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Dutch railway firm has paid €32m so far to compensate death camp victims

By robin
Dutch state-owned railway company NS has paid out €32m so far to the victims and close family members of people...

Ten injured as car drives into carnival parade in Germany

Ten people have been injured after a car drove into a carnival parade in Germany.

  • February 24th 2020 at 15:31

Foreign ministry advises travellers to Italy to β€˜be alert’ after Covid-19 outbreak

By Gordon Darroch
The Dutch foreign ministry has advised travellers to Italy to be ‘extra alert’ after an outbreak of Covid-19 in the...

3 Countries See Rapid Acceleration Of Coronavirus Cases

By Anthony Kuhn

The Coronavirus is spreading, and worries are intensifying in three more hot spots: Italy, Iran and South Korea. The World Health Organization says the window to contain it is narrowing.

  • February 24th 2020 at 13:16

Open plan offices cause worker stress, say company doctors

By robin
Large open plan offices are having a major impact on worker health, with noise, loss of concentration and headaches among...

Modi Welcomes Trump To India With A Massive Rally

By Lauren Frayer

Despite some economic friction between India and the U.S., President Trump and Prime Minister Modi have a personal friendship. Trump is in India for a two-day visit.

  • February 24th 2020 at 11:03

News Brief: Coronavirus, South Carolina Primary, India Welcomes Trump

By Noel King

Countries take aggressive action to contain the coronavirus outbreak. Democrats' next nominating contest moves to South Carolina. And, President Trump is in India for a two-day visit.

  • February 24th 2020 at 11:03

China uses nets in drills to catch obstructive coronavirus suspects

Chinese SWAT teams have been filmed throwing nets over people's heads as they practise how to deal with unco-operative coronavirus patients.

  • February 24th 2020 at 10:44

Israeli minister defends bulldozer being used to scoop Palestinian's body

Israel's defence minister has defended the use of a military bulldozer to scoop up the body of a Palestinian man as others tried to recover him.

  • February 24th 2020 at 10:09

In London Court, Lawyers Argue Whether Assange Should Be Deported To U.S.

Lawyers representing Julian Assange will start presenting arguments against his extradition to the U.S. on Monday. The co-founder of WikiLeaks faces 18 charges of hacking and espionage in the U.S.

  • February 24th 2020 at 11:03

Who Benefits From The U.K.'s Immigration System Overhaul?

NPR's Noel King talks to Kate Andrews, economics corresponded for the British magazine The Spectator, about the U.K. making changes to the immigration system post Brexit.

  • February 24th 2020 at 11:03

Baudet threatens VPRO with court over EU immigration comment claim

By robin
Thierry Baudet, the leader of Dutch nationalist party Forum voor Democratie, has said he plans to take a television station...

First of 20 N-road speed cameras up and running in Utrecht

By Gordon Darroch
The first of 20 speed cameras to be installed on provincial roads has been switched on in Utrecht province. The...

Strong winds again on Monday afternoon, and the gloomy weather is set to continue

By robin
The KNMI weather bureau has issued a new code yellow weather warning for Monday afternoon, as strong winds continue to...

Hakim Ziyech seals €40m summer move from Ajax to Chelsea

By Gordon Darroch
Hakim Ziyech’s summer move from Ajax to Chelsea has been sealed after the midfielder agreed personal terms with the London...

Don’t buy non-EU jewelry, toys and battery packs, Consumentenbond warns

By robin
The Dutch consumer organisation Consumentenbond is recommending people avoid buying toys, cosmetics, jewelry and household equipment powered by electricity from...

Dow Jones drops 1,000 points as world markets react to coronavirus spread

Wall Street has followed the FTSE 100 into the red as growing fears about the coronavirus prompt a sharp stock market sell-off.

  • February 24th 2020 at 06:54

Trump visits Taj Mahal after promising to fight Islamic terror with India

Donald Trump has visited the Taj Mahal after promising to boost trade and fight terrorism on his official visit to India.

  • February 24th 2020 at 07:09

Italy hunts for coronavirus superspreader as 'seventh person dies'

A seventh person has died from coronavirus in Italy, according to media reports, as the total number of cases in the country soars to more than 200.

  • February 23rd 2020 at 15:26

'Namaste Trump!' India's Modi Welcomes U.S. Leader With An Epic Party

By Lauren Frayer
President Trump speaks at the "Namaste Trump" event at Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium in Ahmedabad, India, Monday, as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi looks on. Trump called Modi "a very tough negotiator," as they discuss a possible trade deal.

"America loves India, America respects India, and America will always be faithful and loyal friends to the Indian people," President Trump told a cheering crowd in a huge cricket stadium Monday.

(Image credit: Alexander Drago/Reuters)

  • February 24th 2020 at 06:01