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The Netherlands and Portugal take lighter pandemic travel restrictions

The newest European countries to take lighter pandemic restrictions are the Netherlands and Portugal since the number of infections is decreasing and summer being...

Eurovision makes its comeback in the Netherlands

The Netherlands will be hosting Eurovision this year, in a safe way and with a reduced number of people.  The Eurovision's final will be taking...
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The oldest Dutch citizen dies at the age of 110

After some health complications, the oldest Dutch resident Cornelia Boonstra has passed away at the age of 110 on Saturday. On September 2020, she...

Summer holidays in the Netherlands are expected to be more expensive in 2021

Because of the current pandemic situation, travel companies in the Netherlands have informed that the summer holidays will be more expensive and it will...

The Netherlands – 10th best country in the world

According to a rank by the US News, the Netherlands is ranked as the 10th best country in the world, one number above the...

The Netherlands is planning to take less restrictive pandemic measures

The Netherlands wants to establish new restrictions for the pandemic if the decreasing in hospital admissions proceeds to go on. This means less measures...

The Netherlands rely on EU to overcome the pandemic

Eurobarometer - an EU poll, showed that Dutch people trust EU to guide them through the pandemic. 68% of people have put their faith...

The Netherlands in 9th place for EU Covid vaccines

Out of 30 countries in the European Union, Netherlands was in 9th place for the Covid vaccines. About 4.7 million adults in Netherlands have...

Petrol prices set a record in the Netherlands

The price for a litre of petrol was increased to 1.895 euros on Wednesday, identical to the record that was set on October 2,...

Merkel gave her speech on the Liberation Day of the Netherlands

On May 5, the German chancellor Angela Merkel has given a speech for the Liberation Day of the Netherlands, which traditionally kicks off the...

WORLD NEWS

South Asia as the new epicenter of Covid-19

With the new less restrictive measures taken and the season of spring, one might think that the pandemic is close to an end. However,...

Israel-Gaza violence: the escalated events dread a war

The brutality between people began on Monday, weeks after increasing Palestinian-Israeli tension in East Jerusalem in a holy site and it has now exceeded...

Norway to omit AstraZeneca and Johnson&Johnson Covid-19 vaccines

According to an expert commission in Norway, the Scandinavian country is contemplating whether to use AstraZeneca and Johnson&Johnson as their vaccines. Not long ago,...

The UK sends patrol ships to Jersey after fisheries conflict with France 

On Wednesday, a Downing Street spokesman said that two British offshore patrol vessels will be sent to the island of Jersey, and this will...

Two American students await fate from Rome Court accused of killing a police officer 

Two American students are being accused of killing an Italian police officer, and this week will be the decision of their fate by a...

The anger of the inhabitants of Mexico after the collapse of the metro

A terrible subway accident left 24 dead and more than 70 injured in Mexico City on Tuesday. A bridge collapsed on an overhead section...

Mexico City metro overpass collapses killing at least 23

In the late hours of Monday, a metro overpass carrying a subway train collapsed in Mexico City, sending a train plunging on the ground,...

Turkey will cover crypto service providers

Three weeks ago, Turkey barred cryptocurrency as a legitimate payment option, but now, the country took the decision to regulate crypto exchanges, which took...

SPORT

Barcelona crushes Chelsea on their Champions League final

Barcelona needed only 36 minutes of the first half to score 4 goals and win their first Women's Champions League match against Chelsea. By dragging...

Turkish Grand Prix called off, leaving Austria to take over as the host for the second time

Because of the current pandemic situation, the Turkish Grand Prix will not be held on June 13 as it was supposed to, with Austria...

Manchester City wins Premier League and sets record of consecutive wins

On Tuesday, Manchester City won the Premier League title after Leicester beat Manchester United by 2-1. After Premier League, City will now have to focus...

TECH

HCL Technologies to employ 1,000 tech professionals

HCL Technologies stated that they will employ 1,000 technology professionals who specialize in the fields of cybersecurity, digital transformation, artificial intelligence and cloud in...

Elon Musk impersonators manage to steal over $2 million in crypto scams

Impersonators of Elon Musk have stolen $2 million from venture capitals in cryptocurrency frauds for the last 6 months. The robbery is part of a...

Covid-19 vaccine to be produced via technology transfer

The production of the Covid-19 vaccine has taken a different approach through tech transfer by Hester Biosciences and Bharat Biotech teaming up to further...

BUSINESS

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Leading CEO & Trailblazer Recipients are awarded from Women Business Collaborative (WBC) for their contribution in gender and diversity

The outstanding alliance of individuals, organizations and companies working together to accomplish an equal pay, position and power for women in business - Women...

A new fashion launch to support employers, children and cut down on waste

Cally Rusell - a retail technology businessman, is planning to introduce an approach which will change the way people buy quality clothing. The shopping app Mallzee was...

The pound experiences a 3-month high increase against the dollar

Since February, the increasing of the pound has reached its highest point against the dollar, right after the Conservative party secured its grasp on...

ACM urged 170 companies to review sustainability claims

ACM, the Dutch consumers’ authority, has launched an investigation into misleading sustainability claims made by 170 businesses. ACM ordered the companies for revisions of...

Lifestyle

Summer holidays in the Netherlands are expected to be more expensive in 2021

Because of the current pandemic situation, travel companies in the Netherlands have informed that the summer holidays will be more expensive and it will...

International fashion platform Lyst raises £60 million funding

Lyst - an international fashion platform, has increased its number of clients into 150 million, while also raising £60 million funding.  Lyst is an app...

AstraZeneca vaccine is equivalent to 80% more protection against mortality

According to a data from Public Health England on AstraZeneca, the vaccine displays how a dose of a shot is equivalent to 80% less...

CULTURE

Eurovision makes its comeback in the Netherlands

The Netherlands will be hosting Eurovision this year, in a safe way and with a reduced number of people.  The Eurovision's final will be taking...

Arts festival Sifa will limit the number of spectators as stricter measures arise

Sifa - The Singapore International Festival of Arts, decreased the number of crowds for some weekend shows due to the stricter pandemic measures that...

3,500 people have the green light to attend Eurovision event

Eurovision Song Festival, which will be held in the Rotterdam Ahoy, has gotten the green light from the ministers for a certain number of...

Coronavirus

The Netherlands will go through the second step of lockdown easing

The second move towards the lighter pandemic measures is planning to become public on May 18, since the daily cases of hospitalizations have decreased...

Covid-19 vaccine to be produced via technology transfer

The production of the Covid-19 vaccine has taken a different approach through tech transfer by Hester Biosciences and Bharat Biotech teaming up to further...

The Netherlands and Portugal take lighter pandemic travel restrictions

The newest European countries to take lighter pandemic restrictions are the Netherlands and Portugal since the number of infections is decreasing and summer being...

South Asia as the new epicenter of Covid-19

With the new less restrictive measures taken and the season of spring, one might think that the pandemic is close to an end. However,...
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