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World's tallest are Dutch, Latvians: 100-year study

Dutch men and Latvian women are the planet's tallest people but Iranian men and South Korean women have grown the fastest in the last century, according to the largest ever study of height around the world. Americans, once amo

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Alstom inks $885m Dutch rail contract

The Dutch national rail authority has signed a 800-million-euro ($885 million) deal with French transport giant Alstom to buy 79 new high-speed trains, set to go into service by 2021. "Dutch Rail and Alstom have concluded a c

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Alstom inks $885m Dutch rail contract

The Dutch national rail authority has signed a 800-million-euro ($885 million) deal with French transport giant Alstom to buy 79 new high-speed trains, set to go into service by 2021. "Dutch Rail and Alstom have concluded a c

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FBI warned Dutch about Bakraoui brothers before attacks

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) told Dutch police that two brothers were being sought by Belgian authorities a week before the pair blew themselves up in suicide attacks in Brussels, the Dutch interior minister said on Tuesday.

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Driverless bus to take to Dutch roads

An electric, driverless shuttle bus will take to the Dutch public roads on Thursday, rolling six passengers along a 200-metre (yard) stretch of road in the first trial of its kind worldwide. The WePod, one of a fleet to be rolled

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Dutch govt proposes 'mini-Schengen' zone

The Dutch government has debated internally and with its allies a plan to introduce passport checks at the borders of several Western European countries in a bid to control an influx of migrants and refugees. The idea of carving out a &

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Lending the 'Royal' touch

Dutch Queen Maxima is greeted by the oldest and youngest renter at the Beatrix Theater in Utrecht, The Netherlands, on October 10 during the National Renters' Day.-Epa

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Etihad hosts 250 Dutch travel leaders in Abu Dhabi

UAE’s Etihad Airways is playing host to 250 leading travel industry representatives from The Netherlands who have arrived for the ANVR (Algemene Nederlandse Vereniging van Reisondernemingen) Dutch Association of Travel Agents and Tour Oper

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Turning rubble into homes, the Dutch style

In Dutch capital Amsterdam, a mobile factory, the size of two shipping containers, ingests rubble at one end, liquifies it into cement and spurts out Lego-shaped building blocks. Call it rubble for the people, converting the deadl

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Dutch firms unveil novel concept for Qatar World Cup 2022

Royal Haskoning, a leading international engineering consultancy, has teamed up with Dutch companies ZJA Zwarts & Jansma Architects and Poly-Ned to launch its novel concept, The Shaded Dome - a smart, cool and adaptable facility for travelli

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