Brexit wilts flower trade for one of Holland’s biggest buyers

Mar 29, 2019
Related uncertainty has shaken the flower trade between the U.K. and Holland.
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When the Big Apple nearly became the Big Orange

Nov 24, 2017
At one time, there wasn't even a separate word to describe "orange." But the arrival of a citrusy fruit to Europe created a branding opportunity for one ruling family.
A model poses during New York Fashion Week on February 10, 2017 in New York City. 
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Three global ideas that could make U.S. health care better

Jul 7, 2017
If you could have any part of another country's health care system, what would it be?
An ambulance arrives at the Accident and Emergency department of the Bristol Royal Infirmary in Bristol, England.
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Low-lying Netherlands is exporting its water-management expertise

Apr 4, 2017
Coastal cities around the world are hiring the Dutch to combat rising sea levels.
Bart Roeffen with his floating pavilion in Rotterdam harbor.
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Immigration is front and center in Netherlands election

Mar 14, 2017
Dutch candidate Geert Wilders wants to close mosques, ban the Koran and leave the EU.
Geert Wilders, leader of the Dutch PVV political party, speaks at a conference of European right-wing parties on January 21, 2017 in Koblenz, Germany.
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The Netherlands' Donald Trump?

Mar 14, 2017
Some compare anti-immigration politician Geert Wilders with the U.S. president.
Geert Wilders of the PVV party debates Netherlands' Prime Minister Mark Rutte of the VVD Liberal party on March 13, 2017, in Rotterdam. The election is tomorrow.
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3-D printing could be the future of construction

Apr 1, 2014
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Dutch elections could impact EU debt crisis

Sep 12, 2012
Voters have been at the polls today in the Netherlands -- and the results could have a big impact on the troubled euro zone.

Austerity rules in Europe, but the people push back

Apr 24, 2012
French president Nicholas Sarkozy and former Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte find rising popular resentment at the austerity packages they implement.

France, Netherlands backing down from austerity

Apr 23, 2012
Europe's strategy for dealing with it's debt crisis was called into question over the weekend following two big political developments: One in France, one in the Netherlands.