Netherlands

'Holland' no longer exists in 2020

From January 1, the Netherlands will officially drop “Holland” from all literature and marketing materials, so the country will only be referred to be its official name. The move comes as part of a wider rebranding …

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Netherlands drops 'Holland' in rebranding move

The Dutch authorities have abandoned the name Holland in relation to their country, preferring to stick with the Netherlands instead, according to Adformatie magazine. According to the authorities, the country has to rebrand itself …

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Dutch teenager helps disabled people of Kakheti

The son of a Georgian emigrant, a citizen of the Netherlands, Georgy Venko, created the Help Georgia charity fund and raised 40 thousand euros for people with disabilities in the Georgian village of Brocliani (Kakheti), Georgian media report. …

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Verdict in Scythian gold case delayed

The Amsterdam Court of Appeal has delayed a verdict in the Scythian gold case, the court's press service said. According to the statement, judges need the parties to provide additional information, particularly on property …

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Utrecht shooting: one killed, multiple people hurt

At least one person was killed in a shooting incident inside a tram in the Dutch town of Utrecht, local police said. Authorities have confirmed that multiple people have been injured in the shooting incident. Dutch …

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 Nine injured after blast in the Hague

Nine people were inured after an explosion in The Hague caused the front of a building to collapse, the Dutch city’s fire department has said. Emergency workers rescued three injured people from a collapsed three-story home in the …

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Turkey deports Dutch journalist over terror group links

Turkey deported a journalist Johanna Cornelia Boersma working for the largest Dutch financial newspaper, Het Financieele Dagblad, after it received information from Dutch police that she had links to a designated terrorist …

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Netherlands declares cyber war on Russia

The Netherlands is in a state of "cyberwar" with Russia, Dutch Defence Minister Ank Bijleveld told Dutch broadcaster NPO. "What happened is really dangerous," the minister said in a nod to an April …

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