Dutch drink offenders to get teetotal tag to keep them dry
Monday, 15 June 2020 People in the Netherlands convicted of crimes related to alcohol abuse will have to wear a special ankle bracelet to monitor their drinking habits once the government has passed the necessary legislation.
The UK’s first Dutch-style roundabout, which prioritises cyclists andpedestrians over motorists, has opened in Cambridge. Introduced to improvesafety, motorists must give way to pedestrians and to cyclists when joiningand leaving the roundabout.
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European Union leaders may not reach a deal on a coronavirus stimulus plan on Sunday (July 19), German Chancellor Angela Merkel said as marathon negotiations ran into a third day. Francis Maguire reports.
EU leaders meet Friday to thrash out a deal on the trillion-euro rescue package, but the Dutch prime minister remains firm in his objections to parts of the plan. We went to the Netherlands to get the Dutch perspective on the recovery funds.View on euronews
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Wearing a mask, social distancing, and regular handwashing could reduce the spread of COVID-19. In fact, it could reduce the spread by as much as 65%, according to reports at UPI. Researchers from the Netherlands also applaud government-imposed social distancing measures. This includes closure of non-essential businesses and "stay-at-home" orders. These moves could delay the peak of an epidemic by up to seven months.
Charles Michel who chairs the summit is expected to reveal new proposals ahead of Sunday's meeting to bridge the gap between the 'frugal four' countries (Austria, Denmark, Netherlands and Sweden) and other countries who don't want to see big cuts and conditions added to the recovery fund.View on euronews
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