Dutch whistle-blower urges probe into nuclear espionage scandal

A whistle-blower wants the Dutch government investigated, accusing it of ignoring his attempts to expose nuclear espionage. Frits Veerman was punished for turning in his colleague who was selling secret intelligence to Pakistan in the early 1970s. His colleague ended up building Pakistan’s nuclear bomb and selling the technology to other countries. Al Jazeera’s Step … Read more Dutch whistle-blower urges probe into nuclear espionage scandal

Restoring biodiversity by rewarding farmers | FT Food Revolution

Demand for dairy is putting pressure on biodiversity; there’s no quick fix, but in the Netherlands a collaborative scheme across the value chain is unlocking sustainable entrepreneurship in an attempt to develop future-proof solutions. A piloted Biodiversity Monitor from Rabobank, Dutch diary giant FrieslandCampina and the WWF is supporting the farmers at the centre of … Read more Restoring biodiversity by rewarding farmers | FT Food Revolution

RE-LIVE | Grade III Para Dressage Freestyle – Rotterdam 2019 | Longines FEI European Championships

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Longines FEI Jumping European Championships | Highlights – Rotterdam (NED) 2019

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Longines FEI Dressage European Championships | Highlights – Rotterdam (NED) 2019

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RE-LIVE | Grade IV Para Dressage Freestyle – Rotterdam 2019 | Longines FEI European Championships

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RE-LIVE | Grade V Para Dressage Freestyle – Rotterdam 2019 | Longines FEI European Championships

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Accent Expert Breaks Down Language Pet Peeves | WIRED

For all intensive purposes, dialect coach Erik Singer is literally an expert when it comes to language. So, who better to curve our hunger for knowledge than him and his colleague, fellow dialect coach Eliza Simpson. Erik and Eliza break down some of the most common pet peeves we associate with language; some so common … Read more Accent Expert Breaks Down Language Pet Peeves | WIRED

Twitter says hackers saw some private messages

More details have emerged of last week’s high-profile Twitter hacking incident. The company said the hackers likely read the private messages of 36 accounts, including one belonging to an elected official in the Netherlands. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy … Read more Twitter says hackers saw some private messages

Proposed law may allow euthanasia without pre-conditions in the Netherlands

The #Netherlands is one of the few countries that have legalized #euthanasia. A new law has been proposed, which, if passed, would allow elderly people to opt for assisted suicide, even if they are not suffering from any medical conditions. Pia Dijkstra, the MP behind the bill claims the current laws don’t go far enough. … Read more Proposed law may allow euthanasia without pre-conditions in the Netherlands

Dutch PM blamed for blocking COVID-19 recovery fund in Europe

European leaders have blamed Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte for single-handedly blocking a deal for a COVID-19 recovery fund in Europe. But he is undeterred despite the accusations. Al Jazeera’s Step Vaessen reports from Amsterdam. Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our … Read more Dutch PM blamed for blocking COVID-19 recovery fund in Europe

The Netherlands explores an alternative to short-haul flights

Instead of taking a short-haul flight, why not go by tube? Not the traditional underground trains, but speeding as fast as an airliner through what is called a hyperloop. Al Jazeera’s Step Vaessen reports from the Netherlands. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera … Read more The Netherlands explores an alternative to short-haul flights

ICJ backs Qatar in air blockade row with neighbours

The International Court of Justice in the Hague rejected the appeal by Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) against a decision by the world civil aviation body in favour of Qatar over sovereign airspace. The four Arab countries imposed a blockade on the Gulf state in 2017 and prevented Qatari aircraft … Read more ICJ backs Qatar in air blockade row with neighbours

Who’s responsible when surveillance technology is misused? | Inside Story

Activists, journalists, even one of the world’s richest men. All are said to have been hacked by spyware developed by an Israeli company called the NSO Group. But the firm insists its products are only sold to authorised government agencies to fight terrorism and crime. Rights group Amnesty International says one of its researchers was … Read more Who’s responsible when surveillance technology is misused? | Inside Story

Survivors recount Bosnia’s Srebrenica genocide, 25 years on

Thousands of men and boys killed in Bosnia were under the protection of Dutch UN troops. The Serb forces used bulldozers to throw the bodies in numerous mass graves. Their remains are still being searched for. About 30,000 Bosniak women and children were deported in just two days. Thousands of women and girls were raped. … Read more Survivors recount Bosnia’s Srebrenica genocide, 25 years on