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14 Nov 2023
The construction workers were digging a motorway tunnel, part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's road project. Rescue operations are underway to save those trapped.
24 Jul 2023
Amsterdam city officials have said the ships cause pollution and are not in line with the city's sustainable goals. Around 300,000 cruise ship passengers visit the Dutch tourist hub every year.
22 Jul 2023
Amsterdam has banned smoking cannabis in public and is imposing fines to get rid of party tourists. Can the city change its party tourism reputation?
28 May 2023
It is now forbidden to smoke cannabis on the streets of Amsterdam's famous red light district. This is just one of the measures the Dutch municipality has taken to shake up the city's image. The sale of alcohol has also been restricted and the mayor is hoping to move the sex workers to an erotic centre on the edge of the city.

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