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Sarnami: An Indian language born in South America, on the verge of becoming an endangered tongue
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Sarnami: An Indian language born in South America, on the verge of becoming an endangered tongue

Sarnami (sometimes called Suriname Hindustani) is a mixture of the Indian tongues that the immigrants spoke. It has also adopted words from Dutch and Sranan Tongo. The grammar and lexicon of Sarnami reflect the influence of all its mother languages.

Boris Johnson signals end to Brexit deadlock, unveils legislative plan to pull Britain out of the EU on 31 January
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Boris Johnson signals end to Brexit deadlock, unveils legislative plan to pull Britain out of the EU on 31 January

Prime Minister Boris Johnson signalled an end to Britain’s era of Brexit deadlock Thursday, announcing a packed legislative program intended to take the UK out of the European Union on 31 January

Brexit delay looms over UK Parliament after British MPs reject Boris Johnson's bid to force new divorce deal, demand more time to debate pact
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Brexit delay looms over UK Parliament after British MPs reject Boris Johnson's bid to force new divorce deal, demand more time to debate pact

European Council President Donald Tusk said Tuesday he will recommend EU leaders grant another Brexit extension, hours after British MPs rejected Prime Minister Boris Johnson's bid to force his divorce deal through parliament this week

EU, Britain inch closer to Brexit deal ahead of summit today; France, Germany claim negotiations in 'final stretch'
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EU, Britain inch closer to Brexit deal ahead of summit today; France, Germany claim negotiations in 'final stretch'

The European Union and Britain inched ever closer to a Brexit deal, with the leaders of France and Germany saying they expected an agreement could be sealed at Thursday's EU summit

EU, Britain fail to each a breakthrough in Brexit talks; discussions likely continue today, claim sources
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EU, Britain fail to each a breakthrough in Brexit talks; discussions likely continue today, claim sources

European Union and British negotiators failed to reach a breakthrough in Brexit talks during a frantic all-night session and will continue seeking a compromise on the eve of Thursday's crucial EU summit

Dutch family found 'waiting for end of time' in cellar in remote Netherlands village; son claims to have not been outside for nine years
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Dutch family found 'waiting for end of time' in cellar in remote Netherlands village; son claims to have not been outside for nine years

Dutch police found a father and six adult children hidden in the basement of a remote farmhouse where they had reportedly spent years 'waiting for the end of time', officials said Tuesday

Boris Johson tries to salvage new Brexit terms ahead of pivotal summit in Brussels as talks with EU fall through
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Boris Johson tries to salvage new Brexit terms ahead of pivotal summit in Brussels as talks with EU fall through

Brexit talks between Britain and the European Union teetered on the brink of collapse on Tuesday, with tit-for-tat claims of intransigence and sabotage before an end of October deadline

EU officials say Britain needs a new Brexit plan as PM Boris Johnson stands firm on 31 October deadline
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EU officials say Britain needs a new Brexit plan as PM Boris Johnson stands firm on 31 October deadline

European officials warned on Monday that Britain's latest Brexit proposal cannot serve as a basis for a breakthrough before next week's Brussels summit.

Champions League: Dutch police arrests over 300 Lille fans for public order offences before match against Ajax
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Champions League: Dutch police arrests over 300 Lille fans for public order offences before match against Ajax

Over 300 unruly Lille fans were arrested ahead of the French club's Champions League game against Ajax for public order offences, Dutch police said on Tuesday.

Bundesliga: Dutch strike Bas Dost joins Eintracht Frankfurt from Sporting Lisbon
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Bundesliga: Dutch strike Bas Dost joins Eintracht Frankfurt from Sporting Lisbon

Bas Dost netted 76 goals in 84 league games for Sporting and was the Portuguese league's top scorer in 2016/17

Champions League: 'The fairytale ends' – Dutch newspapers mourn Ajax's crushing last-minute loss against Tottenham
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Champions League: 'The fairytale ends' – Dutch newspapers mourn Ajax's crushing last-minute loss against Tottenham

Dutch media on Thursday lamented the insane ending to Ajax's improbable Champions League campaign after Tottenham's last minute semi-final win.

Lightning can most certainly hit the same place twice — astronomers show us how
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Lightning can most certainly hit the same place twice — astronomers show us how

When lightning strikes, some negative charge is stored in a thundercloud, seeding a second strike.

Netherlands tram shooting: Police arrest suspect hours after distributing his picture; three dead, five injured in Utrecht
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Netherlands tram shooting: Police arrest suspect hours after distributing his picture; three dead, five injured in Utrecht

Several people were wounded in a shooting on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday, police said

Google shifted about $23 billion in 2017 to Bermuda, a tax haven: Report
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Google shifted about $23 billion in 2017 to Bermuda, a tax haven: Report

Google did this through a Dutch shell company to allow it to reduce its foreign tax bill.

Mood Indigo 2018: EDM artist Ummet Ozcan, comedian Atul Khatri perform on Day 1
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Mood Indigo 2018: EDM artist Ummet Ozcan, comedian Atul Khatri perform on Day 1

The 2018 edition of Mood Indigo — perhaps the most-awaited and highly celebrated college festival by students across the country, which is organised by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay — began on a high note at the stroke of midnight on 27 December

Dutch court rejects positivity guru Emile Ratelband’s plea to be declared 20 years younger; he had claimed being 69 hurt his prospects
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Dutch court rejects positivity guru Emile Ratelband’s plea to be declared 20 years younger; he had claimed being 69 hurt his prospects

Dutch man Emile Ratelband had last month asked the court in Arnhem to formally change his date of birth to make him 49, instead of his real age of 69

Netherlands knife attack: Two US citizens hurt in Amsterdam after 19-yr-old Afghan stabs them; suspect had 'terrorist motive', say officials
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Netherlands knife attack: Two US citizens hurt in Amsterdam after 19-yr-old Afghan stabs them; suspect had 'terrorist motive', say officials

Panic broke out at the Dutch capital's main station shortly after midday on Friday when the suspect stabbed two bystanders before he was shot and wounded by officers.

Robby Muller, Dutch cinematographer of Dancer in the Dark, Repo Man, Paris, Texas passes away aged 78
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Robby Muller, Dutch cinematographer of Dancer in the Dark, Repo Man, Paris, Texas passes away aged 78

According to the Dutch publication Het Parool, Robby Muller was already suffering from vascular dementia for several years.

Winter Olympics 2018: Dutch dominate speed skating as Carlijn Achtereekte edges out Ireen Wust to claim gold
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Winter Olympics 2018: Dutch dominate speed skating as Carlijn Achtereekte edges out Ireen Wust to claim gold

The gold was Achtereekte's first-ever Olympic medal, while Wust’s silver draws her level with Germany’s Claudia Pechstein on nine career Olympic medals, the most by any speed skater.

Watch: Dutch expo seeks to unveil the mystery of Mata Hari
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Watch: Dutch expo seeks to unveil the mystery of Mata Hari

She scandalised society by dancing almost naked when women still wore corsets and their dresses long. Yet a century after her death, Mata Hari remains veiled in mystery. Now a Dutch museum, in the Friesian town of her birth, is seeking to shed new light on the exotic dancer.