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NRC Handelsblad

NRC Handelsblad is an opinion-forming quality newspaper. This liberal daily was founded in 1970, the result of a merger of the Algemeen Handelsblad and the Nieuw Rotterdams Courant. It appears in the evenings and is distributed nationwide. In 2012 its editing offices moved from Rotterdam to Amsterdam. The paper is to be taken over by the Belgian newspaper publisher Mediahuis in 2015 (as of December 2014). Its present owner is the investment company Egeria.

Medium: daily
Political orientation: Liberal
Circulation: 158,000 (2014)
Frequency of publication: Monday to Saturday
Online payment model: Some content subject to a charge

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Publisher: Mediahuis
Area of distribution: Nationwide
Established: 1970

Rokin 65, 1012 KK Amsterdam
Phone: 0031 20 755 3000
Twitter: @nrc

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1.  NRC Handelsblad - Netherlands | 10/11/2015

130 km/h limit sends wrong signal before summit

The Dutch government has voted to raise the speed limit on more of the country's motorways from 120 to 130 km/h starting 2016. That's taking ... » more

2.  NRC Handelsblad - Netherlands | 09/06/2015

The Dutch discover women's football

The Dutch national women's football team is competing in the Women's World Cup championship for the first time, and won its first match on Sunday. ... » more

3.  NRC Handelsblad - Netherlands | 24/02/2015

Separatists keep West guessing

Kiev is accusing the pro-Russian separatists of continuing to fire at Ukrainian targets and on Monday retracted plans to withdraw heavy weapons for the time ... » more

4.  NRC Handelsblad - Netherlands | 12/02/2015

Netherlands must stop gas extraction

The Dutch province of Groningen has experienced repeated earthquakes as a result of natural gas extraction. After the most recent tremors, the Dutch governing coalition ... » more

5.  NRC Handelsblad - Netherlands | 06/01/2015

Pegida making German parties nervous

Thousands of people heeded the calls of the Pegida movement and demonstrated against the supposed "Islamisation of the Occident" in several German cities on Monday. ... » more

6.  NRC Handelsblad - Netherlands | 23/04/2014

Paedophiles have right to form associations

The highest court in the Netherlands banned the paedophile association Martijn on Friday. But bans are the wrong way to take action against paedophiles, the ... » more

7.  NRC Handelsblad - Netherlands | 18/03/2014

Moscow also fuelling tensions elsewhere

Russia will continue to sow discord in Ukraine and other East European countries, the liberal daily NRC Handelsblad fears: "Moscow has menaced that it reserves ... » more

8.  NRC Handelsblad - Netherlands | 11/03/2014

European elections: winner must become Commission president

Since last Friday we know the names of the candidates of the three major European Parliament parties for the top post in the European elections. ... » more

9.  NRC Handelsblad - Netherlands | 27/01/2014

The people of Egypt have achieved nothing

Egypt's caretaker president Adli Mansur has announced new parliamentary and presidential elections. Army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi apparently wants to run for the office of ... » more

10.  NRC Handelsblad - Netherlands | 14/11/2013

Dissenters also belong in European Parliament

Alliances such as that between the right-wing populists Marine Le Pen from France and Geert Wilders from the Netherlands are a normal feature of democratic ... » more


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