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Bart H. Meijer

Dutch to present 2020 budget, loosen purse-strings

2:10pm IST

* Dutch are running budget surpluses, national debt 50% of GDP

Netherlands to halt Groningen gas production by 2022

10 Sep 2019

AMSTERDAM The Netherlands will halt production at Groningen, Europe's largest onshore natural gas field, by 2022, eight years earlier than initially planned, the Dutch government said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 2-Netherlands to halt Groningen gas production by 2022

10 Sep 2019

* To be kept operational until 2026 at latest in case of exceptional demand (Adds detail)

Ajax, Bruges, Slavia make Champions League group stage

29 Aug 2019

AMSTERDAM A goal by midfielder Edson Alvarez on his first start and a brilliant strike by Dusan Tadic fired Ajax Amsterdam into the Champions League group stage as they beat Apoel Nicosia of Cyprus 2-0 on Wednesday following a scoreless draw last week.

Soccer-Ajax, Bruges, Slavia make Champions League group stage

29 Aug 2019

AMSTERDAM, Aug 28 A goal by midfielder Edson Alvarez on his first start and a brilliant strike by Dusan Tadic fired Ajax Amsterdam into the Champions League group stage as they beat Apoel Nicosia of Cyprus 2-0 on Wednesday following a scoreless draw last week.

Ajax face must-win game to return to Champions League

27 Aug 2019

AMSTERDAM Ajax Amsterdam made a dazzling run to the Champions League semi- finals last season, knocking out Juventus and Real Madrid along the way, but that did not earn them any extra credits for this year’s competition.

ABN Amro flags possible money laundering fines in latest blow to shares

07 Aug 2019

AMSTERDAM ABN Amro said it faces possible money laundering fines, which combined with a gloomy interest rate outlook overshadowed an unexpected quarterly profit rise, knocking the Dutch bank's shares on Wednesday.

UPDATE 3-ABN Amro flags possible money laundering fines in latest blow to shares

07 Aug 2019

* Says low interest rates put pressure on earnings (Adds share price, analyst and executives quotes)

Takeaway.com and Just Eat agree merger terms

05 Aug 2019

LONDON/AMSTERDAM Amsterdam-based Takeaway.com and British rival Just Eat have finalised the terms of their deal to create a global food delivery company that can rival Uber Eats as the largest outside China. | Video

Takeaway, Just Eat orders jump as they prepare to merge

31 Jul 2019

AMSTERDAM Food delivery companies Takeaway.com and Just Eat reported strong order growth for the first half of 2019 on Wednesday, as they gear up for their planned $10 billion merger announced earlier this week.

World News

Iran's Khamenei rejects talks with United States

Iran will never hold one-on-one talks with the United States but could engage in multilateral discussions if it returns to the 2015 deal on Iran's nuclear programme, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday, according to state television.