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UNICEF: The Netherlands scores highest on child welfare

The Netherlands has the highest score of all countries in the area of ​​child welfare, UNICEF reports on Thursday, based on a survey in the 41 most prosperous countries.

The top three also consists of Denmark and Norway.

The children's rights organization has conducted worldwide research into the mental and physical health of children aged up to and including eighteen years.

Their social and academic skills were also examined.

The Netherlands has the highest overall score.

See also: UNICEF: The Netherlands scores highest in the area of ​​child welfare

King Willem-Alexander for the first time depicted with a beard on a coin

King Willem-Alexander stands with his beard on a coin for the first time.

This concerns the Woudagemaal Vijfje, a special commemorative coin that will be minted this autumn on behalf of the Ministry of Finance.

The design was announced on Thursday by the Royal Dutch Mint, the producer of coins in the Netherlands.

See also: King Willem-Alexander for the first time depicted with a beard on a coin

Soldier of Orange started again: 'Do not sing within 1.5 meters'

After six months, the doors of the TheaterHangaar in Katwijk opened again to the public on Wednesday for the musical

Soldaat van Oranje

.

It is the first major production in the Netherlands to start again.

Instead of eleven hundred visitors, only three hundred people are now allowed in the hall.

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Soldier of Orange started again: 'Do not sing within 1.5 meters'

'Mortgage interest rates will fall this fall'

Mortgage interest rates are likely to fall slightly in the coming months, various mortgage consultancies think.

Calm in the mortgage market is slowly returning and as a result, lenders are carefully lowering their interest rates again, after the corona crisis made them rise.

See also: 'Mortgage interest rates will fall this autumn', calm returns to the market

Bram van der Vlugt returns as Sinterklaas in cinema film

Bram van der Vlugt will again this year put on his Sinterklaas costume to make his appearance in a Sinterklaas film.

The 86-year-old actor will be seen in

De Grote Sinterklaasfilm

.

In the film, the saint is thrown out of the castle together with all his helpers.

In order to ensure that the Sinterklaas party can continue, they decide to prepare for the party from a campsite.

See also: Bram van der Vlugt returns as Sinterklaas in cinema film