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5 fine dining experiences in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a city where culinary opportunities are rising faster than just about any city in Europe. The multi-cultural nature of the residents plus the fact visitors come from all over the world has resulted in Michelin star chefs painting culinary creations with a unique approach. And the product is meals and creations that expand […] The post 5 fine dining experiences in Amsterdam appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Restaurants, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Food And Drink, Michelin, Regions, Going Out, Western Europe, Travel Miscellany

Why You Should Take More Work Breaks, How to Market Your Videos, The State of Global Entrepreneurship and Other Things Entrepreneurs Need to Know

12 Things Small Business Owners Need to Know By Rieva Lesonsky   1—Help Your Employees Become Top Performers For many small business owners these days finding and keeping qualified employees can be a struggle. Once you hire high-potential employees, you have to continually invest in their success. Check out the infographic below from Manila Recruitment to learn how to groom top-performing employees.   2—Want to Take More Breaks at Work? Science is on Your Side. Guest post by Dr. Joseph Cilo...
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Following accidents, Dutch Uber lifts minimum driver age

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Ride hailing firm Uber said Monday it is raising the minimum age of its drivers in the Netherlands and taking other measures to increase road safety after a series of fatal accidents involving Uber drivers.The... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Uber, Business, Netherlands, The Hague Netherlands

Dutch surgeon wins landmark 'right to be forgotten' case

Ruling will ensure doctors no longer judged by Google on fitness to practise, lawyer saysA Dutch surgeon formally disciplined for her medical negligence has won a legal action to remove Google search results about her case in a landmark “right to be forgotten” ruling.The doctor’s registration on the register of healthcare professionals was initially suspended by a disciplinary panel because of her postoperative care of a patient. After an appeal, this was changed to a conditional suspension unde...
Tags: Health, Google, Europe, Technology, Internet, Society, World news, Netherlands, Doctors, Right To Be Forgotten

Ascott Crosses 100,000 Lodging Units Globally With Bumper Signing Of 26 Properties In 18 Cities

CapitaLand's wholly owned lodging business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott), has secured contracts for another 26 properties with over 4,600 units across 18 cities and 11 countries. The new additions boost its portfolio to over 100,000 units. This marks a second consecutive year of record growth for Ascott with the addition of over 30,000 units across 189 properties in 2018, making it one of the fastest growing global players in the lodging industry. Ascott has entered the Netherlands ma...
Tags: Travel, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Ascott Limited Ascott, Ascott, Citadines Sloterdijk Station Amsterdam, United Kingdom Ascott

Need To De-Stress? Floating In Salt Water Might Be The Solution

Imagine floating in outer space. It’s pitch-dark and you’re naked. Three-quarters of your body is submerged in skin-temperature salt water that makes it difficult to tell where your body stops and the water begins. It’s so dark, there’s no perceptible difference between closing your eyes or leaving them open, aside from the slight sting of salt air. For some people, this sense of total blankness is rejuvenating . Others opt to press a button to turn the lights on. This is what floating in a s...
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Banyana suffer 2-1 loss against Netherlands

This was the first match of the year for both sides who were using it to kick-start preparations for the upcoming Women’s Soccer World Cup
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Jet black lakeside home in the Netherlands designed to embrace the surrounding nature

Located just south of Amsterdam, the Vinkeveense Plassen is known for its incredible lakes and surrounding nature. When one family approached Dutch firm, i29 Interior Architects and Chris Collaris to build a home in the idyllic area, the designers created a beautiful 592-square-foot home strategically designed to embrace the incredible natural surroundings. Situated on a elongated island plot next to the lake, the home was designed with an inside-out strategy to make the most out of the limit...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Gallery, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Tiny House, Home Design, Tiny Home Design, Passive Home Design, Minimalist Living, Lake House Design, Modular Homes, Wooden Homes, Interior Architects, I29 Interior Architects, Timber Homes

High-rise living in Utrecht to be transformed by a sustainable vertical village

A trio of high rises are expected to outreach Utrecht, Netherlands’ tallest building and be a beacon of sustainable urban living in the historic city. The MARK Vertical Village, designed by a consortium of architects and developers, won a recent high-rise development contest and the team plans to break ground starting in 2021. The residential buildings will surround an urban forest and feature extensive greenhouses at their pinnacles. Urban agriculture will also be integrated into every level,...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Urban Design, Paris, Netherlands, Utrecht, The Netherlands, Sustainable Design, Affordable Housing, High-rise, Mark, Utrecht Netherlands, Schulze, Vertical Village, Mark Vertical Village, Dom Tower

"When Keizer and the nurse who was to assist him arrived, they found around 35 people gathered around the dying man’s bed."

"'They were drinking and guffawing and crying,' Keizer told me when I met him in Amsterdam recently. 'It was boisterous. And I thought: "How am I going to cleave the waters?" But the man knew exactly what to do. Suddenly he said, "OK, guys!" and everyone understood. Everyone fell silent. The very small children were taken out of the room and I gave him his injection. I could have kissed him, because I wouldn’t have known how to break up the party.' Keizer is one of around 60 physicians on the bo...
Tags: Law, Suicide, Relationships, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Euthanasia, Keizer, Festivities, Ann Althouse

Showboat: billionaire NFL team owner installs Imax cinema on superyacht

Dan Snyder made a ‘special and unusual’ request when ordering Lady S from Dutch boatbuilderDan Snyder, the American billionaire owner of the Washington National Football League (NFL) team, is taking delivery of a new superyacht, complete with the world’s first floating private Imax movie theatre – at an additional $3m (£2.3m) cost.You may think that sailing a 93-metre (305ft) yacht to the world’s most extraordinary locations would be the ultimate luxury experience. However, up-close encounters w...
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'Aren't you going insane?': readers' questions from beyond Brexitland

Jon Henley answers Brexit queries from confused readers around the worldHaving asked those of you living outside the UK if you were confused by the latest news from Brexitland, I got so many responses (thank you all) that I have grouped and paraphrased the most common ones so as to be able answer, at least approximately, as many as possible.And I’ve mostly stuck to factual questions on the Brexit process. “Will Brexit finally teach Britain it no longer rules the world?” from (among others) Steve...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, European Union, UK News, World news, Britain, Foreign Policy, Netherlands, Dublin, Article 50, Brexit, Aren, Jon Henley, Thijs, Brexitland

No-deal Brexit could put Mother's Day flowers at risk

Seamless import of flowers from Netherlands will suffer with chaos of no-deal scenario, say exportersMeet Brexit’s latest potential victim: the Mother’s Day bouquet. While the tumult in Westminster is keeping political pundits in clover, the decision by MPs to vote down Theresa May’s deal this week has sent petals flying among Dutch exporters, who are responsible for 80% of the flowers sold in British shops.As risk of a no-deal Brexit was raised, LTO Nederland, the organisation that represents D...
Tags: Europe, Business, Politics, UK, International Trade, Economics, European Union, UK News, World news, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Netherlands, Michael Gove, Westminster, Article 50, Brexit

Arsenal step up pursuit of PSV’s Hirving ‘Chucky’ Lozano

As per a report from Italian outlet Tuttomercatoweb, Premier League outfit Arsenal have revved up their chase of PSV Eindhoven star Hirving Lozano. PSV standout Lozano, an explosive 23-year-old wide-man, joined Eredivisie outfit PSV from Pachuca in the summer of 2017, since going on to make a lasting impression in the Netherlands. Despite playing out wide, Lozano, known more commonly as ‘Chucky’, racked up 10 goals and 3 assists in his first 12 appearances in the Dutch top-flight, eventually f...
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Operation begins to lift sunken containers off Dutch coast

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A salvage operation to lift scores of shipping containers from the seabed off the northwestern coast of the Netherlands has begun more than two weeks after they tumbled off a cargo vessel in a storm.Security... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Netherlands, The Hague Netherlands

EU digital radio rules in spotlight at Brussels Motor Show

Policy makers, broadcasters and car makers are gathering at the Brussels Motor Show this evening to raise awareness of new EU rules requiring all new car radios to be capable of receiving digital terrestrial radio within two years. The European Electronic Communications Code (EECC) entered into force on 20 December 2018. EU Member States have two years from this date to transpose the code into national legislation. The EECC states that “any car radio receiver integrated in a new vehicle avail...
Tags: Europe, UK, France, Eu, Radio, Italy, Netherlands, Audi, Digital Radio, Dab, Ebu, Audi AG, MMI, Brussels Motor Show, Germany UK, Hybrid Radio

Mitsubishi Accuses Carlos Ghosn of Taking a Secret $9 Million Payment

The carmaker said its former chairman, who is awaiting trial on financial misconduct charges, was paid 7.8 million euros from a joint venture with Nissan.
Tags: Japan, News, Netherlands, Automobiles, Mitsubishi, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, Carlos, Renault SA, Nissan Motor Co, Ethics and Official Misconduct, Boards of Directors, Executive Compensation, Tokyo (Japan, Mitsubishi Motor Corp

Bankruptcy of Yukos Oil in Russia not recognized in the Netherlands - Supreme Court

The bankruptcy of Yukos Oil in Russia will not be recognized in the Netherlands, the Dutch Supreme Court ruled on Friday, upholding a decision in 2017 by a lower appeals court.
Tags: Money, Russia, businessNews, Netherlands, Dutch Supreme Court, Yukos Oil, Netherlands Supreme Court

Death on demand: has euthanasia gone too far?

Countries around the world are making it easier to choose the time and manner of your death. But doctors in the world’s euthanasia capital are starting to worry about the consequencesBy Christopher de BellaigueLast year a Dutch doctor called Bert Keizer was summoned to the house of a man dying of lung cancer, in order to end his life. When Keizer and the nurse who was to assist him arrived, they found around 35 people gathered around the dying man’s bed. “They were drinking and guffawing and cry...
Tags: Europe, Law, Life and style, Society, World news, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Death and dying, Belgium, Assisted dying, Keizer, Christopher de BellaigueLast, Bert Keizer

Cal State Fullerton pulls away from UC Riverside for 1st Big West win

Josh Pitts #24 of the Cal State Fullerton Titans, dunks past Ajani Kennedy #10, left, and Menno Dijkstra #32, both of the UC Riverside Highlanders during their men’s basketball game in Fullerton on Thursday, January 17, 2019. Cal State Fullerton defeated UC Riverside 69-61. (Photo by Kevin Sullivan, Orange County Register/SCNG) Josh Pitts #24 of the Cal State Fullerton Titans defends Dikymbe Martin #15 of the UC Riverside Highlanders during the first half of their men’s basketball game in Fu...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Hawaii, Netherlands, College sports, UC Davis, Taylor, Cal State Fullerton, Usc, Ucla, Martin, Patrick, Riverside, Julie, UC Santa Barbara

Quantum Computing, Capabilities and Limits: An Interview with Scott Aaronson

Scott Aaronson GigaOm CEO Byron Reese recently sat down with  Scott Aaronson to discuss Quantum Computing. Aaronson is the David J. Bruton Jr. Centennial Professor of Computer Science at the University of Texas in Austin, where he also directs the UT Quantum Information Center. Prior to UT, he taught Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT. Aaronson’s research focuses on the capabilities and limits of quantum computers and computational complexity. Byron Reese: Welcome Scott. Sco...
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Dutch prosecutors: Reporter expelled by Turkey is a suspect

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey deported a Dutch journalist on Thursday after receiving information about her from prosecutors in the Netherlands involved in a terrorism investigation. A Dutch prosecutor's office spokeswoman said the... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Turkey, Ap, Netherlands, Ankara Turkey

Royal Netherlands Air Force to fly on 5% aviation biofuel from Leeuwarden Airbase

In the Netherlands, . The SAF is supplied by SkyNRG and Shell Aviation and produced in the US by World Energy, at this moment the only producer of SAF worldwide. The sustainable aviation fuel is used by the F-16 Fighting Falcons flying out of Leeuwarden Airbase. By operating her F-16 Fighting Falcons on SAF, the Royal Netherlands Air Force aims to further reduce her ecological footprint. The F-16 Fighting Falcons fly on a mix containing 5% SAF. The SAF, produced by World Energy from used cookin...
Tags: US, Netherlands, Producer News, Biofuel, Leeuwarden, Fighting Falcons, World Energy, Shell Aviation, Royal Netherlands Air Force, Leeuwarden Airbase

Who is Man Utd transfer target Steven Bergwijn?

Manchester United have been scouting PSV Eindhoven winger Steven Bergwijn with a view to signing him, according to The Sun. The report claims the Red... Click the headline to read the full story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Manchester United, Netherlands, PSV Eindhoven, Transfer News and Gossip, Steven Bergwijn

El Chapo's Encryption Defeated by Turning His IT Consultant

Impressive police work: In a daring move that placed his life in danger, the I.T. consultant eventually gave the F.B.I. his system's secret encryption keys in 2011 after he had moved the network's servers from Canada to the Netherlands during what he told the cartel's leaders was a routine upgrade. A Dutch article says that it's a BlackBerry system. Hacker News thread. Slashdot thread. [Author: Bruce Schneier]
Tags: Encryption, Fbi, Canada, Netherlands, Courts, Keys, Drug Trade, Bruce Schneier, Insiders

Countries with sweet breakfasts

When it comes to breakfast, only one question really matters: sweet or savory? For those of us with an early morning sweet tooth that needs to be satiated, the answer is easy. The good news is that there are early morning sweets lovers around the world, meaning there are worldly takes on AM sugar fixes wherever you go. Of course, pigeon-holing an entire country on one breakfast is impossible, and the below often have savory breakfasts as well. The world is a mix of sweet and savory lovers, af...
Tags: Travel, Food, France, Austria, Normandy, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Croatia, Kenya, Denmark, Homer Simpson, Vienna Austria, Bostock, Kaiser Franz Joseph, Sweet Breakfast

Liverpool, Tottenham & Everton vying for signature of Arnaut Groeneveld

As per a report from the Daily Mail, a trio of Premier League clubs have joined AC Milan in the race to sign Club Brugge standout Arnaut Danjuma Groeneveld. NEC stint Groeneveld, a versatile 21-year-old winger who can also play in midfield or as a wing-back, is highly-regarded in his home country of the Netherlands. The gifted starlet came up through the youth ranks of PSV, but, before even making his senior debut at the Philips Stadium, was allowed to depart the Dutch giants for then-Eredivis...
Tags: Milan, Sport, NEC, Daily Mail, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Netherlands, Tottenham, Everton, Belgium, Atletico Madrid, James Milner, Harry Kane, Ac Milan, Memphis Depay

Fulham clinch signing of former Liverpool attacker Ryan Babel

Premier League outfit Fulham have this evening confirmed the signing of Besiktas attacker Ryan Babel. One-time Liverpool star Babel, now 32, is widely-recognised in England for his time spent plying his trade with Liverpool. The Dutch international lined out for the Reds for 4 years from 2007 to 2011. Since his stint at Anfield, Babel has gone on to play for the likes of Hoffenheim, Ajax, Al Ain and, most recently, Turkish giants Besiktas. And the veteran’s spell at the BJK Vodafone Park has s...
Tags: England, Germany, Sport, Turkey, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Netherlands, Nathaniel Clyne, Bournemouth, Besiktas, Fulham, Reds, Uefa Nations League, Babel, Ryan Babel

Struggling Fulham sign Babel from Besiktas

London (AFP) – Fulham signed former Liverpool forward Ryan Babel from Besiktas on Tuesday as the Premier League strugglers bid to bolster their spluttering attack and avoid relegation. Netherlands international Babel has joined Claudio Ranieri’s... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Netherlands, Claudio Ranieri, Besiktas, Fulham, Afp, Babel, Ryan Babel, AFP Fulham

Babel back in Premier League at relegation-threatened Fulham

LONDON (AP) — Netherlands forward Ryan Babel is back in the Premier League after securing a move to Fulham from Turkish side Besiktas on a short-term deal. Babel played for Liverpool from 2007-11, and has since played in Germany, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and Spain as well as in his native country with boyhood […]
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