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How Amsterdam Wants to Deal with 'Nuisance Neighbors'

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Amsterdam (Photo: Michael Rass)

Nobody likes to live next to troublesome neighbors but what can you do, other than move?

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Well, officials in the Dutch capital Amsterdam have a different idea: they're vowing to exile the worst offenders.

The plan is to force persistent "nuisance neighbors" to live for a few months in shipping container homes on the outskirts of Amsterdam.

The BBC's Anna Holligan is covering the story in the Netherlands.

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