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11 hrs ago | Financial Times

Blessed flowers

On Easter Sunday, an altar will rise by electronic miracle from a platform before the main door of St Peter's.

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Related Topix: Pope Benedict XVI, Netherlands, World News, Roman Catholic Church, Religion,

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Dear Kitty

Rare early medieval coins discovered in the Netherlands

This Dutch video is about archaeological research under the cathedral square in Utrecht in 2011.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, Netherlands, World News

Tue Apr 15, 2014

EurekAlert!

Five scientists awarded prestigious Heineken Prizes

The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences has announced the names of five internationally renowned scientists who have been awarded prestigious Heineken Prizes .

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Biochemistry, Biology, Netherlands, World News

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Billboard

Songwriter Jesse Winchester Dies at Age 69

Jesse Winchester performs on stage during Blue Highways Festival at Vredenburg Leidsche Rijn on April 23, 2011 in Utrecht, Netherlands.

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Related Topix: Jesse Winchester, Folk, Netherlands, World News, The Band, Pop/Rock, Mississippi

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Weekly Standard

More or Less?

Amsterdam "Do you know this man?" Geert Wilders asked, gesturing at a closed-caption screen set up in his heavily guarded office in the Dutch parliament.

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Related Topix: Netherlands, World News, New York

Sun Mar 30, 2014

South China Morning Post

Dus Architects claim breakthrough with 3-D printed house in Amsterdam

Architects in Amsterdam work on creating a canal house in a move they hail as a huge breakthrough for the construction industry Treacle-black plastic oozes from a nozzle at the base of a small tower in Amsterdam, depositing layer after layer of glistening worms in an orderly grid.

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Related Topix: Netherlands, World News

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Stolen Jewish Art in Europe's Museums

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Rudi Ekkart, retired professor of Art History in the Netherlands;, on efforts to recover stolen art that found its way to museums.

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Related Topix: Netherlands, World News

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Cartoon Brew

S. Korean Animated Films Tops Holland Animation Film Festival

The 17th edition of the Holland Animation Film Festival concluded last Sunday in Utrecht, Netherlands.

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Sun Mar 23, 2014

ABS-CBN News

LOOK: Benito Tiamzon, the CPP's real leader?

Malacanang won't confirm if the capture of Communist Party of the Philippines leader Benito Tiamzon is the same one mentioned last week by President Aquino of the arrest of another "most wanted."

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Related Topix: Netherlands, World News

Fri Mar 21, 2014

Independent.ie

The Weekly Read: Two months into my Dutch Erasmus experience

I knew very little about Utrecht prior to arriving here eight weeks ago, the city is a 25 minute train journey from Amsterdam and I envisaged spending much of free time in the Dutch capital.

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Related Topix: Netherlands, World News

Journal of Medical Internet Research

Efficacy of a Web-Based Computer-Tailored Smoking Prevention...

This study focuses on the effectiveness of a Web-based computer-tailored smoking prevention intervention aimed at adolescents.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Netherlands, World News, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

IamExpat

Winners and losers: results of the Dutch municipal elections 2014

The municipal elections in the Netherlands on March 19 saw the Democrats 66 party make significant gains across the country and in many cases beating out the ruling coalition of the Dutch government , while support for local parties increased strongly with 30 per cent of the vote overall.

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Related Topix: Netherlands, Europe, World News,

Thu Mar 20, 2014

GhanaWeb

Ebo Taylor off to a flying start

Veteran guitarist, Ebo Taylor, is still flying high on the international circuit, having kicked off the year with gigs in East Africa.

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Related Topix: Netherlands, World News

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