Tag Archives: Amsterdam

09Jul/17

U2 kicks off European leg of “Joshua Tree” tour in London

LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (JULY 8, 2017) (REUTERS – Irish rock group U2 kicked off the European leg of “The Joshua Tree” tour on Saturday (July 8) by returning to the album that tackled their love-hate relationship with America and propelled them to superstardom when it was released 30 years ago. Continue reading

03Apr/17

Credit Suisse takes out newspaper ads after raids

Credit Suisse has taken out adverts in British Sunday newspapers stressing a zero-tolerance policy on tax evasion, as the Swiss bank tries to limit any damage to its reputation from raids on three of its offices. Ciara Lee reports. Continue reading

06Feb/16

First anti-Islam PEGIDA march in UK

The German anti-immigration and anti-Islam group, PEGIDA, holds its first official march in the United Kingdom, as several thousand of its supporters also turn out in Germany’s Dresden. Gavino Garay reports.
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12Jan/16
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EastEnders murder suspect remanded in custody

A suspect in the murder of a British EastEnders actress found dead in London is remanded in custody in Accra with his lawyer saying he will argue for his release.

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29Nov/15

Highlights of world events from July to September 2015

World events during the third quarter of the year include the movement of migrants across Europe, twin blasts in China which tore through an industrial port area and the escape from prison of Mexico’s most notorious drug lord.
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29Sep/15

Dutch prosecutors raid Uber’s offices in Amsterdam

Dutch prosecutors say they have raided Uber’s European headquarters in Amsterdam as part of a criminal investigation into whether the company is offering illegal taxi services.

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24Aug/15

Briton who helped overpower gunman: “I’m probably going to die”

(I-TELE AND REUTERS / CHRISTINA CATHLEEN COONS)- A British man who was with three Americans, including two U.S. servicemen who helped subdue a Kalashnikov-toting gunman on a high speed train from Amsterdam to Paris, said that given the circumstances, there were no other options.
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31Mar/15

Dutch architects show off 3D house-building prowess

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS (REUTERS / DUS ARCHITECTS) – This Amsterdam building site is a little different.

What could eventually be Europe’s first 3D-printed house is being constructed here.

It’s being made from a bio-plastic mix, containing 75 percent plant oil reinforced with microfibres.
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02Mar/15

Australian deputy PM says MH370 search may be called off

Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss says the hunt for missing Malaysian Airlines MH370 may be called off as no trace of the plane has been found after a year of searching.

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