By Silvia Ellena and Jacob Thorburn
Italian food has a special appeal that can attract customers across the world, and here in Groningen, things are no different. Advertisers often capitalise on this allure, tempting customers in with Italian flags, phrases or pictures to create the image of authenticity and these very techniques help to create ‘Italian-sounding’ products. Continue reading “Consumers and the Italian-sounding conundrum, is it all a big con?”
Nika Jeiranashvili, director of the Open Society Georgia Foundation, is demanding greater impetus from the International Criminal Court (ICC), which continues to face criticism for its laboured attempts to find justice almost ten years after the Russo-Georgian conflict began in South Ossetia. Continue reading ““Victims are kidnapped as we speak,” Slow pace continues to undermine Georgia case”
Samar Orwa, a 23 year old medical student at the University of Groningen, makes it clear that there is no easy place to start when it comes to her story. Although she was born in Omdurman, in North Sudan and speaks fondly of the nine years she spent there, it is clear that she was made in the Netherlands. Continue reading “The parents’ priceless lesson”
The number of coffeeshops in the Netherlands, where smoking marijuana is permitted, is sharply declining as nuisance complaints related to drug tourism continue to mount. Continue reading “‘Coffeeshops’ lose ground as drug-related nuisance complaints grow louder”
Despite mounting evidence that helmets could prevent numerous deaths and injuries, Dutch cyclists still prefer to go without protective headgear.
Continue reading “An ambiguous future for cycling helmets in The Netherlands”