Read more about the article Dutch Art Experts Claim Piece Long Thought To Be Imitation Is Actually A Rembrandt
Photo shows "The Raising of the Cross" oil sketch from the 1640s, which was believed to be an be an imitation, undated photo. The Bredius Museum in The Hague, Netherlands, where the sketch has been on display since it was bought in 1921, has revealed, thanks to new scientific techniques, it was, in fact, painted by Rembrandt. (@MuseumBredius/Newsflash)

Dutch Art Experts Claim Piece Long Thought To Be Imitation Is Actually A Rembrandt

Art experts in the Netherlands have claimed that a piece long thought to be an imitation was actually painted by Rembrandt himself. "The Raising of the Cross" oil sketch had been left forgotten for a century in a corner of the Museum Bredius in The Hague since its acquisition in…

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Read more about the article Adorable Newborn Baby Tusker Takes First Wobbly Steps
Image shows elephants at the Diergaarde Blijdorp zoo in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, undated photo. The zoo welcomed a new elephant cub that was born on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022. (Diergaarde Blijdorp/Newsflash)

Adorable Newborn Baby Tusker Takes First Wobbly Steps

Newborn baby elephant takes his first wobbly steps under the watchful eye of his mum shortly after being born. The astonishing video - recorded at the Blijdorp Rotterdam Zoo in the Netherlands - shows the mum in labour as other tuskers gather around to help her. As the calf emerges,…

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Read more about the article Genetic Study Provides New Insights Into Anglo-Saxon Migrations From Continental Europe To England
Image shows grave goods from inhumation grave 3532 at Issendorf cemetery, undated photo. (Landesmuseum Hannover/Newsflash)

Genetic Study Provides New Insights Into Anglo-Saxon Migrations From Continental Europe To England

A study led by UK and German scientists has revealed that Anglo-Saxons were only 24 per cent English. Early-medieval mass migrations influenced the formation of British society by increasing its European ancestry up to 76 per cent. Max Planck Institute of Evolutionary Anthropology and the University of Central Lancashire researchers…

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Read more about the article Study Shows Camel Poop Does Not Treat Dysentery
Illustrative image of camels, undated photo. A team of microbiologists from Amsterdam UMC and the University of Amsterdam say camel faeces is not a cure for diarrhoea. (Newsflash)

Study Shows Camel Poop Does Not Treat Dysentery

Dutch boffins have debunked the myth that camel poo can help treat dysentery as was previously believed to have been done by nomadic Arab tribes in North Africa. The microbiologists from the Amsterdam UMC and the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands rejected the common belief according to which camel…

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Read more about the article Dutch Museum Returns Kandinsky Painting Worth Millions To Jewish Heirs After They Sold It To Escape Nazis During WWII
The painting named 'Bild mit Hausern' (Painting with Houses) by Wassily Kandinsky that was handed over to the heirs of the original owners in the Netherlands. (Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam/Newsflash)

Dutch Museum Returns Kandinsky Painting Worth Millions To Jewish Heirs After They Sold It To Escape Nazis During WWII

A museum in Amsterdam has returned a Kandinsky painting worth millions to the descendants of its Jewish owners who had to sell it under duress to escape the Nazis during World War II. The handover of the 'Bild mit Haeusern' ('Picture with Houses', 1909) by the famous Russian artist Wassily…

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Read more about the article Research Sensation As German And US Scientists Discover The Worlds Tiniest Land Snails In Vietnam
The smallest known land snail Angustopila psammion which was discovered by German researchers. (Senckenberg/Newsflash)

Research Sensation As German And US Scientists Discover The Worlds Tiniest Land Snails In Vietnam

German and US researchers have discovered two incredible snails - one of which is smaller than a grain of sand and believed to be the world's tiniest land snail, and the second is also a small snail that decorates its shell with tiny pieces of faeces. The presumed smallest species…

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Read more about the article Customs Seize Skinned And Roasted Protected Pangolin That Woman Wanted To Eat
The roasted pangolin, listed by the IUCN as vulnerable, which was seized by German customs officers. (Hauptzollamt Dusseldorf/Newsflash)

Customs Seize Skinned And Roasted Protected Pangolin That Woman Wanted To Eat

Customs officers at Duesseldorf Airport have seized a skinned and roasted protected pangolin that a woman from Ghana was planning to eat. The incident took place at Duesseldorf Airport, which is located in the western German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, on 12th January 2022, but the information has just been…

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British Tourists Sent Back Home By Austria Over Omicron Fears

More than a hundred British holidaymakers were refused entry to Austria after they turned up without proof of a booster vaccination and without a negative PCR test that is less than 48 hours old. The refusal comes as a part of tough new measures in Austria for guests from Great…

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Read more about the article Holiday Hell As Austria To Ban UK Flights With Britain To Be Categorised As Omicron COVID 19 Hotspot
Plane of British Airways. (Newsflash)

Holiday Hell As Austria To Ban UK Flights With Britain To Be Categorised As Omicron COVID 19 Hotspot

Flights from the UK to Austria could be cancelled as early as Friday, upsetting the winter tourism season, as the Austrian government apparently attempts to reclassify the United Kingdom as an Omicron COVID-19 hotspot. The Ministry of Health in Vienna is planning to reclassify the United Kingdom, Norway, Denmark and…

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Read more about the article Tree Has Nearly Finished Swallowing Traffic Sign Affixed To It Years Ago
A encapsulating the traffic sign in a park in 2016, in Wassenaar, Netherlands. (CEN)

Tree Has Nearly Finished Swallowing Traffic Sign Affixed To It Years Ago

These images show how a tree in Holland has nearly finished swallowing a traffic sign that was affixed to it years ago. The traffic sign, which limits the speed to 20 kph (12.4 mph), is located at the entrance to the Landgoed De Horste estate, near the municipality of Wassenaar…

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