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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 ...


 

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