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Beast Fiction: The Bulb Fields and the Spaldinger

When he explained that he was from the South Holland district of Lincolnshire, England, most people were confused: Was he from England or Holland? He hadn't really been anywhere until his mid-twenties and the more he traveled, the more he lost the sense of pride in listing out the regional names of

DAILY BEAST - 2017-11-24 05:00:00

QYOU joins YoufoneTV line-up in Netherlands

TORONTO, DUBLIN, and LOS ANGELES, Nov. 24, 2017 /CNW/ - QYOU Media (TSXV: QYOU), the world's leading curator of premium 'best-of-web' video for multiscreen distribution, today announces its linear channel will be available as part of Youfone's programming line-up on its recently launched OTT service

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Dutch join the big cheeses on EU list of protected delicacies –  but with wine

A Dutch wine produced on the stony banks of the Maas river is set to join champagne, parma ham, and stilton cheese, among the European delicacies given protected status by the EU, in what is said to be the latest consequence of climate change to the geography of wine making. An announcement is expec

THE GUARDIAN - 2017-11-24 14:26:54

Ship insurer UK P&I Club sets up Netherlands hub due to Brexit

Reuters. Ship insurer UK P&I Club sets up Netherlands hub due to Brexit LONDON (Reuters) - Specialist ship insurer UK P&I Club plans to set up a subsidiary in the Netherlands as a result of Britain's decision to leave the European Union, it said on Friday. "Although the precise future trading relat

INVESTING.COM - 2017-11-24 10:25:31

A Srebrenica mother's quest for justice

AFP / by Jo Biddle | A Srebrenica massacre survivor who lost 22 close family members, Munira Subasic was present as the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia handed down a guilty verdict in the genocide trial of former Bosnian Serbian leader Ratko Mladic. THE HAGUE (AFP) - For

FRANCE 24 - 2017-11-23 03:28:38

Netherlands stocks higher at close of trade; AEX up 0.25%

Reuters. Netherlands stocks higher at close of trade; AEX up 0.25% Investing.com - Netherlands stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Telecoms, Industrials and Consumer Goods sectors led shares higher. At the close in Amsterdam, the AEX gained 0.25%. The best performers of

INVESTING.COM - 2017-11-23 17:36:30

EU to unveil priority energy projects to improve grid, prepare for Brexit

Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Workers paint an electricity pylon near Lymm, northern England, Britain BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union will publish a list of priority energy infrastructure projects on Friday with an emphasis on improving power supplies, better integrating renewable sources and helpin

INVESTING.COM - 2017-11-23 16:01:23

Peace offering helps Morocco rally to reach World Cup

(Reuters) - A peace offering in an Amsterdam coffee shop proved a catalyst for Morocco's late rally to success in the World Cup qualifiers and their first appearance at the finals in 20 years since the 1998 tournament in France. Coach Herve Renard travelled to the Netherlands in mid-year for a make-

REUTERS - 2017-11-23 07:25:17

Bosnian ex-prisoner says justice served with Mladic verdict

Fikret Alic, center, holds holds a copy of a magazine bearing his image, outside the Yugoslav War Crimes Tribunal, ICTY, as he waits for the verdict to be handed down in the genocide trial against former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic, in The Hague, Netherlands, Wednesday Nov. 22, 2017. Al


Ratko Mladic guilty of genocide, sentenced to life in prison

(CNN)Former Bosnian Serb wartime army leader Ratko Mladic has been sentenced to life in prison Wednesday after being found guilty of genocide over atrocities committed during the Bosnian war from 1992 to 1995. Verdict proceedings had been interrupted earlier when the 74-year-old's legal team claime


Live Man City vs Feyenoord, Champions League: live score updates

Manchester City host Feyenoord in the penultimate match of their Champions League group stages, with Pep Guardiola's side already guaranteed a place in the knock-out stages, having qualified with two games to spare. Giovanni Van Bronckhorst's are in a disappointing seventh place in the Eredivisie th


Sterling strike earns top spot for City

(Reuters) - Manchester City secured top spot in Group F with a 1-0 win over Feyenoord at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday, making it five wins out of five for Pep Guardiola's side. City, who were already assured of a place in the last 16, fielded a surprisingly strong line-up but struggled to find the


UPDATE 1-Dutch central bank tells trust managers to clean up their act

(Updates with reaction from industry group) By Bart H. Meijer AMSTERDAM, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Trust management firms in the Netherlands must tighten their procedures against money laundering and tax evasion or face higher penalties for wrongdoing, the Dutch central bank said on Tuesday. The Netherl


Major technical trouble disrupts traffic at Amsterdam airport

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Malfunctioning air traffic control systems at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport on Tuesday led to dozens of canceled flights and long delays at one of Europe's busiest transportation hubs. The problems were resolved around 1600 GMT, but it would still take hours for operations to r


Dutch police officer 'may wear headscarf with uniform'

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Newcastle man missing after Amsterdam canal party boat fall

A British man is missing after falling from a party boat into a canal in the Netherlands. Neil Stewart, 30, who was part of a group from Newcastle, fell into the Noordzeekanaal at Westzaan near Amsterdam at about midnight on Saturday, Dutch police said. An immediate search was launched involving div


Defense lawyer: Mladic may not be fit to hear verdicts

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - A lawyer for Gen. Ratko Mladic says it is not certain the former Bosnian Serb military commander will show up in a United Nations courtroom when judges deliver their verdicts in his long-running trial for allegedly masterminding atrocities during Bosnia's 1992-95 war. M


The US Missed The World Cup, So It's Thinking About Starting Its Own

The U.S. men's national soccer team missed the 2018 FIFA World Cup, but they might still have big games to play this coming summer. U.S. Soccer confirmed to media outlets Tuesday it's exploring the possibility of a tournament (or series of friendly matches) this summer in the States between national


No, the populist surge does not mean European democracy is collapsing

Analysis Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events Supporters of the hard-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party shout slogans in Torgau, Germany, on Sept. 6. (Reinhard Krause/Reuters) As Europe's fall elect


Survey reveals young people more likely to support universal basic income, but it's not a left-right thing

Preliminary analysis of a European-wide survey has found young people are more in favour of introducing a universal income than their older peers. Support for such a scheme also varies considerably across Europe, with Russians the most supportive and many Scandinavians the least. The main idea behin