Russia vs Portugal match sold out, says FIFA secretary general

Russia vs Portugal match sold out, says FIFA secretary general

04/05/2017 09:26
The Russia vs. Portugal group match of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup has been sold out, FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura told reporters on Tuesday.
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FIFA: new in St. Petersburg stadium to ready for 2017 Confederations Cup matches

FIFA: new in St. Petersburg stadium to ready for 2017 Confederations Cup matches

22/04/2017 20:11
The St. Petersburg stadium, which is currently under construction on Krestovsky Island will be ready to host matches of the 2017 Confederations Cup, FIFA Director of Competitions Division Colin Smith told journalists.
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Giant snowballs are mysteriously washing up on a beach in Siberia

Giant snowballs are mysteriously washing up on a beach in Siberia

09/11/2016 01:00
At first glance, these giant snowballs appearing around the Gulf of Ob in Siberia look like part of an elaborate prank or sci-fi movie set, but these strange objects are completely natural. Measuring up to a metre (3.
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Europe’s First Ferris Wheel Over Sea Opened on The Pier in Scheveningen

Europe’s First Ferris Wheel Over Sea Opened on The Pier in Scheveningen

24/08/2016 20:15
The Hague gains a tourist attraction: Europe"s first Ferris wheel constructed over sea. While the project is marketed as Europe’s first, it is actually just the first of its kind in mainland Europe.
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Saint Petersburg takes top title at World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony

Saint Petersburg takes top title at World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony

22/04/2016 22:24
Saint Petersburg has been recognised as Europe’s Leading Destination for the second year in succession by the World Travel Awards, with Saint Petersburg Committee for Tourism Development Chairman, Andrey Mushkarev, collecting the trophy at a glittering ceremony in Italy.Also receiving top titles during the Europe Gala Ceremony 2016 at Forte Village Resort in Sardinia were Europcar, taking the trophy for Europe’s Leading Car Rental Company, and the Madeira Islands, which took the title of Europe's Leading Island Destination.
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20/03/2017 23:29
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Major differences between Dutch political parties

16/02/2017 23:34
Differences between the Dutch political parties proved to be large; both in the types of measures chosen by the various parties and in the resulting effects. The post Major differences between Dutch political parties appeared first on Dutch Daily News.
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Jaguar And Shell Launch World’s First In-Car Payment System

16/02/2017 23:39
Jaguar Land Rover have teamed up with Shell to launch the world"s first cashless motoring app for their customers. The post Jaguar And Shell Launch World’s First In-Car Payment System appeared first on Dutch Daily News.
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Cisco Helps Accelerate Digitization in the Netherlands

21/01/2017 23:30
Cisco has launched a targeted investment program called Digital Acceleration Netherlands (DAN), aimed at helping to boost the digitization of the Dutch economy and society. Over the next three years, Cisco will be working closely with the Dutch government, industry and education, through the DAN program and its strategic activities.
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Amsterdam Metropolitan Area continues to attract many international companies

30/01/2017 23:17
A total of 157 new foreign companies set up shop in the Amsterdam Area in 2016. In three years’ time, these companies will jointly provide for 3,312 jobs.
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TomTom acquires Autonomos, a Berlin-based autonomous driving start-up

07/02/2017 00:39
TomTom (TOM2) announced that it has acquired Autonomos, a Berlin-based autonomous driving start-up. The acquisition strengthens TomTom"s position in autonomous driving.
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TomTom and Mappy extend their long-term relationship

07/02/2017 00:41
Mappy has increased its access to TomTom traffic data from 10 countries to now the whole of Europe, matching its coverage access to TomTom maps. The post TomTom and Mappy extend their long-term relationship appeared first on Dutch Daily News.
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TomTom Sports extends wearable range with new cardio fitness tracker

07/02/2017 00:44
TomTom Touch Cardio: Sleek new design and optical heart-rate monitoring The post TomTom Sports extends wearable range with new cardio fitness tracker appeared first on Dutch Daily News. .
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Test at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol: quick and easy boarding using facial recognition

07/02/2017 19:19
Passengers can board quickly and easily via a separate gate that identifies passengers using facial recognition. The post Test at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol: quick and easy boarding using facial recognition appeared first on Dutch Daily News.
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North American companies led the way in investing in The Netherlands

11/02/2017 14:27
North American companies continually choose to invest in the Netherlands to capitalize on our country"s economic stability The post North American companies led the way in investing in The Netherlands appeared first on Dutch Daily News. .
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AkzoNobel one of the top dogs for fifth year running

11/02/2017 15:04
The Top Employers Institute globally certifies employer excellence, undertaking annual research on leading employers around the world The post AkzoNobel one of the top dogs for fifth year running appeared first on Dutch Daily News. .
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AkzoNobel and partners developing drone technology to make marine industry safer

11/02/2017 15:09
Safety in the marine industry is set to be improved after AkzoNobel, oil and gas tanker operator Barrier Group and DroneOps joined forces to develop a drone The post AkzoNobel and partners developing drone technology to make marine industry safer appeared first on Dutch Daily News. .
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Quistrebert brothers win NN Group Art Award at Art Rotterdam

11/02/2017 15:32
French brothers Florian & Michael Quistrebert from Juliètte Jongma gallery in Amsterdam win the first NN Group Art Award, announced at Art Rotterdam. The post Quistrebert brothers win NN Group Art Award at Art Rotterdam appeared first on Dutch Daily News.
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Top 10 most profitable Dutch export products

11/02/2017 21:42
The ten most profitable export products combined account for 48 percent of total export earnings from goods made in the Netherlands. The post Top 10 most profitable Dutch export products appeared first on Dutch Daily News.
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Long-term unemployment down in the Netherlands

13/02/2017 22:25
n 2016, long-term unemployment fell compared with the previous year. It is the first decline in long-term unemployment since 2009, Statistics Netherlands (CBS) reports.
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Heineken to buy Brasil Kirin

13/02/2017 22:44
Dutch brewer Heineken agreed to buy Brasil Kirin for $704 million, a move it said will make it the second-largest beer company in Brazil. The post Heineken to buy Brasil Kirin appeared first on Dutch Daily News.
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Dutch Economic Indicators Flash Green

14/02/2017 23:25
Netherlands (CBS) reports that all indicators published mid-February are performing above the level of their long-term average. The post Dutch Economic Indicators Flash Green appeared first on Dutch Daily News.
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AkzoNobel reduces CO2 emissions thanks to new bio-steam facility

14/02/2017 23:32
An additional 10 percent of AkzoNobel"s energy consumption in the Netherlands now comes from renewable sources, resulting in a reduction of 100,000 tons of CO2 per year, equivalent to approximately one billion car kilometres or 12,500 households The post AkzoNobel reduces CO2 emissions thanks to new bio-steam facility appeared first on Dutch Daily News. .
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Google Opens New Data Center in the Netherlands

11/12/2016 20:52
Google has opened its first Dutch data center powered by 100% renewable energy from day one in Eemshaven, the Netherlands. The $640 million data center, which was constructed in two years, will employ 200 people.
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Europe’s Largest Electric Public Bus Fleet in Dutch Cities

11/12/2016 21:04
All 43 public buses in the Dutch cities of Eindhoven and Helmond will be electrically powered, starting the 11th of December. Together they form the largest zero-emission bus fleet in public transport in Europe.
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Amsterdam and Airbnb announce new unique agreement

01/12/2016 23:03
Amsterdam and Airbnb today announced a new pioneering agreement to promote responsible and sustainable home sharing and combat illegal hotels. Amsterdam was one of the first cities in the world to introduce a progressive and innovative policy towards home sharing while ensuring that homes remain homes.
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The Netherlands is the World’s Most Connected Country

28/11/2016 22:48
The Netherlands retains its No. 1 ranking in the fourth edition of DHL’s Global Connectedness Index (GCI) The post The Netherlands is the World’s Most Connected Country appeared first on Dutch Daily News.
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GLOW festival illuminates Dutch City of Light Eindhoven

14/11/2016 19:57
While many towns and cities are switching on their Christmas illuminations, City of Light Eindhoven has taken its lighting displays to a whole new dimension. Ever year it holds a festival of light in art and architecture.
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Europe’s Highest Swings Opened in Amsterdam

25/08/2016 21:40
The Mayor of Amsterdam opened Europe"s highest swings on the observation deck of A"DAM Tower, a unique attraction part of A"DAM LOOKOUT. The post Europe’s Highest Swings Opened in Amsterdam appeared first on Dutch Daily News.
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A 66-million-year-old T. Rex to fly from Chicago to Amsterdam

25/08/2016 21:57
A 66 million-year-old Tyrannosaurus rex fossil flew today from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport to the Netherlands on KLM Royal Dutch Airlines flight 612. The post A 66-million-year-old T.
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Netherlands drops in Global Innovation Index

15/08/2016 21:46
The Netherlands placed 9th on the 2016 index, down from 4th in 2015, with Switzerland, Sweden and the Britain ranking highest on the list. The post Netherlands drops in Global Innovation Index appeared first on Dutch Daily News.
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Brexit slowing down economic growth in the Netherlands

11/08/2016 21:57
The Dutch economy is projected to grow by 1.7% this year.
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Randstad To Acquire Monster Worldwide

09/08/2016 22:11
Randstad To Acquire Monster Worldwide To Transform The Way People And Jobs Connect The post Randstad To Acquire Monster Worldwide appeared first on Dutch Daily News. .
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Canarians are still spending the least

Canarians are still spending the least

24/06/2016 14:01
SPENDING in the Canaries continues to be far below the national average, and also below the figures given before the onset of the economic crisis in 2008. However, there has been a slight improvement over the past two years.
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Red Cross new plea for families in need

Red Cross new plea for families in need

24/06/2016 14:01
ANOTHER week and another call for help from the Red Cross. The decline in food donations, and the high demand for basic aid, has left the Red Cross with virtually no reserve stock for needy families here in the South.
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South Hospital has new comfort zone!

South Hospital has new comfort zone!

24/06/2016 14:02
IN just a couple of weeks, the first phase of 49 beds in Tenerife South Hospital will be installed, which is a huge step forward for the building as a whole. Guía de Isora Mayor Pedro Martin confirmed the news, following a conversation with Regional Health Minister Jesus Morera.
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Irish beauty dies after balcony fall

Irish beauty dies after balcony fall

24/06/2016 14:03
AN Irish girl from County Cork, who couldn’t wait  for a “summer of adventures and fun” in Tenerife, has fallen to her death from a hotel balcony. Ramona Fagan was just two days in to her summer holiday last Wednesday when the tragedy occurred.
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Cultural learning route for students

Cultural learning route for students

24/06/2016 14:04
SEVENTY students from the IES Adeje Secondary School took part in an inter-cultural visit to discover more about different peoples living peacefully, side by side, in their borough. Adeje Council, via the Youth Department and in collaboration with the “Together in the Same Direction” collective, took the youngsters on what was called an inter-cultural tourism route.
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Valencia’s Cardinal is target for angry gays

Valencia’s Cardinal is target for angry gays

24/06/2016 14:05
PROSECUTORS are investigating a Spanish cardinal for possibly encouraging a criminal act with remarks he made recently about the gay community. Valencia’s provincial prosecutor’s office studied a recent speech made by Cardinal Antonio Canizares, in which he said “powers such as the gay empire” promoted the rise of movements against the Christian family.
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Adeje beaches earn a high-five accolade

Adeje beaches earn a high-five accolade

24/06/2016 14:06
ADEJE Mayor José Miguel Rodríguez and Ricardo Redondas, the regional Department of Health’s Director-General along with representatives of those in charge of the borough’s beaches, raised Blue Flags over the beaches of Troya I and II, Fañabe, El Duque and Torviscas. In fact, Adeje’s total of five is the most earned by any borough – together with San Bartolomé de Tirajana (Las Palmas) and Tías (Lanzarote) – this year in the provincial region of Santa Cruz de Tenerife and throughout the Canary Islands.
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Kids live the dream, from riches to crocs

Kids live the dream, from riches to crocs

24/06/2016 14:07
TENERIFE Isla Sur Lion’s Club is certainly living up to its goals and aspirations to serve, assist and bring joy and hope to needy people in every community around the world. Barely two weeks have passed since a seven-day, fun-packed “dream holiday” was organised for under-privileged children from the UK and Poland.
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Adopt, and make their day

Adopt, and make their day

24/06/2016 14:08
Accion del Sol news ADOPTED dogs from our refuge, of all breeds, ages and sizes, make such lovely pets, and it gives them a fresh start to their lives. Be assured that every dog is fully micro-chipped, passported, injected, treated for heartworm and comes with a clean bill of health from our resident vets.
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Brexit and consequences

Brexit and consequences

24/06/2016 14:10
By Mariano Zunino TODAY at some stage we will discover the intentions of the British people. The smart money suggest that the ‘Remain’ camp will win.
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Internet is speedier, but not in Canaries

Internet is speedier, but not in Canaries

17/06/2016 13:22
INTERNET networks with speeds of 10 Mbps (megabytes per second) is now reaching 88.1% of Spanish territories.
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Jail for royal hubbie?

Jail for royal hubbie?

17/06/2016 13:23
PROSECUTORS in the tax-fraud trial of Spain’s Princess Cristina are seeking a 19-year jail sentence for her husband, Inaki Urdangarin. He denies using his former Duke of Palma title to embezzle six million euros.
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Great Barrier Reef banks on Aussie PM

Great Barrier Reef banks on Aussie PM

17/06/2016 13:24
MALCOLM Turnbull, the Australian Prime Minister, has pledged to set up a £520m fund to help protect the ailing Great Barrier Reef – if he is re-elected! Opinion polls have the PM’s conservative coalition level with the centre-left Labour opposition, which announced a £260m, five-year plan for the reef last month. According to scientists, some 50% of the World Heritage Site’s northern coral is in danger of being destroyed by mass bleaching, which, they believe, is being caused mainly by climate change.
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Adeje knights of the Round Table

Adeje knights of the Round Table

17/06/2016 13:25
ADEJE Mayor José Miguel Rodríguez Fraga has announced the launch of a Canarian Child and Adolescent Protection Round Table, to focus on helping those who work on a daily basis with children and families in need of assistance and/or at risk. Mayor Fraga was accompanied by Mauricio Aurelio Roque González, the Regional Government’s Director General of the Children and Family Protection Department, and Ricardo Redondas Marrero, Department of Public Health Director General.
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Election No.2 just as hard to resolve

Election No.2 just as hard to resolve

17/06/2016 13:25
SPAIN’S second General Election in six months is now just a few days away, and leaders of the main four parties have had their one and only head-to-head TV clash. The gloves were off as economic policies and corruption scandals were the main shouting points.
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Britons race to be Irish

Britons race to be Irish

17/06/2016 13:26
THE Republic of Ireland’s Department of Foreign Affairs has been inundated with a significant rise in applications from British people for Irish passports. The clamour for Irish citizenship is believed to have been sparked by the prospect of a UK Brexit, although officials aren’t actually claiming that.
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Larger than life!

Larger than life!

17/06/2016 13:27
Accion del Sol news MOST people opt for a puppy or a smaller dog, but we have a lot of large animals at the refuge which often get overlooked. And last week, three of them struck lucky! Holy, Goda and Roa have been the chosen ones to start a new life in Germany.
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Cheap Flights to St.Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg is the place miracles are made. Today, Russia’s second largest city is known for its stunning tsarist architecture, fashionable restaurants, shopping and electric nightlife, all set along the beautiful Neva River. But St. Petersburg is also the site of some of the most pivotal moments in Russia's history, most notably the Siege of Leningrad.

One of the most awesome spectacles you can see once you've stepped off a flight to St. Petersburg are the “white nights” that occur in the city in the summer. Find cheap flights to St. Petersburg in June and July and watch in awe as the city glows from the prolonged twilight. The sun never drops far enough below the horizon to create the usual nighttime darkness, so the city is constantly lit up under the miraculous white light.

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