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Breaking News: Spanish construction workers treated as 'slaves' by German company
 
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Amsterdam :: Netherlands | updated 2014-04-15 12:21:40 -0700 | business-news

With the high unemployment rate in Spain, along with government-imposed austerity measures and budget cuts, many Spaniards are seeking employment in other European countries in order to make ends meet and put food on the table. However, it seems some...
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Source: People

Amsterdam :: Netherlands | updated 2014-04-09 18:51:48 -0700 | entertainment-news

Ria, a 70-year-old grandmother from the Netherlands, found that out as she hopped on a roller coaster to prepare for an even bigger life event: Her first plane ride. As part of phone company Vodafone's "First" ad campaign, Ria was...
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Source: Ynet News

Amsterdam :: Netherlands | updated 2014-04-10 15:45:10 -0700 | travel-news

Motti Kimchi After the bus driver insulted the Holocaust survivor, he violently shut the bus door on man's wife, bruising her arm. 'A Holocaust survivor, being called a Nazi! Every Israeli should be ashamed.' Margarita Erbach   Martin Leeda moved...
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Source: Dutch News

Amsterdam :: Netherlands | updated 2014-04-16 00:54:18 -0700 | political-news

Junior social affairs minister Jetta Klijnsma has sent the draft bill to the Council of State advisory body for its recommendations, the broadcaster says. Making speaking Dutch one of the conditions for claiming welfare benefits (bijstand) has been mooted for...
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Source: Dutch News

Amsterdam :: Netherlands | updated 2014-04-10 07:07:59 -0700 | business-news

The financial services group is moving the headquarters of its Nationale Nederlanden insurance arm to The Hague to cut costs and consolidate office space. ING is going to redevelop the glass-fronted building to make it suitable for multiple occupants.
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Source: Turks and Caicos Free Press

Amsterdam :: Netherlands | updated 2014-04-16 04:42:01 -0700 | technology-news

Holding NV, the largest supplier of equipment to computer chip makers such as Intel and Samsung, says it sees only incremental sales gains in the coming two quarters. The Veldhoven, Netherlands-based company, a bellwether for the semiconductor industry, Wednesday reported...
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Amsterdam :: Netherlands | updated 2014-04-15 23:53:05 -0700 | education-news

Want to Be a Good Leader? Step One: Know Thyself What is the most important characteristic of a leader? Some might say it's integrity. Others may say that it's being a good motivator. But psychologist and author Sherrie Campbell believes...
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Source: New Zealand Herald

Amsterdam :: Netherlands | updated 2014-04-15 17:36:29 -0700 | business-news

Accounting standards already tight before the global financial crisis hit, expert says. Photo / Thinkstock Accounting standards were already tight in the lead-up to the global financial crisis, but they didn't stop several major financial institutions from going under, visiting...
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Breaking News: Dutch girl arrested over American Airlines Twitter threat
 
Posted by: namedo

Amsterdam :: Netherlands | updated 2014-04-15 14:12:27 -0700 | odd-news

Dutch police have arrested a teenage girl after she allegedly tweeted a threat to American Airlines A Twitter user named "Sarah" wrote on Twitter ""hello my name's Ibrahim and I'm from Afghanistan. I'm part of Al Qaida and on June...
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Source: Dutch News

Amsterdam :: Netherlands | updated 2014-04-15 07:27:45 -0700 | business-news

The total made up of 10 million guests from abroad (a 3% increase) and 11.5 million from the Netherlands (up 1.9%). The provinces of Drenthe, Zuid-Holland and Noord-Holland saw the biggest rises, with 10.9%, 7.3% and 6.6% respectively. However, the...
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Source: Dutch News

Amsterdam :: Netherlands | updated 2014-04-15 07:27:51 -0700 | political-news

On Monday it emerged around half the applications for the amnesty had been rejected a fact criticised by opposition MPs who said the minister had been too strict. In particular, the minister has been criticised for excluding children who lived...
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Amsterdam :: Netherlands | updated 2014-04-15 07:27:46 -0700 | technology-news

The wolf was photographed at Meppen and Nordhorn two weeks apart and it is not clear if it is the same animal on both pictures, news agency ANP says . The cameras were set up by local hunters.   The...
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Source: Dutch News

Amsterdam :: Netherlands | updated 2014-04-15 07:26:31 -0700 | political-news

The government plans to transfer responsibility for organising long-term care to local authorities in 2015, while cutting 40% from the home nursing budget...Health insurers have for some time been saying 2015 is too soon because local councils do not yet...
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Source: Dutch News

Amsterdam :: Netherlands | updated 2014-04-15 01:22:51 -0700 | business-news

Social affairs minister Lodewijk Asscher and junior tax minister Eric Wiebes had hoped to simplify the current benefit system which critics say is inefficient and expensive. Almost two-thirds of Dutch households get some sort of benefit via the tax office...
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Source: Dutch News

Amsterdam :: Netherlands | updated 2014-04-15 01:22:49 -0700 | health-news

Prime minister Mark Rutte and other party leaders refused to give further information and the talks are set to continue on Tuesday. The opposition Liberal democrats D66 and two small Christian parties have already reached several reform deals with the...
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