‘Last party’ for Dutch as new virus lockdown starts
By Abiodun Ogundairo
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Dutch revellers have a last night out before police arrive to enforce new rules to curb a surge in coronavirus infections in the Netherlands, with all restaurants and bars closing their doors for four weeks.
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