Dutch news in brief, 17 May 2006

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Dalziel & Pascoe in Tuschinski The episode of the British detective series 'Dalziel & Pascoe' which was filmed in Amsterdam last year is being screened at Amsterdam's Art Deco cinema Tuschinski on 18 June. It is one of the features of broadcaster KRO's detective marathon. It will be shown continuously in the cinema with episodes of 'The Commander', 'A Touch of Frost', 'Inspector Lynley', 'Silent Witness' and 'Rebus'. KRO will also be showing detectives series on television as a counterbalance to ea

Dalziel & Pascoe in Tuschinski
 
The episode of the British detective series 'Dalziel & Pascoe' which was filmed in Amsterdam last year is being screened at Amsterdam's Art Deco cinema Tuschinski on 18 June. It is one of the features of broadcaster KRO's detective marathon. It will be shown continuously in the cinema with episodes of 'The Commander', 'A Touch of Frost', 'Inspector Lynley', 'Silent Witness' and 'Rebus'. KRO will also be showing detectives series on television as a counterbalance to each of the matches of the World Cup. If a couple come to blows over whether to watch the soccer of not, there will be plenty of detectives on hand to decide who started it.

Dangerous ticks in the dunes

Researchers from Wageningen University and health institute RIVM have warned the public about venture into sand dunes in the Netherlands. Many dunes are home to dangerous ticks that are often infected with bacteria that can cause Lyme Disease among humans.

Healthcare complaints soar

Healthcare providers were snowed under with complaints last year, according to figures released by the Health Inspectorate (IGZ). This reversed a decline in the annual number of complaints in recent years. The number of complaints rose from 840 in 2004 to 1048 in 2005.

Netherlands is hot tourist destination

The Netherlands attracted a record number of tourists last year, according to the Tourist Board (NBTC). Some 10.1 million tourists came to the country in 2005, 4 percent more than in 2004. The NBTC said the figures in the last quarter of 2005 were particularly strong. It expects 2006 to be another record year.

Princess Maxima celebrates birthday

Princess Maxima of the Netherlands celebrated her 35th birthday at home with her husband, Crown Prince Willem-Alexander, and their two daughters on Wednesday. Maxima was born in Buenos Aires in 1971 and she married the future King of the Netherlands on 2 February 2002 in Amsterdam.

[Copyright Expatica News + ANP 2006]

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