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Dutch cyclist thought she had won Olympic gold — instead, she came in second

As Annemiek van Vleuten crossed the end line within the street race on the Tokyo Olympic Video games on Sunday, she raised her arms in ecstasy considering she had gained gold for the Netherlands — however she hadn’t. As a substitute, she completed second after the, till yesterday comparatively unknown, Austrian bicycle owner Anna Keisenhofer.  […]

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What’s up with Dutch weather? Code yellow rain and thunderstorms today

Think about leaving your home ten minutes early at the moment as a result of the KNMI (Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute) has issued a code yellow climate warning for your entire nation. That signifies that heavy rainfall and thunder may affect visitors and your every day schedule, stories Een fraaie shelfcloud trok zojuist over […]

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Dutch teen astronaut tells Jeff Bezos on space flight that he’s never shopped on Amazon

Belief Dutchies to be controversial about companies. Oliver Daemen, the Dutch 18-year-old that went into house with Jeff Bezos, admitted to the Amazon CEO that he has by no means bought something from the billion-dollar firm. I wager that was an ungainly ten minutes — which was the full length of the flight. Daemen nonchalantly […]

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Hydrangea thieves on the loose — more than just pretty flowers

The hydrangea season is in full bloom, and folks appear to be appreciating them for extra than simply their aesthetic worth. A rising variety of hydrangea thefts has been reported, because the vegetation are believed to supply an affordable excessive. The Paulides household in Houten skilled such theft firsthand once they had their neatly laid-out […]

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Take it slow: Amsterdam to reduce speed limit to 30 km/h

For those who’re used to cruising down the streets of Amsterdam on the common 50 km/h, you would possibly have to get used to one thing else quickly — the municipality of Amsterdam desires to introduce a most pace restrict of 30 km/h from 2023.  This plan is a part of an effort to enhance […]

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Over 50% of adults in the Netherlands are now fully vaxxed

Lastly some good vaccine information! Over half of adults within the EU are absolutely vaccinated in opposition to coronavirus. This determine extends to adults within the Netherlands. We’re (hopefully) heading in the direction of that herd immunity, with 53% of adults in EU member states being absolutely vaccinated, based on figures from the European Fee. […]

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Most of Netherlands now DARK-red on EU COVID-19 map: holidays and trips home at risk

Hugo De Jonge predicted this is able to occur earlier within the week, and now he has confirmed to be right. Within the newest replace of the map by the European Centre for Illness Safety and Management (ECDC), giant elements of the Netherlands are classed as “darkish crimson.” Final week, the nation was categorised as […]

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World’s first 3D-printed bridge made entirely of steel is opened in Amsterdam

Following an in depth interval of testing, the 3D-printed bridge connecting the quays of Oudezijds Achterburgwal in Amsterdam’s Pink Mild District was opened by Queen Maxima on Thursday, July 15. We all know what you’re considering, Queen Maxima within the Pink Mild District… The Gemeente Amsterdam studies that the bridge, which was first seen at […]

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2021 sees increase in immigration to the Netherlands following unprecedented lows in 2020

For years the variety of folks shifting to the Netherlands has been rising, however the coronavirus disaster was an impediment to this final 12 months. In 2020, 44,000 fewer migrants arrived within the Netherlands than did within the earlier 12 months — in 2019, this quantity was 171,000. In accordance with figures from the Central […]

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Zero demand and no alternative: Dutch GPs frustrated as thousands of AstraZeneca jabs face the bin

On account of the poor AstraZeneca marketing campaign throughout the nation, Dutch medical doctors will now doubtless be compelled to bin tens of hundreds of AstraZeneca doses. They haven’t any different different, because the jabs can’t be delivered to a unique nation. From the outset, the turnout fee to obtain the AstraZeneca vaccine was disappointingly […]

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