Afternoon newspapers - 20 November 2006

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NRC Handelsblad, BAM stock prices plunge after profit warning

NRC Handelsblad

BAM stock prices plunge after profit warning

The price of shares in BAM, the largest construction firm in the Netherlands, fell 15 percent on Monday after the company issued a profit warning and the announcement that the firm was investigating accountancy irregularities in Germany.

Political parties arrange letters to newspapers

The Labour PvdA and Christian Democrat CDA are getting groups of volunteers to write letters to newspapers in a bid to influence the election campaign.

Het Parool

Asscher enraged by Zalm

Amsterdam Labour PvdA Alderman Lodewijk Asscher is angry at Liberal VVD Finance Minister for his attempt to force through the privatisation of Schiphol Airport.

Spees Cees must go from Groen Vrij

The Dutch rehabilitation authority wants Cees Hendriks, who was jailed for two years for cannabis crimes, to immediately end his programme to 'reintegrate' into society. The programme is being carried out with pro-marijuana party Groen Vrij. Hendriks, alias Spees Cees, is listed at number 5 on the electoral list of Groen Vrij, the party that calls for the legalisation of cannabis.

[Copyright Expatica News 2006]

Subject: Dutch news

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