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Belgium extradited 58-year-old Dutch man Guido W. to Russia on Tuesday. He is suspected of being a leader in one of the world's largest drug cartels, and of trafficking tons of cocaine from Latin America via Russian ports to Western Europe, AD reports. In Russia G. is charged with establishing a criminal ...
The charity has worked with Salford City Council to map the new cycle network and install waypoints and directional signage, based on the Dutch cycling model. It has also worked with TfGM, Cycling UK, the Doctor Bike Surgery, the Carbon Landscape Trust and Manchester Bike Hire to promote cycling in ...

Seventy years ago, at the 1948 London Olympics, Fanny Blankers-Koen emerged as an unlikely athletic star. The six-foot-tall, 30-year-old Dutch track athlete and mother of two became the first woman ever to win four gold medals in a single Olympics. She also won the 200m by 0.7 second—the highest ...
The Dutch police took a website offline on which DDoS attacks could be purchased for a small amount. The site - Webstresser.org - was the largest provider of such cyber attacks worldwide, the police said in a statement on Wednesday. So-called booter or stresser sites, like Webstresser.org, are often used ...
ImpactAlpha, April 26 – After committing $100 million to the NN-FMO Emerging Markets Loans Fund last year, Sweden's Alecta, which manages $90 billion, upped its pledge by $100 million and brought the fund's first close to $250 million. The fund is jointly managed by FMO Investment Management, the ...
The abolition of a corporate tax on dividends was “decisive” for Unilever in choosing whether to base itself in the Netherlands or Britain, according to Dutch government memos. Mark Rutte, the Dutch prime minister, faces a domestic political row over the tax break, which was introduced against finance ...

The Dutch government and authority on financial markets AFM must come up with guidelines for ICOs if they want to keep developments in this technology in the Netherlands, Jan Robert Schutte, Amsterdam-based CEO of CryptoAcademy and ICO adviser, said at the Black Sea Blockchain Summit in Tbilisi, ...
The deaths of men over 65 using electric bikes on Dutch roads have caused the number of cycling fatalities in the country to surpass the people killed in cars. Official figures from the Netherlands' central bureau of statistics show a near doubling of deaths on electric bikes in the last 12 months, three-quarters ...
Consider that Friesland is also the least-densely populated part of the country and that sense of seclusion was alone reason enough for the Franks, Dutch, Flemish, Saxons and Wallonians, among others, to move in. This cultural pollination meant Leeuwarden's pronunciation and spelling soon began to ...
During the event investment opportunities and the potential of Kazakhstan in the agricultural sector were presented to 60 Dutch businessmen. Manager of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Assel Aitkhozhina underlined the attractive business climate in Kazakhstan, as well as the ...
Picnic, a Dutch supermarket that only operates online, will expands it business to Germany. The company launched a pilot project in the Dusseldorf region several months ago and it with great success. Now, Picnic has decided that starting next month, it will deliver groceries to all consumers in this pilot ...
Technical standards accompanying the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) will subject the industry to tough security rules next year, while separate legislation bolstering national authorities' counter-fraud power is currently making its way through the EU — but the Dutch financial sector has long ...
Demand in the country also rose on the back of temperatures falling back below seasonal averages over the weekend, with Dutch gas demand hitting 162 million cu m on Saturday -- a two-week high -- and 157 million cu m on Sunday after having totaled 174 million cu m during the previous weekend.
The letter will be jointly sent to 5,000 firms by the Dutch government and VNO-NCW, which is a Dutch employers' federation comprised of 115,000 companies. The letter reportedly says, “The lack of progress is a major concern… We are calling on you to look at where your company is now… and where ...
On Monday Minister Kasja Ollongren of Home Affairs will present a new plan to fight corruption in local politics. The plan includes a mandatory 'integrity test' for all prospective aldermen. They will also have to hand in a Declaration of Good Behavior before they can take office, AD reports. "Integrity violations ...
Ulster County Clerk Nina Postupack said the exhibit includes panels that reflect on different times in the history of the early 1600s in Ulster County, when the Dutch and English were residing together. She said each of the panels show an image of the original Dutch record, which is overlaid by the English ...
PYEONGCHANG, Feb. 11 (Xinhua) -- Short track speed skater Itzhak de Laat of the Netherlands was near the back of the pack in the men's 1500m final at the PyeongChang Olympics on Saturday, but he believes it is only a matter of time before he puts the pressure on his silver medal-winning teammate ...

The Dutch Olympic team had a record-breaking Olympics four years ago, when it won 24 medals in Sochi, including 23 in long-track speed skating. The Dutch team is aiming for 15 medals in Pyeongchang. Holland's Carlijn Achtereekte won in a time of 3 minutes, 59.21 seconds, just 0.08 of a second ahead ...
Relations between Belgium and the Netherlands are generally warm, with the neighbouring states sharing a navy and even, in part, a language. But decidedly unflattering comments about the Belgian coastline by the Natuurmonumenten, the Dutch version of the National Trust, have proven to be the cause ...
The Dutch Winter Olympic team aims to bring back at least 15 medals from Pyeongchang, chef de mission Jeroen Bijl said on Thursday. 'If we get 13, you can call us to account,' Bijl, who is leading a 33-strong team to South Korea, said. At the Sochi Olympics four years ago, the Dutch came home with ...
According to a report in de Volkrsrant, a highly regarded daily paper in the Netherlands, Dutch intelligence hackers had gained access to Cozy Bear's computers in 2014 and remained there for between one and two-and-a-half years. The hackers were reportedly even able to monitor Cozy Bear team ...
The flat landscape of the Netherlands makes it an unlikely place for excellence in winter sports. But the 2014 Olympics in Sochi saw the Dutch finish near the top of the overall rankings, purely thanks to their performances in speed skating. They won 23 of the 36 medals. More success is predicted for the ...
The Hellenic Food Authority (EFET) has ordered a market recall of a batch of potato chips from the Netherlands because they were found to contain foreign particles in the form of hard plant parts. The Trafo potato chips were manufactured by Dutch company FZ Organic Food. Meanwhile, on Sunday, France ...
AMSTERDAM — A group of cyclists slams on the brakes as a man pushing a wheeled suitcase stops abruptly in the middle of a busy bike path in downtown Amsterdam to pick up a toiletries bag he dropped. “If we wait a bit longer, he'll probably start cleaning his teeth,” one rider says to his neighbor, humor ...
Update 13:00 - The KMNI scaled up its weather warning to a code red, warning that some places in the country may get up to 15 centimeters of snow today. "Great danger of problems and injury due to slippery roads. Major risks for road users. Risk of large-scale disruption to public transport. Do not travel ...
The Dutch embassy in Malaysia asked European police service Interpol to look into the death of 19-year-old Ivana Smit in Kuala Lumpur last week. The Dutch model's naked body was found on the sixth floor balcony of her hotel on Thursday. The local police believe she fell from a room on the 20th fall in an ...
Snow wreaked havoc in the low-lying Netherlands on Monday, closing down Eindhoven airport completely, shutting schools and leading to transport chaos with hundreds of flights and trains cancelled or delayed. The rare winter show may have delighted children, who once again set off in search of any ...
Due to heavy snowfall expected across the Netherlands this afternoon, many schools decided to give their students the day off on Monday. These include the 23 secondary schools under the ZAAM foundation in Amsterdam and its surrounds, the 4e Gymnasium in Amsterdam, the Amadeus Lyceum in ...
The Dutch will be lead by Queen Wilhemena, who ruled The Netherlands between her ascension in 1890 and her abdication in 1948. Wilhemena ruled the country over both World Wars, and is particularly remembered for her assistance in organising and encouraging Dutch civilians and resistance fighters ...
A respected Dutch newspaper, NRC Handelsblad, has dismissed its China correspondent, Oscar Garschagen, following an investigation into ...
We're going to talk about the Dutch case today, the PvdA, its position and its strategic objectives. First of all, what is the historic position of the ...
The tax proposal accompanying the 2018 Dutch budget, sent to the House of Representatives Sept. 19 by Finance Secretary Eric Wiebes, ...
Europe's second-largest flat steel business is to be formed through the 50:50 merger of Mumbai-based Tata Steel´s Dutch and British ...
The Dutch Association of Directors has urged the Dutch government to consider a new approach to corporate governance that is based on trust ...
Dutch women are crying over sexism after a woman was fined for peeing in an Amsterdam alleyway and told she should have used a public ...
Tom Dumoulin admitted he had doubts about his ability to win the UCI Road World Championships elite men's individual time trial after already ...
The case of a Dutch woman fined €90 (£80; $105) for relieving herself in an alleyway in the centre of Amsterdam has turned into a debate ...
The Dutch economy is forecast to grow by a robust 3.3 percent this year and 2.5 percent in 2018, the Dutch king said Tuesday in a speech ...
Five Dutch cyber companies have "soft landed" in Maryland and are staying through the end of March as part of a cooperative program between The Netherlands and the Maryland Department of Commerce.
Watching the pair of Dutch Kills Theater Company one-acts now at Ars Nova can feel a bit like a game of name-those-influences.
Its first aged-whiskey release this week, Pennsylvania Dutch Malt, bodes very, very well. Made from 100 percent local barley from Deer Creek Malthouse in Glen Mills, the Dutch is something of an American reply to single-malt Scotch -- and also ...
The Dutch are preparing to invade English seas with a fleet of 90 vessels after a previous expedition boarded the Royal Navy's flagship and stole the Royal Coat of Arms from her.
Wormerveer (Netherlands) (AFP) - Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte took his bid for a third term to voters Saturday, mingling with shoppers in a small market town ahead of closely-watched March elections.
The word on the street (I've always wanted to say that) is that the Dutch iris is a short-lived perennial. Tell that to Romano, an incredibly showy bloomer we have in the garden that was planted in the late 1990s.
Good news for coffee lovers -- Dutch Bros is opening another stand in Phoenix.
The Netherlands is to hold a parliamentary inquiry into its future relationship with the euro amid a growing chorus of scepticism about the single currency.
Dutch norms and values and immigration and asylum are the biggest concerns among Dutch voters at the moment, according to a study done by research agency Ipsos on behalf of Dutch broadcaster NOS. Ipsos surveyed a total of 1,103 Dutch voters that ...
The Netherlands goes to the polls to elect a new lower house of parliament in 20 days time. Here's an update of the main campaign news on Thursday.
MPs on Thursday voted in favour of requiring everyone who has to go through the compulsory integration process (inburgering) to sign a document declaring they will uphold Dutch values. The participatieverklaring - participation declaration - includes a ...
The Netherlands took the brunt of gale-force winds on Thursday afternoon as the storm -- which killed one woman in Britain -- caused flight delays and cancellations at Schiphol, one of Europe's largest hubs.


 

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