Netherlands

Frans Hals painting ‘Two Laughing Boys’ stolen for a third time

Frans Hals painting ‘Two Laughing Boys’ stolen for a third time

Published 27/08/2020

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Thieves stole a painting by Dutch Golden-Age master Frans Hals from a small museum near the Dutch city of Utrecht on Thursday, [more…]

Factbox: High profile art thefts

Factbox: High profile art thefts

Published 27/08/2020

(Reuters) - Thieves stole “Two Laughing Boys” by Dutch Golden Age painter Frans Hals from a small museum near the Dutch city of Utrecht, police [more…]

Unilever to rename German ‘gypsy sauce’ after complaints

Unilever to rename German ‘gypsy sauce’ after complaints

Published 16/08/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - Unilever’s (ULVR.L) German food company Knorr will rename its popular “Zigeuner” - or gypsy - sauce as Hungarian-style paprika sauce after complaints [more…]

Postcard reveals site of Van Gogh’s ‘farewell note in colour’ before suicide

Postcard reveals site of Van Gogh’s ‘farewell note in colour’ before suicide

Published 30/07/2020

PARIS (Reuters) - Stuck at home during lockdown, Dutch researcher Wouter van der Veen finally found time to look through old postcards of the French [more…]

EU leaders show first signs of compromise on stimulus plan

EU leaders show first signs of compromise on stimulus plan

Published 20/07/2020

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Signs emerged that leaders of northern European Union countries were willing to compromise on a 1.8 trillion euro ($2 trillion) coronavirus stimulus [more…]

Analysts’ View: EU progress lifts euro, stocks on the defensive

Analysts’ View: EU progress lifts euro, stocks on the defensive

Published 20/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - EU leaders reported some progress on Monday after three days of haggling over a coronavirus stimulus plan, sending the euro to a [more…]

Hamilton criticises F1 after ‘rushed’ anti-racism gesture

Hamilton criticises F1 after ‘rushed’ anti-racism gesture

Published 19/07/2020

(Reuters) - Six times world champion Lewis Hamilton criticised Formula One’s leaders after what he called a “rushed” anti-racism gesture by some drivers before the [more…]

France reduces Chinese flights to Paris in tit-for-tat row

France reduces Chinese flights to Paris in tit-for-tat row

Published 13/07/2020

PARIS (Reuters) - France’s government on Monday started restricting Chinese airlines to one passenger flight to France per week, saying it was acting in response [more…]

Bond investors wait for more headlines on EU recovery fund

Bond investors wait for more headlines on EU recovery fund

Published 09/07/2020

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Euro zone bond yields held their ground on Thursday with investors’ main focus expected to be any new developments on the European [more…]

Inflammation key to severe COVID-19 in high-risk groups- plasma therapy only right for some patients

Inflammation key to severe COVID-19 in high-risk groups- plasma therapy only right for some patients

Published 06/07/2020

(Reuters) - The following is a brief roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and [more…]