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Audi A6 vs. BMW 5 Series

Two of our favorites cars from Germany, the Audi A6 and the BMW 5 Series, are both designed to appeal to a similar kind of driver – the one who desires refinement, speed, engineering superiority, craftsmanship, and, of course, opulence and luxury. The BMW 5 Series has long been the segment leader but the latest […]

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Netherlands Bank SNS Reaal Nationalized

After receiving a bailout of ‚ā¨750 million in 2008, SNS Reaal was thought to be profitable but its capital limits left it below legal solvency amounts, forcing the Dutch state to take a stake in the troubled financial concern.   The Netherlands’ Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem¬†said the move was to insure financial stability, especially after […]

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Amsterdam Coffee Shops Will Still Allow Foreigners, Plan to Prohibit Tourists from Amsterdam’s Ganja Attractions Scrapped

Eberhard van der Laan, Amsterdam’s mayor, has assured tourists that they will still be allowed to enjoy any of Amsterdam’s 220 cafes even though the new cabinet vows to move ahead with a national registration scheme that would prohibit foreigners from purchasing cannabis. [Dutch News]

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