Amsterdam needs to cut budget

Amsterdam City council needs to make
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Electric cars to recharge free

Drivers of electric cars in Amsterdam can now recharge their vehicles free of charge at one of the city
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Amsterdam University freezing eggs for single women

Dutch News online reports that Amsterdam University


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