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Definition(s):

  • (n) a constitutional monarchy in western Europe on the North Sea; half the country lies below sea level

News

  1. Cruyff: Barca must guarantee Thiago first team football

    The Netherlands legend has advised the midfielder to make a decision on his future based on how much playing time he will get at the Blaugrana
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Goal.com via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Jobless Spanish nurses jump at Dutch opportunities

    By Marcelo del Pozo and Sara Webb SEVILLE, Spain/THE HAGUE, The Netherlands (Reuters) - Nurse recruiting firm Roca-BHR drew more than 800 applicants in Spain last year when it offered guaranteed jobs in the Netherlands caring for the elderly to those who were willing to take an intensive course in Dutch. Of the 20 young nurses accepted to the program - financed by Dutch companies that need ...
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Netherlands to Close and Reform Prisons

    The Netherlands plans to close 30 prisons because it is thousands of prisoners short of full capacity and wants to save money. The prison closures come with the cutting of about 3,700 jobs in the system, according to the Global Oyster. Crime rates in the Netherlands have dropped significantly since the 1990s, when prisoners overcrowded Dutch prisons. In 2009, the Netherlands had about 12,000 ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Opposing Views

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