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Jun 22 '18 08:54

Italy refused to allow rescue ship Lifeline to dock after it picked up a few hundred asylum seekers on the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Libya. "Go to the Netherlands with those people", Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said, RTL Nieuws reports.

Old flag (left) and new flag (right) in the Tweede Kamer, 29 May 2018
May 29 '18 12:10

A "new, more upscale" Dutch flag was placed in the large parliamentary chamber of the Tweede Kamer on Tuesday, after criticism on the appearance of the temporary flag.

Late last year a temporary flag was placed in the chamber on the initiative of the SGP and PVV. Critics called the flag too small and said that the foot in which the flag stood looked like a piece of cheese, according to ANP.

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May 17 '16 09:42

Queen Maxima turns 45 years old today. The government is celebrating by hanging the Dutch flag on the main government buildings. Individuals who wish to congratulate her, can also hang the flag with pennant

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