Monday, June 14, 2021

Netherlands

Dutch police break up anti-lockdown protest ahead of election

Police said they detained 20 people and that two demonstrators had been injured by police dogs after refusing to leave.

Netherlands halts adoptions from abroad due to historical trafficking

‘Trafficked’ Dutch-Indonesian adoptees are still searching for their lost biological parents with little success.

Cannabis cafes face tourist ban as Amsterdam cleans up

Cannabis production is illegal but Dutch cafes are allowed to sell it to be smoked or eaten in a cookie with a coffee.

Riots in Holland over new curfew

A Covid-19 testing centre was set alight, an act the health minister called 'going beyond all limits'.

Asia’s ‘most wanted man’ arrested in Netherlands

Tse Chi Lop is said to be the head of The Company, which dominates a US$70 billion illegal drugs market across Asia.

‘Welcome to the Brexit’: Dutch customs stop sandwich crossings under new trade rules

The new post-Brexit rules say that bringing foods that contain meat or dairy into the EU, even for personal use, is forbidden.

Job whale done as Dutch train lifted to safety

The train smashed through buffers at the end of the line and was left suspended 10m above the ground, propped up only by the huge silver monument.

Australia, Netherlands slam Russia’s withdrawal from MH17 talks

Russia had complained of 'vicious' attempts to pin blame on Moscow.

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