News headlines for September 20, 2011

Queen's Speech: Hard times ahead, but Netherlands well placed to recover

The Netherlands is well positioned to recover from the global downturn, but only if it accepts wide-ranging budget cuts, the government said as it outlined its legislative programme for the year.

Body of 10-year-old girl found behind office: mother arrested

A woman has been arrested after her 10-year-old daughter was found dead behind an office building.

Teenage round-the-world sailor Laura Dekker quits school

Education authorities have criticised Laura Dekker, the 16-year-old girl who is attempting to sail round the world single-handed, for dropping out of school.

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