Dutch trainer ‘who had affair’ with Dan Brown

This is the glamorous Dutch trainer riding a £277,000 prize horse given to her by multi-millionaire author Dan Brown who lies at the heart of a bitter court battle between him and his ex-wife. Dressage rider Judith Pietersen is accused of having an affair with the Da Vinci Code writer which contributed to the demise … Read more Dutch trainer ‘who had affair’ with Dan Brown

Thousands of artefacts from the wreck of a Dutch East India Company vessel to be scanned with X-rays

Thousands of artefacts recovered from the wreck of a Dutch East India Company sailing ship will be scanned using new X-ray equipment to reveal hidden details. The ‘Rooswijk’ — a so-called ‘retourschip’ built for long journeys — sank off of the coast of Kent in January 1740 after running aground on Goodwin Sands. Archaeologists visited the wreck … Read more Thousands of artefacts from the wreck of a Dutch East India Company vessel to be scanned with X-rays

Thousands of artefacts from the wreck of a Dutch East India Company vessel to be scanned with X-rays

Thousands of artefacts recovered from the wreck of a Dutch East India Company sailing ship will be scanned using new X-ray equipment to reveal hidden details. The ‘Rooswijk’ — a so-called ‘retourschip’ built for long journeys — sank off of the coast of Kent in January 1740 after running aground on Goodwin Sands. Archaeologists visited the wreck … Read more Thousands of artefacts from the wreck of a Dutch East India Company vessel to be scanned with X-rays

Dutch government closes infected mink farms amid fears the animals could act as COVID-19 reservoirs 

The Dutch government has ordered the closure of mink fur farms amid fears that they could act as ‘reservoirs’ for COVID-19 after two workers caught the disease. Nine infected farms will be closed from tomorrow, with thousands of mink — whose glossy coats are prized for fur clothing — to be culled in the cautionary … Read more Dutch government closes infected mink farms amid fears the animals could act as COVID-19 reservoirs 

Coronavirus: Dutch Prime Minister unable to visit dying mother

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte was unable to visit his dying mother in her final weeks because he obeyed coronavirus restrictions against visiting care homes, his office said on Monday.  Rutte on Monday announced the death of 96-year-old Mieke Rutte-Dilling in a home in The Hague on May 13, nearly two months after the government … Read more Coronavirus: Dutch Prime Minister unable to visit dying mother

Coronavirus: Dutch Prime Minister unable to visit dying mother

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte was unable to visit his dying mother in her final weeks because he obeyed coronavirus restrictions against visiting care homes, his office said on Monday.  Rutte on Monday announced the death of 96-year-old Mieke Rutte-Dilling in a home in The Hague on May 13, nearly two months after the government … Read more Coronavirus: Dutch Prime Minister unable to visit dying mother

Dutch yoga teacher who started weekly Clap for Carers says the next tribute should be the last

A Dutch yoga teacher who started the weekly ‘Clap for Carers’ movement has said next Thursday’s show of support should be the last, amid concerns it has become ‘negative’.   Now in its ninth week, the event has seen people across the country take to their doorsteps and balconies to show their appreciation for the efforts of … Read more Dutch yoga teacher who started weekly Clap for Carers says the next tribute should be the last

Dutch court forces woman to delete Facebook photos of grandkids

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new data protection law that entered into force on May 25, 2018. It aims to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the European Union (EU). This means cracking down on how companies like Google and Facebook use and sell the data they collect … Read more Dutch court forces woman to delete Facebook photos of grandkids

Dutch court forces woman to delete Facebook photos of grandkids

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new data protection law that entered into force on May 25, 2018. It aims to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the European Union (EU). This means cracking down on how companies like Google and Facebook use and sell the data they collect … Read more Dutch court forces woman to delete Facebook photos of grandkids

Vincent van Gogh painting is stolen from Dutch museum closed due to coronavirus

Vincent van Gogh painting is stolen from Dutch museum closed due to coronavirus The museum near Amsterdam said van Gogh’s ‘Spring Garden’ had been stolen  Burglars forced their way in through a glass door shortly after 3am this morning Museum director said he was ‘shocked and incredibly p****d off’ by the theft  Coronavirus symptoms: what … Read more Vincent van Gogh painting is stolen from Dutch museum closed due to coronavirus