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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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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....

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Democrats 66 dominate European elections in Utrecht

The social-liberal and progressive political party, Democrats 66 (D66), is believed to have gained significant ground in Utrecht at the European elections on Thursday. The conclusion is based on preliminary results attained by over 1,300...