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Some Hostages Freed From Amsterdam Apple Store After Standoff
Amsterdam Hostage: The Apple store is located at one end of the upscale Leidseplein, a square at the south side of Amsterdam's centre.
Several persons have been able to leave an Apple store located on a central square in Amsterdam, where a man with a gun has taken one or more people hostage, the Dutch police said in Tuesday.
In a tweet, the Amsterdam police added it didn't want to elaborate for now on the situation in and around the store.
Police cleared the square and asked neighbors to remain inside and not come outside to watch.
The Apple store is located at one end of the upscale Leidseplein, a square at the south side of Amsterdam's centre.
Images circulating on social media show a man in camouflage pants and a black hoodie brandishing what looks like a gun holding another man hostage inside the Apple store.
List of sexual misconduct allegations made against MPs
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Tory MP will not attend Parliament while police investigate rape allegations, says Speaker
The Conservative MP accused of rape and sexual assault will not attend Parliament while police carry out their investigation, the Speaker has said.
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UK inflation soars to 9%, the highest level in more than 40 years
Headline CPI rate fuelled by increase in household energy bills plus rising food and transport costs
Senior Twitter engineer says the social media giant is "censoring the right" and that he and his co-workers are communists.
A senior Twitter engineer has been secretly recorded admitting that the social media giant is “censoring the right” — and that he and his co-workers are “Commie as f–k. “Twitter...
Younger children most affected by Covid lockdowns, new research finds
Educational progress and social development of four- and five-year-olds suffered severely
What are Elon Musk’s options in the Twitter takeover deal?
The Tesla chief says the deal cannot go ahead unless the platform proves that fewer than 5% of users are bots
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