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Friday, 29 May 2020

Cod and herring under threat

Cod and herring under threat

Both the cod and herring populations in the North Sea are under threat because neither of the two staples of Norwegian fishing are reproducing enough. Rising water temperatures may be the reason.

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Europe raises bar for immigrants

Europe raises bar for immigrants

A naked woman frolics in the surf. Gay men nuzzle in a park.

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Sababa Ancient language gets modern update

Sababa Ancient language gets modern update

Hebrew slang borrows from Arabic, English, German — to disdain of purists

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Red light on Dutch sex for sale

Red light on Dutch sex for sale

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands (Reuters) -- Amsterdam's prostitutes sit behind their windows, meeting inquisitive eyes with poised stares. Many are canny businesswomen, working for themselves in a land with some of the world's most liberal sex laws.

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Critics determined to put out red lights in Amsterdam

Critics determined to put out red lights in Amsterdam

Amsterdam's prostitutes sit behind their windows, meeting inquisitive eyes with poised stares. Many are canny businesswomen, working for themselves in a land with some of the world's most liberal sex laws.

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Amsterdam's dark side

Amsterdam's dark side

A huge tourist draw, the city's notorious Red Light district is under scrunity by Dutch authorities

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Dutch cyclists sat-map the way

Dutch cyclists sat-map the way

One in every three trips in the Netherlands is done on a bicycle and the country has thousands of bicycle lanes that are not accessible to cars. None of these bicycle lanes were known to navigation software or route finding devices.

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Looking up to the Dutch Netherlands now has tallest people

Looking up to the Dutch Netherlands now has tallest people

Most of us are taller than our parents, who probably are taller than their parents. But in the Netherlands, the generational progression has reached new heights.

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