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German and Dutch Supermarkets Withdraw All Eggs From Shelves

The Dutch food and product safety board (NVWA) revealed the scandal and raised the alarm this week about eggs that have been contaminated and pose a severe threat to consumers, according to Euractiv. It stressed that the level of fipronil was “so

Fishermen catch harbour porpoise with two heads off the coast of the Netherlands

Fishermen off the coast of the Netherlands caught slightly more than they'd bargained, hauling in the world's first conjoined twin harbour porpoises, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Daily Mail. The bizarre creatures have one body and separate fully grown heads, in what

Ukraine News Today June 14, 2017: Ukrainian media announces tentative date of Poroshenko-Trump meeting; Netherlands ratifies EU-Ukraine Association Agreement; ‘Normandy Four’ summit to take place this Summer

Ukrainian media announces tentative date of Poroshenko-Trump meeting Talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko are scheduled to be held in Washington, D.C., next week, according to UNIAN. "The point at issue is Poroshenko's full-fledged state visit to Washington,

Dutch election: PM Rutte says people rejected ‘wrong kind of populism’

"The Netherlands said 'Whoa!'" he declared after his centre-right VVD party's lead positioned him for a third successive term as prime minister, according to the BBC. With nearly all votes counted, his party easily beat the anti-immigration Freedom party of Geert Wilders. Fellow

Turkey rallies row: Germany and Netherlands harden stance

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Germany and the Netherlands of "Nazism" after officials blocked rallies there, Joinfo.com reports with reference to the BBC. Dutch PM Mark Rutte called his comments "unacceptable", while Germany's foreign minister said he hoped Turkey would "return to

Turkey’s Erdogan warns Dutch will pay price for dispute

The two ministers were blocked from addressing Turkish expatriates in Rotterdam on Saturday, with one of them escorted to the German border, Joinfo.com reports with reference to the BBC. The Dutch government said such rallies would stoke tensions days before the Netherlands'

Dutch MPs vote to approve cannabis cultivation for first time

The bill would exempt professional growers working within certain conditions from punishment, the BBC reports. But it is not yet law, as it must also get majority support from the Senate. Buying small amounts of cannabis at so-called coffee shops has long been

EU-Ukraine Association Agreement: Anti-treaty group takes Dutch government to court

Thierry Baudet’s Forum for Democracy wants judges to stop the government pressing ahead with ratification of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, now that other EU member states agreed to a separate declaration which clarifies parts of the treaty, according to the Dutch

4,000 kilograms of cocaine discovered in banana boxes in the Netherlands

Dutch customs and police officials at the Rotterdam port found nearly 4,000 kilograms of cocaine among a load of bananas from Ecuador Thursday afternoon, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Dutch news. Dutch police arrested five men on suspicion of involvement in drug

Hot Dutch remake of “Magic Mike” movie released

Onze Jongens, which translates to Our Boys, is about five down-on-their-luck construction workers who form a male striptease act when they suddenly realize that they’re all insanely attractive, according to NewNowNext. The film is starring former Idols finalist Jim Bakkum. It essentially looks