‘Rules of conduct’ for tourists in historic Dutch towns

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright De Zaanse Schans Image caption The charming streets of the Zaanse Schans and nearby towns attract busloads of tourists Tourists visiting photogenic old towns near Amsterdam are being given guides on good conduct to try to make life easier for locals, it’s reported. The communities, known collectively as Old Holland for their windmills [...]

Romania dictionary altered to thwart exam cheats

Warren Fyfe

Image caption The spike in searches for certain words is thought to be down to students using their smartphones during the exam The administrators of an online Romanian dictionary have altered the definitions of some words over suspicions that students were using the tool to cheat in mock exams. On Monday, Grade 8 students in [...]