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    SCIENTISTS in the Netherlands have said face masks in public places are "not necessary" and might even have a "negative impact". The Dutch have not made it compulsory to wear face coverings in public - despite a rise in coronavirus cases. 4The Netherlands's top scientists still believe there is no medical evidence to support wearing face masksCredit: AFP The nation's top scientists have concluded there is no firm evidence to make people wear masks. This is despite the fact the Netherlands has seen an alarming spike in coronavirus cases since restrictions were eased. Over the past week, almost 1,400 new coronavirus cases were reported, or 342 more than the week before. However, the country's top scientists still believe there is...
    Authorities have killed more than 1 million minks at breeding farms in Spain and the Netherlands as a precaution after outbreaks of the coronavirus were discovered there. The outbreaks among the minks on farms in both countries likely started with infected workers, although officials aren’t certain. But it also is “plausible” that some workers later caught the virus back from the minks, the Dutch government and a researcher said, and scientists are exploring whether that was the case and how much of a threat such a spread might be. FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2015, file photo, a mink sniffs the air as he surveys the river beach in search of food, in meadow near the village of...
    Kylie Jenner's daughter is 2 years old. @kyliejenner/Instagram Kylie Jenner bought her 2-year-old daughter Stormi Webster a pony that's estimated to cost $200,000, according to the Daily Mail.  The outlet reported that the makeup mogul, 22, purchased the horse from breeder Stal Wilten.  Jenner shipped the animal from the Netherlands to Los Angeles, where he's isolating for 14 days due to the pandemic. After learning about the lavish gift, Twitter users criticized Jenner for buying her toddler such an expensive gift. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Kylie Jenner gifted her 2-year-old daughter Stormi Webster a pony named Frozen that was estimated to cost $200,000, the Daily Mail reported on Friday.  The outlet said that the Kylie...
    Kylie Jenner has splashed out $200,000 on a pony for her two-year-old daughter Stormi, DailyMail.com can reveal. The grey pony hunter is named Frozen and arrived in Los Angeles from the Netherlands earlier this week. Sources with knowledge of the deal said it would have cost between $7,000 and $10,000 to ship the pony to the US on top of the $200,000 sale price.  Breeder Stal Wilten confirmed Kylie picked up the $200,000 pony in an Instagram post on Thursday in which he he referred to the grey pony hunter as 'most famous pony of them all' Kylie, pictured with her daughter Stormi, is believed to have spent $200,000 on the pony and an extra $7,000 to $10,000 in flying...
    MADELEINE MCCANN suspect Christian B is being investigated over the disappearance of a seven-year-old boy from a beach in The Netherlands, it is reported. It was revealed last month that Dutch cops were working with German authorities to determine if Christian B, 43, was behind the disappearance of Jaïr Soares in August 1995. 3Jaïr Soares went missing aged seve from a beach in the Netherlands in August 1995 3Christian B is now being investigated in connection with his disappearance Credit: Bild 3Madeleine disappeared in 2007, aged threeCredit: EPA Jaïr vanished from a beach near the Zuid-Holland town of Monster when he went to buy chips. His mum and dad returned to the towels and found their son was missing....
    The The Mexican Futbol selection finally gave signs of life in this 2020 after announcing that next October 7 they will face their similar from Holland in the Johan Cruyff Arena in Amsterdam, at a time yet to be defined. The team of Gerardo ‘Tata’ Martino It has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic, since it has not been able to play a single match so far this year, but in the coming months they will finally return to the fields, and this match may be interesting, since it could count on the figures that militate in European soccer.
    Dutch industry organization Koninklijke Horeca Nederland (KHN) has instituted interim measures against the state, it said on Thursday. She would like the measures to be relaxed as quickly as possible, in particular that concerning the number of people authorized to sit at the same table within 1.5 meters. Depending on the sector, the measures currently in force in the catering industry are much stricter than necessary. They are also very arbitrary and contradictory with the flexibility allowed in other areas, according to KHN. The organization refers in particular to the fields of public transport, passenger transport, sport and education. Hospitality entrepreneurs are in distress, KHN said in a statement. For the moment, no prospect is offered and for many of...
    Innocent tradition for some, symbols of racism for others… and for Mark Rutte. The post The Zwarte Piet at the center of the debate in the Netherlands: “It’s a tradition!” appeared first on Analogik.
    ISIS bride Shamima Begum is planning to get back with her jihadi husband and make a new life in the Netherlands after being stripped of British citizenship. The moaning teenager, who fled the UK to join the terror group in 2015, was yesterday told of the decision after days of speculation over whether she should be allowed back in the country. 5 Shamima Begum wants to come home to the UK with her son Jerah but is now planning to become a Dutch national after being stripped of her British citizenshipCredit: Anthony Loyd / The Times / News Licensing 5 A Home Office letter was received by Begum's family yesterday, but they have vowed to pursue "all legal avenues" to...
    Queen Maxima of the Netherlands sported an effortlessly chic look to meet veterans today.  The Dutch monarch, 49, was visiting the Veteran Institute in windy Doorn, where she expressed her appreciation for the soldiers who acted on behalf of the Dutch state.  The mother-of-three opted for a more understated look compared with her usual bright colours, pairing navy blue culottes and a flowy white blouse.  The veteran institute was founded in 2000 and aims to provide mental and physical healthcare for veterans and their families. Maxima's visit today was aimed at showing appreciation for the nation's veterans, as well as highlighting the importance of their care.  Queen Maxima of the Netherlands sported an effortlessly chic look to meet veterans today....
    A dentist's chair with foot and wrist straps found in one of the containers, pictured in this police video still. National Police Corps of the Netherlands Dutch police uncovered a torture chamber inside one of several shipping containers near a small village in the Netherlands. Six other shipping containers were found with handcuffs and chemical toilets. Police found torture instruments on the site.  Six men have been arrest on suspicion of charges including planning kidnapping and hostage-taking. The intended victims have gone into hiding, police said. Officers found the site after infiltrating and monitoring the encrypted messaging service EncroChat. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Dutch police discovered a torture chamber hidden inside one of several shipping...
    Cases of Covid-19 have been reported in mink on 20 farms in the Netherlands since the start of the epidemic, leading to the slaughter of tens of thousands of these small mammals, the agriculture ministry said on Monday. . The Dutch authorities started the slaughterings at the beginning of June after the first contamination had been noted, in order to prevent them from becoming sources of contamination. “In total, contaminations were found in 20 mink farms in the Netherlands”, all located in the south of the country, said in a statement the Ministry of Agriculture. All of the mammals were slaughtered on 18 of these farms. The mink slaughter of the last two farms will follow on Monday, the ministry...
    The Netherlands will no longer show the mention of sex on identity cards issued to their inhabitants from 2024 or 2025. The government thus wishes to open up a little more to non-binary people, who do not feel women or men, he said Friday. This change will not take place for four years, when the production of identity documents will be reviewed in order to limit the costs and consequences of the change, said the Minister of Education, Culture and Science , Ingrid van Engelshoven. Interest groups COC Nederland (representing LGBTI), NNID (for gender diversity) and TNN (for transgender people) have expressed satisfaction with these plans and describe the news as “excellent for people who have problems with this...
    Due to the coronavirus pandemic, brothels have been closed in Germany. To demand their reopening, prostitutes demonstrated. Legal and supervised work For almost 4 months, brothels are closed in Germany to limit the spread of coronavirus. This Friday, July 3, prostitutes protested outside the upper house of the German parliament to demand their reopening. According to information from the newspaper Le Figaro, the prostitution is legal work and framed by law in Germany. Since the establishment of the confinement and taking drastic measures, the sex workers were deprived of income.During this movement in front of the Bundesrat, they brandished placards and banners with an inflatable doll. “Open the brothels now!”, “Our sector is forced into illegality,” says one. Brothels seem...
    Brothels in the Netherlands were forced to close in mid-March due to the Covid-19… “Contact professions” As of this Wednesday, July 1, all “contact professions” are at Netherlands, an authorization also concerning prostitute. The government had initially bet on a reopening of brothels on September 1, but the workers and sex workers asked to work earlier. “We are all so relieved to be able to return to work because many sex workers have not received any help from the government,” said one of them, Foxxy, in comments reported by the Parisian press. “We are delighted to be making money again,” she said. >>> Read also: prostitution law: arrest of ten clients since its entry into force Legal prostitution for 20...
    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Netherlands marked 157 years since the country abolished slavery on July 1, 1863 with a solemn event in Amsterdam on Wednesday that also reflected on the Black Lives Matter movement that swept the globe in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. The commemoration, which was closed to the public because of coronavirus prevention measures, came amid intense scrutiny of Dutch involvement in the slave trade that has gained new urgency following protests across the country since Floyd’s May 25 death at the hands of Minneapolis police. Protesters in the Netherlands have vandalized several statues of historic figures linked to the slave trade and called for such statues to be removed....
    Visitors would be able to see what's going on inside the farm. Courtesy of Goldsmith.Company A floating poultry farm designed to house 7,000 hens is coming to Merwehaven, Rotterdam, in the Netherlands, according to its designer, the Goldsmith architecture company. According to a press release shared with Insider, the walls of the planned farm would be made of a combination of glass and translucent polycarbonate panels to allow visitors a peek inside the building. Other than egg-laying hens, the farm would have space for growing vegetables and herbs using LED lights, according to the press release.  Goldsmith.Company's design shows an air system within the farm designed to reduce emissions of poultry dust and nitrogen. The press release also...
    The Dutch government announced on Friday that it will award € 3.4 billion ($ 3.81 billion) to KLM to help the national airline overcome the aviation crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The aid package consists of a € 1 billion loan and € 2,400 in bank loan guarantees, explained Finance Minister Wopke Hoekstra. The financial bailout has several conditions set by the government, including that KLM must cut costs by 15%, improve its sustainability and reduce the number of night flights at Schiphol National Airport, just outside Amsterdam. The cost-cutting order assumes that the loss of jobs at the firm, with a workforce of 30,000, will be “probably inevitable,” Hoekstra said. KLM CEO Pieter Elbers said the aid was...
    Since March 10, at least one person dies of coronavirus every day in the Netherlands. A peak was recorded on March 31 with 175 victims in 24 hours. The post Coronavirus: no deaths in the Netherlands for the first time since March appeared first on Analogik.
    A demonstration against measures taken by the Dutch government to curb the spread of the coronavirus gathered several thousand people in The Hague on Sunday, according to the public channel NOS. The mayor Johan Remkes, had authorized the event, baptized #folievirale (#viruswaanzin), but this one initially had to gather a restricted number of participants until 13:30. The demonstrators, banners and leaflets in hand, went to the Malieveld to conduct a sit-in. City police said on Twitter that they had repeatedly addressed the protesters, warned them of the risks and asked them to leave without success. “On the orders of the mayor, the police are now making arrests,” according to the police. The demonstrators started to disperse a little before...
    AMSTERDAM – The 17th century has gone down in Dutch history as the Golden Age, when unprecedented trading wealth helped fund the likes of artists Rembrandt van Rijn and Johannes Vermeer. But the grim flip side of the prosperity — fortunes generated by seafaring traders, slavery and iron-fisted colonial rulers — is being brought into sharp focus amid global protests sparked by the killing of George Floyd. Activists spurred by the Black Lives Matter protests in the United States are seeking to shed more light on the Dutch colonial past and tackle what they call ingrained racism and discrimination in the Netherlands, a nation that was once known as a beacon of tolerance. The latest target of activists is a...
    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said during a parliamentary debate about anti-racism protests Thursday that he expects the “Black Pete” caricature to die out due to growing opposition in the Netherlands. In the Dutch Christmas tradition, St. Nicholas brings gifts to kids with the help of Black Pete, a clownish assistant depicted with a black face, frizzy wig, and red lipstick. In recent years, the act of wearing black face paint to depict Black Pete has been criticized as racist, Reuters reported. Saint Nicholas (L) is followed by Black Petes during a traditional parade (Francois Lenoir/Reuters) Rutte appears to have changed his mind on the issue. He reportedly said in 2013, “Black Pete is just black and I can’t do...