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Anne Frank may not have been betrayed by Nazi occupiers, but captured by chance
Source: Twitter / @TelegraphNews

Antwerp overtakes London as cocaine capital of Europe
Source: Twitter / @guardiang2

The Dutch prison crisis: A shortage of prisoners
Source: BBC News


Gerard Reve • The Evenings

Gerard Reve – The Evenings Continue reading “The Evenings: A Winter’s Tale”

Police arrest OAP drug dealer on mobility scooter

Source: TV broadcaster AT5, the Netherlands, 27 October 2016

Amsterdam — A 64-year-old man has been arrested in Amsterdam on suspicion of dealing drugs from his retirement home as well as on the streets using his mobility scooter.

Continue reading “Police arrest OAP drug dealer on mobility scooter”

Dutch to share their dark masterpiece, 70 years on
Source: Guardian


Netherlands may extend assisted dying to those who feel 'life is complete'
Source: Guardian


The Penguin Book of Dutch Short Stories

The Penguin Book of Dutch Short Stories Continue reading “The Penguin Book of Dutch Short Stories”

Dimitri Verhulst • The Latecomer

Dimitri Verhulst - The Latecomer Continue reading “Dimitri Verhulst – The Latecomer”

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