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Jon Wilkins

Jon Wilkins is Welsh and lives in England. He is a writer. A Europhile and Remainer, he is a regular visitor to Utrecht and has set his crime novel series in the city.

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IND fans Brexit flames

As if the thought of Brexit was not enough with all the scare stories in the right wing British press, we now have the unhelpful news the Dutch immigration service IND website that warned...

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Russia threatens Dutch society

According to minister of Defence, Ank Bijleveld, The Netherlands is in a “cyber war” with the Russians. Recently the Netherlands foiled a Russian hack attack on the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons...

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Russian Hackers in The Netherlands

After the Russian Governments intervention in Salisbury where they were suspected of being the poisoners of the Skripals and then their farcical denial of the poisoner’s identities, they have the nerve to repeat the...

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Students to protest against austerity in education

This week, students and teachers protest throughout the country against austerity policies in the education system by the Dutch parliament. “Millions of budget cuts while investments were promised, the abolition of the basic grant...

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Harbers rumoured to be in hiding over threats

According to reports, State Secretary of Justice and Security, Mark Harbers received such serious threats regarding the deportation of the two Armenian children, Lili and Howick that he had to go into hiding last...

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Wilders backs out of cartoon contest

Why would PVV leader Geert Wilders decide to arrange a cartoon competition featuring Islamic religious figure prophet Mohammed? It can only be for publicity of the wrong kind and to upset the Muslim world....