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Netherlands: No significant policy shifts expected after 17 March election as VVD leads polls

Voters will head to the polls on 17 March to elect a new parliament, after roughly a year of Covid-19 and its associated containment measures dealing a heavy blow to the Dutch economy. While the management of the pandemic will be at the forefront of discussions, a substantial swing in political support and policy is not expected: Incumbent Prime Minister…

Dutch sex workers dare COVID curbs

The Hague, Netherlands—Dutch sex workers said Thursday they would demonstrate next week against the continued closure of brothels under government COVID curbs while scores of restaurants and cafes vowed to reopen in defiance of a ban. The challenges follow Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s announcement Tuesday to relax some measures but to extend…

 50,000 Pound “Mega-Shipment” Of Cocaine Seized At German Port

European Customs officials and police seized more than 50,000 pounds of cocaine, worth billions of dollars, this month. According to CNN, the bust was so massive that it had been determined to be the continent’s largest-ever cocaine bust. Law enforcement in the Netherlands said a 28-year-old man from Vlaardingden, Netherlands, was arrested in…

Dutch competition regulators nearing draft decision in Apple investigation

Dutch competition authorities are nearing a draft decision in a years-long investigation into Apple Inc over rules requiring software developers to use its in-app payment system, according to a letter sent this month to some of the developers involved in the case.The Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets, or ACM, said in 2019…

Dutch parliament: China’s treatment of Uighurs is genocide

By Reuters Staff3 Min ReadAMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The Dutch parliament on Thursday passed a non-binding motion saying that the treatment of the Uighur Muslim minority in China amounts to genocide, the first such move by a European country.Slideshow ( 2 images )Activists and U.N. rights experts say at least one million Muslims are being detained in…

Dutch report record catch of more than 23 tonnes of cocaine

By Reuters Staff2 Min ReadSlideshow ( 3 images )AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Customs authorities in Hamburg and Antwerp have seized a record haul of more than 23 tonnes of cocaine destined for the Netherlands in two raids this month, Dutch prosecutors said on Wednesday.The two shipments together represented a street value of roughly 600 million euros ($730…

The Netherlands’ solution against squatting lands in Spain

Antonio Ramirez CerezoFOLLOW, CONTINUE Updated:02/24/2021 14: 11h KeepRelated newsA solution to avoid squatting and the degradation it causes in the environment, from the private sector. The Dutch company Ideal Guardian lands in Spain with that premise, or as they define themselves, “to help achieve a fairer use of space for the whole of society.”…

Dutch restaurant association suing state over coronavirus closure

AMSTERDAM — The national association of restaurants and catering businesses in the Netherlands said it will sue the Dutch state to overturn lockdown measures that it fears will lead to a flood of bankruptcies. Koninklijke Horeca Nederland (KHN), the largest organization representing Dutch hospitality businesses, said it was taking…

Boeing 747 cargo plane drops engine parts in Netherlands, investigation launched

AMSTERDAM — A incident involving a Boeing 747-400 cargo plane that dropped engine parts shortly after take-off from Maastricht airport on Saturday is under investigation, the Dutch Safety Board said. The Longtail Aviation cargo plane scattered mostly small metal parts over the southern Dutch town of Meerssen, causing damage…

Dutch senate approves coronavirus curfew legislation

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch senators late Friday approved hastily drawn up legislation underpinning the country’s coronavirus curfew, ensuring that it will remain in force at least until early March despite a court order on Tuesday that it be scrapped. The vote — nearly an hour after the 9 p.m. start of the curfew — was a victory for

Dutch curfew to remain in place pending Feb. 26 ruling – court

Article content AMSTERDAM — A night-time curfew in the Netherlands intended to slow the spread of coronavirus will remain in place for a least a week, after a high court decided on Friday it would rule on the measure’s legality only on Feb. 26. The decision gives some breathing room to Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s government, which has argued the

Dutch government in 2-pronged bid to save coronavirus curfew

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government opened a two-pronged bid on Friday to save its coronavirus curfew. In a Hague courtroom, a lawyer urged appeals judges to overturn a ban on the measure that was imposed earlier this week by a judge in an injunction filed by a group that opposes the national lockdown. At the same time, senators in

Dutch lawmakers debate new law backing coronavirus curfew

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch lawmakers are holding a debate Thursday on hastily drawn up legislation underpinning the country’s coronavirus curfew after a judge ordered the measure scrapped earlier this week. The lower house of parliament is expected to support the legislation, which would then go to the senate on Friday — the same day

Ahold Delhaize CFO sees sales hitting 5 billion euros in 2021

By Reuters Staff 1 Min Read FILE PHOTO: The Ahold Delhaize logo is seen at the company's headquarters in Zaandam, Netherlands August 23, 2018. REUTERS/Eva Plevier/File Photo GLOBAL BUSINESS WEEK AHEAD AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Ahold Delhaize, which operates supermarkets in the United States and Europe, expects sales at its Dutch online retailer

Reminded of Dutch tulip craze, ECB’s Makhlouf won’t buy Bitcoin

European Central Bank governing council member The token blew through another milestone, surging past $50,000 for the first time on Tuesday, said he wouldn’t buy Bitcoin, comparing investment in the world’s largest cryptocurrency to the 17th century Netherlands tulip craze -- which ended in collapse. Bitcoin investors need to be prepared to “lose

“Far-Reaching Violation”: Dutch Govt Ordered To Lift ‘Illegitimate’ Pandemic …

A top court in The Hague issued a "shock" ruling that curbs the power of civic authorities to impose sweeping coronavirus-related curfews which should have significant reverberations legally for similar scenarios in other countries. "The curfew must be lifted immediately," the court said in a statement, underscoring that the Dutch government is abusing

Dutch court orders government to scrap coronavirus curfew

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch court ordered the government on Tuesday to end the curfew it imposed last month to rein in the spread of coronavirus, saying the ruling coalition was not entitled to use emergency powers to enforce the restrictive measure. In a written statement, The Hague District Court called the curfew a “far-reaching violation
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