Paste emojis on messages and send large files: this is new in WhatsApp | NOW

WhatsApp will release a major update in the coming weeks. For example, you will soon be able to paste a smiling face on someone else’s joke and it will be possible to send files of 2 GB. These are all innovations in a row. You may not have the WhatsApp update yet. The chat service … Read more

Volcano spews meter-high ash cloud in the Philippines

Published on March 26, 2022 08:41 A small volcano in the Philippines spewed a meter-high ash cloud on Saturday. Residents of nearby villages are advised to evacuate. The magma from the volcano came into contact with water, causing an explosion. The Philippines lies along the ‘Ring of Fire’ in the Pacific Ocean, a region prone … Read more

Winter Games set complete: Beijing buried under a thick layer of snow | NOW

Published on February 13, 2022 11:40 am The scenery of the Winter Games in Beijing is finally complete: a thick layer of snow has fallen. This is special, because there is little precipitation in that area in winter. Until today, the Olympians had to make do with artificial snow.

MPs angry after Wilders tirade: ‘President gave him too much space’ NOW

Published on January 20, 2022 00:25 According to Prime Minister Mark Rutte, Geert Wilders fell through the lower limit during the debate on the government statement. Several MPs also felt that the leader of the PVV went too far with “disgusting innuendo” about colleagues in the House of Representatives. NU.nl reporter Edo van der Goot … Read more

LNAZ: ‘More infections, but fewer hospital admissions’ | NOW

Published on January 17, 2022 17:00 According to models from the National Network of Acute Care (LNAZ), the number of corona infections will increase in the short term, but that does not have to mean that healthcare is at risk. Many people are currently infected with the omikron variant, which has much less harmful effects … Read more

Dutch DNA technology enables rapid hunting of criminals | NOW

Published on January 13, 2022 5:12 PM Criminals can now be detected faster. At least, if it is up to the Netherlands Forensic Institute. With the ‘Quick ID-line’, a DNA trace can now be automatically matched to a criminal in three days – a world first. Previously, this partly human work took weeks. That is … Read more