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Dutch privacy watchdog says Windows 10 breaks Dutch law

    Dutch privacy watchdog says Windows 10 breaks Dutch lawPhoto: Depositphotos.com

    Microsoft’s new operating system Windows 10 is breaking Dutch law because Microsoft is not providing proper information about what it does with the data it collects, according to the Dutch privacy watchdog DPA.

    To comply with Dutch law, Microsoft needs to get valid user content, the DPA said. This means the company must be

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    Bright start to holiday week as temperatures soar to 25C

      Bright start to holiday week as temperatures soar to 25CPhoto: DutchNews.nl

      Summer’s surprise return has set a new record for the warmest October 16 on record – and the dry, bright conditions are set to continue for most of the week.

      The temperature at De Bilt was measured at 21.5C at 12.40pm, beating the old record of 21.2C. Forecasters say the south of the country could exceed the 25-degree mark, which

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      Dutch rise in to 20th in latest Fifa ranking, despite World Cup blow

        Dutch rise in to 20th in latest Fifa ranking, despite World Cup blow The Dutch national football team may not have qualified for next year’s World Cup in Russia but they have risen nine places to 20th in the latest Fifa ranking.

        Two months ago, Oranje was in 36th place, its worst ever ranking. Wins over Belarus and Sweden in the final two group matches were behind the latest rise.

        Germany tops the ranking, followed

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        MH17 prosecutor: trial could start within months

          MH17 prosecutor: trial could start within monthsA reconstruction of the wreckage of MH17 by the Dutch Safety Board.

          Dutch prosecutors may be ready to start the trial of those accused of shooting down Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 within months, the head of the investigation team has told a Russian newspaper.

          Senior public prosecutor Fred Westerbeke told Novaja Gazeta a number of suspects were in

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          ‘National police force short of money and 500 officers’

            ‘National police force short of money and 500 officers’Photo: Depositphotos.com

            The national police force is short of both money and staff, making it impossible to do its job properly, the head of the force works council told the AD in an interview on Tuesday.

            ‘We have a backlog when it comes to staffing and the organisation,’ Richard Bronswijk told the paper. ‘The reorganisation of the national police f

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