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Tag Archives: Amsterdam

Nine-year-old Belgian prodigy set for university degree

AMSTERDAM: Like many other nine-year-olds, Laurent Simons likes TV and his pet dog. But he also wants to make artificial organs, and is about to get the qualifications to set him on his way. The Belgian boy will in December receive a degree in electrical engineering from Eindhoven University of ...

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World champion gymnast reveals secret job as porn star

AMSTERDAM: A former world champion gymnast from the Netherlands has revealed she turned to pornography to make ends meet. Verona van de Leur, who won a gold medal at a 2002 World Cup event and silver at the European championships, earning her Dutch Sportswoman of the Year, said she plans ...

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Man with knife shot at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport

AMSTERDAM: A man wielding a knife was shot by military police on Friday at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport, prompting authorities to clear the building. There were no reports of other injuries. “A man at Schiphol was shot by the military police after threatening with a knife. Situation safe,” the police said ...

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Two Britain-based EU agencies to be relocated to Amsterdam, Paris

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BRUSSELS: After hours of fierce bargaining and compromising, ministers of 27 European Union (EU) members voted on Monday to relocate Britain-based European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the European Banking Authority (EBA) to Amsterdam and Paris respectively. Amid a lingering deadlock of Brexit talks, Monday’s relocation is largely seen as an ...

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