Guy Verhofstad pulls back from the race to replace Martin Schulz


Lead Brexit negotiator for the European Parliament – Guy Verhofstadt, who was one of the running candidates for President of the European Union, pulled out of the presidential race in the name of a pro-European coalition.

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The Bulgarian school in Groningen is about to close its doors due to financial problems


The Bulgarian school in Groningen, which has just started its third school year, faces serious financial problems and it is on the brink of shutting its doors for all Bulgarian children eager to learn Bulgarian language, culture, and history. Continue reading “The Bulgarian school in Groningen is about to close its doors due to financial problems”

Speed dating with robots can help people with dementia


At present, there are 250, 000 people in the Netherlands who suffer from dementia and their number is expected to double by 2040. However, speed dating with Tessa – a small talking robot designed by Tinybots, is taking a step further in the care of people with dementia. Continue reading “Speed dating with robots can help people with dementia”

The first mermaid school opens in the Netherlands


Swimming is a way to a healthy life. But now it is also a way to a fairy tale life. Well-trained swimmers in the Netherlands have the opportunity to swap their goggles for a tail. Continue reading “The first mermaid school opens in the Netherlands”