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News Netherlands: Alstom testing automated freight train in the Netherlands

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-42782287
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

French train engineering giant Alstom is to test automated freight trains in the Netherlands this year. The automated train prototype can travel for about 100km (60 miles) without driver intervention. Automation will free the train driver to focus on ...

News Netherlands: ‘The Shape of Water’: Guillermo del Toro Didn’t Take Any Ideas From Viral Short, Netherlands Film Academy Rules

News channel or source: http://www.indiewire.com/2018/01/the-shape-of-water-the-space-between-us-1201920378/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Here’s the full statement: “After recently screening ‘The Shape of Water’ and following conversations that took place in a very constructive and friendly atmosphere, The Netherlands Film Academy believes that both ‘The Shape of Water’ and our ...

News Netherlands: Strong winds throw people to the ground in the Netherlands

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/downtime/strong-winds-throw-people-to-the-ground-in-the-netherlands/vp-AAv0vAf
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

Den Bosch in the Netherlands was hit by strong winds, complicating people's journeys. Some people were thrown to the ground by the strong gusts of wind.

News Netherlands: Is Mohammed the Most Popular Name for Newborn Boys in the Netherlands?

News channel or source: https://www.snopes.com/is-mohammed-popular-name-netherlands/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

On 15 January 2018, DailyWire.com, the right-wing web site headed by conservative commentator Ben Shapiro, posted an article falsely reporting that “Mohammed” was the most popular name given to baby boys born in the Netherlands in 2017: The mainstream ...

News Netherlands: Three Athletes to Follow on Each Team During the USWNT vs. The Netherlands Series

News channel or source: https://www.teamusa.org/USA-Field-Hockey/Features/2018/January/22/Three-Athletes-to-Follow-On-Each-Team-During-the-USWNT-vs-NED-Series
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

PALO ALTO, Calif. – January 22, 2018 – In three days, the U.S. Women's National Team vs. The Netherlands Series will get underway at Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif. Time is running out to purchase your tickets to see the No. 1 FIH Hero World ...

News Netherlands: Footage shows roofs blown off, high waves in Netherlands storm

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/video/world/watch-wind-blows-roof-off-of-apartment-building-in-netherlands/2018/01/18/0d699768-fc4e-11e7-9b5d-bbf0da31214d_video.html
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

A powerful storm brought deadly winds and snow to the Netherlands Jan. 18. In Rotterdam, residents faced winds of up to 75 mph. A powerful storm brought deadly winds and snow to the Netherlands Jan. 18. In Rotterdam, residents faced winds of up to 75 mph.

News Netherlands: The Netherlands: Waylon reveals Eurovision 2018 song release on 10 March

News channel or source: http://esctoday.com/157275/netherlands-waylon-reveals-eurovision-2018-song-release-10-march/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Speaking about his second Eurovision participation only a matter of days after the announcement from the Dutch broadcaster, all has remained very quiet from both Waylon himself and AVROTROS, the country’s national broadcaster. Earlier today, the ...

News Netherlands: Three killed as severe storm lashes Netherlands

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/01/severe-storm-shuts-amsterdam-schiphol-airport-180118112810039.html
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

Air traffic, trains and buses halted nationwide after Code Red weather alert is issued for large parts of the country. The Dutch meteorological institute KNMI issued a Code Red for the storm, bringing wind speeds up to 140 kp/h [EPA] At least three people ...

News Netherlands: Netherlands Allows Doctors to Euthanize Dementia Patients Without Consent

News channel or source: http://www.lifenews.com/2018/01/22/netherlands-allows-doctors-to-euthanize-dementia-patients-without-consent/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

A medical ethicist has resigned from a Dutch regional assessment committee for euthanasia over a law which allows non-consenting demented patients to be euthanised. For ten years Berna van Baarsen helped to assess whether euthanasia had been performed in ...

News Netherlands: Alstom to test automated freight train in the Netherlands

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/r-alstom-to-test-automated-freight-train-in-the-netherlands-2018-1
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

(Reuters) - A train will travel for about 100 kilometers (62 miles) without driver intervention as part of the first test of an automated train for overground freight by Alstom, the French train-maker said on Monday. The test will be carried out in the ...