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News Netherlands » Social: Dutch National freelance photographer arrested after crash which left police officer with serious injuries

News channel or source: http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/sport/tourdownunder/rogue-cyclists-take-on-bupa-challenge-tour-despite-event-cancellation-because-of-extreme-heat/news-story/d386e357043177c909452032394827ea
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

A DUTCH freelance photographer covering the Tour Down Under has been arrested and charged with driving without due care after a crash which left a police officer with serious injuries. The motorcycle officer was riding through Gumeracha conducting road ...

News Netherlands » Social: Melbourne’s Dutch cultural hub, Carnegie Hall, shutting after 94 years to make way for aged care

News channel or source: http://www.heraldsun.com.au/leader/inner-south/melbournes-dutch-cultural-hub-carnegie-hall-shutting-after-94-years-to-make-way-for-aged-care/news-story/0518097d23d8cdbee732b9e8d778e089
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

The hall is steeped in history and memories, with card games still held twice a week, a monthly Saturday night dance and a Dutch memorial out the back featuring donated cultural items. Club members still meet to play cards twice a week. Picture ...

News Netherlands » Social: Dutch social workers catch the English disease

News channel or source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/columnists/christopherbooker/10092748/Dutch-social-workers-catch-the-English-disease.html
Publication date: Saturday 01 June 2013

When it comes to social workers ripping families apart for no good reason, it seems the English disease is spreading. I have lately been following a bizarre case involving the kidnapping by Dutch social workers of two 10-year-old twins from a Russian ...

News Netherlands » Social: Going Dutch

News channel or source: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/03/magazine/03european-t.html?pagewanted=all
Publication date: Saturday 02 May 2009

“But consider that the Dutch rate includes social security, which in the U.S. is an additional 6.2 percent. Then in the U.S. you have state and local taxes, and much higher real estate taxes. If you were to add all those up, you would get close to the 52 ...

News Netherlands » Social: The Netherlands: social democrats eulogize murdered neo-fascist Pim Fortuyn

News channel or source: http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2002/05/neth-m09.html
Publication date: Wednesday 08 May 2002

Only days before May 15 parliamentary elections, the assassination of racist demagogue Pim Fortuyn has set off political shockwaves in the Netherlands. The event has exposed deep divisions in a society that carefully maintained a facade of political ...

News Netherlands » Social: Changing Patterns in Social Fabric Test Netherlands' Liberal Identity

News channel or source: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/06/22/AR2007062202015.html
Publication date: Friday 22 June 2007

AMSTERDAM -- For years, W.B. Kranendonk was a lone ranger in Dutch politics -- the editor of an orthodox Christian newspaper in a nation that has legalized prostitution, euthanasia, abortion and same-sex marriage and allows the personal use of marijuana.

News Netherlands » Social: Dutch Social Site Keeps Facebook At Bay — For Now

News channel or source: https://blogs.wsj.com/tech-europe/2010/11/01/dutch-social-site-keeps-facebook-at-bay-%e2%80%94-for-now/
Publication date: onday 01 November 2010

Holland’s largest social network, Hyves, has been sold to the Dutch media giant TMG (Telegraaf Media Groep) for an undisclosed sum, TMG announced Monday. Hyves has so far successfully held Facebook at bay in the Netherlands, the country, according to ...

News Netherlands » Social: Companies, consumers and social projects raise €233m through crowdfunding in 2016

News channel or source: http://www.dutchnews.nl/news/archives/2018/01/companies-consumers-and-social-projects-raise-e233m-through-crowdfunding-in-2016/
Publication date: uesday 02 January 2018

Completed crowdfunding schemes raised a total of €223m in the Netherlands last year ... music and theatre (a total of €14.4m), social projects (€13.1m) such as playgrounds or school development and consumer loans (€2.8m). Creative projects raised ...

News Netherlands » Social: Dutch Social Services Seized 10-Year-Old Twins from Russian-Speaking Family

News channel or source: http://www.breitbart.com/london/2014/03/26/russian-speakers-in-hollanbd/
Publication date: uesday 25 March 2014

Members of the European Parliament have heard how Dutch social services seized ten-year old twins from a Russian-speaking Latvian family long resident in The Netherlands because the mother spoke Russian to the children in the home. Dutch child protection ...

News Netherlands » Social: Dutch social network Hyves sold to media group, as European-based networks feel the Facebook heat

News channel or source: https://techcrunch.com/2010/11/01/dutch-social-network-hyves-sold-to-media-group-as-european-based-feel-the-facebook-heat/
Publication date: Sunday 31 October 2010

Leading Dutch social network, Hyves, which for a long time held out against the encroachment of Facebook, is selling the entire company to Dutch media group TMG (Telegraaf Media Groep) for an undisclosed sum. Hyves has a 68% penetration in the Netherlands ...