Since flowers only hold their beauty for a limited time, getting them to the market quickly is crucial. In the Dutch town of Rijnsburg, the floral trade dates back more than a century.
Britain's economy picked up speed in the second quarter despite mounting concerns over a disorderly exit from the European Union. Growth was helped partly by sunny weather and the FIFA Football World Cup.
UK trade minister Liam Fox has accused the European Union of pushing Britain toward an exit from the bloc without a trade deal. He said Brussels was obsessed with EU rules, rather than focusing on economic well-being.
French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May are interrupting their summer holidays for talks on Brexit. May is seeking European support for her plan on future UK relations with the EU.
Brexit prompted Gary Blackburn to open "Little Britain," a whimsical exhibition of Britannia high above the Rhine. It was to be a place where Germans and Britons could come together. The local council wants it gone.
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