House prices fell slightly in September

The housing market is cooling down after years of sustained price increases. Data from Statistics Netherlands and the Land Registry show that home buyers paid on average 0.7 percent less for an existing owner-occupied home in September than in the previous month....

Users love Spotify, now the investor still

The story of Swedish audio streaming service Spotify is one of growth: more users, more songs and artists available, and also more sales. But for the first time since the IPO in 2018, the stock market has seen a different trend: a downward trend. The stock is...

Who can install a stained glass window in the future?

Building houses. A lot, quickly and for not too much money – that is the concise summary of the plans that the provinces signed with housing minister Hugo de Jonge (CDA). 900,000 homes are to be added by 2030, the majority of which are new construction. Construction...

Philips cuts 4,000 jobs worldwide, 800 in the Netherlands

Worldwide, 4,000 jobs will disappear at Philips, the Dutch technology company that is struggling with disappointing results. A spokesperson confirmed this to NRC on Monday. The Dutch part of Philips will shrink with 800 full-time jobs, half of which will be due to...