News headlines for October 6, 2011

Coffee shops criticise plans to limit strength of cannabis joints

Coffee shop owners have criticised plans by the government to limit the strength of legally permitted cannabis as unworkable.


Anger over detention of squatters in immigration centres

A row over the treatment of squatters in Amsterdam is intensifying after 17 demonstrators were arrested during a protest at the weekend.


'Dam screamer' who sparked mass panic at memorial service jailed for six months

A man who sparked chaos at Amsterdam’s Remembrance Day ceremony by screaming during the moment of silence has been sent to prison for six months.


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