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Costly new rules make it difficult for Airbnb in Utrecht

Some local entrepreneurs will be priced out of business Utrecht homeowners who want to rent their property to...

Utrecht officially begins its search for a new mayor

Yesterday, behind closed doors, the Utrecht city council formed a confidential group of 12 members to help hire a new mayor for...

Crematorium not welcome in Utrecht as residents force construction delay

More than a thousand residents of the Wittevrouwen, Wilhelmina Park and Biltstraat neighborhoods have signed a petition to stop the construction of...

Utrecht puts 150 refugees back on the streets

Undocumented refugees that encountered problems during the lock down in Utrecht, were temporarily put into shelters. But from the 1st of July,...

Jan van Zanen’s role as mayor of Utrecht coming to an end

Six years down the line, Jan van Zanen has been appointed to start as the mayor of The Hague who will take...

Public transport strike in Utrecht tomorrow

Coming Tuesday, most of the public transport in the Province of Utrecht will be down. This is part of a nationwide strike...

Interview with anti Brexit Liberal Democrat MP John Leech

We took the liberty of interviewing party leader for the Liberal Democrats John Leech. John Leech was the Liberal Democrat MP for...

D66: Utrechters should determine the city’s agenda

Political grouping the D66 wants more residents of Utrecht to be able to introduce their own proposals to the agenda of the city council. The...

Students to protest against austerity in education

This week, students and teachers protest throughout the country against austerity policies in the education system by the Dutch parliament. "Millions of budget cuts while...

Harbers rumoured to be in hiding over threats

According to reports, State Secretary of Justice and Security, Mark Harbers received such serious threats regarding the deportation of the two Armenian children, Lili...

Netherlands advised to seek allies in south Europe after Brexit

In further depressing news for the English speaking Remainers in The Netherlands, it has been reported that the advisory council on international affairs, the...

Lili and Howick: The asylum children can stay

After months of arguing, the Armenian children Lili and Howick have been allowed to stay in the Netherlands. The teenagers, aged 12 and 13,...

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The age of dragons and georeferencing

This article is about georeferencing old maps which allows to compare them to new ones. Georeferencing is conducted by Utrecht University and is an interactive method which gives access to the old and new maps of the university library's collection.

The witch weighing house near Utrecht

In Oudewater near Utrecht, there still stands a weighing house. In the 16th century this weighing house produced not-a-witch certificates.

Coronavirus cases rising in Utrecht: All you need to know

The graph of coronavirus cases in the Netherlands is going up at a very fast rate. According to the latest data released...

Beer and Bitterballen

Dutch cuisine is not really the most mouth-watering in the world. But the beer-bitterballen combination is a delicious exception