Demonstrators Around the World Marched in Solidarity with U.S. Black Lives Matter Rallies

People in Argentina, Israel, the Netherlands and the U.K. marched on Tuesday in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter rallies in the U.S. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: twitter.com/quicktake Like QuickTake on Facebook: facebook.com/quicktake Follow QuickTake on Instagram: instagram.com/quicktake Subscribe to our newsletter: https://bit.ly/2FJ0oQZ Email us at … Read more Demonstrators Around the World Marched in Solidarity with U.S. Black Lives Matter Rallies

Monuments and tourist sites start to reopen across Europe

Across Europe, monuments and tourist sites are gradually coming back to life. Italy has reopened borders to tourists today, while in the Netherlands, the Van Gogh and Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam are again welcoming visitors, though with strict limits on numbers. Spanish beaches are also open to locals but remain off-limits to foreign tourists. Most European … Read more Monuments and tourist sites start to reopen across Europe

Responding to the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Protecting Equality in the Twenty First Century

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 6: International Law and the Rise of “Big Data” and Artificial Intelligence, by Dr Tetyana (Tanya) Krupiy, Postdoctoral Fellow, Tilburg University (the Netherlands). The Cambridge International Law Journal 9th Annual Cambridge International Law Conference on the theme of ‘International … Read more Responding to the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Protecting Equality in the Twenty First Century

Netherlands reopens with strict social distancing rules

Crowds have been out across the Netherlands as bars, restaurants, museums and theatres were allowed to reopen. The number of new infections has dropped steadily in recent weeks there, but businesses have been told to enforce strict social distancing rules. Al Jazeera’s Step Vaessen reports from Amsterdam. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow … Read more Netherlands reopens with strict social distancing rules

Coronavirus: Many European countries are lifting restrictions further – BBC News

June 1st marks an important day for many countries around the world in their efforts to try and ease lockdown restrictions. But while countries like Spain and Italy can ease restrictions with the outbreak now under control, the road ahead for Brazil and Russia is much less clear – as cases continue to rise. #BBCOS … Read more Coronavirus: Many European countries are lifting restrictions further – BBC News

FEI Eventing Nations Cup 2019 in Boekelo – Review | Three nations aiming for an Olympic ticket

Let’s take a look back to leg seven of the FEI Eventing Nations Cup 2019 that came from Boekelo (Netherlands). With Italy not fielding a team, it was only Great Britain that could overtake Sweden for the title. However, there were three teams battling over the last ticket to go to the Tokyo Olympic Games: … Read more FEI Eventing Nations Cup 2019 in Boekelo – Review | Three nations aiming for an Olympic ticket

EU to unveil stimulus plan for economic recovery

The European Commission is expected to unveil a plan on Wednesday to help the bloc’s economy recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The plan valued at more than one trillion euros would contain a mix of grants, loans, and guarantees. The package is needed for countries like Italy, Greece, and Spain that are … Read more EU to unveil stimulus plan for economic recovery

Palestine Sunbird: A Stamp of Defiance | Al Jazeera World

Palestinian protest against Israeli occupation has taken many forms in the past seven decades – from all-out Arab-Israeli war, to the Intifadas and the Great March of Return. On a global level, Palestinian leaders continue to lobby for increased international recognition of the State of Palestine. Meanwhile, on a smaller scale, other forms of self-determination … Read more Palestine Sunbird: A Stamp of Defiance | Al Jazeera World

Coronavirus: Potato mountains and rotten cheese – BBC News

Across Europe, much of the food and agriculture industry has been badly affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Half of the fishermen in the Netherlands have stopped going out to sea. That’s because the price of fresh fish has plummeted due to a lack of demand. In France, 150,000 tonnes of high quality cheese went off … Read more Coronavirus: Potato mountains and rotten cheese – BBC News

Trump Aide Accuses China of Using Travelers to ‘Seed’ Virus

The Trump administration stepped up its campaign of blaming China for the deadly coronavirus pandemic, with a top aide suggesting Beijing sent airline passengers to spread the infection worldwide. “The virus was spawned in Wuhan province, patient zero was in November,” White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on ABC’s “This Week.” “The Chinese, behind … Read more Trump Aide Accuses China of Using Travelers to ‘Seed’ Virus

The Global Guardians: Music boat eases minds in Amsterdam

Reinier Sijpkens, captain of a music boat in the Netherlands, says he lost all income because no performances are allowed until September 1. However, after receiving a government subsidy of 1,050 euros, he decided to give something back. Reinier paddles and plays the trumpet in the canals of Amsterdam to entertain and cheer up people … Read more The Global Guardians: Music boat eases minds in Amsterdam

Highlights from Eurovision 2020 celebration show – BBC News

Eurovision stars past and present have come together for a celebration show, on the night that this year’s cancelled contest would have taken place. The annual song contest was due to take place in Rotterdam in the Netherlands, but was called off amid the coronavirus pandemic. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog

Netherlands: Climate activists protest Schiphol airport expansion

The Dutch prime minister’s plan to go ahead with the expansion of Amsterdam Schiphol Airport has angered environmentalists. They say the coronavirus pandemic is the perfect time for The Netherlands to become more environmentally friendly. Al Jazeera’s Step Vaessen reports from Amsterdam. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – … Read more Netherlands: Climate activists protest Schiphol airport expansion

Coronavirus: Bundesliga restart excites fans in lockdown

Many sporting eyes will be on the Bundesliga as it prepares to become the first major European league to return to action. The Netherlands and France chose to end their seasons early but nine matches are scheduled to take place over the next three days in Germany. New guidelines are in place with temperature checks … Read more Coronavirus: Bundesliga restart excites fans in lockdown

Hidden coronavirus tragedies: Dutch elderly forgotten in pandemic

As the Netherlands’s healthcare system comes under increasing strain, doctors are advising older coronavirus patients against treatment in intensive care units. That has prompted anger from rights groups. The Netherlands is one of few countries with far-reaching euthanasia laws. Al Jazeera’s Step Vaessen reports from Amsterdam. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us … Read more Hidden coronavirus tragedies: Dutch elderly forgotten in pandemic