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I gave my husband HIV and watched him die – Health24

I gave my husband HIV and watched him die – Health24

Health24 I gave my husband HIV and watched him die Health24 Stephanie van Niekerk unwittingly infected her husband with HIV and ended up having to watch him wither and die in front of her very eyes. This is Stephanie's story in … My parents were members of the Dutch Reformed Church , and my brother and I …

Church of England investors file shareholder resolutions at BP and Shell – Royal Dutch Shell plc .com

Church of England investors file shareholder resolutions at BP and Shell – Royal Dutch Shell plc .com

Church of England investors file shareholder resolutions at BP and Shell Royal Dutch Shell plc .com The Church Commissioners and Church of England Pensions Board have announced this week that they are in the process of co-filing shareholder resolutions on climate change at the AGMs of two of world's biggest oil and gas companies – BP and Shell … and more

Patricia Shea, James Liddle – New York Times

Patricia Shea, James Liddle – New York Times

Patricia Shea, James Liddle New York Times Charles D. Morris, a minister of the Reformed Church in America, at the Old Dutch Church in Sleepy Hollow, N.Y.. Mrs. Liddle, 31, works in Washington as a disaster operations specialist for the Office of United States Foreign Disaster Assistance at the …

Dive into Jersey City’s Dutch history at fundraiser tomorrow – The Star-Ledger

Dive into Jersey City’s Dutch history at fundraiser tomorrow – The Star-Ledger

Dive into Jersey City's Dutch history at fundraiser tomorrow The Star-Ledger With street names like Bergen and Van Reypen (and Van Reipen, too), it's not hard to guess that Jersey City has a Dutch past. Local writer, director and actress Trish Szymanski became fascinated by JC's Dutch history in 2006, in large part due to the …

How St Peter’s is given the Dutch touch with its Easter flowers – Financial Times

How St Peter’s is given the Dutch touch with its Easter flowers – Financial Times

How St Peter's is given the Dutch touch with its Easter flowers Financial Times “Invented tradition” has been crucial in the history of the Catholic church . St Peter's itself is an imposing monument to it. … On Monday morning, the double lorry of Van der Slot Ltd halted as usual in Utrecht with its load of chilled flowers on …

Kuwait suspects corruption in $800 million Royal Dutch Shell contract – Royal Dutch Shell plc .com

Kuwait suspects corruption in $800 million Royal Dutch Shell contract – Royal Dutch Shell plc .com

Kuwait suspects corruption in $800 million Royal Dutch Shell contract Royal Dutch Shell plc .com The “good ole boy” politics and “clappy handy” church connections do not make for clarity on accountability & responsibility and hence excellence in business results (and ethics). Let us hope (and pray??) that van Beurden puts a stop to this poison … and more

Floods: storms and weather live – Telegraph.co.uk

Floods: storms and weather live – Telegraph.co.uk

Floods: storms and weather live Telegraph.co.uk Van Heck Dutch pumps are installed at Dunball Sluice, Bridgwater, to aid with the flooding pumping operation on the Somerset Levels (SWNS). The Environment …. Drivers tonight were having to contend with two-hour delays northbound on the M40 in …

I’ve realised why I like the Dutch so much: they invented capitalism – Telegraph.co.uk (blog)

I’ve realised why I like the Dutch so much: they invented capitalism – Telegraph.co.uk (blog)

I've realised why I like the Dutch so much: they invented capitalism Telegraph.co.uk (blog) Accident of geography. Great Britain, being an island, needed no standing army, and so had no instrument for internal repression. The Royal Navy kept us secure and guarded our trade routes. The Dutch Republic, by contrast, occupied a low-lying and …

Travel: Classics galore at Dutch music festival – Hemel Gazette

Travel: Classics galore at Dutch music festival – Hemel Gazette

Hemel Gazette Travel: Classics galore at Dutch music festival Hemel Gazette The new King's younger brother finally passed away following an Alpine skiing accident in Austria back in February after which he had remained in a coma. I flew to Amsterdam from … What followed was a traditional boat tour around Amsterdam's historic … and more