- Dutch vote in local polls, referendum on government spying powers
THE HAGUE (AFP) - Dutch voters were casting ballots in local elections on Wednesday (March 21), with far-right parties seeking gains. They were also voting in a referendum on plans to broaden government online spying powers.
Straits Times. Wed, 21 Mar 2018 18:08:11 +0800.
- Barcelona 'to monitor Ajax's Matthijs de Ligt' during Holland games
Barca were linked with the young Dutchman during the January transfer window, but with all their efforts put into signing Philippe Coutinho from Liverpool, a move never came to fruition.
Daily Mail. Wed, 21 Mar 2018 10:57:43 +0000.
- Voters go to polls in Dutch local election and referendum
Dutch voters are choosing new municipal councils across the country in local elections and deciding in a referendum the fate of a law giving intelligence agencies broader powers to intercept electronic data.
Fox News. Wed, 21 Mar 2018 08:52:38 GMT.
- Rugby World Cup 2019: Spain lodge formal complaint after Belgium defeat
The Spanish Rugby Federation has lodged a formal complaint to World Rugby and Rugby Europe after the national team's defeat by Belgium.
BBC News. Tue, 20 Mar 2018 17:42:53 GMT.
- Interview with Dutch Prime Minister Rutte on Eurozone Reforms: 'We Won't Simply Rubberstamp Everything'
All eyes have been on Germany and France recently when it comes to reforming the European common currency. But in an interview with DER SPIEGEL, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, 51, says that the Netherlands should not be ignored.
Spiegel Online. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 18:46:00 +0100.
- World Rugby to look at Spain's World Cup qualifying defeat by Belgium
World Rugby said it will investigate the "context of events" around Belgium's controversial win over Spain in a 2019 Rugby World Cup qualifier.
BBC News. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 11:48:09 GMT.
- Royal Dutch Shell Management Presents Its "World-Class Investment Case"
Management thinks the things it has done in recent years will set it up to deliver huge returns for shareholders.
Yahoo. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 11:46:00 -0400.
- GovSat-1 Satellite Goes Operational
LUXEMBOURG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GovSat-1 enters operational service today, to provide secure communications to governmental and institutional users. ... ...
Business Wire. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 07:40:00 UTC.
- A Never-Ending Poem Grows in the Netherlands
De Letters van Utrecht is carved into the city streets and will continue indefinitely
Smithsonian. Fri, 16 Mar 2018 19:53:33 +0000.
- Bar puts alarms in beer glasses after 4,000 are stolen in one year
A bar in Belgium has decided to attach alarms to its beer glasses after drinkers stole 4,000 of them in just a year.
Irish Independent. Thu, 15 Mar 2018 21:03:50 +0000.
The Benelux States consist of Belgium, The Netherlands, and
Luxembourg. They are located in northwestern Europe, to the north
of France and to the west of Germany. Browse these government
websites for news and information about the Benelux nations.
The Kingdom of Belgium is a constitutional monarchy. Its capital
city is Brussels, and its currency is the Euro. Flemish (Dutch),
French, and German are the primary languages used in Belgium, and in
2007, Belgium's estimated population was 10,392,000.
The Kingdom of the Netherlands, a.k.a. Holland, is a constitutional
monarchy. Its capital city is Amsterdam, and its currency is the
Euro. Dutch, English, and Frisian are the primary languages used
in The Netherlands, and in 2007, the nation's estimated population was
The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is a constitutional monarchy. Its
capital city is Luxembourg, and its currency is the Euro. French,
German, and Letzebuergesh are the primary languages used in Luxembourg,
and in 2007, Luxembourg's estimated population was 480,000.