About Life in The Netherlands

Frans Timmermans First Vice-President of European Commission

“He will be my right-arm,” said European Commission President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker, refering to Frans Timmermans, as he unveiled his new team today (10 September), promising a more effective European Union which can deliver results, and restore its lost credibility.

Dutch Actor Barry Atsma and Christopher Plummer (Captain Von Trapp, Sound of Music) attend the “Hector and the Search for Happiness” premiere during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival at Winter Garden Theatre on September 7, 2014 in Toronto, Canada.

Vanavond 21:30 NPO 1 Heel Holland bakt!

Heel Holland Bakt is een televisieprogramma van Omroep MAX waarin tien Nederlanders strijden om de titel “beste thuisbakker van Nederland”. Het wordt gepresenteerd door Martine Bijl en een tweekoppige jury bestaande uit banketbakker Robèrt van Beckhoven en culinair publicist Janny van der Heijden.

King Willem Alexander and Queen Maxima celebrate  200 years of the Kingdom of The Netherlands


A plane carrying remains of victims from downed flight MH17 arrived in the Netherlands on Monday August 4th, 2014

Last week, 227 coffins with bodies of MH17 crash victims were taken to the Netherlands for identification.