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Apr 23 '15 16:41

A collector of Kalashnikovs from Hellevoetsluis is permanently losing his collector's license. The Dutch Council of State found it inappropriate for the man to keep 30 automatic guns in his poorly secured house in the small South Holland city, reports AD.

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Apr 23 '15 16:19

Scientists from the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) are working on technology that can protect data from the immense power anticipated of quantum computers, expected to begin appearing around 2025. Supercomputers will have the potential to jeopardize sensitive data because their decryption capacity will likely surpass that of current encryption techniques.

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Apr 23 '15 16:17

The Labour Party (PvdA) is making headway with its plan to reverse the burden of proof of earthquake damages caused by gas extraction in Groningen, reports De Telegraaf. MP Jan Vos submitted a proposal to this effect to Cabinet, he said on Wednesday. The Cabinet will have the chance to vote on the proposal Tuesday, says the newspaper.

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Apr 23 '15 15:27

The economy grew in 10 of the 12 Dutch provinces last year, according to Statistics Netherlands (CBS). Friesland and Groningen were the exceptions.

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Apr 23 '15 15:22

Benefits agency UWV is cutting several hundred jobs in the enforcement department as a result of a new work and security law. The new law dictates that some of the agency's processes be automated, reports De Telegraaf.

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Apr 23 '15 15:01

Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem still expects the Eurozone countries and Greece to reach an agreement, reports RTL Nieuws. However, parties in the parliament seem somewhat less optimistic about the deal.

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Apr 23 '15 14:41

The Dutch government plans to make additional investments in refugees' home countries to help these countries take back their refugees. This only applies to nations who assist in the sustainable return of their citizens.

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Apr 23 '15 12:52

According to UN Rapporteur Philip Alston, the bed-bath-and-bread compromise made by coalition is in violation of international rules and harms the international image of the Netherlands. "It is clearly a violation of human rights. Anyone who doubts that is being dishonest." the human rights rapporteur said.

Gavel
Apr 23 '15 12:12

Former No Surrender motorcycle club member Lau G. has been sentenced to life in prison for murdering two men in Venray in 2006. His accomplice, Geert G., was sentenced to 30 years in prison.

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Apr 23 '15 11:55

The police officer who ran over 18 year old Memphis van Veen in 2013 is appealing against the sentence he received by the court, AD reports.

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Apr 23 '15 11:32

The police arrested a 26 year old man in Amsterdam on Wednesday on suspicion of assaulting a 78 year old woman.

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Apr 23 '15 11:20

Notorious criminal boss Willem Holleeder can be linked to another assassination attempt in the criminal underworld. Holleeder has been in custody since December on suspicion of involvement in the assassinations of Kees Houtman and Thomas van der Bijl.

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