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Australian arrested on sex abuse charges in Philippines

Australian arrested on sex abuse charges in Philippines

26 February 2015   0 comments
An Australian man charged with multiple child sex offences in the Philippines is also suspected of killing a 12-year-old girl and burying her under his rented apartment, police said Thursday.Gerard Peter...
More cafes and bars keep to smoking regulations

More cafes and bars keep to smoking regulations 26 February 2015

Dutch café and bar owners have become stricter about allowing smoking on their premises, government inspectors say.

Hospitals press ahead with proton cancer plans, despite insu... 26 February 2015

At least two specialist cancer treatment centres which use proton therapy are to be built in the Netherlands after all, the Volkskrant reports on Thursday.

Dutch solar panel claims don’t add up 26 February 2015

It is completely unclear how much electricity is being generated by solar panels in the Netherlands, independent researcher Peter Segaar told broadcaster Nos.
Dutch, Belgians pledge action on foreign partner loophole

Dutch, Belgians pledge action on foreign partner loophole 26 February 2015

The Netherlands and Belgium are to work together to close what is known as the ‘Europe route’ used by people who want to bring foreign partners into the country, according to a government statement.

D66 devises plan to regulate Dutch marijuana production

26 February 2015
Liberal democratic party D66 is introducing its own draft legislation on Thursday to regulate the production and sale of marijuana.

Ooowl, that hurt! Rogue bird sows terror in Dutch city

25 February 2015
The northern Dutch town of Purmerend has advised residents to arm themselves with an umbrella when going out at night after a mysterious spate of bloody rogue owl attacks.Over the last three weeks, the......

Self-employed keep number of new companies high 25 February 2015

Despite a drop in job opportunities over the past year, the number of new companies continued to grow thanks to the self-employed, the central statistics agency CBS says.
Rome riot damage should be paid for by Dutch government: senate

Rome riot damage should be paid for by Dutch government: sen... 25 February 2015

The Dutch senate says the Netherlands should make a contribution to the fountain in Rome damaged by rioting Feyenoord fans last week.

SIM card maker Gemalto says ‘reasonable grounds’ to believe... 25 February 2015

Amsterdam-based SIM card maker Gemalto said on Wednesday it has ‘reasonable grounds’ to believe it was probably hacked by US and British secret services in 2010 and 2011.

Minister’s murder suspect ‘escaped’ from Belgian psychiatric... 25 February 2015

The man suspected of murdering former health minister Els Borst vanished from a psychiatric clinic in Belgium shortly before the killing, the AD says on Wednesday.

Protesting students released on Wednesday after night in jai... 25 February 2015

The Amsterdam university students who were arrested when police ended a protest sit-in on Tuesday were released from custody ‘one by one’ on Wednesday, police said.

ECB unveils new 20-euro banknote 25 February 2015

The ECB is gradually phasing in new banknotes to replace those in circulation since the euro became a physical currency in January 2002.

Online child abuse moving to Skype, Bitcoin: Europol 24 February 2015

Hi-tech criminals are increasingly selling live streams of child sex over legitimate chat sites and apps such as Skype for hard-to-trace virtual currencies like Bitcoin, Europe's policing agency warned...
Doctors launch online personal health check

Doctors launch online personal health check 24 February 2015

A number of healthcare organisations on Tuesday launched an online personal health check (PGC) aimed at prevention and an improvement in lifestyle.

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