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Health insurers suspend contract with Co-Med, emergency plan for patients

Health insurers end partnership with Co-Med GP chain due to understaffing and unreliable care. Emergency plan ready to accommodate patients through regional GP organizations and online practice.

June 20, 2024, 7:57 p.m.

Cruise ship rescues 68 migrants from sea off Canary Islands

Cruiseship rescues nearly 70 migrants and recovers five bodies off the coast of the Canary Islands, with additional assistance from an oil tanker and the Spanish coast guard. The rescued migrants receive medical attention and supplies, while authorities continue their search for the wreckage and remaining bodies.

June 20, 2024, 7:57 p.m.

Flooding at festival Graspop in Belgium, Pinkpop also takes measures

Belgian music festival Graspop faces closures and cancellations due to flooding, with local residents stepping in to offer parking and camping spaces. Other festivals in the Netherlands, such as Pinkpop, are also preparing for potential water-related issues. Experts believe that the continued saturated ground could lead to ongoing issues for festival grounds in the future.

June 20, 2024, 7:57 p.m.

Rutte on new job: 'Three months off and then hard work'

Rutte reacts for the first time to upcoming NATO appointment and gets next few months off for vacation and appointments with friends, while intended successor Dick Schoof praises him highly and the transition is going smoothly.

June 20, 2024, 7:57 p.m.

Actor Donald Sutherland (88), known for MASH and The Hunger Games, died

'Hollywood legend Donald Sutherland died at age 85, actor and father of famous son Kiefer Sutherland received special Acadamy Award.'

June 20, 2024, 7:57 p.m.

Without mask, Mbappé cautiously trains ahead of European Championship game with Orange

Fear over Kylian Mbappé's potential absence from Friday's Euro match against the Netherlands arises as the French striker trains with a broken nose, but teammate Adrien Rabiot reassures fans of France's depth of talent.