Morning newspapers - 3 January 2007
De Telegraaf, Samir A. deadly sick in terrorist jail
Samir A. deadly sick in terrorist jail
Het Financieele Dagblad
CDA wants quick negotiations
The Cabinet formation talks will enter a new phase on Wednesday. The Christian Democrat CDA, as the nation's largest party, wants to enter into policy negotiations with its intended coalition partners the Labour PvdA and ChristenUnie as quickly as possible.
Soldiers break rules again
Military police are investigating whether soldiers of the Dutch land army badly misbehaved at the Amsterdam nightclub 11 shortly before Christmas. Some of the group of 15 soldiers are alleged to have threatened a security officer and to have used hard drugs.
VVD sweeps out election campaign
The Liberal VVD election campaign was "too pale", leader Mark Rutte unconvincing and the party no longer has a recognisable face, the VVD academic bureau has concluded after November's election loss.
Noise makes spinal injection very accurate
The Jeroen Bosch Ziekenhuis in Den Bosch is investigating a new method to carry out
spinal injections. Initial studies have indicated that technique is extremely accurate. Instead of the hand, the pressure on the needle will be regulated by a pump with a noise system. As the pressure increases, the tone of the noise rises. An anaesthetist can determine from the tone whether the needle is in the right place.
Compulsory aggression lessons for ambulance staff
The training course "How to respond to aggression and violence" will be added to the base study programme for ambulance nurse students. Up until now, the course had been an option.
[Copyright Expatica News + ANP 2006]
Subject: Dutch news