Morning newspapers – 19 April 2007
Telegraaf, Military report leaked
Military report leaked
Extending the mission to Uruzgan would have dramatic consequences for the armed forces. A decision on the mission is expected this summer. An internal risk-inventory commissioned by the director of operations and leaked to the Telegraaf assesses the pressure that the military could be under in the event that the mission is renewed.
Belgian aid to the Netherlands
Residents of the municipality of Alkemade in Zuid-Holland who are in need have received "emergency aid" from Belgium. The aid consists of drinks, food, cosmetics and other articles confiscated from air travellers at the Zaventem airport.
Children missing out on after-school care
Thousands of children will still not be able to make use of after-school care facilities in the new school year, even though the almost 7,000 primary schools are supposed to organise before and after-school care from 1 August.
Doctor puzzled by liposuction death
The plastic surgeon who performed a liposuction procedure that turned deadly on Monday is shocked at the incident. The specialist, 38-year-old Edwin van Onselen, has no idea why the 21-year-old patient died.
"New towns" losing appeal
Rapidly growing young cities and municipalities could be the problem cities of the future, according to the Atlas for Municipalities which was presented today.
Pharmaceutical company stops subsidies
Pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly has broken all contact with the Osteoporosis Foundation with immediate effect after reports of financial mismanagement at the organisation.
DNB critical of consortium bid on ABN Amro
De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) warns that a bid on ABN Amro by a consortium of Fortis, Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and Santander could be risky.
[Copyright Expatica News + ANP 2007]
Subject: Dutch news